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How to Convert Your Graphics from Pixels to Imperial Measurements

Revealed: Your Recommended Social Media Image Sizes in Feet and Inches

Besides death and taxes, there is another certainty to the list for anyone with a social media account or three. That social media channels reserve the right to change recommended resolution sizes where they see fit. As devices add more bells and whistles, their power to handle bigger, higher resolution graphics improve. Faster connection speeds also gives us carte blanche to use glossier, sharper images.

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Lollipop, Ashton Bus Station (Tangerine PR, 2019).

East of the M60 says “Stay Cool This Summer”

A friendly message for our readers

If you have travelled by bus, train or tram today, we do not envy you due to today’s delays and cancellations. Especially from Manchester Piccadilly where trains have been diverted to Manchester Victoria station. Not least the overcrowding and stifling conditions.

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Bournemouth’s Bus Routes: Now You Know What I Did This Summer, 2019

This year’s instalment looks at the Dorset seaside town’s bus routes

I have stayed in some seaside towns where most of the buses finish for 6pm, despite being as big as Ashton-under-Lyne. I have stayed in some places where a regular bus service is a daily return journey. This year, thanks to a fine Lancastrian coach operator, my summer stay was in Bournemouth.

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First Greater Manchester Out Of Service Mercedes Citaro, 2018

First Greater Manchester Continues Retreat from Tameside

Only three First routes left in Tameside by September 2019

In the last 24 hours, we have heard that First Greater Manchester will continue their retreat from the Tameside area. On the 01 September 2019, there will only be three routes in the borough operated by the successors to GM Buses North.

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Lady Wilton Hall, Simister by Impudicus (2014).

Besses Boys Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (14 July 2019)

Besses Boys Band’s sparkling concert ends season on a buoyant note

For many people, the 14 July 2019 will go down as one of the finest dates in sporting history. At Centre Court, Roger Federer lost his Mens Singles title to Novak Djokovic. The Cricket World Cup went to England after a tense super over separated England from New Zealand. 194 miles north of the Lords Cricket Ground, there was another party style atmosphere in a band club in deepest Saddleworth.

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Bower Fold backdrop

Tameside’s and Glossop’s Northern Premier League 2019 – 20 Fixtures

Ashton United welcome newly promoted Atherton Collieries whilst Mossley and Stalybridge Celtic travel away

Well, the wait is over. Today at 6pm, the Northern Premier League has announced its fixtures for the 2019 – 2020 season. This season will also see two significant developments for the 51-year-old league. First is the creation of a North West Division and a South East Division. The second one is a change of sponsor: this time as the BetVictor Northern Premier. A change from being sponsored by adhesive products.

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First Greater Manchester Ancient Volvo, Oldham, 2018

Oldham and Saddleworth Bus Service Changes, 21 July 2019

Just the usual summertime changes

Unless you travel south of Moston on the 81 service, Oldham’s service changes are just your typical summertime changes.

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First Greater Manchester Out Of Service Mercedes Citaro, 2018

Tameside and Glossop Bus Service Changes, 21 July 2019

First pulls out of 346 route but, other than that, usual summertime changes

Besides the usual raft of summer timetable changes, the only significant change affects one route that has been shared by two or more operators for nearly three decades.

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Freckleton Methodist Church (south side) by Freckletony, 2016

Freckleton Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (07 July 2019)

Was Matthew Shaw’s first assignment as Freckleton Band’s MD a success? We thought so.

Few people outside of Lancashire have heard of Freckleton. In recent times, its locals have protested against the sight of fracking drills off Preston New Road. Before the M55 motorway opened, you would pass Freckleton on the coach to Blackpool prior to calling at Lytham or St. Annes-on-the-Sea. Today, Stagecoach North West’s 68 route from Preston to the centre of Blackpool calls there.

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Tameside Pride stage

In Pictures: Tameside Pride 2019

First ever Tameside Pride celebrations at Cheethams Park, Stalybridge a real success

Across the UK there has been a fair number Pride events this week. Abergavenny has had one as well as London, Darlington, and Macclesfield. On the 06 July, Cheethams Park, Stalybridge hosted Tameside’s first Pride event.

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