One Answer to the Million Pound Question: the Stalybridge Heritage Walk

A possible approach to the Stalybridge Heritage Walk In our previous article entitled The Million Pound Question: Stalybridge’s Historical Quarter, we looked at the story behind Tameside MBC’s successful bid. We also looked at how the heritage walk should form part of a greater scheme. In other words, how the Heritage Walk should be accompanied…

The Million Pound Question: Stalybridge’s Historical Quarter

Could the town’s rich history be a panacea for economic growth? Stalybridge has a proud history. In spite of losing its town hall and the conversion of its market hall to a civic hall, there is still a lot to like about the Cheshire town. Especially Cheetham’s Park and the town centre’s equivalent of The…

In Praise of Stalybridge’s Handmade Market

Why East of the M60 says the town’s Handmade Market is something to treasure Since 2013, Stalybridge’s Handmade Market has become a popular fixture adding footfall to the Cheshire town. Each event, always well attended as demonstrated by the pictures seen below.

Civic Hall Conversion Kyboshed

Joy as Stalybridge Civic Hall office conversion is scrapped By the start of 2015, the TAC building on Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, will be vacated in preparation for demolition. To accommodate employees, otherwise seen in the centre of Ashton, a number of staff would be moved to other buildings in the borough. One of them being…

The Town That Time Forgot?

A gloriously opportunistic article on Stalybridge’s estranged relationship with clocks Full marks to the people of Stalybridge for striking out against the town’s malfunctioning clock. As the clip from BBC Northwest Tonight shows, Stalybridge is in the midst of two timezones. One which is either 1055 or 2255, or 0155 or 1355. Therefore it gives…