In Praise of Stalybridge’s Handmade Market

Why East of the M60 says the town’s Handmade Market is something to treasure

View of Handmade Market (black and white)
Popular: MWL Events’ Stalybridge Handmade Market.

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. Continue reading “In Praise of Stalybridge’s Handmade Market”

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 Stalybridge Civic Hall. Continue reading “Civic Hall Conversion Kyboshed”

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 the impression that one part of Stalybridge has left their digibox on pause at the fag end of Homes Under The Hammer, or is ten minutes through Doctors and have put the kettle on. Continue reading “The Town That Time Forgot?”

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