Two go mad and sell cards and books at a packed artisan market in Victoria Market Hall, Stalybridge “…But London is out of comparison quite with Stalybridge Market on a Saturday night…” – Stalybridge Market, The Fivepenny Piece (1973). Much of the disappointment of some readers or visitors, there were no cockles and mussels for […]Read More Christmas Spirit Sees Stalybridge Civic Hall at its Best
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 […]Read More One Answer to the Million Pound Question: the Stalybridge Heritage Walk
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 […]Read More The Million Pound Question: Stalybridge’s Historical Quarter
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.Read More In Praise of Stalybridge’s Handmade Market
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 […]Read More Civic Hall Conversion Kyboshed
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 […]Read More The Town That Time Forgot?