Droylsden Library Move Back On Track

Brownfield funding source sees return of plans to move Droylsden library to Guardsmen Tony Downes House Back in 2015, Tameside MBC began a consultation to move Droylsden Library from its existing premises to the ground floor of Guardsmen Tony Downes House. As I attended a creative writing group there (and fell in love with the […]

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Retail Comings and Goings in Tameside, March 2021: The Ashton Review of Shops

This month’s semi-reopened window on the shop windows This month will see some sense of normality returning to our High Streets – or at least plans pointing us towards a sense of normality. The first part of this post-pandemic ‘reopening’ will begin with our schools. According to the Government’s Roadmap, non-essential retail businesses will be […]

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AI’s ‘Aye’ For The 111: Introducing Optibus

Stagecoach Group invests in AI based bus route planning tool Investment will help plan the changes in travel coming out of the Covid-19 pandemic; New AI platform Optibus will help improve service delivery and provide more efficient timetables; State-of-the-art artificial intelligence, advanced algorithms and cloud computing used to make timetables smarter; Major technological transformation will […]

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From Buckton Castle to Harrop Edge: A Very Rough Guide to Stalybridge’s Hills

Ever wondered which hill is which in Stalybridge? Our guide might help you There is a certain mystique about the Pennine foothills that frame Stalybridge, Mossley and Dukinfield. Especially when you leave the centre of Stalybridge proper towards the wilderness. A ‘wilderness’ that is accessible from the town centre on public and private transport, foot […]

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