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Local Information:

Street Index for Ashton under Lyne

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Tameside Council's Webcam looking over Ashton Market

Ashton Regeneration Area Tameside Council's web page

Tameside Council's Portland Basin Museum page

Tameside Council's Central Art Gallery page

Tourist information office

Mossley Town Council

Property prices in Ashton

Greater Manchester Police

St Petersfield - Henry Square re-development

Tameside M60 - local economic development

Ashton Moss - industrial, retail and leisure development


Ashton Rail Station, Live Departure Board

Map of bus routes in Tameside and other areas

Greater Manchester bus timetables

North West Journey Planner

Latest changes to bus services in Greater Manchester

Roadworks in the area

Pennine Waterways - (local canals )

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Tameside Depot - information about bus operators

Plans for the Metrolink extension to Ashton

First Bus, Greater Manchester

Mayne Coaches

Stagecoach Manchester


Health, Care and Support:

Tameside General Hospital (Tameside and Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust

Tameside and Glossop Primary Care Trust

Tameside and Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust

Tameside Victim Support & Witness Service

Tameside Witness Service

Age Concern Tameside

Tameside and Glossop Health and Social Care (NHS).

Willow Wood Hospice.

Care Homes in Ashton.

UK Insolvency Helpline.


Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School

St. Christopher's Primary School

Rosehill Methodist School

West End Primary School

Cannon Burrows C of E Primary School

Holden Clough Primary School

Hurst Knoll Primary School

Broadoak Primary School

The Heys Primary School

St James Primary School

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Tameside College

Ashton Sixth Form College

St. Damian's High School

New Charter Academy

Mossley Hollins High School

Milton St Johns CE Primary School, Mossley

Livingstone Primary School, Mossley.

Places of Worship:

The Parish of the Good Shepherd, Ashton under Lyne - (St Michael, St James, St Gabriel, St Peter, Holy Trinity)

Ashton under Lyne Baptist Church (not currently online)

Albion United Reformed Church, Ashton

St George's Parish Church, Mossley

St John's Church, Mossley

All Saints Church, Micklehurst


What's On in Ashton

Who's on at the Witchwood Tavern.

The Broadoak Hotel.

The Oddfellows Arms.

The Canterbury Arms.

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Cineworld (14 screen cimema), Ashton Moss

Tameside Hippodrome, Oldham Road

Hollywood Bowl, Ashton Moss

Spectrum Nightclub, Gas Street

Silky's local Carnival pages.

Sunday Nights local night-life chat

Sport and Leisure:

Ashton United Football Club

Curzon Ashton Football Club

Mossley Association Football Club

Ashton under Lyne Rugby Football Club

Ashton Swimming Pool

Oxford Park Community Sports Centre

Ashton Walking Club

Croft End Equestrian Centre, near Daisy Nook

Ashton Wrestling Club

East Cheshire Harriers and Tameside Athletics Club

Broadway and Failsworth Lifesaving Club

Ashton under Lyne Shinbo Shukokai Karate Academy

Ashton Fencing Club

Stalybridge and District Snooker League

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Clubs, Societies and Organisations:

Ashton under Lyne Round Table

Soroptimist International of Ashton under Lyne

Volunteer Centre Tameside

Ashton under Lyne Credit Union

Age Concern Tameside

RSPCA - Tameside and Glossop

Huddersfield Canal Society

Hollinwood Canal Society

Wooden Canal Boat Society

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Emmaus Mossley

Mossley Morris Men

Mossley Band

Scouts in Greater Manchester East

Church Lads' & Girls' Brigades, Tameside

Girlguiding - Guides, Brownies & Rainbows

247 Ashton Air Training Corps

4th Ashton under Lyne Boys Brigade

Local History:

Tameside Image Archive - old photographs from Tameside Local Studies Library

Family History enquiries

"Tameside Heritage" - Listed Buildings in Ashton

GENUKI - Genealogy: family records searches for Ashton under Lyne

Trade Directory, Ashton, - shows occupations in 1814

Trade Directory, Ashton, Dukinfield, Stalybridge - shows occupations in 1832

Greater Manchester County Record Office

Hurst history pages

Dukinfield Family History Group

Tameside Local and Family History

Tameside Local History Forum

Ashton Civic Society

Our Manchester - a Retrospective View

Cotton Times - the industrial revolution in Lancashire

Spinning the Web - the story of the Cotton Industry

Yesterdays: historic extracts from Ashton Reporter

Ashton Guardian 1877-1878 names index project

History of Ashton Corporation Transport

Ashton Corporation Transport bus fleet list
  tram fleet list   trolley bus fleet list

Lancastrian Transport Trust - bus collection including former Ashton 39

History of Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley and Dukinfield Transport

S.H.M.D. bus fleet list   tram fleet list

Historical 1912 map of Railways around Ashton, showing location of lines and stations

History on your Doorstep local history book publishers

The Odd Whim - unusual history of a pub

"Mr Wroe's Virgins" - the strange story of the preacher John Wroe

North West Film Archive - Manchester area

The Ashton Territorials

The Manchester Regiment

Local News and Weather:

10 day Local weather forecast

Tameside Advertiser Online News

Tameside Reporter

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Manchester Online News

Oldham Chronicle Online News

Shops and Traders:

Shopping in Ashton under Lyne - includes web pages of many town centre shops

Ashton Market web site

The Ladysmith Centre

The Arcades Centre

Tameside Blinds, Penny Meadow

Ashton Discount Warehouse, Stamford Street

The Music Corner, (now in Stalybridge)

Emmaus Mossley Second-hand Superstore

Mossley Organic and Fine Foods, Mossley

Daisy Nook Garden Centre, Stannybrook Road

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Hugh Greenly, High Class Cobbler, Church Street

Grade A Jewellery Repair and Design, Market Avenue

W.H. Morris, Decorating supplies, Old Street

Stewart Electronics, Equipment and accessories, Penny Meadow

Harrington and Hallworth, Jewellers, Market Street

Vortex Computers, St Michaels Square

ASM Indian cash and carry, Oldham Road

Warren James Jewellers, Warrington Street

Local Businesses:

Gauge Developments, Langham Street

G. A. Armstrong Office Furniture, Penny Meadow

Frankie and Benny's, Fold Way, Ashton Moss

Portland Basin Marina

The Car People, Lord Sheldon Way, Ashton Moss

Bolton and Co, Chartered Accountants

Hanley and Co, Chartered Accountants

Ryder and Dutton, Estate Agents

Cordingleys, Estate Agents

A&C Chartered Accountants, Ashton based business with offices in Sale and Manchester

Other local websites:

Stalybridge Online

Manchester Area Links

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Tameside on the Internet - links to Tameside sites

Tourism and local community portals:

Fun For All - Days Out in the North West.

Manchester Freebies - free stuff, things to do, etc.

British Towns and Villages Network

England's Portal

Great British Pages: Manchester area

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