Gary Ellins, who taught at Micklehurst All Saints Primary School in Mossley, has now been jailed for 12 months

Emmaus Mossley is more than just a charity shop, it is home to our companions - formerly homeless people who live in our community and work in our social enterprise.

George Lawton, the son of magistrate and alderman John Lawton, inherited a family fortune and, when he died in August 1949, he left his entire estate (apart from some legacies) to the people of Mossley. Part of his estimated £40,000 estate was left to build a public meeting place, the George Lawton Hall, which is a testament to his generosity.

The former Boddingtons girl says she has heard from other parents facing a similar struggle

Editor, Manchester Evening News editor-in-chief MEN Media and Trinity Mirror Huddersfield

Services Towards Manchester : Level access from the car park via a short ramp (1:10 slope) onto the platform. Or, two steps into ticket hall, down 20 steps onto the platform. Services Towards Huddersfield two steps into the ticket hall, across a footbridge (21 paces) and down 21 steps onto the platform. This station is not recommended for the severely mobility impaired due to the low height on platform 3 causing a high step onto the train.

Our piece on place names in Greater Manchester being pronounced wrongly proved to be so popular, we decided to throw some more at you

A driver tested postive following a drugs test after the smash at Denton Island

We trawled through the Internet to see what you could get yourself for the average price of a London home

Our newspapers include the flagship Manchester Evening News - Britain's largest circulating regional daily with up to 130,485 copies - as well as 20 local weekly titles across Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire.

Sunday mornings Yoga with Jai & Pregnancy Yoga; Mondays at 6.15 Juniors Djembe/Samba Drumming class; Wednesday evenings 6.30 pm Dance & Exercise Class for Adults; Sunday evenings from 25th September Backstep Boogie dance class 7.30 pm. Yoga with Jai – Sunday mornings 10.15 to 11.30, Pregnancy Yoga – Sunday Mornings 12.00 – 1.15 – Special […]

Experts at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looked at health, pay, and the number of people claiming government aid in every constituency in the country

Red Volkswagen flipped on side near Deansgate junction

Four engines are tackling the fire and people are being advised to avoid the area

Residents say they are plagued by 'gangs' of boozing youths

Mossley was never officially granted a coat-of-arms by the College of Heralds. However, the device described and shown below was used for civic purposes. The following explanation of its meaning is given in "The Story of Mossley: ancient and modern" by Alfred Holt (1974).

A young girl spotted the youngster unresponsive, lying at the bottom of the pool, and shouted for help

Free morning newspaper, The Metro, published every weekday, is also part of our portfolio, delivering more than 200,000 readers in Greater Manchester.

Greater Manchester Business Week is the region’s number one provider of business news andfeatures, targeting a bespoke business audience with 12,687 copies every Thursday.

A Date for your diary folks! Our Annual Horticultural Show is on Sunday 18th September 2pm -5pm. We need all you green fingered friends , bakers , knitters, photographers and crafters to enter the show. Have you got award winning carrots or maybe they are just downright hilarious! Either way get growing ,making and planning. […]

Local sport teams include Mossley A.F.C., Mossley Mayhem Softball Club, Mossley Athletic JFC, Mossley Juniors F.C. and Micklehurst Cricket Club.

The friends met on the first day of primary school in 1966 and have celebrated staying mates ever since

Images show how rain has hit businesses across the region

The historic counties of Lancashire, Cheshire and the West Riding of Yorkshire meet in Mossley and local government wards and church parishes correspond to their boundaries. In 2001, Mossley had a population of 9,856.[2] This had increased to 10,921 at the 2011 Census.[3] It is the only parished area of Tameside, having had a parish council since 1999.

Firefighters were called to Costcutter, on Kings Road in Ashton-under-Lyne, after fire broke out just before 6.45am

Mossley's Town Council passed a resolution in November 2009 to make Mossley a Fairtrade Town. A group of local campaigners and activist have started the Fairtrade Mossley group to make 2010 the year that Mossley becomes a Fairtrade Town.[9]

Believed to originate in around 1319, the name Mossley means "a woodland clearing by a swamp or bog".[4]

Mossley - alongside neighbouring Stalybridge and Uppermill in Saddleworth - helped launch the annual Whit Friday Band Contest, an internationally known brass band event. This came about when the three towns held unconnected brass band events on 6 June 1884.

To benefit from this unique, unrivalled audience, call M.E.N Media on 0161 832 7200 or click here to fill in our contact form.


Launch completes first phase of '£42m cycling revolution'

Mossley (/ˈmɒzli/) is a small town and civil parish in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England.[1] The town is in the upper Tame Valley in the foothills of the Pennines, 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Oldham and 8.9 miles (14.3 km) east of Manchester.

This website has been recently relaunched to enable easier access to the council, focus on local community events, publish local news, link to local organisations and groups and be a more participatory site for Mossley residents.

He grew up in Stockport, Greater Manchester and has worked in the local newspaper industry for 27 years.

Enter your email address to to receive information about our upcoming events

Notice something out of date or missing? Have a question for your councillor? You can email them here.

Childcare employees ensure that the building blocks are put in place for young people to flourish in myriad ways, as Ben Rooth discovers

Mossley lies amongst the foothills of the Pennines, on the western edge of Saddleworth Moor.

The huge event - also known as the World's Fair - could take place on a former industrial land at Ashton Moss, bringing in 20 million visitors

From 1918 to 1950 the town gave its name to the Mossley constituency which returned a Member of Parliament; for most of the period, the MP was Austin Hopkinson, who was notable for being elected as an Independent candidate. The town is now represented by the MP for Stalybridge and Hyde.

View Calendar Add Add to Timely Calendar Add to Google Add to Outlook Add to Apple Calendar Add to other calendar