Man dies from coronavirus in Tameside

Man dies from coronavirus in Tameside

A man that had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and was being treated at Tameside Hospital has died. He did had underlying health conditions and he was in his 80’s.

He is the first person to die from the coronavirus in Tameside.

Human Remains Found in Car Park

Human Remains Found in Car Park

Police are forensically examining a Stalybridge car park following the possible discovery of human remains.

It’s understood contractors found a ‘skull and shoulder blade’ which appear to be human, beneath the car park. The land was previously owned by Tameside Council, until it was sold to Aldi supermarket, and is believed to be a former burial ground for an old chapel.

Human Remains Found in Car Park

Tests are taking place to determine whether the bones found are human.

If they are, they will investigate to determine if they are from the old burial ground or if they were buried in the car park more recently.

Hattersley Shooting

A man on a white mororbike fired shots at a house in Hattersley on Saturday.

A man on a white motorbike fired shots at a house on Hattersley Road West in Hattersley, at around 2pm on Saturday 28th October 2017.

Nobody was injured and the gunman has not yet been found. Police investigating the incident say no arrests have been made. Police are treating the shooting as a targeted attack and have been scouring CCTV footage for evidence.

Chief Superintendent Neal Evans, from GMP’s Tameside borough, said: “Thankfully no one was injured during this reckless act which could have had devastating consequences.

We are currently treating it as targeted and there is not believed to be any wider threat to the public, although I can understand community concerns“.