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Talking about Ashton / Tameside One finished video
« on: March 29, 2019, 07:22 PM »
The new building is now finished and called Tameside One, the library, college and job centre have moved in, just the rest of the council offices and lastly Wilkinsons to make the move then they can finish the Civic Square in front of the town hall. By the way, the new library has been a huge success.

Talking about Ashton / New building video
« on: February 15, 2019, 09:36 PM »
The college side of the new building can now be seen as the road boarding has been removed, the whole building has now been handed over to the council and the library has started to move in with an opening date of 4th March. This is a video of the college side.

Talking about Ashton / New building update video
« on: November 16, 2018, 10:45 PM »
My video from today, should be finished mid January

Memory Lane / Council Rats
« on: September 30, 2018, 07:07 PM »
In Waterloo there were the Christ Church Bulldogs and Council Rats, I can remember the rhyme for the Bulldogs
Christ Church Bulldogs sitting on a wall
Eating cowmuck penny a ball.
But not the one for the Council Rats, can anyone remember it?

General Discussion / Ashtonian54
« on: July 22, 2018, 12:20 PM »
I have just heard that Ashtonian54, Ian, passed away on July 5th in the US, I don't know the details, but I'm sure you will all remember him as once being a big contributor on here. RIP Ian.

Talking about Ashton / Update video of new building
« on: June 24, 2018, 12:17 AM »
The estimated date of completion is this Christmas.

Talking about Ashton / Work on new building recommenced
« on: May 04, 2018, 06:39 PM »
Building work has recommenced on the new town centre building. Scottish building company, Robertsons, has taken over the project and the new finishing date is November, that is barring any major issues with previous work. Priority is being given to the college building, so it can open for the post Christmas term, Wilkinsons, so it can be open for Christmas and the job centre which should have moved in this month. Here is a short video I took today of the external work being carried out on the college building.

Talking about Ashton / International Women's Day
« on: March 08, 2018, 10:19 PM »
The event on Ashton Market finishing off with "Jerusalem." Sorry about the bumpy start, I'm getting used to a new camera.

Talking about Ashton / New building in photos
« on: January 05, 2018, 10:22 PM »
Link to an album I've started on Flickr documenting the construction of the new town centre building in photographs

Talking about Ashton / Latest Update on new town centre building
« on: December 30, 2017, 07:42 PM »
A short video I made today of the new building, the external white cladding has started to go on.

Talking about Ashton / My art exhibition
« on: September 16, 2017, 07:08 PM »
Over the last two years I've been painting scenes of Ashton and the surrounding district, all my work is now on display at the Central Art Gallery, on Old Street, upstairs from the library. It is called Ashton under Lyne Places and Tameside Landmarks, it is open from 16 September 2016 to 13 January 2017. If you decide to pay a visit please check the opening times. Here is a short video I took today.

Talking about Ashton / New building update
« on: September 12, 2017, 05:10 PM »
Another layer of insulation going on and the brackets to attach the outer skin.

Talking about Ashton / New building names
« on: September 06, 2017, 11:59 PM »
The new council and college building will be called "Tameside One" with the Council part being named after Daniel Adamson, builder of the Manchester Ship Canal and factory owner in Dukinfield. The college part will be named after Hannah Mitchell, a suffragette and Socialist from Ashton. Work should be completed by the middle of next year with the move back in September.

Talking about Ashton / Turner Lane railway bridge removal
« on: July 16, 2017, 08:30 PM »
Yesterday they removed the central section of the Turner Lane railway bridge, here is my video, the lift started just as I arrived.

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