From the Tintwistle Archives
21st Aug Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team continued their winning start to life in Division Two of the Manchester Football League with a 5-2 win over Breightmet United on Saturday afternoon.  In their first game at their West Drive home since its transformation, Athletic put in another high-scoring display after opening the campaign with a 6-3 victory away […]
14th Aug It was a winning start for Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team to their new league campaign in Division Two of the Manchester Football League last weekend.  The team ran out 6-3 winners away to fellow league newcomers Hindley Juniors at Harrison Playing Fields last Saturday. Inspired by a man-of-the-match display from Ant Rodrigues, Athletic found themselves […]
14th Aug There promises to be a feel-good factor in Tintwistle this weekend as the village celebrates the grand opening of its newly-refurbished play park. The Friends of Conduit Street are inviting locals to a special party, which will be the first major event held at the park since its transformation was completed last month. The festivities, […]
6th Aug Outdoor activity instructors with a head for heights have helped Tintwistle Arnfield Towers Activity Centre win the village’s latest scarecrow competition. Secured by ropes, they climbed onto the roof of the landmark building and hitched the strawman to the top the spire. A spokesman at the centre said: “We think the height of the tower […]
2nd Aug People are driving to a Woodhead layby to deliberately dump rubbish. While truckers stopping for a break are throwing take-away wrappers through the window. Parish councillors at Tintwistle say the problem is centred on the car park at Crowden. But some people are also crossing the trunk road to dump rubbish over a wall onto […]
25th Jul By Alex Byrom Pictures courtesy of Tintwistle Athletic Excitement, anticipation and relief were in the air last Saturday as Tintwistle Athletic Football Club finally unveiled their brand new football centre at West Drive. After months of waiting, building work and preparation, the new clubhouse and changing rooms were revealed to club officials, players, coaches and […]
12th Jul A revamped play park in Tintwistle has been officially re-opened following a £60,000 refurbishment project. After 18 months of fundraising and campaigning by award-winning voluntary group the Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields, the transformation of the village’s largest communal area was completed ahead of schedule. New, more challenging and fun play equipment and new […]
3rd Jul A revamped play park in Tintwistle will be officially opened this week. After 18 months of fundraising and campaigning by award-winning voluntary group the Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields, the transformation of the village’s largest communal area is now complete ahead of schedule. The project was funded by £50,000 in grants from Veolia Environmental Trust and […]
26th Jun You don’t have to be all that young to enjoy Tintwistle’s Children’s Gala! The village’s big annual fun day prides itself on catering for all ages. There was even a race for adults sandwiched in the children’s athletics at the Sexton Street sports field on Saturday. The traditional float-filled parade thorough the village ended a […]
14th Jun Tintwistle Cricket Club is holding a coffee morning this weekend. It’s taking place at the Tintwistle Conservative Club between 10am and 12pm on Saturday (June 17). There will be cakes, a raffle, a tombola and a bric-a-brac stall. Everyone is welcome to attend.