From the Tintwistle Archives
16th Oct Tintwistle Athletic First Team were held to a 1-1 draw away to Govan Athletic last weekend.  For the first 45 minutes, Athletic never really managed to put their mark on the game and it set the tone when makeshift striker Chris Rathburn rounded the keeper but could only find the side netting from the angle. Govan then […]
2nd Oct Police are appealing for information after the cash tin for the Tintwistle Honesty Box was stolen. The ‘Honesty Money Box’ was taken sometime between 5pm and 11pm on Monday, September 23, from the garden of The Bulls Head public house on Old Road, where it is based. Tintwistle Honesty Box offers the community of Tintwistle […]
2nd Oct Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team returned to winning ways on the road at Atherton LR last weekend, with what turned out to be a comfortable 4-1 victory. Tintwistle started the game in a somewhat frantic fashion and couldn’t really get a foothold in the game. However, that changed part way through the first half when, after what had so […]
28th Sep A fund set up in memory of a popular young solider killed in an Irish pub bombing has made its last payout.  Fittingly, the final donation from the Steven Bagshaw Memorial Trust has bought a machine which saves lives. The cash has paid for a green boxed defibrillator on the wall of Tintwistle Athletic’s club […]
25th Sep Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team lost their first points of the season on Saturday as they went down 4-2 against Bolton Lads and Girls Club. There was little to separate the teams but a couple of defensive errors proved costly when Athletic failed to take their chances. However, they remain top of the table. The goals […]
25th Sep The Friends of Conduit Street Playing Fields are inviting locals to come along to their third annual AGM, which is taking place tonight. The meeting will take place on Monday, September 25, between 8pm and 9:30pm at the Green Hut on Sexton Street in Tintwistle. Anyone who would like to stand for election to the […]
21st Sep A group of amazing women from Tintwistle hiked more than 27 miles to raise an incredible £5,000 for Macmillan.  They then celebrated one of the most exhausting days of their lives with drinks and chips at the village pub. Vicky Mullis, who was involved in the walk, said: “We walked this marathon in honour of […]
19th Sep Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team were drawn at home in their first game in the Murray Trophy competition against Breightmet Utd. Athletic dominated play from the start with some great passing, however, it took 30 minutes before Josh Stevenson found the back of the net. After half-time, Athletic continued to dominate and the second came directly […]
14th Sep Tintwistle Allotment Association beat heavy showers last Saturday to hold its sixth annual show.  Father and daughter Graeme and Jasmine Shearer were delighted the show did go on as Graeme, who has a plot on the Whitfield site, was the major horticultural winner. While 12-year-old Jasmine won first prize in the children’s craft competition, with […]
4th Sep Tintwistle Athletic have been flying at the top of Division Two in the Manchester Football League but faced a tricky trek over to Irlam Steel, who were unbeaten in league action, over the weekend.  However, Athletic made light work of their task as Tom Burns followed up a hat-trick in the last match by scoring […]