Bob Alston

Patch

About

Tameside reporter, website and magazine designer and editor.

Articles

History uncovered: Bowton’s Yard, Samuel Laycock,...

Pictures and poems! Here, our community reporter and editor Bob reveals his special charity...

Vandalised mural repaired by artist as...

People continue to leave messages of support at the vandalised mural of Marcus Rashford...

Hyde based Grafton Centre re-opens to...

The Grafton Centre in Hyde, a lively community hub, has re-opened its doors once...

Have you ever heard of the...

Have you heard of the Growler? Neither had we until our editor Bob Alston...

Childhood memories: Being brought up in...

Tameside reporter and editor, Bob Alston, remembers 'Whitsun' as a lad in Ardwick, the...

New art book pays tribute to...

Elton Darlo is a true Mancunian and he is very proud of his roots....

Seeing the positives after a Year...

Dear Editor, Sat here reflecting on the one-year anniversary of lockdown in England during Covid-19...

Memories of spending Saturday’s ‘Donkey Stoning’...

Our Tameside reporter, Bob, revisits a time when he would get on his hands...

Brothers

I was told that when I was born you wanted a Drum, And when I...

Remembering Someone So Dear

A Boy, a Man, a Husband, a Dad, a Granddad, Always thoughtful and sometimes mad, Someone...