Bob Alston

Patch

About

Tameside reporter, website and magazine designer and editor.

Articles

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...

From the Mills of the North...

FROM THE MILLS OF THE NORTH WEST TO THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY – the...

Childhood Memories: From homebaking to darts...

Tameside Reporter Bob Alston shares his memories of growing up in Manchester from time...

From the Mills of the North...

FROM THE MILLS OF THE NORTH WEST TO THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY – the...

Mind Yer ‘Ed: I didn’t feel...

As part of our Talking About My Generation, mental health series: Mind Yer ‘Ed,...

Bleaklow Bomber: the plane wreck that...

There have been multiple airplane crashes over the North West Pennines, as it is...

Mind Yer ‘Ed: Enjoy the lovely...

 As part of our Talking About My Generation, mental health series: Mind Yer ‘Ed...

Bikers ride again to support cancer...

Big-hearted bikers from Tameside held their latest fundraising event that raised hundreds of pounds...

Bikers rev-up support for cancer charity...

Bikers in Tameside have been showing their support to a cancer charity - raising...