Newton, Greater Manchester

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Newton
St Mary's Church, Newton.jpg
St Mary's Church, Newton
Newton is located in Greater Manchester
Newton
Newton
Newton shown within Greater Manchester
Population 12,000 (2001)
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HYDE
Postcode district SK14
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°27′36″N 2°05′24″W / 53.460°N 2.090°W / 53.460; -2.090Coordinates: 53°27′36″N 2°05′24″W / 53.460°N 2.090°W / 53.460; -2.090

Newton is an area of Hyde, in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England. Originally a separate district in Cheshire, it was incorporated into Hyde in the 1930s, and occupies a narrow strip of land from the River Tame near Newton Hall to Matley, and lies between Hyde and Dukinfield. Newton still uses the Cheshire name in its addresses, however, and is in the SK Post code region and uses the code SK14.

Newton can be divided into four separate parts, working uphill from the river:

On the road to Matley, (Matley Lane), lies the former site of Shaw Hall factory.

Governance[edit]

Newton is part of the Stalybridge and Hyde constituency, whose Member of Parliament is currently Jonathan Reynolds[1] of the Labour Co-operative party. Newton stands in the North West England European Parliament constituency.

Newton is in Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council,[2] which was formed in 1974 and whose council offices are in Ashton-Under-Lyne.

Transport[edit]

A GMPTE 346 Bus Stop in Newton.

Newton is served by Newton for Hyde railway station and Flowery Field railway station, which both lie on the Glossop Line and are operated by Northern Rail.

Bus services in Newton include the 343, which runs from Hyde to Oldham via Dukinfield and Stalybridge. This service is run by Stagecoach Manchester. Also, the 346 service runs to Hyde and Ashton-Under-Lyne, and at evenings Gee Cross via Newton, and is run by Stagecoach Manchester and First Greater Manchester.

Education[edit]

Newton is served by both primary and secondary schools, which include;

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