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1513 Article(s) Found

Reds legend pitches in for Mahdlo

MANCHESTER United legend Paul Scholes will be trading his football boots for golf clubs when he tees off at a...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Church calendar

A COLOURFUL 2015 calendar has been launched to celebrate the 800th anniversary of St Chad’s Church, Uppermill. They include images...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Evita coup for Mossley society

Mossley Amateur Operatic Society is to become the UK’s first amateur company to stage the Rice-Lloyd Webber classic musical “Evita”. Permission...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

MP speaks up for Mencap campaign

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is backing a Mencap campaign to give people with a learning disability the...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Fun day tribute to PC Nicola

THE mother of murdered police woman Nicola Hughes has praised her local community for supporting an event in her daughter’s...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Drivers given 14-day reprieve on fines

Drivers have been given a 14-day reprieve from parking fines after months of upheaval in Uppermill. From today car park users...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

‘Common sense’ call on market parking

Frustrated businesses are calling for “common sense” in a bitter tussle over parking on Uppermill’s market days. Currently only drivers with...

Date Online: 15/09/2014

Parish saints and sinners

A year-long survey of official meetings of Saddleworth Parish Council has revealed attendance saints and sinners among councillors. Only six of...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Streets to be named after war heroes

THREE World War One Oldham heroes who received Britain’s highest military award, the Victoria Cross, are to have streets named...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Allotments set for growth spurt

GREEN-FINGERED folk in Saddleworth will have more opportunities to grow fresh fruit and vegetables in their own allotments. Councillor Derek Heffernan...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

GB star Katy on Euro glory trail

Water polo: KATY Andrew is helping to fly the flag for Great Britain’s water polo team in the Under-19s European...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

New school proposal welcomed

A VETERAN Saddleworth councillor has welcomed Oldham Council’s decision to consider a new site for the new Saddleworth School. Land at...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Mum vows: we won’t give up school fight

THE mother of accident victim Adam McQuillan is to take on education experts for a second time in a bid...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Onwards and upwards

Greenfield man Richard Andrew is on a mountain-high after turning his life round from a serious illness. When former deputy headteacher...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Bus confusion over new school times

SADDLEWORTH School is at the centre of a row over teaching arrangements and transport. After consultation with parents, the school decided...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Plot by Lib-Dems to get more allotments

A veteran campaigner is asking Oldham Council to support more and better-protected allotments. The council has a statutory duty to provide...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Bedroom tax takes a knock

OLDHAM MP Debbie Abrahams voted against the bedroom tax in Parliament on Friday. The Oldham East and Saddleworth MP backed the...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Saddleworth sets the pace!

TORRENTIAL rain didn’t dampen the spirits of youngsters competing in the Saddleworth Village Olympics over the weekend. The competition, now in...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Bride Olivia arrives in style - by horse!

MOST brides dream of being taken to their wedding in a luxury car, but not one Saddleworth bride. Olivia Sunderland got...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Mum’s a charity star

A BRAVE mum is celebrating after smashing her fund-raising target for a charity for women who suffer cancer during pregnancy. Pride...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Injured drivers cut free from crash cars

A country road was closed for hours and four people taken to hospital after a serious crash. The accident happened in...

Date Online: 08/09/2014

Platform for change at train station

OLDHAM Council is stepping up its fight to get improved disabled access at Greenfield railway station. Network Rail is planning to...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Award winner

THE Theatre Upstairs at The Swan, The Square, Dobcross, is hosting the award-winning play “Away From Home” on Sunday, September...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Height bucket challenge!

A SPECTACULAR twist on the global celebrity “ice-bucket challenge” has been dreamed up by a Saddleworth man John Williamson, a marketing...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Church takes the own-brew honours

A Saddleworth landlady has claimed a prestigious accolade in a nationwide pub guide. Christine Taylor, who runs the Church Inn, Uppermill,...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Young Olympians ready to shine

More than 700 children will take part in the Saddleworth Village Olympics from Saturday. Now in its 29th year, the event...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Council tax cashback rip-off alert

A FAMILY has warned Oldhamers not to be fooled by companies offering help to reclaim council tax overpayments. The warning followed...

Date Online: 03/09/2014

Debbie blasts Government on benefits report

OLDHAM MP Debbie Abrahams has criticised the Government for “conveniently” delaying the release of a vital report. The MP for Oldham...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

And now for a reading from Collie-inthians...

A minister has been praised for staging a special service for animal lovers and their pets at Saddleworth’s smallest church. The...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

We won’t taint your Waggon

Landlords of a village pub have defended their planned alterations following complaints to brewery chiefs. Robinson’s Brewery has revealed an ambitious...

Date Online: 02/09/2014