The Saddleworth Independent is a respected, free, monthly newspaper with a readership of 25,000 across 13 villages in one of the most desired parts of the North West.

Set up in 2010, the newspaper has established itself as a popular, first-choice publication offering a voice to the villages and a news service to locals, businesses and advertisers.

It is Saddleworth’s only newspaper with an award-winning professional team reporting important stories, pictures, social, business and sporting events, all under the direction of Editor in Chief Aimee Belmore and Editor Trevor Baxter.

The newspaper is hand-delivered to more than 180 outlets across the community, so is guaranteed to be distributed, picked up and read on time. Outlets include pubs, restaurants and cafés, post offices and newsagents, libraries, gyms and fitness centres, and Greenfield train station.

It has a sister publication The Tameside Correspondent.

The Saddleworth Independent’s publication dates for 2020 are:
Friday January 10
Friday February 14
Friday March 13
Friday April 10
Friday May 15
Friday June 12
Friday July 10
Friday August 14
Friday September 11
Friday October 9
Friday November 13
Friday December 4

Any articles or adverts should be agreed and submitted by 25th of the previous month.

Publisher and Owner
Aimee Belmore, Local Communications Limited

The Saddleworth Independent is a monthly free newspaper published by Local Communications Limited, Units 3-5, 45 High Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, OL3 6HS. It is printed by JPI Media.

No part of this publication may be reproduced or used without the express permission of the publisher. Every effort is made to ensure articles and advertisements carried are authentic; however the publisher of the Saddleworth Independent accepts no responsibility for claims made.