Oldham Council buys Spindles shopping centre to provide catalyst for town centre recovery

OLDHAM Council has bought the Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre, safeguarding an important town centre building and paving the way for a new Tommyfield Market, homes and businesses. The purchase will be a catalyst…

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Invisible lunch at Uppermill café to make a visible difference for Mahdlo

THE Old Library Garden Cafe in Uppermill is asking visitors to buy an ‘invisible lunch’ and help support Mahdlo Youth Zone this half-term.  Customers at…

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VILLAGE VOICE: “Bridge repair vital to cycling participation”

From Helena Butler, Delph I read an article in the Saddleworth Independent (August 2020) about cycling in Saddleworth. The article invited comments about what would…

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O’Donnell’s: What the Job Support Scheme means for employers and employees

ON September 24, 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced new plans that the Government would top up the wages of workers who have been forced to…

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Not forgotten: Remembrance services moved to Uppermill

THE traditional remembrance service at Pots and Pans will not take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers have confirmed. Instead there will…

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