Mayor of Oldham cancels all engagements during coronavirus outbreak

THE community-spirited Mayor of Oldham, Cllr Ginny Alexander, has taken the ‘heart-wrenching decision’ to postpone every engagement for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus outbreak.…

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Calendar of events for Saddleworth Parish Council chairman’s charities cancelled

THE coronavirus outbreak has curtailed the fundraising activities of Saddleworth Parish Council Chairman’s Charity Committee.  Chairman Cllr Jamie Curley said they had planned a busy programme…

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Helpers sought to help Uppermill shine with festive cheer

AN enthusiastic village committee is reaching out for helpers to ensure a memorable Christmas lights display will continue to shine. Last year, Saddleworth Lights Committee and…

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Tributes paid after death of much-loved Saddleworth former police constable

A retired police constable, described as ‘a cornerstone of community policing,’ has died. Martin Warburton, known affectionately as ‘Warby’, was a reassuring, familiar, much-loved figure…

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