Growing panes! Window of opportunity for new greenhouse as Hartley Botanic launches The Sale

WHEN it comes to the manufacture of greenhouses and glasshouses, no-one does it quite like Greenfield-based Hartley Botanic. For 80 years, the company has built…

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Grotton: a brief history (featuring a tunnel, a big pub and a lido)

By John Kirkbride The old days LIKE the rest of Saddleworth, Grotton was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1972 when the Government…

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Greenfield resident urges political leaders to implement immediate Covid-19 risk assessment at Dovestone

A GREENFIELD resident fears thousands of visitors to Dovestone Reservoir are putting the village at increased risk of coronavirus. Catherine Knowles has called on leading…

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MP calls on Government for clearer guidance on exercising “locally” after another busy weekend at Dovestone

AFTER the latest weekend influx of visitors to Dovestone Reservoir, Oldham East and Saddleworth East MP Debbie Abrahams wants greater clarity from Government over Covid-19…

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Saddleworth Parish Council chairman’s charity spreads festive cheer with donations

A TOTAL of 18 local charities and organisations have shared more than £7,000 courtesy of Saddleworth Parish Council chairman’s charity. Due to the coronavirus pandemic,…

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New measures brought in at Dovestone reservoir to deter irresponsible visitors

POLICE, water, and council chiefs are stepping up measures this weekend (16 – 17 Jan) to reduce the number of day-trippers flouting Covid guidance at…

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