United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary Dovestone closure

WATER bosses have poured cold water on renewed calls for a temporary public closure of Dovestone Reservoir.Nearly 3,500 people have signed an online petition asking…

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Footpaths left “blocked, obstructed and neglected”, say campaigners

MANY walkers are struggling to enjoy the full extent of the local countryside because of many footpaths being ‘blocked, obstructed or in a poor condition’,…

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Storm-trouper! Ice man Dave has marathon charity challenge licked

AFTER 36 days and more than 200 miles Dave Fairbrother took off his ice hockey kit for the final time.But even after his marathon fundraising…

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Commitment to homes plan remains says GM Mayor despite pandemic uncertainty over eventual outcome

MAYOR Andy Burnham insists Greater Manchester’s controversial Spatial Framework homes plan will go ahead even though its progress has further been delayed by the coronavirus…

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Petition calls for temporary closure of Dovestone Reservoir

THOUSANDS of people have signed a petition calling for a temporary visitors’ ban at Dovestone Reservoir. Organiser Helen Bishop says the Saddleworth beauty spot should…

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