Church service and celebration for David ‘The Doc’ Atherton cancelled

THE church service and celebration event in memory of David ‘The Doc’ Atherton have been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Dr Atherton sadly…

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Mourning death of community champion Derek Heffernan

A POIGNANT and fond farewell was paid at the funeral of community stalwart Derek Heffernan. The former parish and borough councillor and Mayor of Oldham…

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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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Saddleworth mourns death of community stalwart Derek Heffernan

Saddleworth is mourning the death of community stalwart Derek Heffernan. He died peacefully on Saturday, December 21 with his wife Di by his side, confirmed…

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