Volunteers get hands on in Uppermill for Great British Spring Clean

A BROKEN garden ornament, a slab of polystyrene and 10 bags of rubbish were collected by volunteers during a recent litter pick in Uppermill. Organised…

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Food for thought – fall survivor’s praise for Rescue Team saviours

A GRATEFUL hill walker, who survived a horror fall on Saddleworth moors, recalled the drama as he said ‘thank you’ to the men who helped…

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Theatre legend Alan steps back into spotlight with Queen’s Birthday honour

KENNETH Alan Taylor thought news of his British Empire Medal was an online scam… oh no, he didn’t! Actually, ‘oh yes, he did’ but recognition…

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Hit and run victim demands action against speeding drivers

A GREENFIELD man who was left for dead after a hit and run incident is calling for action and measures to be put in place…

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All change for local authority ward boundaries… except in Saddleworth

THE boundaries of Saddleworth’s three local authority wards are set to remain unchanged under proposals out for public consultation. But calls to reduce Oldham Council’s…

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Definitely not brassed off! Whit Friday group recognised with Queen’s Award

ORGANISERS of Saddleworth’s annual brass band spectacular can blow their own trumpets and bang the drum in celebration of receiving royal approval. Saddleworth and Oldham…

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