‘Stay off the moors’ plea from National Trust rangers

NATIONAL Trust rangers have urged people to stay away from “vulnerable” moorland to avoid a repeat of last year’s major fires. Wildlife and hundreds of…

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Generous staff at Saddleworth restaurants donate tips to help the homeless

KIND-HEARTED staff from two Saddleworth businesses are donating more than £3,000 to charities committed to helping rough sleepers and the homeless. The White Hart at…

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Oldham recycling centres all CLOSED until further notice

RECYCLE for Greater Manchester has announced that all refuse and recycling sites across the borough are closed to the public. Following on from the Prime…

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Plans to build houses on restaurant site are off the menu

PROPOSALS to build houses on the site of a former public house and restaurant at Grains Bar have been rejected.Yasir Beg of Eltonwell Property Limited…

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Rugby league legend Kevin Sinfield to run marathon through Saddleworth

SADDLEWORTH rugby league legend Kevin Sinfield is to run a marathon around his home streets to raise funds for big pal Rob Burrow. The Leeds…

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Bands march at Whit Friday

Whit Friday Brass Band contests cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

SADDLEWORTH’S Whit Friday Brass Band Contests have been cancelled for only the second occasion in more than 100 years. The contests annually see thousands of…

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High rise-homes built on stilts to protect against flood risk?

A PROPOSED housing development in Dobcross will see homes built on stilts to protect against flooding. Plans to demolish the existing unoccupied bungalow at Sun…

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Tesco ceases 24-hour trading and limits items until further notice

Tesco has announced altered opening hours and restrictions on buying items amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The superstore’s 24-hour shops are shut between 10pm and 6am…

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