Dovestone busier than ever so National Park axes Ranger service!

A GROUP of volunteer rangers at Dovestone, some with more than half a century of service, have been disbanded without warning. They discovered their fate…

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Six-month roadworks for new Saddleworth School to begin

MAJOR works to create an access road to the new Saddleworth School in Diggle are due to begin on April 19 and will take about six months to complete. The…

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Saddleworth Rangers’ rugby ground renamed in Shane’s honour

SADDLEWORTH Rangers’ Shaw Hall Bank Road ground is to be renamed after club chairman Shane Wilson in a tribute to honour his memory after he…

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Driving to Dovestone? Don’t! Traffic wardens issue more than 170 parking tickets

DESPITE pleas from the RSPB and Oldham Council, visitors flocked to Dovestone Reservoir over the Easter Weekend. The result of this surge in visitors was…

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Greenfield bridge closed after vandal attack

A FOOTBRIDGE over the River Tame in Greenfield is closed after being targeted by Easter vandals. A group of youths were spotted stamping out wooden…

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