Mental health foundation launched in the name of promising young student

ON what would have been his 23rd birthday, a Saddleworth-based foundation named after computing student Andrew Gidney was officially launched on May 18. Pending registration…

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Springhead and Grasscroft named as region’s Covid hotspots as cases soar across Greater Manchester

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter SPRINGHEAD and Grasscroft have emerged as the region’s Covid hotspot as cases continue to soar across Greater Manchester. The…

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Gimme Shelter? Jagger ‘house’ quickly snapped up in Greenfield

A HOUSE in Greenfield gave almost instant satisfaction after it was listed for sale. The property on Chew Valley Road was the former home of…

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Wonderful women bow out after 27 years’ fundraising brings £151,000 boost to local charities

TWENTY-SEVEN years of fantastic fundraisers have raised £151,143.45 for local charities and causes – but now the Woman of Oldham Committee is calling time on…

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Get Together goes great to raise over £1,000 for charities

TUG of war, brass bands, dancing and a penalty shootout were just some of the games and entertainment to enjoy at The Great Saddleworth Get…

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Greenfield’s Great War fallen remembered at Methodist church windows centenary service

A VILLAGE church turned back the clock to commemorate the lives of 22 soldiers who fought in World War One. The men either perished in…

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Community steps out over Saddleworth’s Three Peaks to raise £15,000 for Mahdlo Youth Zone

By Sabiha Uddin A RECORD turnout of more than 240 people from the local community and businesses put their best foot forward over Saddleworth’s Three…

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