YBS plan Oldham branch closure as part of nationwide proposals

YORKSHIRE Building Society is looking to shut its Oldham town centre branch as part of a nationwide closure programme. Customers have been receiving letters outlining…

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Uppermill eatery teams up with Mahdlo in campaign to end child food poverty

MUSE in Uppermill is showing its charitable side by making up and giving out free meals after linking up with Oldham’s Mahdlo. Staff at the…

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Saddleworth Round Table invites community to donate generously at Oldham Foodbank drop-off

SADDLEWORTH Round Table is inviting the community to donate generously as they hold another collection for Oldham Foodbank on Saturday, October 31. From 10am to…

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Oldham’s residents asked to watch special Remembrance Sunday Service online

A SPECIAL Remembrance Service will be streamed online in Oldham this year to ensure residents can safely commemorate those who gave their lives for our…

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Hat will do nicely! Caroline delight at church collection for St Thomas’ fundraiser

HATS off to Delph is the message to residents from antiques expert Caroline Hawley for supporting St Thomas’ Church in its bid to raise £60,000.…

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Saddleworth businesses support Rashford campaign with offers of food help

A VARIETY of Saddleworth businesses have united with a common goal to back Marcus Rashford’s campaign to ensure youngsters receive meals during the current school…

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Investigation launched following burglary on Uppermill High Street

A WOMAN has been arrested and a police investigation is ongoing after a burglary at Puddleducks children’s clothing store on Uppermill High Street. A GMP…

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Diggle: a brief history (including the wheel)

By John Kirkbride The brief history bit UNLIKE some other villages in Saddleworth, Diggle doesn’t really have a clearly defined village square, though that doesn’t…

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