Head ready to hand over reins after ‘real joy’ of leading Saddleworth School

SADDLEWORTH SCHOOL executive headteacher Matthew Milburn reflected on the ‘enormous privilege’ of leading the institution as he prepares to hand over the reins. Mr Milburn,…

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Film stars to descend on Diggle for scarecrow trail

A HOST of film stars will descend on Diggle for some Easter holiday fun…It won’t quite be the celebrities themselves thought but just impressive duplicates…

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Hundreds back petition for reinstatement of Greenfield’s bus services

MORE than 600 local residents have signed a public petition asking First Manchester Buses to ‘Bring Back Our Buses’ following changes to Greenfield’s 180 service.The…

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Gary steals local hearts: Friendly Jackdaw is neighbourhood hit

JACKDAWS may be well-known thieves but the only thing Diggle’s newest celebrity is guilty of is stealing the hearts of the locals! Gary the Jackdaw…

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Back on track? Council chief gives support for re-opening of Diggle Station

A CAMPAIGN to re-open a Saddleworth station that has been closed for more than half a century is gathering pace. Oldham Council leader Sean Fielding…

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