Bands march at Whit Friday

Whit Friday Brass Band Contests cancelled for second year due to Covid-19 pandemic

THE Whit Friday Brass Band Contests have been cancelled in Saddleworth and Oldham for the second year running due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Group Co-ordinator…

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Grotton: a brief history (featuring a tunnel, a big pub and a lido)

By John Kirkbride The old days LIKE the rest of Saddleworth, Grotton was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1972 when the Government…

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Greenfield resident urges political leaders to implement immediate Covid-19 risk assessment at Dovestone

A GREENFIELD resident fears thousands of visitors to Dovestone Reservoir are putting the village at increased risk of coronavirus. Catherine Knowles has called on leading…

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Uppermill tempt Kyle Hogg out of retirement

FORMER Lancashire cricketer Kyle Hogg has been lured out of retirement by Uppermill who have named him head coach and first-team captain for the forthcoming…

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Councillors call for ban on HGVs using car sat navs

COUNCILLORS have written to a senior Westminster figure in an attempt to stop HGVs using satellite navigation systems intended for smaller vehicles on the streets…

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New measures brought in at Dovestone reservoir to deter irresponsible visitors

POLICE, water, and council chiefs are stepping up measures this weekend (16 – 17 Jan) to reduce the number of day-trippers flouting Covid guidance at…

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