SADDLEWORTH turned back the clock for its annual friendly weekend wartime invasion. The Yanks came back to the area on August 11 and 12, complete…View More Yanks roll into Saddleworth as friendly wartime invasion returns
A GROUP of determined protestors is inviting locals to join them in making a human fence to show their disapproval of a steel fence erected…View More Protestors group to form human fence in ongoing Uppermill row
The hosepipe ban due to start in North West England on August 5 has been called off. Recent rainfall and a reduction in customers’ water usage, combined…View More United Utilities cancel hosepipe ban
Unsuspecting motorists face a near 12-mile diversion when a key but small stretch of Saddleworth road is closed for retaining wall reconstruction. Work on the…View More Driven up the wall by road closure?
The Minister for Policing and the Fire Service, Nick Hurd, has this week met with firefighters from Lancashire and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Services…View More Minister meets and thanks wildfire firefighters
A busy Saddleworth road junction is unlikely to see the installation of traffic lights after the plan received initial support from local councillors. Instead they…View More Brake put on traffic lights plan for Royal George junction
THE wildfire on Saddleworth moors which first started over three weeks ago, is now out and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) have withdrawn…View More Moorland fire effort officially finishes!
THE white rose will be flying high on Yorkshire Day on Sunday, July 29 in Uppermill. The annual festivities promote the historic English county of…View More Get ready for Yorkshire Day!
“A BOBBY dazzler of the highest order” is how brave Greenfield youngster Esme Fryer has been described after winning a two-year fight against cancer. And…View More Brave Esme ‘on her way’ after bell rings to mark end of cancer treatment
ARMY troops sent to assist crews battling the unprecedented moorland fires in Tameside have been stood down, the Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester announced on…View More Military stood down as firefighters make good progress at moorland fires