Dobcross man on the run! …but it’s all for good cause

A DOBCROSS runner pledged to mark his 40th birthday by completing the re-arranged 2020 Manchester Marathon. But instead of tackling 26 miles on the road…

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Twenty is plenty in Uppermill But what about other villages?

A NEW 20 miles per hour speed limit is being implemented in Uppermill to combat speeding and improve social distancing. However, other Saddleworth villages may…

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Diggle car-jacking victim escapes injury as chase ends with police car on roof

A WOMAN was “shaken” but uninjured after a car-jacking at knifepoint in Diggle on Monday, September 14. It is understood the victim was in her…

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Sacred Heart opens doors for first mass since lockdown

WORSHIPPERS will be allowed back inside an Uppermill church tomorrow (September 15) for the first time since lockdown restrictions were imposed. Sacred Heart and St…

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Hogwarts? No, it is Hog Manor as Sue provides comfort for endangered creatures

FOR almost 40 years NHS stood for National Health Service for ex nurse Sue Ashworth. Now the same letters have a different meaning for Sue…

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Saddleworth School shut to Year 9 pupils for two weeks after confirmed Covid-19 case

SADDLEWORTH School is closed to Year 9 students until Thursday, September 24 after a pupil in that year tested positive for Covid-19. Headteacher Mike Anderson…

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Developers launch consultation into Diggle homes plan

A PUBLIC consultation has opened into plans to build a £15million, 78-home development off Huddersfield Road in Diggle. As revealed in the August edition of…

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Police hope speed can be calmed at Huddersfield Road accident blackspot

POLICE hope to get the funding in place so they can tackle problems of speeding cars on a road that has turned into an accident…

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