Judicial review confirmed in fight against Knowls Lane development

A JUDICIAL review has been confirmed for July as residents continue to rally together and fight plans to build 265 homes and a major link…

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United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary Dovestone closure

WATER bosses have poured cold water on renewed calls for a temporary public closure of Dovestone Reservoir.Nearly 3,500 people have signed an online petition asking…

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Greater Manchester mayoral candidate casts eye over Saddleworth

A CANDIDATE to become the next Mayor of Greater Manchester has visited Saddleworth as she prepares for her campaign. Conservative Party representative Laura Evans had…

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Man walks free from court despite savagely beating pregnant girlfriend

By Jon Harris A FORMER building site manager who left his pregnant girlfriend with a fractured eye socket following a savage beating has walked free…

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Footpaths left “blocked, obstructed and neglected”, say campaigners

MANY walkers are struggling to enjoy the full extent of the local countryside because of many footpaths being ‘blocked, obstructed or in a poor condition’,…

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Station to station – A brief (and slightly irreverent) history of Delph Station

By John Kirkbride IN the mid-1960s when my family and I first moved to Saddleworth (or in my mother’s case back to Saddleworth), I remember…

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