Homes and businesses illuminate Saddleworth for competition

By Evie-Rose Holden HOMES and businesses across the community shone bright for the annual Saddleworth Christmas Illuminations competition. The competition, run by Saddleworth Parish Council,…

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Saddleworth Morris Men to close 2019 with traditional festive sword dance

By Evie-Rose Holden SADDLEWORTH Morris Men will perform their unique annual Lordsmere Longsword dance on Saturday, December 28 before hanging up their clogs until April.…

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Saddleworth mourns death of community stalwart Derek Heffernan

Saddleworth is mourning the death of community stalwart Derek Heffernan. He died peacefully on Saturday, December 21 with his wife Di by his side, confirmed…

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Highmoor residents on slippery slope after Oldham Council suspends gritting

By John Kirkbride A hilltop community in Highmoor is steeling itself for a rough ride this winter after learning that Oldham Council’s wittily named fleet…

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Hockey ace Nicola White out of Olympic Games 2020 due to ongoing recovery

NICOLA White’s dream of competing at a third Olympic Games is over after she has been removed from Great Britain Hockey’s centralised programme. The decision…

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