Mayor of Oldham cancels all engagements during coronavirus outbreak

THE community-spirited Mayor of Oldham, Cllr Ginny Alexander, has taken the ‘heart-wrenching decision’ to postpone every engagement for the foreseeable future because of the coronavirus outbreak.…

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Calendar of events for Saddleworth Parish Council chairman’s charities cancelled

THE coronavirus outbreak has curtailed the fundraising activities of Saddleworth Parish Council Chairman’s Charity Committee.  Chairman Cllr Jamie Curley said they had planned a busy programme…

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Oldham recycling centres all CLOSED until further notice

RECYCLE for Greater Manchester has announced that all refuse and recycling sites across the borough are closed to the public. Following on from the Prime…

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Saddleworth Clarion Cycling Club suspends activities but is on hand to help community

DUE to the present COVID-19 crisis, Saddleworth Clarion Cycling Club (SCCC) has suspended all activities, including club runs and their annual mountain time trial. Unfortunately, they…

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Hats-off! Boutique serves up breakfast boost during coronavirus crisis

AN UPPERMILL boutique is the latest to rally behind a community coming to terms with the massive impact COVID-19 is inflicting on daily life. Sara…

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Emmaus closes second-hand superstore as part of COVID-19 prevention measures

DUE to the current COVID-19 situation, Emmaus Mossley has temporarily closed its second-hand superstore with immediate effect. The homelessness charity, based at Longlands Mill, has…

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Church service and celebration for David ‘The Doc’ Atherton cancelled

THE church service and celebration event in memory of David ‘The Doc’ Atherton have been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Dr Atherton sadly…

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