Pointing the way to where in Saddleworth

IN our increasingly fast paced lives, head down scurrying to make meetings, keep appointments or run errands, we often overlook little clues to Saddleworth’s fascinating past.

No-one is ever going to miss the magnificent scenery or the colossus structure that is the Grade II listed Uppermill Viaduct.

But there are smaller and fascinating glimpses into a bygone era that can get ignored.

For our July offering, we came more upto date and seemed to fox most of our readers this time.

The image in question was taken on the moor tops close to the A 62 Huddersfield Road above Delph and Diggle, near to Bleak Hey Nook.

The Thomas Lockerby footpath fund uses income from the fund to preserve, maintain or improve public footpaths and brideways.

This month we head back to the villages. So, which one and can you provide more information as to its origins? Answers in our September edition.

Answers and any of your own pictures should be sent to trevor@localcommunications.co.uk  or write to Trevor Baxter, Saddleworth Independent, Units 3-4, 45 High Street, Uppermill, Saddleworth, OL3 6HS.

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