BARBECUE bans and harsher penalties are being called for by councillors to protect the Saddleworth countryside after a spate of damaging fires. Over Easter, blazes…View More STOP THIS! Barbecue ban and fines to combat Saddleworth moorland blazes?
AN appeal to raise £500,000 to help restore Marsden Moor has been launched by the National Trust after the latest outbreak of wildfires devastated huge…View More Public appeal launched to raise £500,000 to restore Marsden Moor after blazes
FIRE chief Phil Nelson says “massive progress” has been made bringing huge areas of blazing moorland under control. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service’s Group…View More ‘Praying for rain’ but fire crews winning battle with moorland fires
UPPERMILL Civic Hall is opening its facilities as emergency accommodation to workers and residents in Saddleworth and Tameside affected by the current fires on Saddleworth…View More Uppermill Civic Hall opens doors as emergency accommodation during moorland fires
BRAVE fire crews battled flames, heat and smoke as they tackled what has been described as the area’s worst fire in living memory. Scores of…View More Residents evacuated as fire crews continue to tackle ‘worst moorland in living memory’
SCORES of firefighters and emergency service teams tackled moorland fires which blazed above Dovestone Reservoir in Greenfield. On Wednesday, April 18 crews were on the…View More Firefighters tackle blazing moorland fires above Dovestone Reservoir in Greenfield
COOL-HEADED Richard Harrop was praised after he led customers to safety when a blaze broke out at an ancient country inn. Richard was on lunchtime…View More Old Original pub evacuated after blaze breaks out