Marsden Jazz Festival hopes crowdfunding support will secure spectacular return

MARSDEN Jazz Festival is asking audiences to help them return to live music this October by supporting their Crowdfunding campaign to raise £10,000. Yorkshire Pennines-based…

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Stepping out Uppermill footpath finally re-opens

A RIVERSIDE footpath is open in Uppermill again – eight years after this popular route was last in use. Years of wrangling are over after…

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Reversing trend of plastic waste with new supermarket machines?

GREEN campaigners in Saddleworth have written to Tesco and other leading supermarkets urging them to bring forward plans to install reverse vending machines in all…

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Oldham College student designs winning ‘We Got This’ concept for city-region travel safe campaign

AN Oldham College student has taken her first steps towards an exciting career in the creative industries after coming up with the winning concept for…

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Swimmers dive into plans for Saddleworth Lido

OUTDOOR swimming enthusiasts are hoping to make a splash with their plans to open a lido in Saddleworth. Katy Boulton and Erica Ryan presented their…

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Uppermill pub joins the Marcus Rashford campaign to end child poverty by offering free packed lunches

The Waggon in Uppermill is offering free packed lunches for children this half term. They explained: “After the very disappointing vote in parliament, we have…

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Twenty is plenty in Uppermill But what about other villages?

A NEW 20 miles per hour speed limit is being implemented in Uppermill to combat speeding and improve social distancing. However, other Saddleworth villages may…

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