Campaigning councillors call for new National Park for South Pennines

TWO Saddleworth councillors are campaigning for the creation of a new South Pennines National Park to protect and preserve the area. Cllrs Luke Lancaster and…

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Family affair as preservation order secures Thorpe Lane trees for next generations

A SADDLEWORTH councillor has helped to conserve a coppice planted in Austerlands by his great-great-uncle about 50 years ago. The coppice comes under the curtilage…

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Councillors call for ban on HGVs using car sat navs

COUNCILLORS have written to a senior Westminster figure in an attempt to stop HGVs using satellite navigation systems intended for smaller vehicles on the streets…

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No-thants! Home plans on wrong road, say Parish councillors

A TRAFFIC report in support of a 78-homes plan for Diggle will be amended after surveys put part of the village in Northamptonshire. The housing…

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Brownfield development funding for Bailey Mill?

SINCE burning down in June 2016, Bailey Mill in Delph has become an ‘eyesore’ according to Saddleworth Parish Councillors, Luke Lancaster and Max Woodvine. They…

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Greater Manchester mayoral candidate casts eye over Saddleworth

A CANDIDATE to become the next Mayor of Greater Manchester has visited Saddleworth as she prepares for her campaign. Conservative Party representative Laura Evans had…

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