Saddleworth Rangers’ rugby ground renamed in Shane’s honour

SADDLEWORTH Rangers’ Shaw Hall Bank Road ground is to be renamed after club chairman Shane Wilson in a tribute to honour his memory after he…

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Greenfield mill tragedy fireman to be honoured with a red plaque?

A FIREMAN killed tackling a major blaze at a Saddleworth mill could be honoured 66 years after he lost his life. Wilfred Nelson, a 41-year-old…

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Life lived to the full – Peter Bryant remembered

WHEN David Clark says of his godfather Peter Bryant he “lived a full life” he isn’t wrong. There’s little the Saddleworth businessman, entrepreneur, inventor, arts…

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Fond farewell to Phil and Colin

A COLOURFUL and poignant farewell was paid to popular members of the community Phil and Colin Watson-Gledhill. Phil passed away on January 15 aged 52…

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Covid-19 pandemic results in funerals beyond recognition

SINCE time immemorial, funerals have been important rituals that have brought comfort to grieving families and friends. In recent decades, services have evolved to incorporate…

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