Seven-week public consultation for home plans during Covid crisis branded “disgrace”

THERE will be little change to Saddleworth’s contribution to Greater Manchester’s controversial Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment. Oldham Council has confirmed more than…

View More Seven-week public consultation for home plans during Covid crisis branded “disgrace”

Judicial review decision pending for Knowls Lane development

DEFIANT campaigners are waiting for the outcome of a judicial review of a planning application for 265 homes and a major link road in Grotton,…

View More Judicial review decision pending for Knowls Lane development

Would you bee-lieve it! Hive of activity to change name of new housing development

THE naming of a new homes site in Greenfield left councillors with a collective bee in their bonnets. Work to build 10 properties on land…

View More Would you bee-lieve it! Hive of activity to change name of new housing development

200-home Stonebreaks development planned for protected green space in Springhead

By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter CONTROVERSIAL plans have been lodged which could see up to 200 homes built on a former quarry site and…

View More 200-home Stonebreaks development planned for protected green space in Springhead

Commitment to homes plan remains says GM Mayor despite pandemic uncertainty over eventual outcome

MAYOR Andy Burnham insists Greater Manchester’s controversial Spatial Framework homes plan will go ahead even though its progress has further been delayed by the coronavirus…

View More Commitment to homes plan remains says GM Mayor despite pandemic uncertainty over eventual outcome

How does your garden grow…? With a pair of semi-detached properties

A PAIR of semi-detached houses are to be built in the back garden of a Greenfield home. Oldham Council planning officers gave the green light…

View More How does your garden grow…? With a pair of semi-detached properties