Whit Friday traditions celebrated in Diggle despite lockdown

LOCKDOWN did not stop one Whit Friday-loving village from celebrating the annual Saddleworth tradition. A poster was circulated online encouraging the Diggle community to decorate…

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Tributes paid after death of community stalwart Stan Bowes

A COMMUNITY stalwart who helped charities and organisations around the world has died after contracting Covid-19. Stan Bowes, from Diggle, passed away aged 75 on…

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Wildlife returns to Marsden Moor a year on from devastating fire, but threats persist

RARE ground-nesting birds and mountain hares whose habitats were destroyed during a devastating fire last year are returning to Marsden Moor. Short-eared Owl, in flight,…

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