Six-month roadworks for new Saddleworth School to begin

MAJOR works to create an access road to the new Saddleworth School in Diggle are due to begin on April 19 and will take about six months to complete. The…

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Greene light! Weekend closures lifted at Diggle café bar

A SADDLEWORTH business has been allowed to re-open this weekend after increasing safety measures at the popular location. But Oldham Council says it will continue…

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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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Christmas spirit shines bright in Saddleworth villages

CHRISTMAS spirit is shining bright across Saddleworth’s villages as homes, businesses and trees are illuminated for the festive period. The usual switch-on events were cancelled…

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Shuttle service! Dobcross Looms have place in the sun with weaver Paul

A RELIC from Saddleworth’s textile manufacturing past is still weaving high quality cloth more than a century after it was built in Diggle. A 115-year-old…

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