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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Well-i-Hole farm shop offers window of opportunity to enjoy Saddleworth produce

VISITORS the length and breadth of the UK are enjoying a taste of Saddleworth thanks to a Greenfield farm shop. Locals too are relishing the…

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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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