Tributes made to ‘gentle gentleman’ Colin Smith, arts supporter and local government stalwart

“A MAN who knew everything but always made you feel you knew more” is one of the multiple tributes to Dobcross resident Colin Smith OBE,…

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Dobcross school to remain closed after holidays as teachers back Union safety advice

HOLY Trinity C of E School, Dobcross has confirmed it will only open to educate key worker and vulnerable children tomorrow (Monday, January 4) –…

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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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Bridge troubles over water course frustrate right of way campaigners

FRUSTRATED walkers will continue to face impasse at a ‘bridge of sighs’ after a plank of hope was removed due to local authority error. The…

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Dobcross man on the run! …but it’s all for good cause

A DOBCROSS runner pledged to mark his 40th birthday by completing the re-arranged 2020 Manchester Marathon. But instead of tackling 26 miles on the road…

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