Prior notice! Ambulance chief Keith receives royal recognition

A DOBCROSS dad who has devoted his working life to the ambulance service has received one of its highest possible accolades. When Keith Prior celebrates…

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Police appeal for information after baseball bat assault during burglary in Dobcross

POLICE are appealing for information following a burglary at a property in Dobcross during which the occupant was assaulted with a baseball bat.  At around…

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“Proactive” speed camera request for Uppermill rejected

CALLS for the introduction of a speed camera to supplement Uppermill’s new 20 miles per hour limit have been rejected by Oldham’s highways bosses. Councillors’…

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Warming to Global: family automotive business is driven by sustainability

K&M Global Ltd may have long-standing international reach but Saddleworth remains at the heart of its operation. Last month a new division was added to…

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Harvest in hills – Saddleworth to feature on Songs of Praise

A SADDLEWORTH assistant curate and his family will be in the national spotlight on Sunday, September 20 after Songs of Praise cameras visited Dobcross for…

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Not so magic roundabout! Roadworks scheme ‘baffles’ councillors

OLDHAM Council has admitted parking spaces were erroneously removed during roadworks and junction modifications in Dobcross. But the Council insists the installation, removal and then…

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Unlocked! Pubs open doors again as ‘Super Saturday’ passes off without major incident

‘WEIRD’, ‘different’ and ‘enjoyable’ – words used to describe the re-opening of pubs across Saddleworth. The most pleasing phrase delivered though after Britons sank an…

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