Police taking action to prevent planned rave-style event at Dovestone

POLICE officers are taking positive action to prevent a large-scale planned illegal gathering from taking place at Dovestone Reservoir this weekend. Officers in GMP’s Force…

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Dovestone billing ‘causing almighty problem’, says concerned councillor

BILLING Dovestone Reservoir as a tourist hotspot is part of the reason why crowds are packing into it – and the associated parking chaos. And…

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Pay (more) and display! New parking fees for reservoir?

MOTORISTS parking at Dovestone Reservoir contributed more than £85,000 to Oldham Council coffers in the last financial year. That figure will now rise considerably if…

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United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary reservoir closure

WATER bosses have poured cold water on renewed calls for a temporary public closure of Dovestone Reservoir. Nearly 3,500 people have signed an online petition…

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United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary Dovestone closure

WATER bosses have poured cold water on renewed calls for a temporary public closure of Dovestone Reservoir.Nearly 3,500 people have signed an online petition asking…

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Petition calls for temporary closure of Dovestone Reservoir

THOUSANDS of people have signed a petition calling for a temporary visitors’ ban at Dovestone Reservoir. Organiser Helen Bishop says the Saddleworth beauty spot should…

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‘Stay away’ plea as fire crews attend blaze at Dovestone Reservoir

Firefighters are in attendance at Dovestone Reservoir after a blaze broke out at the Saddleworth beauty spot this afternoon. (Tuesday) The public is asked to…

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Car park charges to be reintroduced – including Dovestone Reservoir

Oldham Council is set to reintroduce car parking charges across the borough. It comes after the latest government announcement encouraging people back into work.Car park…

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