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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‘Stay off the moors’ plea from National Trust rangers

NATIONAL Trust rangers have urged people to stay away from “vulnerable” moorland to avoid a repeat of last year’s major fires. Wildlife and hundreds of…

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Supermodel ‘our Karen’ drops in at Dovestone for Vogue feature

SADDLEWORTH’s most visited beauty spot has provided a striking backdrop to the return from America of an Oldham born supermodel. And Karen Elson used her…

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