AFTER a lengthy period when training courses were not allowed, Dovestone Sailing Club is restarting its popular Royal Yachting Association, (RYA), level one and two…View More Sailing club looking for beginners
FELLING of infected and exposed trees at Dovestone will begin during summer 2021 after a disease that has been spreading across the UK was found…View More Emergency work carried out at Dovestone to contain tree disease outbreak
DOVESTONE WI is relaunching its Countryside Safety Marshal scheme. The initiative was first set up two years ago in the wake of fires that swept…View More Dovestone WI’s Countryside Safety Marshal scheme to return
THE public is being urged to take extra care when visiting the countryside after a wildfire broke out at Dovestone Reservoir. Greater Manchester Fire and…View More Public urged to take care in countryside after latest wildfire at Dovestone Reservoir
A GROUP of volunteer rangers at Dovestone, some with more than half a century of service, have been disbanded without warning. They discovered their fate…View More Dovestone busier than ever so National Park axes Ranger service!
GRASSCROFT’S Ellia Rhodes has been forced to delay her solo endurance sail in aid of the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH) because of lockdown restrictions.…View More New date for Ellia’s big sail
A LONG-SERVING member of Oldham Mountain Rescue Team hopes to embark on a moorland mission of a different kind. A rescue of sorts is on…View More The mystery of Bramley’s Cot remains
AFTER the latest weekend influx of visitors to Dovestone Reservoir, Oldham East and Saddleworth East MP Debbie Abrahams wants greater clarity from Government over Covid-19…View More MP calls on Government for clearer guidance on exercising “locally” after another busy weekend at Dovestone
POLICE, water, and council chiefs are stepping up measures this weekend (16 – 17 Jan) to reduce the number of day-trippers flouting Covid guidance at…View More New measures brought in at Dovestone reservoir to deter irresponsible visitors
GEORGE the sheep is feeling a bit crook but hopes some animal magic from a TV vet will soon have him ram-bling again. George lives…View More ‘Hooligan’ in sheep’s clothing! George set for animal reality show appearance?