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?
LOCAL campaigners are urging Oldham Council to consider their alternative development plans and prevent Chew Valley being “destroyed” by the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. The…View More Campaigners urge Oldham Council to consider alternative development plans to save Chew Valley
A SECTION of double yellow lines introduced to ‘remove obstructive parking and allow social distancing’ for up to 18 months have been removed after only…View More Double yellow lines removed after protest
COUNCILLORS have questioned if Saddleworth’s community toilet scheme is flushed with success. But rather than pull the chain on the long-standing initiative, they intend loo-king…View More Has community toilet scheme become an inconvenience?