MP calls on Government for clearer guidance on exercising “locally” after another busy weekend at Dovestone

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…

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New measures brought in at Dovestone reservoir to deter irresponsible visitors

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…

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Campaigners urge Oldham Council to consider alternative development plans to save Chew Valley

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…

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Has community toilet scheme become an inconvenience?

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…

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Illegal raves, arson attacks, barbeques: The message is clear, please respect your local parks!

It’s ‘Love Parks Week’ (July 12 to 21) and Oldham Council is asking people to treat the countryside, green spaces and parks with respect. Since…

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Greater Manchester mayoral candidate casts eye over Saddleworth

A CANDIDATE to become the next Mayor of Greater Manchester has visited Saddleworth as she prepares for her campaign. Conservative Party representative Laura Evans had…

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Footpaths left “blocked, obstructed and neglected”, say campaigners

MANY walkers are struggling to enjoy the full extent of the local countryside because of many footpaths being ‘blocked, obstructed or in a poor condition’,…

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