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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Welcome to Dovestone – 13,000 cars, 80 sacks of rubbish, five penalty charge notices

ABOUT 13,000 vehicles visited Dovestone Reservoir in the last three days of May – yet the official car park only has space for 150 cars.…

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‘Stay safe and act responsibly’ – Oldham Council speak and act following fire at Dovestone

Oldham Council and its partners are urging people to act responsibly when visiting Dove Stone Reservoir and the countryside above the borough. It comes after…

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