THIS sprightly young ewe, left for dead by a marauding dog, has become the pride of a Saddleworth farmer’s flock. Just after being born, the…View More Police and farmers working closely together as sheep attacks continue
SADDLEWORTH SHEEP farmers are facing a new threat in their bid to protect pregnant flocks – unthinking mountain and off-road cyclists terrifying ewes ready to…View More Saddleworth sheep farmers facing threat from cyclists
Firefighters tackled two blazes on Saddleworth moors in the space of a couple of hours above Greenfield on Saturday, March 25. Investigations have started into…View More Blaze drama on moors as day trippers flock to Saddleworth beauty spot
THERE MAY have been a shortage of sun to make hay this soggy Saddleworth summer… but the gloom has been lifted by an unlikely splash…View More Hay bales are all wrapped up and pretty in pink
A farming watchdog has issued a warning about a brightly-coloured weed flowering at Saddleworth roadsides. Because although the yellow clumps of ragwort are adored by…View More Farming watchdog issues warning about ragwort at Saddleworth roadsides
THIS HORRIFIC picture of a pregnant sheep mauled to death by a dog highlights the plight of Saddleworth hill farmers at the start lambing season.…View More Did your dog do this?
DOG LOVERS have been warned to keep their pets on leads when they visit a much-loved Saddleworth beauty spot. The move comes after a vicious…View More Dog lovers warned to keep pets on leads after attack at Saddleworth beauty spot