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
National Trust rangers are warning that reckless behaviour on the moors could be putting lives at risk. It’s after three moorland fires in just two…View More National Trust rangers say moorland fires are putting lives at risk.
BARBECUE bans and harsher penalties are being called for by councillors to protect the Saddleworth countryside after a spate of damaging fires. Over Easter, blazes…View More STOP THIS! Barbecue ban and fines to combat Saddleworth moorland blazes?
WOMEN power is lending a hand to help hard-pressed fire and police officers in the battle to protect Saddleworth’s moors and wildlife. Jessica Moreland, president…View More Dovestone WI plan Fire Marshals scheme to help fight Saddleworth moors fires
AN appeal to raise £500,000 to help restore Marsden Moor has been launched by the National Trust after the latest outbreak of wildfires devastated huge…View More Public appeal launched to raise £500,000 to restore Marsden Moor after blazes
FIRE chief Phil Nelson says “massive progress” has been made bringing huge areas of blazing moorland under control. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service’s Group…View More ‘Praying for rain’ but fire crews winning battle with moorland fires
THE COMMUNITY has rallied together to help fire crews and other organisations fighting the fires on Saddleworth and Tameside moors which have been raging for…View More Donations pour in from Al-Khair Foundation Oldham to help crews fighting moorland fires
The moorland fire which has raged in Saddleworth and Tameside for more than a week is now being investigated as arson. An investigation has been…View More Saddleworth and Tameside moorland fires being investigated by police as arson
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