Barrie rocks: Mum and daughter make poignant tribute to popular Saddleworth man

A KIND-HEARTED mum and daughter have created a bright and poignant tribute to one of Saddleworth’s best loved characters. Barrie Ashley, 67, from Greenfield, died…

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Local sporting ‘gentleman’ Eddie Bayliss dies after short illness

EDDIE Bayliss, a well-known and highly respected local sporting figure, has died aged 83 in a nursing home in Chadderton following a short illness. He…

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Church service and celebration for David ‘The Doc’ Atherton cancelled

THE church service and celebration event in memory of David ‘The Doc’ Atherton have been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Dr Atherton sadly…

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Dovestone WI to serve up fundraising coffee morning for Martin Warburton memorial bench

KIND-HEARTED Dovestone Women’s Institute is inviting the community to a scrumptious coffee morning to raise money for a memorial bench for Martin Warburton. The retired…

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Mourning death of community champion Derek Heffernan

A POIGNANT and fond farewell was paid at the funeral of community stalwart Derek Heffernan. The former parish and borough councillor and Mayor of Oldham…

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