Don’t Leave it late! Tickets available for return of brass band music to Saddleworth

WHEN the last notes sounded at the 2019 Whit Friday brass band contests no-one envisaged the sound of silence enduring for more than two years.…

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Tesco community grants scheme brings boost for local charities

SHOPPERS at Tesco in Greenfield can help give a welcome funding boost to local charities thanks to the superstore’s community grants scheme. The scheme, formerly…

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Seven decades not out: Mike Dunkerley celebrates cricket career

NOTHING appeared extraordinary when Mike Dunkerley recently turned out to play for Greenfield Cricket Club’s newly formed fourth team against Whalley Range. Grasscroft-based Mike, however,…

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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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