Hole lot of leaks! United Utilities fixing multiple problems in Greenfield

A SERIES of water leaks has brought traffic problems for villagers in Greenfield. Three streets are currently closed while another is under repair but open…

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‘Cushions’ boost for primary school safety zone

WHEN those pupils eligible to return to school after the half term holiday do so, they will find enhanced traffic calming measures outside Greenfield St…

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Ocean’s 70! ‘Wanderer’ breaks world records after finishing Atlantic challenge

WHEN he docked in English Harbour, Antigua on Saturday, February 6 Frank Rothwell had rowed himself into the record books. The 70-year-old Saddleworth pensioner became…

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Million-pound target reached as Roger is remembered by inspirational rower Frank

HAVING rowed into the record books, Frank Rothwell has also completed the second part of his challenge – raising £1 million for Alzheimer’s Research UK.…

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‘Antigua, here I come’ – rower Frank’s on course for his romantic reunion

AWESOME oarsman Frank Rothwell is rowing towards a romantic Caribbean rendez-vous with wife Judith ahead of schedule. Fearless Frank from Greenfield hoped to complete his…

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Campaigners in ‘positive discussions’ to save Chew Valley green belt from development

CAMPAIGNERS fighting to save local green belt from development say they are in ‘positive discussions’ with Oldham Council over alternative plans. The Chew Valley Green…

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Customs made – tax expert Iain honoured with New Year accolade

“Overwhelmed” is Saddleworth civil servant Iain McNeill’s self-assessment of his recognition in the New Year Honours List. Iain from Greenfield, a deputy director of Her…

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Dovestone stakeholders admit visitor numbers causing “real problems” for local residents

A NEW action plan for managing the numbers of visitors to Dovestone Reservoir could bring “much needed relief” for local residents. The proposals were outlined…

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British Empire Medal will be “bittersweet” moment for nurse Wendy

A SENIOR critical care nurse at the Royal Oldham Hospital says recognition in the New Year Honours list for services to nursing will be a…

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Green light sought for flats plan at former Greenfield greengrocers

A FORMER village greengrocers and fishmongers could be transformed if plans submitted to Oldham Council are approved. An “upward extension” to provide four one-bedroom flats/apartments…

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