Would you bee-lieve it! Hive of activity to change name of new housing development

THE naming of a new homes site in Greenfield left councillors with a collective bee in their bonnets. Work to build 10 properties on land…

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United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary Dovestone closure

WATER bosses have poured cold water on renewed calls for a temporary public closure of Dovestone Reservoir.Nearly 3,500 people have signed an online petition asking…

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Saddleworth business notes growing demand for greenhouses

GREENFIELD-BASED Hartley Botanic have launched ‘virtual greenhouse consultations’ to help meet demand for those inspired to own a greenhouse during lockdown. The long-standing Wellington Road…

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‘Stay safe and act responsibly’ – Oldham Council speak and act following fire at Dovestone

Oldham Council and its partners are urging people to act responsibly when visiting Dove Stone Reservoir and the countryside above the borough. It comes after…

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Satellite Centre closed to public but online sessions available

THE Satellite Centre in Greenfield is closed until further notice but some of its user groups are continuing to hold sessions online. Mike Rooke, the…

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‘Don’t stand down, stand ready’ says Greenfield woman of the centre of Nightingale operation

A GREENFIELD woman at the forefront of establishing the NHS Nightingale North West Hospital says the Manchester city centre based facility remains a core element…

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How does your garden grow…? With a pair of semi-detached properties

A PAIR of semi-detached houses are to be built in the back garden of a Greenfield home. Oldham Council planning officers gave the green light…

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Wine world raises its glass to toast life of Saddleworth-born expert Michael Broadbent

TO describe Michael Broadbent as a man who knew a thing or two about wine would not exactly be inaccurate. After all he definitely knew…

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