MP’s ‘concerns” over Spatial Framework as councillors prepare to vote on Oldham’s homes plan allocation

DEBBIE Abrahams warns any future housing development on the Fletchers Mill site in Greenfield must address access issues caused by visitor numbers to Dovestone Reservoir.…

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Clean up promised after canal bridge targeted by graffiti vandal

A GRAFFITI vandal has been condemned for spraying a five-foot high slogan on the wall of a towpath bridge on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal in…

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Getting the humps? Speed ‘cushions’ proposed for busy Greenfield road

A Saddleworth road is earmarked to receive road humps as part of new traffic calming measures. Three pairs of speed bumps are proposed to be…

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Food for thought-youngster completes running challenge for people in crisis

A GRASSCROFT youngster has kept school friends in the loop about the work of Oldham Foodbank. Now, Isabel Rice has also gone the extra miles…

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Locals invited to have a say on issues at Dovestone Reservoir

A CONSULTATION with “local people” is on the agenda as part of new plans to tackle ongoing traffic issues caused by increasing visitor numbers to…

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Police probe possible human bones discovery on Greenfield-Mossley border

INVESTIGATIONS into a possible human bones find in a secluded spot on the Greenfield-Mossley border are continuing. The Independent understands all indications are the bones…

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Kind-heart community comes out in force to support Round Table’s foodbank appeal

MORE than 5,000 items were donated as the generous public backed Saddleworth Round Table’s latest foodbank drop-off appeal. The socially distanced drop-off was held at…

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Rachel’s remembrance rocks help raise funds for Royal British Legion

CAREFULLY hand-painted rocks are decorating the walls around Greenfield Methodist Church to mark Remembrance Day and raise funds for the Royal British Legion. The rocks…

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Family seat-memorial bench now in place for ‘true Saddleworth legend’

A MEMORIAL bench to honour former Saddleworth ‘bobby’ Martin Warburton has received the family seal of approval. Nearly £1,000 was raised by the Dovestone WI…

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Saddleworth Round Table invites community to donate generously at Oldham Foodbank drop-off

SADDLEWORTH Round Table is inviting the community to donate generously as they hold another collection for Oldham Foodbank on Saturday, October 31. From 10am to…

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