Go behind the scenes with volunteer group

VOLUNTEERS from Street Scene community group have a plethora of projects to complete once they eventually leave lockdown.But members have still been active behind the…

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Station to station – A brief (and slightly irreverent) history of Delph Station

By John Kirkbride IN the mid-1960s when my family and I first moved to Saddleworth (or in my mother’s case back to Saddleworth), I remember…

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Commitment to homes plan remains says GM Mayor despite pandemic uncertainty over eventual outcome

MAYOR Andy Burnham insists Greater Manchester’s controversial Spatial Framework homes plan will go ahead even though its progress has further been delayed by the coronavirus…

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Bridge over Uppermill road to be removed after crack appeared

A BRIDGE that crosses a Saddleworth road is in the process of being removed after a crack appeared in its structure. But there have been…

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Saddleworth Round Table sets up collection point to help Oldham Foodbank

MUCH-NEEDED food for the most vulnerable in the local community is being sought. Saddleworth Round Table has linked up with Oldham Foodbank to collect donations…

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Saddleworth mourns ‘our Barrie’ – villagers turn out in large numbers to pay respects

Villagers turned out in large numbers today to pay their final respects to one of Saddleworth’s best loved characters. Barrie Ashley died of Covid-19 at…

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