PLANS to turn an Austerlands restaurant into 12 apartments have been withdrawn. However, the Independent understands a revised application will be re-submitted for the homes…View More Restaurant homes plan off the menu – for now
MOTORISTS and businesses frustrated by Diggle’s on-going traffic problems aren’t set for any immediate respite. Residents and councillors have appealed to Oldham Council for a…View More Diggle roadworks driving motorists and businesses round the bend!
PERMANENT double yellows are to be introduced on Ward Lane to tackle ‘continuing and obstructive’ parking problems near Grandpa Greene’s ice cream parlour in Diggle,…View More Double yellows to lick problem of obstructive parlour parking?
WATERHEAD Academy has been shortlisted in the prestigious 2021 Tes Awards in recognition for its community initiatives during the past year. The Academy on Huddersfield…View More Waterhead Academy shortlisted for top educational award
The family of a woman who died in a collision in Oldham have paid tribute At approximately 1.25pm on Wednesday, March 24, police were called…View More Family pay tribute to the ‘light of their lives’ following tragic death
A WOMAN has died following a collision at a busy Saddleworth junction. At 1.25pm on Wednesday, March 24, police were called to reports that a…View More Cyclist dies following collision in Lees
WORK has started felling around mature trees in Diggle as further preparation for the new Saddleworth School. But the job-approved by Oldham Council planners last…View More Police warning to objectors as tree cutting starts in Diggle
A DENSHAW mum has launched a village-wide campaign aimed at putting the brake on speeding motorists. Mother-of-two Jodie Simpson decided to act after witnessing a…View More Motorists told to hit brakes and ‘drive like your kids live here’
A COLLECTION of road signs, including two in the vicinity of a school safety zone, are to be decommissioned after failing into disrepair. Oldham Council,…View More Council admits not keeping upto speed with road signs repairs
MOTORISTS driving through Scouthead might not give it a second glance but a new retaining wall on Huddersfield Road has been described as “an excellent…View More Praise for job well done after ‘great’ wall of Scouthead project completed