Restaurant homes plan off the menu – for now

PLANS to turn an Austerlands restaurant into 12 apartments have been withdrawn.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…

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Diggle roadworks driving motorists and businesses round the bend!

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…

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Police warning to objectors as tree cutting starts in Diggle

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…

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Motorists told to hit brakes and ‘drive like your kids live here’

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…

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Council admits not keeping upto speed with road signs repairs

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,…

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