Police hope speed can be calmed at Huddersfield Road accident blackspot

POLICE hope to get the funding in place so they can tackle problems of speeding cars on a road that has turned into an accident…

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Cyclist suffers life-changing injuries following Huddersfield Road collision

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses following a collision where a cyclist suffered life-threatening injuries. Just after 5pm yesterday (31 August 2020), officers received a report…

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Saddleworth’s generations pay tributes to mark 75th anniversary of VJ Day

FROM a 94-year-old RAF veteran to community-minded young people, generations across Saddleworth marked the 75th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day. August 15, 1945…

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Judicial review decision pending for Knowls Lane development

DEFIANT campaigners are waiting for the outcome of a judicial review of a planning application for 265 homes and a major link road in Grotton,…

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Police appeal for information after cyclist killed in van collision in Lees

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a man died following a road traffic collision on Huddersfield Road in Lees.  At around 5.15pm on…

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200-home Stonebreaks development planned for protected green space in Springhead

By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter CONTROVERSIAL plans have been lodged which could see up to 200 homes built on a former quarry site and…

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