Veteran councillor ‘over the moon’ to see next generation step forward

STALWART councillor John Hudson is ‘over the moon’ to see young people stepping forward to take over the reins in local politics. Cllr Hudson, who…

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Election 2021: Luke Lancaster gains Saddleworth North for Conservatives

Luke Lancaster (Con) is Saddleworth North’s new representative on Oldham Council after defeating incumbent Garth Harkness (Lib Dem). Cllr Lancaster, who also sits on Saddleworth…

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Who gets your vote? – Candidates in Saddleworth North ward

WHO will get your vote when Saddleworth and Oldham go to the polls on Thursday, May 6? The candidates who are vying for votes in…

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Pot shot – fixing a hole needs long-term solution, says councillor

A Scouthead road plagued by potholes could be due for badly needed repairs. A section of the blighted surface on Higher Turf Lane deteriorated to…

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Bottle job! Parish councillors take on plastic pick-up plea

A PAIR of ecologically conscious Parish councillors have shown plenty of bottle for a rubbish job. When the Independent highlighted the copious amounts of plastic…

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