A BIRTHDAY bash for the longest, highest and deepest canal tunnel in the United Kingdom has been put on hold due to the ongoing pandemic.…View More Happy birthday to Standedge Tunnel
THE effects of a moorland fire can be seen as a large area has been left scorched. Smoke can still be seen coming from the…View More Marsden Moor fire ‘started by people’
A FIRE has broken out on Marsden moor this evening (Sunday, April 25) only days after the anniversary of a fire that destroyed over 700…View More Emergency services tackle moorland fire in Marsden
BARRIERS installed alongside one of Saddleworth’s major routes could actually be putting pedestrians in danger, it has been claimed. Oldham Council put in the protective…View More Barriers putting people in danger?
National Trust rangers are warning that reckless behaviour on the moors could be putting lives at risk. It’s after three moorland fires in just two…View More National Trust rangers say moorland fires are putting lives at risk.
IT is toasty warm inside Marsden Mechanics again after the village came together to raise £5,000 for a new heating system.The historic building was hit…View More Over the hill: The heat is on – Mechanics fundraiser is success
NATIONAL Trust rangers and volunteers at Marsden Moor have given themselves an extra job in the coming weekends-selling Christmas trees towards moorland restoration.Money raised from…View More Christmas trees sales to boost moorland restoration project
When we think of big bands of the 1940s and 50s we might think of Glenn Miller and Artie Shaw – usually men. But in…View More Leeds’ big band queen Ivy Benson honoured at Marsden Jazz Festival
A fundraising appeal that was set up after a series of devastating fires on Marsden Moor has now reached over £100,000, thanks to donations by…View More National Trust rangers say ‘thank you’ as Marsden Moor fire appeal reaches over £100,000.
PULL on your boots and get set for a festival of walks, talks, film and food with evening entertainment in Marsden.The Walking Festival, organised by…View More Boot up for Marsden Walking Festival