Election 2021: Saddleworth South seat won by one of borough’s youngest councillors

THE votes are in! Max Woodvine (Con) is now Saddleworth South’s representative on Oldham Council – making him one of the borough’s youngest ever ward…

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Who gets your vote? – Candidates in Saddleworth South 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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Campaigners urge Oldham Council to consider alternative development plans to save Chew Valley

LOCAL campaigners are urging Oldham Council to consider their alternative development plans and prevent Chew Valley being “destroyed” by the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. The…

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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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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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Has community toilet scheme become an inconvenience?

COUNCILLORS have questioned if Saddleworth’s community toilet scheme is flushed with success. But rather than pull the chain on the long-standing initiative, they intend loo-king…

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Parish Council rejects application to build 200 homes on protected green space in Springhead

PLANS which could see up to 200 homes built on a former quarry site and protected green space in Springhead should not be given the…

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