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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United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary Dovestone closure

WATER bosses have poured cold water on renewed calls for a temporary public closure of Dovestone Reservoir.Nearly 3,500 people have signed an online petition asking…

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VE Day: Memories of great grandfather Alfred shared by Saddleworth Parish Councillor Max Woodvine

MANY war heroes were remembered locally and nationally during the VE Day celebrations. Among them was Quartermaster Sergeant Alfred Woodvine, who was the great-grandfather of…

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