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…View More United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary reservoir closure
NATIONAL Trust rangers have urged people to stay away from “vulnerable” moorland to avoid a repeat of last year’s major fires. Wildlife and hundreds of…View More ‘Stay off the moors’ plea from National Trust rangers
BARBECUE bans and harsher penalties are being called for by councillors to protect the Saddleworth countryside after a spate of damaging fires. Over Easter, blazes…View More STOP THIS! Barbecue ban and fines to combat Saddleworth moorland blazes?
Independent editor Trevor Baxter sits down with a Saddleworth-based former Parole Board member to discuss the issues faced by the under-fire service. The decision –…View More Parole Board process is ‘art not a science’ says former member
A SPATE of damaging moorland fires at Dovestone Reservoir in Greenfield have sent waves of anger and frustration across Saddleworth. Now a letter has been…View More Save the moors – a special report after fires at Dovestone Reservoir