THE public is being urged to take extra care when visiting the countryside after a wildfire broke out at Dovestone Reservoir. Greater Manchester Fire and…View More Public urged to take care in countryside after latest wildfire at Dovestone Reservoir
THANKS to everyone who engaged with the ‘Where in Saddleworth’ feature in the April edition of the Independent. Well done to Susan Russell, Angela Moores…View More Where in Saddleworth?
ANDY Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, joined a team of volunteers lending a hand to a partnership restoring the peat bogs above Saddleworth. The group…View More Handy Andy lends a hand for peat’s sake!
WITH the nicer weather here to stay a while longer, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is reminding people about staying safe when visiting…View More Safety warning after people have barbecue on Saddleworth moors
AN appeal to raise £500,000 to help restore Marsden Moor has been launched by the National Trust after the latest outbreak of wildfires devastated huge…View More Public appeal launched to raise £500,000 to restore Marsden Moor after blazes
FIRE chief Phil Nelson says “massive progress” has been made bringing huge areas of blazing moorland under control. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service’s Group…View More ‘Praying for rain’ but fire crews winning battle with moorland fires
THE COMMUNITY has rallied together to help fire crews and other organisations fighting the fires on Saddleworth and Tameside moors which have been raging for…View More Donations pour in from Al-Khair Foundation Oldham to help crews fighting moorland fires
ARMY troops sent to assist crews battling the unprecedented moorland fires in Tameside have been stood down, the Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester announced on…View More Military stood down as firefighters make good progress at moorland fires
The moorland fire which has raged in Saddleworth and Tameside for more than a week is now being investigated as arson. An investigation has been…View More Saddleworth and Tameside moorland fires being investigated by police as arson
UPPERMILL Civic Hall is opening its facilities as emergency accommodation to workers and residents in Saddleworth and Tameside affected by the current fires on Saddleworth…View More Uppermill Civic Hall opens doors as emergency accommodation during moorland fires