Mental health foundation launched in the name of promising young student

ON what would have been his 23rd birthday, a Saddleworth-based foundation named after computing student Andrew Gidney was officially launched on May 18. Pending registration…

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Art in focus at Woodend Mill with post lockdown exhibition

A GROUP of Mossley-based artists is celebrating the lifting of lockdown by hosting a summer exhibition at Woodend Mill later this month. Taking place on…

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Cross lines! Medical Practice respond to ‘closure’ rumours as MP called up to end phone problems

A MEDICAL practice serving Saddleworth and Tameside residents has called in a local MP to try to resolve its four-month phone wrangle with BT. Pennine…

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Human bones found near Greenfield-Mossley border were from “anatomical specimens”

BONES discovered on the Greenfield-Mossley border last year have been identified as human. But Greater Manchester Police say their investigation into the mystery discovery is…

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Barriers putting people in danger?

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…

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Police probe possible human bones discovery on Greenfield-Mossley border

INVESTIGATIONS into a possible human bones find in a secluded spot on the Greenfield-Mossley border are continuing. The Independent understands all indications are the bones…

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