Fit for a King! Former Ranger Geoff Frost’s fascinating Dovestone legacy

FROM the King of Tonga to Compo, Clegg and Foggy, Dovestone Reservoir has never only been a recent destination of choice for thousands of staycationers.…

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VIDEO: Saddleworth Rangers pay emotional tribute to club chairman

Saddleworth Rangers paid an emotional farewell to club chairman Shane ‘Jocky’ Wilson. After a short, private service at the ground, the Under 16s formed a…

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Swimmers dive into plans for Saddleworth Lido

OUTDOOR swimming enthusiasts are hoping to make a splash with their plans to open a lido in Saddleworth. Katy Boulton and Erica Ryan presented their…

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Grotton: a brief history (featuring a tunnel, a big pub and a lido)

By John Kirkbride The old days LIKE the rest of Saddleworth, Grotton was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1972 when the Government…

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Councillors call for ban on HGVs using car sat navs

COUNCILLORS have written to a senior Westminster figure in an attempt to stop HGVs using satellite navigation systems intended for smaller vehicles on the streets…

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New measures brought in at Dovestone reservoir to deter irresponsible visitors

POLICE, water, and council chiefs are stepping up measures this weekend (16 – 17 Jan) to reduce the number of day-trippers flouting Covid guidance at…

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