Your Town needs you: Help Oldham mark 75th VJ Day Anniversary

RESIDENTS are invited to share their photographs, nostalgia and artwork to help Oldham commemorate Victory over Japan Day. Saturday 15 August marks 75 years since…

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‘Big’ decision to be made on Millgate pantomime but Night of Proms is off

DELPH’S Christmas pantomime has become an annual treat for Saddleworth audiences and beyond. Tickets for the 2020 show – Dick Whittington- went on sale even…

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New Saddleworth School costs rise to £27 million but building work set to start

THE cost of building the new Saddleworth School has risen to £27 million. Construction work will start on Monday, July 20 but it will be…

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Saddleworth School head retires from ‘best job in the world’ after 38-year career

AFTER 38 years in the classroom doing ‘the best job in the world’, Saddleworth School headteacher Dave Watson undoubtedly deserves a well-earned retirement. Mr Watson,…

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Desk jobs! Delph workspace offers alternative to daily commute

THE daily commute has become a distant memory for many Saddleworth workers. But with Covid-19 lockdown restrictions regularly eased and more businesses re-opening, a return…

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Illegal raves, arson attacks, barbeques: The message is clear, please respect your local parks!

It’s ‘Love Parks Week’ (July 12 to 21) and Oldham Council is asking people to treat the countryside, green spaces and parks with respect. Since…

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Petition calls for temporary closure of Dovestone Reservoir

THOUSANDS of people have signed a petition calling for a temporary visitors’ ban at Dovestone Reservoir. Organiser Helen Bishop says the Saddleworth beauty spot should…

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