Dovestone busier than ever so National Park axes Ranger service!

A GROUP of volunteer rangers at Dovestone, some with more than half a century of service, have been disbanded without warning. They discovered their fate…

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Six-month roadworks for new Saddleworth School to begin

MAJOR works to create an access road to the new Saddleworth School in Diggle are due to begin on April 19 and will take about six months to complete. The…

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Driving to Dovestone? Don’t! Traffic wardens issue more than 170 parking tickets

DESPITE pleas from the RSPB and Oldham Council, visitors flocked to Dovestone Reservoir over the Easter Weekend. The result of this surge in visitors was…

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Restart grants now open for applications from businesses across Oldham

BUSINESSES forced to close during the national lockdown can now apply for a Restart Grant to help them reopen safely as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.…

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Greenfield bridge closed after vandal attack

A FOOTBRIDGE over the River Tame in Greenfield is closed after being targeted by Easter vandals. A group of youths were spotted stamping out wooden…

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Vaccines given to more than 100,000 registered patients across Oldham

MORE than 100,000 registered patients in Saddleworth and Oldham have received their first coronavirus vaccination, including more than half of the borough’s adult population. As of Sunday, March 28, 52…

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Egyptian Room food hall to open doors in Oldham town centre later this year

EXCITING plans to launch a food hall in the heart of Oldham town centre are now at an advanced stage – with the Egyptian Room…

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Road to ruin Councillors urged to go extra miles to protect Parish assets

TWO of the Parish Council’s youngest members want to go the extra mile to map out a future to preserve Saddleworth’s Victorian heritage. There are…

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