Back on tap but conditions attached to Donkeystone planning application success

DONKEYSTONE brewery tap is back in business with regulars toasting the pre-Christmas move with a pint of their favourite tipple. Owner Steven James successfully applied…

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Saddleworth Parish Council secures 30-year lease of treasured Scouthead site

SADDLEWORTH Parish Council has agreed a 30-year lease for Dawson’s Field in Scouthead to ensure the green space can continue to be used by the…

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Mourning death of community champion Derek Heffernan

A POIGNANT and fond farewell was paid at the funeral of community stalwart Derek Heffernan. The former parish and borough councillor and Mayor of Oldham…

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Highmoor residents on slippery slope after Oldham Council suspends gritting

By John Kirkbride A hilltop community in Highmoor is steeling itself for a rough ride this winter after learning that Oldham Council’s wittily named fleet…

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