THE public is being urged to take extra care when visiting the countryside after a wildfire broke out at Dovestone Reservoir. Greater Manchester Fire and…View More Public urged to take care in countryside after latest wildfire at Dovestone Reservoir
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…View More Dovestone busier than ever so National Park axes Ranger service!
THIS is another busy year for Moors for the Future Partnership as they look to build more than 6,000 dams and spread over 3,500 bags…View More Helicopters get busy for moorland conservation
MOTORISTS parking at Dovestone Reservoir contributed more than £85,000 to Oldham Council coffers in the last financial year. That figure will now rise considerably if…View More Pay (more) and display! New parking fees for reservoir?
ANDY Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, joined a team of volunteers lending a hand to a partnership restoring the peat bogs above Saddleworth. The group…View More Handy Andy lends a hand for peat’s sake!
AN appeal to raise £500,000 to help restore Marsden Moor has been launched by the National Trust after the latest outbreak of wildfires devastated huge…View More Public appeal launched to raise £500,000 to restore Marsden Moor after blazes
VOLUNTEER scientists in the Peak District and South Pennines have won the prestigious 2017 Campaign for National Parks ‘Park Protector’ award, collecting a £2,000 grant. …View More Peak District volunteer scientists receive award and £2,000 grant
COUNTRYSIDE lovers will be able to step on a virtual peat bog without wetting their feet… The Moors for the Future Partnership has set the…View More Countryside comes closer thanks to ‘bogtastic’ exhibition van
WITH PIERCING yellow eyes, this short-eared owl was captured on a fencepost bathed in golden evening sunlight on Saddleworth moorland. Malcolm Mee’s photograph won the Moors for the Future…View More Eye-catching Saddleworth owl photograph scoops first prize
PLUMES OF smoke drifted across the Saddleworth hills as a fire took hold above Uppermill and Greenfield. Fire-fighters and the police were assisted by Oldham…View More Teams rush to tackle major fire on Saddleworth moors