THE Independent’s exclusive story in our January 2021 paper revealing the aims of outdoor swimming enthusiasts Katy Boulton and Erica Ryan to open Saddleworth’s first…View More They took the plunge: Saddleworth’s history of open water swimming
By John Kirkbride IN the mid-1960s when my family and I first moved to Saddleworth (or in my mother’s case back to Saddleworth), I remember…View More Station to station – A brief (and slightly irreverent) history of Delph Station
CHERRY Pink and Apple Blossom White went to number one in the charts and Chelsea topped the old Football League first division. But rail enthusiasts…View More Day the Donkey carried its last passengers
Alexander Nicholas barber shop in Uppermill is turning heads thanks to its unique wallpaper design.Business owner Debra Milovanovic embraced the heritage of the modest establishment…View More Barber’s unique wallpaper embraces history
A POIGNANT Uppermill landmark is being considered for inclusion on a list of monuments and buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Historic England (HE)…View More Memorial to Saddleworth’s fallen war heroes to be specially listed?
LOCAL HISTORY is being brought to life once more as the Saddleworth Museum reopened its doors last month after a year-long £1.25million makeover. The Museum…View More History comes back to life as Saddleworth Museum reopens after £1million revamp
by Peter Fox THE AGE of the motor car is very firmly with us and for better or for worse they are as important to…View More History: Saddleworth by Motor Car