Action promised to remove war memorial vandal damage

HUNDREDS of people ensured tradition was maintained by marking Remembrance Sunday at Saddleworth’s iconic Pots and Pans war memorial. And next year the hilltop obelisk…

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Changes to Remembrance plans as new national lockdown introduced

PEOPLE across Saddleworth and Oldham are being reminded they can watch a Remembrance Service online from the Parish Church from 10.50am on Sunday, November 8…

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Family seat-memorial bench now in place for ‘true Saddleworth legend’

A MEMORIAL bench to honour former Saddleworth ‘bobby’ Martin Warburton has received the family seal of approval. Nearly £1,000 was raised by the Dovestone WI…

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Oldham’s residents asked to watch special Remembrance Sunday Service online

A SPECIAL Remembrance Service will be streamed online in Oldham this year to ensure residents can safely commemorate those who gave their lives for our…

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Remembrance Sunday plans set to change across Saddleworth

SADDLEWORTH’S annual remembrance services are expected to be significantly reduced in November. And the annual Poppy Appeal looks set to take on a different format…

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Walker Glen puts best foot forward for Alzheimer’s Society

IT IS said a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. In Glen Webb’s case, his initial pace was the first on…

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Hundreds gather at events across community as Saddleworth remembers

By Ken Bennett and Aimee Belmore HUNDREDS of people trekked up to the iconic memorial at Pots and Pans to pay tribute in the bright…

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Reaching their Peaks: charity walkers don’t wilt in the heat

NEARLY 90 walkers braved searing temperatures and some of Saddleworth’s toughest terrain to raise money for Oldham-based Mahdlo Youth Zone. The Three Peaks challenge, a…

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Crowds gather across Saddleworth to pay respects on Remembrance Day

FALLEN soldiers were honoured by hundreds of locals at services and events across Saddleworth’s villages to mark Remembrance Day. The Saddleworth Branch of the Royal…

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