Family affair as preservation order secures Thorpe Lane trees for next generations

A SADDLEWORTH councillor has helped to conserve a coppice planted in Austerlands by his great-great-uncle about 50 years ago. The coppice comes under the curtilage…

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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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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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Derek Heffernan to complete hat-trick of civic titles as Mayor of Austerlands

DEREK Heffernan, former mayor of Oldham and chairman of Saddleworth Parish Council, will claim a unique hat-trick of civic titles when he is installed as Mayor…

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