FROM entering a national lockdown wondering if the housing market could collapse to house prices soaring and record-breaking sales, 2020 was quite a year for…View More Record-breaking 2020 for Home Estate Agents despite pandemic
A CAREER criminal has been jailed following raids on cash machines across Greater Manchester, including one in Springhead. These police mugshots span 10 years, but…View More Career criminal jailed for cash machine raid in Springhead
THE father of a Saddleworth officer murdered in the line of duty took part in a ceremony to mark the construction of a new national…View More Nicola to be remembered at new memorial
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?
POLICE chiefs have hit out after up to 4,000 people attended an illegal rave at a beauty spot that saw one man die. Many from…View More Ravers slammed by police and local MP after illegal party
A RECENTLY formed Extinction Rebellion group continues to spread its climate emergency message across Saddleworth and Mossley. Around 20 campaigners, including several youngsters, engaged Saturday…View More XR calls on council to declare ‘climate emergency’
THREE years ago Local Communications, publishers of the Saddleworth Independent, decided time was right to introduce a second newspaper title, the Mossley Correspondent. Little did…View More Read all about it – Local Communications group launches two new titles
A FORMER Council road safety officer has questioned the need for traffic signals at The Royal George crossroads in Greenfield. Peter Widdall, who worked…View More Traffic signals proposal for Royal George junction is ‘wrong option’