Emergency work carried out at Dovestone to contain tree disease outbreak

FELLING of infected and exposed trees at Dovestone will begin during summer 2021 after a disease that has been spreading across the UK was found…

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Dovestone busier than ever so National Park axes Ranger service!

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…

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Driving to Dovestone? Don’t! Traffic wardens issue more than 170 parking tickets

DESPITE pleas from the RSPB and Oldham Council, visitors flocked to Dovestone Reservoir over the Easter Weekend. The result of this surge in visitors was…

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Hole lot of leaks! United Utilities fixing multiple problems in Greenfield

A SERIES of water leaks has brought traffic problems for villagers in Greenfield. Three streets are currently closed while another is under repair but open…

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Dovestone stakeholders admit visitor numbers causing “real problems” for local residents

A NEW action plan for managing the numbers of visitors to Dovestone Reservoir could bring “much needed relief” for local residents. The proposals were outlined…

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United Utilities ‘no’ to temporary reservoir closure

WATER bosses have poured cold water on renewed calls for a temporary public closure of Dovestone Reservoir. Nearly 3,500 people have signed an online petition…

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