Greater Manchester mayoral candidate casts eye over Saddleworth

A CANDIDATE to become the next Mayor of Greater Manchester has visited Saddleworth as she prepares for her campaign. Conservative Party representative Laura Evans had…

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Saddleworth Peace Group hosts vigils in support of Black Lives Matter movement

PEOPLE in Saddleworth showed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement at vigils hosted by Saddleworth Peace Group. A series of vigils were held…

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Tributes paid after death of community stalwart Stan Bowes

A COMMUNITY stalwart who helped charities and organisations around the world has died after contracting Covid-19. Stan Bowes, from Diggle, passed away aged 75 on…

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Saddleworth mourns ‘our Barrie’ – villagers turn out in large numbers to pay respects

Villagers turned out in large numbers today to pay their final respects to one of Saddleworth’s best loved characters. Barrie Ashley died of Covid-19 at…

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Oldham doctor warns people not to use bleach to protect themselves from coroavirus

A doctor has warned that people should not be using bleach to protect themselves from coronavirus after Donald Trump suggested disinfectant could be injected to…

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