FRANCIS House Children’s Hospice is inviting outdoor enthusiasts to put their best foot forward in 2021 and take part in a New Year Winter Wander. The hospice…View More Francis House plans New Year Winter Wander
DOBCROSS resident Ken Smith is an avid walker and has the videos to prove it. He is also the new footpath clearance secretary for Oldham…View More You’ll never walk alone with Ken and the Ramblers
SADDLEWORTH WI rose to the challenge to help the Royal British Legion after their fundraising was hampered by Covid-19 restrictions. Numerous members took part in…View More Saddleworth WI tackle 11/11 challenge to raise RBL funds
A PSYCHOTHERAPIST is encouraging locals to put their best foot forward and join her for new walking therapy sessions to improve mental and physical well-being.…View More Step up your mental health with walking therapy at Chrysalis
PEOPLE are being invited to step out for the very first virtual Greater Manchester Walking Festival this October and help reach 25,000 miles ‘around the…View More Step out for GM Walking Festival to help walk 25,000 miles ‘around the world’
A letter to the Editor by Oldham & Saddleworth Green Party THE Covid-19 lockdown has had a major impact on cycling in the UK. With…View More Letter: Cycling – let’s build on the boom!
MANY walkers are struggling to enjoy the full extent of the local countryside because of many footpaths being ‘blocked, obstructed or in a poor condition’,…View More Footpaths left “blocked, obstructed and neglected”, say campaigners
A BRIDGE that crosses a Saddleworth road is in the process of being removed after a crack appeared in its structure. But there have been…View More Bridge over Uppermill road to be removed after crack appeared
THANKS to everyone who engaged with the ‘Where in Saddleworth’ feature in the April edition of the Independent. Well done to Susan Russell, Angela Moores…View More Where in Saddleworth?
Oldham Council is supporting the #SafeStreetsSaveLives campaign and is inviting residents to get involved. Over the coming weeks and months, it is going to be…View More Consultation: Get involved to help shape safer streets in Oldham