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
CHERRY Pink and Apple Blossom White went to number one in the charts and Chelsea topped the old Football League first division. But rail enthusiasts…View More Day the Donkey carried its last passengers
Back by popular demand – returning our ‘Where in Saddleworth’ feature to the Independent will hopefully stimulate the grey matter as we continue to cope…View More Where in Saddleworth?
A MAN dressed in full ice hockey gear has become a familiar sight at the top of Grains Bar. Every day, Dave Fairbrother leaves his…View More Ice man Dave steps up to the hockey for fundraising walk
Dovestone Reservoir will close from this evening (March 23) as official government advice to observe good social distancing is stepped up. United Utilities has announced…View More Dovestone Reservoir to CLOSE to the public
Chris Maylor takes a trip down memory lane to look back on some summer adventures in North Wales. Find out more about his discovery walks online: saddleworthdiscoverywalks.co.uk…View More Saddleworth Discovery Walks: Summer adventures in North Wales