Bands march at Whit Friday

Whit Friday Brass Band Contests cancelled for second year due to Covid-19 pandemic

THE Whit Friday Brass Band Contests have been cancelled in Saddleworth and Oldham for the second year running due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Group Co-ordinator…

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Whit Friday traditions celebrated in Diggle despite lockdown

LOCKDOWN did not stop one Whit Friday-loving village from celebrating the annual Saddleworth tradition. A poster was circulated online encouraging the Diggle community to decorate…

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Saddleworth Parish Council secures 30-year lease of treasured Scouthead site

SADDLEWORTH Parish Council has agreed a 30-year lease for Dawson’s Field in Scouthead to ensure the green space can continue to be used by the…

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