Here we row again! Frank plots another seaman’s mission

HARDLY had he stepped foot on dry land when Atlantic adventurer Frank Rothwell decided he wanted to reprise his ocean crossing. So, providing his plans…

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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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