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1691 Article(s) Found

John plays Pied Piper to support his band

A fundraising mission turned into a Pied Piper jamboree when John Holden stepped out to support his village band. Dobcross Band...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Eye-catching honour for optician

A DELPH optician has been given the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his outstanding contribution to...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Councillor’s ‘not guilty’ plea on child pics charges

PARISH councillor Mike Buckley appeared in court yesterday for allegedly making and possessing indecent images of children. Buckley (67) of Dobcross,...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Guitar hero

A TALENTED blues musician who has been unable to perform for 12 years due to illness is taking to the...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Rescue heroes

HEROIC neighbours rescued a couple from a burning house in Mossley this morning. Darren Mellor and Andy Harris pulled a couple...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

Landfill windfall tip-top for centre

St Chad’s parish centre in Uppermill has just been refurbished - thanks to landfill. The Veolia Environmental Trust gave the centre...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Socks raise lots for Down Syndrome Day

WHEN a pupil whose sister has Downs Syndrome asked teachers if he could wear wacky socks to school, they invited...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Mossley folk just say no — parking fees have to go!

MOSSLEY folk are giving Tameside Council the rap over parking charges. The “Just Say No — Mossley” campaign has just hit...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Tasty tipple

FRIENDS of St Mary’s Church Organ Trust are holding a whisky tasting event tonight, at Boarshurst Band Club, from 7.30pm....

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Child pictures: councillor accused

A RESPECTED parish councillor has been summonsed to appear in court over allegedly possessing indecent images of children. Mike Buckley (67),...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Controversial MP comes to Uppermill

CONTROVERSIAL MP George Galloway is to appear in a Saddleworth pub - to support a brass band’s mission to lay...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Crash driver held

A MAN has been arrested after crashing a car while allegedly under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The 36 year...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Pervert’s golfing history to be erased

A picture of a disgraced golf club captain is to be removed from the club’s honour board. The Chronicle revealed on...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

School row just runs and runs

An anonymous consultation document has refuelled the debate over the siting of the new £19 million Saddleworth School. The document highlights...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Dodgy diesel riddle was a tank issue

THE mystery of Scouthead Filling Station’s diesel fuel contamination might have been solved. The Chronicle reported on Friday that at least...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Village loses much-loved vicar

SADDLEWORTH’S most isolated village is mourning the death of its much-loved and longest serving vicar. The Rev Sydney Leigh Clayton (77),...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Sat-nav snarl-ups strike Saddleworth

FRUSTRATED drivers are becoming stranded on Saddleworth’s narrow lanes because of satellite navigation system mistakes. Alan Belmore, a Greenfield accountant, is...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Pervert’s picture shames golf club

GOLF club officials have been asked to remove a picture from its place of honour of a former captain jailed...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Victim challenges candidates to back cancer campaign

A SADDLEWORTH mother who has faced cancer several times is backing an appeal from Cancer Research UK to increase awareness...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

Dodgy diesel

MYSTERY surrounds how Scouthead Filling Station’s diesel supply became contaminated — causing at least £16,000 worth of damage to the...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

When I grow up, I want to be a...

YOUNGSTERS have been given an exclusive insight into the world of work from leading local business figures. Children from a dozen...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

So sick of repeat confusion

A DIABETES sufferer found it was definitely not what the doctor ordered when he tried to book a repeat prescription. Bob...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

Up for the challenge

A WOMAN who helped win Oldham a major local government award has been appointed clerk to Saddleworth Parish Council. Pamela Bailey,...

Date Online: 12/03/2015

Lifelong Latics fan Joseph bows out at 100

SPRINGHEAD centenarian Joseph Kershaw has died less than a month after celebrating his 100th birthday. The lifelong Latics fan and war...

Date Online: 10/03/2015

Rushcart business appeal

Saddleworth Morris Men are looking for support from local businesses for the 41st year of the Rushcart Festival. The team is...

Date Online: 10/03/2015

Man critical after three-car smash

A MAN remains in critical condition after a three-car smash in Saddleworth on Saturday. Emergency services rushed to Huddersfield Road in...

Date Online: 09/03/2015

Curryoke night

THE Three Crowns Inn, Scouthead, is holding a curryoke charity night on Thursday, March 12, from 7.30pm. Tickets cost £12...

Date Online: 06/03/2015

Porsche thief jailed

A THIEF who stole and wrote off a £60,000 supercar led police on an M60 motorway chase at up to...

Date Online: 06/03/2015

800 years of love and hope

THE Bishop of Manchester has suggested Saddleworth’s ancient churches could become centres for arts and community-based events. The Rt Rev Dr...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Show appeal

FRIENDS of Saddleworth Museum are seeking villagers to open their homes and act as hosts during a week of painting...

Date Online: 27/02/2015