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1599 Article(s) Found

Former golf club captain on child-sex charges

A FORMER captain of Saddleworth Golf Club has admitted charges involving sexual activity with a child. Timothy Edwards (58), from Dobcross,...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Community action sees car park open

The car park at Delph Methodist Church, Gartside Street, had been closed for more than a year because of its...

Date Online: 16/12/2014

Post Office branch could be relocated

THE decision of a postmistress to quit her job has raised concerns among villagers in Saddleworth. Mandy Gorey is credited with...

Date Online: 16/12/2014

Village gridlock as lorry gets jammed

A lorry brought more than three hours of chaos to a Saddleworth village yesterday when it jammed across a main...

Date Online: 16/12/2014

St Chad’s score top marks across board

AN Uppermill primary is top of the class in Oldham’s primary school performance tables. The tables use several methods to measure...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Green-belt row over hotel plan

AN 18-bedroom, three-storey extension to The Saddleworth Hotel, Delph, was approved by a 6-4 majority. The additional building will be a...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Tree of life

A proud couple have created a unique first — by planting an oak tree in a new celebration wood to...

Date Online: 09/12/2014

New parking restrictions spark anger

A frustrated villager has claimed Oldham Council has “steamrollered through” new Saddleworth car parking restrictions. Changes to the maximum stay and...

Date Online: 05/12/2014

Christmas fair

GET in the mood for the festive season by visiting a Christmas fair which takes place at Springhead Congregational Church,...

Date Online: 05/12/2014

End nigh for caravan site saga

A GREENFIELD farm owner hopes his caravan site plight will soon be over. Nigel Hadfield of the Well-i-Hole farm caravan site,...

Date Online: 05/12/2014

No security breach, says British Gas

BRITISH Gas has reassured customers their personal details haven’t been hacked, following concerns raised by a Saddleworth doctor. Dr Andrew Taylor,...

Date Online: 05/12/2014

Bryn’s victims crusade

THE father of murdered police officer Nicola Hughes has given up his job to help children who have lost family...

Date Online: 04/12/2014

British Gas hacking alert

A RETIRED Saddleworth doctor believes millions of British Gas customers could have had their emails hacked. Dr Andrew Taylor, a community...

Date Online: 02/12/2014

Everybody’s having fun!

LOCAL Christmas spirit spread over the weekend as villages and districts switched on their annual festive lights. Families enjoyed the big...

Date Online: 01/12/2014

Festive concert

A CONCERT for Christmas presented by The Hope Singers takes place tomorrow at Springhead Congregational Church, Radcliffe Street, Springhead, at...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Lloyd’s a Beano hero!

Impish Lloyd Coulter’s love of an ace schoolboy rogue has earned him a unique place in a comic’s hall of...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Last call for eco home families

A COMMUNITY hopes its plan to build seven eco-homes in Diggle will soon become a reality as it looks for...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Two accused of £55,000 fraud

A DELPH couple accused of a £55,000 fraud have been sent to Crown Court for trial. Carol and Gary Stevenson of...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Village fair

THE Denshaw Christmas Fair takes place at the village hall tomorrow from noon to 4pm. It features craft stalls, a...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Trains of woes and strains

FRUSTRATED commuters have called for drastic changes to “diabolical” services from Oldham’s only train station. Greenfield Rail Action Group (GRAG) put...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Man, 83, robbed at home

Conmen stole cash from a pensioner after claiming they needed to check the water pressure. Two thieves knocked at the door...

Date Online: 20/11/2014

Shop shuts again

LOCAL retail bosses are meeting council officers today after a temporary pop-up shop closed days after opening. Villagers in Delph had...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Team finds pensioner

Oldham mountain rescue team found an elderly man who went missing at the weekend. A police helicopter swept Saddleworth villages with...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

M&S coming to Oldham

THE 130-year wait to bring Marks and Spencer to Oldham is finally over. The retail giant will open a clothing, homeware...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Festive spirit

JOIN the festive spirit at a Christmas fair at Christ Church, Friezland, tomorrow from 1 to 4pm. TO celebrate 35 years...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Beer festival a whisker away

Fundraisers will be getting their specially-grown moustaches into all sorts of beers at this weekend’s “Movembeerfest” beer festival. The Saddleworth Round...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Dovestone gets the buzz

SCORES of bird watchers are flocking to Saddleworth’s Dovestone reservoir to catch sight of rare rough-legged buzzards. Three birds have taken...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Plain sailing for canal volunteers

A DEDICATED volunteer team has won a major award after “adopting” the Huddersfeild Narrow Canal in Saddleworth. Street Scene Greenfield has...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Let’s do jungle lunch

MOSSLEY-born TV presenter and former model Melanie Sykes will be hoping to be crowned queen of the jungle as she...

Date Online: 13/11/2014

Raising the roof for the fallen

SADDLEWORTH Male Voice Choir’s annual Concert of Remembrance raised the roof in memory of the fallen. The choir was accompanied by...

Date Online: 11/11/2014