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1481 Article(s) Found

Wrong medication but no neglect

A CORONER has ruled out neglect as the cause of an elderly patient’s death the morning after being given the...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Bike thefts

SEVERAL bikes have been reported stolen in the Saddleworth area in recent weeks. Greater Manchester Police has released images on...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Still heartbroken over missing Hugo

AFTER a year of searching a devastated dog owner is still appealing for the return of her beloved pet. Hugo, a...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Former golf captain on child-sex charges

A FORMER captain of Saddleworth Golf Club is to face trial following allegations involving sexual activity with a child. Timothy Edwards...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Two men bailed over death

Two more people have been arrested in connection with the death of Craig Wilcox, whose body was found at Dovestone...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Evacuee rolls back the decades

Seventy four years after she lived there as an evacuee, Patricia Gorringe made a 400-mile round trip to Diggle from...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Bring on SaddFest!

A dazzling line-up of top local talent will be the star attraction at a giant music festival this weekend. Festival organiser,...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

In a rush for a good luck kiss!

A NEWLY-WED couple left more than a hundred guests at their wedding reception so they could revive an ancient tradition. Minutes...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Pulling in the crowds

THE resounding beat of the bass drum echoed across the valley heralding the start of a spectacular weekend of celebration. In...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Survey could unlock moor murder mystery

A detailed geological report on a small area of Saddleworth Moor could hold the key to reopening the infamous Moors...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Old Bellís ding-dong success

DELPH’s Old Bell pub and restaurant has claimed a place in the Guinness Book of World Records - for collecting...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Road reopens for rushcart festival

A utility giant has kept its promise to temporarily reopen a key road for one of Saddleworth’s most colourful festivals. United...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

War display

ST Chad’s Church, Uppermill, is staging a First World War exhibition in memory of the men from the parish who...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Rail group calls for more trains

RAIL-USERS have given their own ideas on how transport bosses can improve services at Oldham’s last remaining train station in...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

New bid for search for Moors victim

AN Oldham lawyer is to meet a police cold-case team today in a bid to reopen files on one of...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

US-style scheme eases pressure on local GPs

Surgeries in Mossley and Greenfield are among the first in the UK to adopt a new clinical scheme from America. Pennine...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Hospice flight is down but not out

Dr Kershaws charity fundraiser Lisa Pearson has vowed that the hospice’s “Great Hang-Gliding Adventure” WILL go ahead. She is determined to...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

100 evacuated over spilt acid

MORE than 100 people were evacuated after a chemical spill at Saddleworth Business Centre. One person was taken to hospital with...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Four arrested in murder inquiry

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the death of a young father whose body was found in Dovestone...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

Freedom fighter Liam

A YOUNG man from Saddleworth who is passionate about human rights issues is trying to raise more awareness of the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Rubbish tipped on moor road

A HUGE pile of building materials was dumped in Huddersfield Road, Denshaw. Oldham Councilís environmental team was sent to collect the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Tomís talents take him from treading the boards at Mossley to prime-time TV

A LOCAL actor is starring in a lead role in BBC’s flagship period drama, “The Village”. When Tom Varey (23) secured...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Star performance from dancer Sophie

TALENTED Sophie Bamber has topped off dance floor success with A-level success. The Oldham Sixth Form College student will study primary...

Date Online: 14/08/2014

Chippy tea and a good read

FOODIES visiting Saddleworth’s smallest fish and chip shop can get hooked — book, line and thinker. For in addition to a...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Labradorís bark is worse than his bait

A GAGGLE of fisherman on a canal bank had the shock of their lives when a Labrador emerged from the...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Jim gets the chop in tribute to his hero grandfather

JIM Blything saluted the memory of his heroic grandfather when he shed his shoulder-length locks during the Yanks weekend. Jim’s proud...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Lisa shines bright as star of Yanks show

A film star received a heroes’ welcome when she returned to a community to which she brought international fame. Blonde-haired Lisa...

Date Online: 11/08/2014

Poem penned in anger and sorrow

A GRANDAD has penned a poignant poem to commemorate the First World War. Dennis Travis, from Greenfield, who is 84 next...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Rebeccaís charity bash

A MUM who never got to hold her premature baby is raising money for a charity close to her heart. Rebecca...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Yanks film star, a mighty Lancaster, just some of the thrills

Throbbing aircraft engines will stir wartime memories at a stars-and-stripes spectacular this weekend. And organisers of the Yanks Are Back In...

Date Online: 08/08/2014