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Help Saddleworth Rotary Club Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer UK To Benefit From a Great New Event

Last year prostate cancer claimed the lives of over 10,000 men in the UK and, according to Cancer Research UK, it is the second most common cause of cancer death in men. Prostate Cancer UK is at the forefront of the battle against this illness […]

Oldham Talking Newspaper Needs Your Help

Volunteers at Oldham Talking Newspaper

Have you two hours to spare once every four weeks to volunteer to help a very worthy cause?

The Talking Newspaper for the Blind need your help. Based at a studio in the Falcon Business Centre, Victoria Street, Chadderton, the Talking Newspaper goes out to blind and partially sighted […]

Saddleworth North Monthly Crime Figures: March 2015

CRIME JAN FEB MAR BURGLARY (Of homes) 3 4 1 BURGLARY OTHER (Shed, Garage, Business) 3 3 1 THEFT FROM A VEHICLE / vehicle interference 5 7 3 THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE 2 0 2 CRIMINAL DAMAGE 2 3 3 ROBBERY 0 0 1 OTHER THEFT 1 4 3

Burglary Dwelling

Springwood Estate […]

The Parish Centre, Uppermill: Election Forum

Election Forum on the 19th April 2015 at the Parish Centre, Lee street, Uppermill , 2.30 – 4.30 pm.

The candidates from 5 parties have been invited to an election forum at The Parish Centre, Lee St., Uppermill to answer written questions from the public. E-mail questions to alison@brittle.org.uk subject: election, phone 01457 876076, or […]

Saddleworth Group of Artists Summer Exhibition

Rainy Day in Manchester. Artist: Jane Braithwaite

Saddleworth Group of Artists Festival Exhibition

May 9 to June 18, 2015,

1.00pm to 4.00pm daily, Saddleworth Museum, Uppermill, Saddleworth.

This year, The Saddleworth Group of Artists, will hold its annual summer exhibition at the Saddleworth Museum, Uppermill, in conjunction with The Saddleworth Festival of Arts.

Always […]

Concern grows for missing Stalybridge man

Police are growing concerned for the welfare of a Stalybridge man who has gone missing.

Adam Faulke, aged 42 went missing from his home in Stalybridge and was last seen at 5am on Monday 13 April 2015.

Adam is a keen walker and regularly takes walks around Stalybridge and the Dovestones area of Saddleworth.

He […]

Candidates for Elections – Thursday, May 7

Nominations for candidates in next month’s elections are now closed.

The nominees are as follows:

Election of a Member of Parliament for Oldham East and Saddleworth Constituency

Debbie Abrahams Labour

Sajjad Hussain Conservative

Peter Klonowski UKIP

Richard Marbrow Liberal Democrats

Miranda Meadowcroft Green Party

Oldham Council Ward Seats








Saddleworth to host International Art Week

It’s International Art Week (otherwise known as Journee de Peinture) here in Saddleworth, from Saturday June 20th to June 27th 2015 .

Up to 30 accomplished international artists will be arriving from America, Germany, France and Switzerland in order to paint alongside local artists here in Saddleworth and surrounding areas. Our local art group, the […]