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Your Community Needs You

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is calling on communities to be vigilant and take responsibility for their home’s security as part of a new burglary campaign.

‘Your community needs you’ asks the public to lock their windows and doors, look out for their neighbours and report suspicious activity in a bid to help drive down burglary […]

Knifepoint Robbery in Dobcross

Police are hunting three men after a newspaper delivery driver was robbed at knifepoint in Saddleworth.

The 33-year-old man was unloading newspapers from his van at around 1.30am on Monday 12 October 2015, close to Fold News, Woods Lane in Dobcross.

As the van driver carried newspapers to the shop three men approached his van […]

Big Lad Visits Dove Stone

A heavy-weight with a difference set to visit Dove Stone this half-term

There’s plenty of work to be done at Dove Stone this October half-term and luckily, the RSPB will have a helping hand from a very special visitor – a heavy horse named Big Lad.

Thanks to the RSPB teaming up with Green Estate […]

Carriageway Resurfacing in Uppermill

Information supplied by Oldham’s Highways relating to the proposed Programme and Traffic Management/Diversion plans for the carriageway resurfacing works at High Street Uppermill.

The reasons for the evening/night working are :

To ensure that a bus service is maintained during the day. The long diversion which is needed to close High street Uppermill would mean […]

Saddleworth School Planning Process: Update

Oldham Council is issuing an update on the next steps in the planning process for the proposed new Saddleworth School.

A structured approach is being taken in order to ensure that the four planning applications related to this one project are considered as one scheme.

The project is made up of four separate applications which […]