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Flooding in Saddleworth

Garden Centre, Dobcross

Brownhills Picnic Area

Canal Lock, Brownhills

Footpath, Brownhills

Memorial Park, Uppermill

Stepping Stones, Uppermill

High Street, Uppermill

High Street, Uppermill

Clean up, School Street, Uppermill

School Street, Uppermill




Churchill Playing Fields, Uppermill

Tennis Courts, […]

21-day public consultation period begins today

Statutory consultation on the final Saddleworth School Plans in Diggle begins today – the public are invited to look at the plans and submit their comments.

Oldham Council has received planning applications for the demolition of the buildings at the W.H. Shaw Pallet site and for highways works associated with the existing planning application […]

Man found dead in Chew Valley


Police are trying to identify a man who was found dead near Dovestones reservoir in Saddleworth.

On Saturday 12 December 2015, the body of the man was found on the Chew track leading from Dovestones Reservoir boating lake to Indians Head.

He is described as being white, of slim build, had a receding hairline with […]

Proposed highway works for Diggle – or does it?

Saddleworth Musical Society Christmas Concert

Extra Drop-In Event for Diggle Highway Plans

Oldham Council is holding an extra drop-in event where people can view the proposed highways scheme for the new Saddleworth School next week.

A first event is being held tomorrow (December 10) at Kiln Green Church, Diggle, on Thursday, December 10 between 3pm and 7.30pm.

An additional drop-in event is now scheduled to take place […]

Diggle’s Christmas Lights Switch-On




Woman pushed to the ground by thieves in Delph

saddleworth police

Four men broke into a house in Saddleworth and knocked a woman to the ground.

At around 2.30pm on Tuesday 1 December 2015, the 63-year-old woman was watching television in her home on Delph Lane when the men opened the back door of her house. They claimed they were police officers and were checking houses […]

The New Saddleworth School – Public drop-in event to take place over the Christmas break

Proposed location for Saddleworth School

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council have confirmed that they are going to hold a drop in event at Kiln Green Church, Diggle on Thursday 10th December from 3pm – 7.30pm to allow the public to view the latest plans for the highways scheme for Saddleworth School. Assuming there are no […]

Opening date revealed for new Exchange Square Metrolink

The new city centre Exchange Square tram stop is set to open on Sunday 6 December, transport leaders announced today.

The opening date – subject to successful completion of testing and commissioning work in the coming days – is a boost for the busy city centre shopping and leisure district in the run up to […]