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OMBC Approves School Plans

Chair of Oldham Planning Committee Photo:©StuartColeman

At last night’s extraordinary planning meeting Oldham’s Councillors voted unanimously to approve plans to build a new Saddleworth School in Diggle.

Four planning applications, presented to the Planning Committee by Steven Irvine, Head of Planning for Oldham, were examined and all but the highways application, with one against, […]

Diggle Mum Raises £2545 for The Christie

Local resident who is dealing with secondary breast cancer, Jo Taylor, completed, with her friends and supporters, a marathon 20 mile sponsored walk on Saturday 20th February raising over £2545 for The Christie.

Although the weather conditions were difficult, a mixed group of twenty-one people, including Jo’s two children, Regan and Faron, completed the walk […]

OMBC struggle to deal with questions about the new Saddleworth School

Stephen Irvine (left) responding to questions

Stephen Irvine, Head of Planning and Infrastructure at Oldham Council, struggled, last night, to answer questions posed by Saddleworth residents relating to proposals to build a new Saddleworth School in Diggle.

The meeting organised by Saddleworth Parish Council and attended by over two hundred residents examined, through a […]

Two Birds of Prey Killed in Peak District

Osprey Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region

Reward offered as more birds of prey are illegally killed in the Peak District National Park

Derbyshire Police and the RSPB are appealing for information following the illegal killing of two birds of prey near to Glossop, Derbyshire. A £1000 reward has been offered by […]