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Operation FireWatch underway in the Peak District National Park

Authority staff assisting firefighters in tackling the Tameside moorland fire in the Peak District National Park.

The Peak District National Park Authority has implemented Operation FireWatch in collaboration with the Moors for the Future Partnership.

Staff from the National Park, partner organisations and volunteers are in place at moorland vantage points throughout the National […]

Greater Manchester announces plans for ‘Beelines’ – the UK’s largest cycling and walking network

Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman, Greater Manchester’s Cycling and Walking Commissioner, has unveiled an innovative new plan to create a city-region-wide cycling and walking network made up of more than 1,000 miles of routes, including 75 miles of Dutch-style segregated bike lanes.

The ‘Beelines’ network will be the largest joined-up system of walking and cycling […]

Jo Taylor receives Above and Beyond Award at Diggle Blues

Jo Taylor receiving her Above and Beyond Award from Dave Wood at the Diggle Blues Festival on Sunday 10th June at Diggle Band Club.

Jo’s remarkable achievements are testament to her determination and strength of will. Having had treatment for primary breast cancer 11 years ago and after being diagnosed with secondary breast cancer 4 […]

2018 Turnpike Cycle Challenge

Saddleworth Roatary Club and the Clarion Cycle Club, organisers of the challenging Turnpike Cycle Challenge are hoping for a record turnout at this tear’s event on Sunday 17th June.

The challenge starts in Diggle and follows a circular 25 mile route across the Pennine Moors.

Over the years, the event has attracted a wide range […]

2018 Saddleworth Show and WelliFest

For full details go to 2018 Saddleworth Show