Jackie Barrow, a local Diggle resident is organising a charity curry night to raise money Khelghar Palakneeti, a Charity run after school provision for the children of Lakshminagar slum of Pune (formerly Pooona), India.
Previously, a film crew from the BBC’s Technology Website filmed Jackie Skyping the group of children at Khelghar.
Subsequently the BBC’s [...]
Diggle Band Club is going from strength to strength. Following their recent success with the Owterzeds, The British Legion Dinner and the Christmas Craft Fair they are continuing to establish the club as the premier venue for live music in Diggle.
This Saturday, the 24th November, the very [...]
Kiln Green Church started the Christmas season with its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday the 10th November. The event which was well attended by local residents was opened by Diggle’s Para- Olympic swimmer, Ben Proctor. Dilys Proctor, Ben’s Grandmother, said she had been associated with Kiln Green church for many years and had always supported [...]
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Diggle Bands revival has been remarkable; the original band was disbanded in 1926 which left Diggle with a Band Club and no band.
Brian Taylor (soprano cornet player for many years) always dreamed of restarting the band. Conversation at a social event with Alan and Dorothy Rhodes started to make the dream [...]
by Ray Withnall
Although autumn mist and drizzle rolled off the Saddleworth moors, an impressive number of residents attended the fifth annual Diggle village harvest festival at Ward Lane allotments on Sunday morning.
Diggle band welcomed the arrival of the brownies, Rainbows and cubs as they [...]
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