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3D Dynamos celebrate their 25th season at Boundary Park

Saturday 29th April from 09:30 to 14:30 at Boundary Park, home of Oldham Athletic


Diggle Community Association Open Meeting

Christmas Lights Switch-On

Find your local Christmas Lights Switch-On

Grotton (Junction of Oldham Rd & Grotton Hollow) Sunday 29 Nov – 6.30pm

Lydgate (The Crossroads of Oldham Road and Platting Road, Lydgate) Thursday 3 Dec – 6.15pm

Greenfield (Intersection of bridleway with Chew Valley Road) Friday 4 Dec – 6.30pm

Springhead (Junction of Ashbrook Rd & Oldham Rd) […]

Digg-Fest 2015

Diggle Band Contest Committee AGM

First Turnpike Challenge ride raises £650 for charity

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Climbing towards Standedge (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

by Aimee Howarth

Daring riders tackled the first ever Turnpike Challenge Charity Bike Ride to raise £650 for Prostate Cancer UK.

Fifty-nine cyclists of all ages took on the 25-mile trip over the Pennines on Father’s Day in cool and showery conditions. The event was a joint venture […]

2015 Diggle Blues Festival

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Follow this link to see more photographs of the 2015 Diggle Blues Festival.

Yes Sir!, Kiln green Hall (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

Sinner Boy, Diggle Band Club (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

Franny Eubank Blues Band, Kilngreen Hall (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)


Tipitina, Hanging Gate (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

Paolo Fushi, Kilngreen Hall (Photo: […]

Diggle Blues Festival 2015

Backwater Blues Band, Kilngreen Hall ( Stuart Coleman © 2015)

by Dave Wood

This is the sixth Diggle Blues Festival. The festival takes place in the village and runs from Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st June 2015.

The format is the same as for previous years. On Saturday and Sunday it’s a musical tour […]

Help Saddleworth Rotary Club Fight Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer UK To Benefit From a Great New Event

Last year prostate cancer claimed the lives of over 10,000 men in the UK and, according to Cancer Research UK, it is the second most common cause of cancer death in men. Prostate Cancer UK is at the forefront of the battle against this illness […]

Diggle’s Christingle and Christmas Lights switch-on

Diggle children celebrating Christingle 2013 (Photo: Stuart Coleman © 2014)

The Annual Christingle Service, led by Mr. Duncan Rhodes, will be held this year in the car park of The Hanging Gate on Sunday 7th December at 4.00pm.

There will be a carol service, involving children from Diggle Primary School, and a Christmas lights […]