Save Diggle Action Group (SDAG) announced today that they are seeking a Judicial Review to stop the building of a new Saddleworth School in Diggle.
The group have, since failing to stop four planning applications from being passed by Oldham Council on 13th April 2016, been focused on raising funds to mount a legal challenge […]
All Metrolink tram services have been suspended while work continues to identify a communications fault.
The fault, which occurred at about 11.30am, means that the network control room staff are not able to monitor tram movements or access information displays.
The operator and contractors are currently working to identify the fault and no trams will […]
Diggle Community Association (DCA) join the drive to clean up and improve Saddleworth’s canal system.
DCA chairman, Mark Brooks says ‘THANK YOU’ to all those who attended the Diggle towpath clean up event on Saturday 16th March. In just two hours a group of over fifteen volunteers managed to pick and remove thirty-five bags of […]
Harrop Edge, Diggle
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Greater Manchester is again putting its best foot forward with the region’s second annual Walking Festival taking place throughout May.
The festival, which runs from Sunday 1 to Tuesday 31 May, has doubled in size, this year offering more than 200 free guided walks exploring local towns, cities, countryside, canals, riversides and […]
By Jo Taylor
My good friend Jo Cunningham has come up with the (mad) idea of completing many challenges throughout 2016 to raise money for The Christie hospital, where I am treated every 3 weeks for secondary breast cancer.
Jo Cunningham and Howard Chambers
A few weeks ago we completed a 20 mile marathon […]
Cllr Keith Lucas
Oldham Council is forced to reconsider the planning applications relating to the proposed new Saddleworth School in Diggle.
A special meeting of the local authority’s cross-party Planning Committee had met on February 25 to consider four applications to:
Build the new Saddleworth School on the WH Shaw Pallets site in Diggle; […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]