Two men claiming they wanted to check the water pressure in a Saddleworth home stole money from an 83-year-old man.
At around 1.45pm on Friday 7 November 2014, two men knocked on the door of house on Carr Lane, Greenfield and said they needed to check the pressure. They were invited inside and while one […]
A close relative of Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Diggle Chicken
by Diggle’s Junior Reporters
Entrepreneurial Pupils at Diggle Primary aren’t chicken when it comes to business.
A group of 10 – 11 year old children in year five have, with their teachers, devised a business plan for the production and sale of rainbow coloured eggs.
See details below for the Saddleworth Christmas Lights Switch-ons.
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Cime AUG SEPT OCT Burglary (Of homes) 5 0 2 Burglary Other (Shed, Garage, Business) 4 4 4 Theft from a vehicle 4 3 4 Theft of a motor vehicle 0 6 1 Criminal damage 5 4 4 Robbery 0 0 0
Saddleworth North Monthly Crime Figures: Oct 2014
Crowds gathering at the monument (Photo: Stuart Coleman ©2014)
Walkers climbing up to the monument (Photo: Stuart Coleman ©2014)
Pots and Pans Photo:(Stuart Coleman ©2014)
Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014
Saddleworth Independent Councillors have welcomed a letter from the Education Funding Agency (EFA) indicating that a decision on the New Saddleworth School location is imminent and the views of local people will be taken into account.
The Councillors have recently written to the EFA asking to present a 3000 signature petition […]
Flooded towpath in Linthwaite
By Neil Atkinson
Engineers carried out emergency repairs after a stretch of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal was hit by severe flooding.
Water poured over the towpath and fields after Autumn leaves and other vegetation blocked a weir at Linthwaite. The debris meant that water levels on a stretch of the […]
Oldham Town Centre is to get its first new high-quality public space in decades. Oldham Council is today releasing early new artists’ impressions of the plans which it is taking to market alongside a set of restaurant letting opportunities.
The six new restaurant units will be located within the flagship regeneration project to transform the […]
The new Delph Medical Surgery (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)
by Ken Bennett
A brand new medical surgery, which has laid idle for months, could open within days, thanks to intervention of the Oldham Chronicle and the Saddleworth and Lees District Partnership (DP).
Five thousand patients in Delph and surrounding villages were shocked when they discovered […]