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Saddleworth Christmas Illuminations Results 2013

BEST ILLUMINATED PUB

Winner Swan Inn, The Square, Dobcross

Second Prize Cross Keys Inn, Running Hill Gate, Uppermill

BEST ILLUMINATED SHOP WINDOW

Winner NK. Hair Studios, High Street, Uppermill

Second Prize Studio Five, New Street, Uppermill

Highly Commended Face & Beauty, Oldham Road, Grotton

BEST DECORATED SHOP WINDOW

Winner Eden, High Street, [...]

Diggle children celebrate Christmas and say farewell to their village green

 

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Diggle B Band’s Christmas Concert

Christmas festivities in Oldham

The Christmas festivities continue in Oldham Town Centre all this week, culminating in the free Winter Wonderland at the weekend.

On Tuesday 10th December enjoy Christmas favourites from Oldham Music Centre’s award-winning senior ensembles at the Queen Elizabeth Hall £7, £5 concessions. Start is 7.30pm. A day later it is the turn of the youngsters [...]

Letter to the editor: For ‘Open Space’ in Diggle read ‘Building Opportunity’

Dr Cox lighting children”s candles at the 2012 Christingle, Diggle (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012)

Recent planning decisions and proposals for development in Diggle reveal how rapidly the character and identity of a village can be threatened by the urge to exploit land which has for centuries been taken for granted as part of the green [...]

Public services to be reduced over Christmas and New Year

Photo: Martin Adison

Oldham Council is publicising details of restricted services during the Christmas and New Year period. Many services and facilities usually offered to the public by the Local Authority and its partners will be scaled down during the holiday period. Out-of-hours services will remain available for urgent situations such as social care [...]

What’s On….

‘What’s on’ in and around Diggle in November and December.

5th November – Memories of a Grammar School Boy. A talk by John Fidler on his days at Counthill School. St Chad’s Parish Centre on Station Road, Uppermill at 2pm.

6th November – Saddleworth WI Christmas Market. Saddleworth Hotel at 7:30pm.

9th November – Parish [...]

Winter Craft Festival in Uppermill

Diggle celebrates Christmas

Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012

Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012

Photo: Stuart Coleman©2012

‘What’s On’ in Diggle

24th December (Christmas Eve) – Family Disco, Diggle Band Club, 3pm and 8pm.

28th December – The Cherry Hintons Bluegrass Band, Diggle Band Club, tickets £5 with a pie and pea’s hot supper, doors open at 7.30pm

31st December (New Years Eve) – Jo Taylor’s Hootnanny, Diggle Band Club, 7.30pm till late. Bring the family [...]