Mammatus Clouds over Bingley (Photo: M. Hartshome)
A cold, cloudy but largely dry day. Road surfaces will be close to or just below zero in the early evening to the north and east side of Oldham. Cloud will then thicken through the evening bringing some outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow, and milder temperatures. [...]
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 [...]
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 and other [...]
Diggle Village Green
By The DCA Executive Committee
Our apologies for the legal jargon but it displays what Dr. Nick Cox has tirelessly navigated, on Diggle’s behalf, over the last eight months.
At a meeting of the OMBC Commons Registration Committee, held on 26 November, the application to register Diggle Village Green as an official [...]
Crime June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Buglary (Homes) 5 4 1 6 3 4 Burglary Other (Shed, Garage, Business) 5 5 3 3 4 2 Theft from a Vehicle 5 4 4 2 0 4 Theft of a motor Vehicle 2 1 1 0 2 3 Criminal Damage 11 5 2 4 3 [...]
Plans for the new school in Uppermill submitted to OMBC and the EFA
Plans showing how the current Education Funding Authority (EFA) design proposals for the Diggle site will fit on the mostly unusable football pitch on the current Uppermill site are now being considered by OMBC and the EFA.
Computers for Khelghar
by Jackie Barrow
Readers of the Diggle News may remember an article I wrote last year about my trip to Pune in India. I was taken out there by the BBC’s One Show to meet and film with a group of children I speak to every week via Skype. This is as [...]
How is the School being funded?
The new School would be delivered as part of the Coalition Government Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) which is a Government‐managed programme set up to address the needs of the schools most in need of urgent repair. Through the PSBP, 261 schools will be rebuilt or have their [...]