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OMBC adjust their sites re Saddleworth School

Diggle Front Option

Diggle Rear Option

























Oldham Council approved, at Cabinet on July 21st, proposing an alternative site option for consideration in the project to deliver the new Saddleworth [...]

A Big Move for a Small School

The new outdoor classroom

by the Diggle Junior Reporters

In June 2014 Diggle Primary School decided to make some major changes to the organisation of the school. They called it, ‘The Big Move’.

Up until ‘the big move’ year group classes were located in different parts of the school making it difficult for groups [...]

Charlotte’s Story

Charlotte Coleman (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

July 2000…cancer was always something that happened to other people – definitely not me! I had a healthy life style, I wasn’t overweight, and I was very active – cycling, hiking and going to the gym.

One night whilst lying in bed, I felt quite a large lump in [...]

Diggle Beavers Celebrate 21 Years

Back row left to right: Christine Smith, Linda Hall, Grandpa Green’s Carole Scholes and Richard Scholes (former Beaver), Anne Collier (Assistant District Commissioner for Beavers), Rev Duncan Rhodes. Front row left to right: Alfie Milovanovic, Finlay Ashton, Oliver Ashton (not in uniform as he will be joining at our next meeting and will be [...]

Fashion Show at Kilngreen

Super model Gail Beaumont (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

Friends Of Diggle School presents

Fashion Show

at Kilngreen Church Hall

On Friday 11th July from 7.45pm

Tickets now on sale from the school office or Diggle Post Office for just £5 (Ticket includes one free drink).

High street Fashion and Reduced Designer clothing to suit [...]

Church Road due to close for sewer work

A letter from United Utilities explaining when, and for how long, Church Road in Uppermill will be closed for sewer replacement work.

View plans for new development on Ward Lane

Proposal for a new development on Ward Lane, Diggle.

Forthcoming Events in Saddleworth and Lees

2013 Saddleworth Ruchcart (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

Events in Saddleworth and Lees 2014

Diggle Summer Fete

Diggle Primary School

Sunday 29th June


The Saddleworth Show

Saddleworth School

Saturday 12th July 12noon – 5pm

Sunday 13th July 10am – 5pm


Lees Village Fair

Springhead Football Club

Sunday 20th July

Dawson’s Field Annual Family Fun [...]

OMBC to discuss infrastructure repairs

Oldham Council is to discuss a major programme of infrastructure repairs to roads, bridges and carriageways damaged by the severe wet weather that hit the borough last winter.

Cabinet will decide on the proposals when they meet on Monday, June 30. It follows a successful bid by the local authority for money from the Government’s [...]

Saddleworth North: Monthly Crime Figures

CRIME DEC JAN FEB MAR APRIL MAY BURGLARY(Of homes) 1 0 6 4 1 1 BURGLARY OTHER(Shed, Garage, Business) 0 1 1 3 8 2 THEFT FROM A VEHICLE 5 0 4 5 1 2 THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE 0 1 3 2 0 1 CRIMINAL DAMAGE 4 2 1 5 4 4 [...]