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Kieran McMahon attempts to play guitar for 100 hours

Local musician Kieran McMahon is definitely giving himself a challenge! He plans to play his guitar for 100 hours starting from 19th July. To keep it entertaining he will be adding in some obscure rules and antics. I can already feel the hand cramps!

Anyone wishing to donate can do so online at https://www.justgiving.com/Kieran-McMahon/

 

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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 [...]

2014 Saddleworth Show

Details for the 2014 Saddleworth Show at Saddleworth Secondary School on 12th/13th July.

Plan your journey – it’s the Tour de France

Tour de France 2006, Stage 11 (Photo by Kallenovsky)

Make sure you plan your journey this weekend as the Tour de France rolls into town

The world’s biggest annual sporting event – the Tour de France – will be passing through Greater Manchester this weekend and the public are advised to plan their journey [...]

World War 1 Show back by popular demand

World War 1 Show

Back By Popular Demand – The World War 1 Show makes a second appearance in Uppermill!

Uppermill Stage Society will be performing their World War 1 Show, “Keep the Home Fires Burning”, again on July 18th and 19th at Ebenezer Church, School Street, Uppermill.

Written by Lindsey and Paul Bradbury, [...]

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

http://www.diggle-news.com/2014/06/diggle-fete/

The Saddleworth Show

Saddleworth School

Saturday 12th July 12noon – 5pm

Sunday 13th July 10am – 5pm

http://www.saddleworthshow.org.uk/

Lees Village Fair

Springhead Football Club

Sunday 20th July

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

2014 Diggle Fete

2014 Diggle Fete is on 29th June at Diggle Primary School. Doors open at 1pm

Live Blues Music in Saddleworth

 

You saw Reverand Peyton’s Big Damn Band last summer at Friezland, but this time the Reverend has requested a bigger venue where he can see y’all dancing because once he gets started, you just can’t stay in your seat. The Oak Room at the White Hart at Lydgate is a great venue. We are [...]

Beer and Music Festival at the White Hart