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An evening of music at Kilngreen Church

Diggle Blues Festival 2014

Victor Brox at the 2013 Diggle Blues Festival (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2014)

The line-up for the Diggle Blues Festival 2014:

Thursday 5th June – Kent Duchaine, Hanging Gate, 8pm. Friday 6th June – Sons of the Delta, Hanging Gate, 7pm. Friday 6th June – Mudcats Blues Trio, Diggle Band Club, 8.30pm. Saturday 7th June – [...]

Women’s Day of Prayer and St Chad’s Day Lunch

Women’s Day of Prayer taking place in March

Churches Together in Saddleworth (CTiS) always come together for this event and will be holding their service on Friday 7th March at Sacred Heart Church, Uppermill at 7.30pm. With refreshments (lovley cakes and biccies too!) to follow in the Community Hall at the rear of the church.

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Diggle children celebrate Christmas and say farewell to their village green

 

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Saddleworth North Monthly Crime Figures

November 2013

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 [...]

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 [...]

The big finale at the Diggle Blues Festival

 

Big Jo Bone at the Hanging Gate (Stuart Coleman©2013)

Big Jo Bone at the Hanging Gate (Stuart Coleman©2013)

Mike Sweeney & Paddy O’Hare with the Collective (Stuart Coleman©2013)

Mike Sweeney & Paddy O’Hare with the Collective (Stuart Coleman©2013)

Mike Sweeney & Paddy O’Hare with the Collective (Stuart Coleman©2013)

Day Three: Diggle Blues Festival 2013

 

Arthur Cale, Mick Spag (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Arthur Cale, Mick Spag at the Hanging Gate (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Arthur Cale, Mick Spag (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Bluzebox at the Diggle band Club (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Bluzebox (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Bluzebox (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

 

Bluzebox (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

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Diggle’s windy Whit Walk

Click on any photograph to see the Whit Walk gallery.

 

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A message from the chairman of the Diggle Whit Friday Committee

Bandsmen in Diggle (Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013)

Arrangements for the Diggle Whit Friday Procession 2013

This year’s procession will be led by Diggle Band and will include banners from the Village Churches Together and Kilngreen. The main body of the procession will be local uniformed organisations, villagers and a guest band.

After leaving Kilngreen Church [...]