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New Gritter Named Nicole Saltslinger

After an avalanche of interest and suggestions Oldham Council can reveal the name of our new gritter is Nicole Saltslinger. Named after the former Pussycat Doll and X-Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger the now famous yellow gritter has become the most famous vehicle in the country over the last few weeks.

Recently we asked primary school […]

Temporary traffic lights on Standedge Rd

On the 4th April 2016 Unity Partnership will be carrying out maintenance work on a highway retaining structure on the A670 Standedge Road, Diggle near to the junction of A62 Hudderfield Road. This structure has recently partially collapsed and is in a precarious state. While it does not affect the A670 directly, it does […]

Roadworks – Huddersfield Road, Diggle

Roadworks – Huddersfield Road, Diggle SATURDAY 12TH MARCH.

Unity Partnership’s road repair contractors will be resurfacing Huddersfield Road adjacent to house numbers 191-211. Huddersfield Rd this Saturday 12th March from 7.30am until 4pm.

A traffic light control system will be in place on the day, and residents are asked to park their cars away from […]

One Way Traffic on New Street

OLDHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984, SECTION 14(2)

THE OLDHAM – NEW STREET & SMITHY LANE UPPERMILL

TEMPORARY ONE WAY TRAFFIC NOTICE 2016

The Oldham Borough Council hereby gives Notice of One way traffic restrictions will be in place on:-

New Street from its junction with High Street to its junction with […]

Proposed highway works for Diggle – or does it?

Extra Drop-In Event for Diggle Highway Plans

Oldham Council is holding an extra drop-in event where people can view the proposed highways scheme for the new Saddleworth School next week.

A first event is being held tomorrow (December 10) at Kiln Green Church, Diggle, on Thursday, December 10 between 3pm and 7.30pm.

An additional drop-in event is now scheduled to take place […]

The New Saddleworth School – Public drop-in event to take place over the Christmas break

Proposed location for Saddleworth School

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council have confirmed that they are going to hold a drop in event at Kiln Green Church, Diggle on Thursday 10th December from 3pm – 7.30pm to allow the public to view the latest plans for the highways scheme for Saddleworth School. Assuming there are no […]

Carriageway Resurfacing in Uppermill

Information supplied by Oldham’s Highways relating to the proposed Programme and Traffic Management/Diversion plans for the carriageway resurfacing works at High Street Uppermill.

The reasons for the evening/night working are :

To ensure that a bus service is maintained during the day. The long diversion which is needed to close High street Uppermill would mean […]

More questions than answers at Dobcross meeting

Ken Bennett introducing the panel to local residents (Photo:©2015Stuart Coleman)

Many questions were left unanswered regarding traffic concerns in Dobcross following the public meeting at Dobcross Band Club on Monday 28th July.

The meeting organised by the Dobcross Village Community Association (DVC) and chaired by local journalist and DVC member, Ken Bennett, explored concerns […]

Public meeting called in Dobcross over traffic concerns

By Aimee Howarth

A PUBLIC information meeting is to be held in Dobcross over residents’ worries about increased traffic on their roads.

Issues surround growing concerns the impact of building a new £19 million secondary school at Diggle will have on roads in the next-door village.

The meeting will be attended by Michele Carr, assistant […]