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. [...]
A popular bus service has been fully restored following a campaign backed by members of Saddleworth and Lees District Executive.
Increasing the frequency of the 180 to Greenfield to every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday daytimes is among a number of improvements to bus services being introduced in the Borough.
In October 2012 [...]
Debbie Abrahams MP with Richard Foster
The Royal British Legion has thanked Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, for taking the time to meet Legion Area Manager, Richard Foster.
The Legion is the leading provider of welfare for the Armed Forces community and last week local MP Debbie Abrahams attended an event [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Saddleworth Group of Artists Annual Winter Exhibition at the Brownhill Centre, Uppermill.
The group will again hold their very popular show between Saturday November 23rd and Saturday December 21st with up to fifty works on display including oil, watercolour, pastel and textiles.
Saddleworth Artists subscribe to a wide range of styles from photorealism to expressionistic [...]
On Monday evening at an extraordinary meeting organised by Saddleworth Parish Council a decision was made to write a letter to Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council (OMBC) asking them reconsider their plans and consider an alternative proposal to develop the current Saddleworth School site in Uppermill.
Councillor Mike Buckley presented the proposal to the Parish Council [...]