Thursday 15th June
7:30pm – 8:30pm The Gate Howlin’ Mat 9pm – 11pm Diggle Band Club Melvin Hancox Band
Friday 16th June
7pm – 8:30pm The Gate Beetroot Jam 9pm – 11pm Band Club Mighty Revelators
Saturday 17th June
3pm – 4:15pm Grandpa Greens Mississippi Malc 4:45pm – 6pm Woolyknits Mike Whellans 6:30pm – 8:30pm […]
Fighting the flooding in Uppermill, Boxing Day 2015 (Photo: ©StuartColeman)
Courtesy of Christine Wilson
Saddleworth and Lees District Team
Please spread the word, see below or click on the link: http://www.oldham.gov.uk/info/200578/emergencies/1574/flood_resilience_grant
Government grants of up to £5,000 are available for homeowners and businesses that have been flooded as a result of Storm Desmond […]
Event: The Diggle Christmas lights switch-on
Location: Diggle Band Club on 4th December 2016 at 2:30pm
2:30pm Mulled wine and minced pies
2:45pm Diggle School Choir and Diggle Band perform a selection of Christmas carols
3:30pm Procession to the Christmas tree site lead by Diggle Band
3:45pm Short service and community carol singing led by […]
Children at Diggle Primary School now have a new exciting space where they can take their lessons outside to learn a host of valuable life skills.
Diggle school which has two acres of green space blending into the local hills, a forest area, a wide range of outdoor equipment and around twenty chickens has now […]
Tom Attah, Woolyknits (Photo: ©StuartColeman)
by Dave Wood
The weather for the 2016 Diggle Blues Festival was glorious. The festival was a huge success with large crowds attending every gig.
During the past 6 years, approximately 60 bands or artists have appeared at the festival, so, in tribute, we invited back just a few […]
2015 Turnpike Challenge (Photo:© StuartColeman)
by John Stocker
The second Turnpike Challenge Charity Bike ride was again held on the morning of Father’s day, 19th June. The joint venture between Saddleworth Rotary and Saddleworth Clarion Cycle Club attracted 60 riders of all age groups including one energetic Rotarian – John Ainley. The weather was […]
Results for Saddleworth North
Cllr Garth Harkness (Photo:©Stuart Coleman)
Curley Sean Raymond (Conservative) 479
Harkness Garth (Lib Dem) 995
Hunter-Rossall Catherine (Green) 81
Knotts Rob (Independent) 444
Leach Valerie (Labour) 552
Moore Harry (UKIP) 424
Cllr. Neil Allsopp, Chairman of Saddleworth Parish Council is asking for nominations for the Annual Volunteer of Saddleworth Awards. The awards will be presented this year at a dinner being held at The Three Crowns, Scouthead, on Friday, 13th May, 2016, 7pm for 7.30pm. Price £15/each.
This annual event has been running for several years […]
The Diggle Band Contest organisers need your help.
Helpers are needed for this year’s band contest in Diggle on 20th May 2016. Organisers are looking for people to do a stint of around one hour directing coaches and guiding bands.
Young people are very welcome as helpers.
Anyone who is interested should […]