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WHEN it came to toasting the 50th anniversary of theatre at Delph’s Millgate, Saddleworth Players did not do things by half. But what better way… The post Review: Alice provides a golden glow to Delph’s Millgate appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
BRING along your family and friends for some festive fun and shopping at Lees Christmas Market and St Edward’s Christmas Fair on Sunday, November 26.… The post Festive fun and shopping comes to Lees appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
SADDLEWORTH neighbourhoods may have a smaller Christmas focal point this year but their living trees will make things bigger and better in the long run.… The post Saddleworth’s ‘living trees’ can grow Christmas spirit appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
SADDLEWORTH’S villages will shine brightly with Christmas cheer as light switch-ons and festive events take place across the area. Greenfield Village: On Saturday, December 2… The post Christmas is coming to Saddleworth – what’s on guide for lights switch-on events...
SADDLEWORTH School is two wins from two as it goes for rugby league glory. The Diggle establishment’s year seven side made light of inclement weather,… The post Double delight for Saddleworth School’s RL team appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
A SADDLEWORTH medical centre has been told to improve after inspectors found it fell short in key areas. Lees Medical Practice has been rated as… The post Lees Medical Practice ordered to improve by inspectors appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
ENTHUSIASTIC marshals are needed for Saddleworth Round Table’s popular Santa Dash event. The organisers are appealing for an additional 10 marshals to join their ranks… The post Round Table seeks marshals for popular Santa Dash appeared first on Saddleworth...
MOTORISTS in Saddleworth face a long diversion route as a bridge over a river will be closed. People will not be able to travel along… The post Troubled Delph bridge means longer journey over water appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
WHO WOULD have thought a meeting of a floral art society could carry a message – if anyone thinks that flowers are done by sweet… The post Flower power brings festive fun to Saddleworth appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
VOLUNTEERS are seeking further ways of raising funds to help repair an iconic Saddleworth church that remains on an at risk register. St Chad’s, on… The post Saddleworth church included on at risk register appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
Kip McGrath Saddleworth offers the best in private tuition in the core subjects of English and Maths to school children across Saddleworth and Tameside. It’s… The post Kip McGrath Saddleworth support children to fulfil their potential appeared first on Saddleworth...
NO-ONE can deny Carol Davies’ commitment to making sure a 50th anniversary is marked in the right way – a day-and-a-half making lobster costumes exemplified… The post Alice promises a golden celebration at Delph’s Millgate Arts Centre appeared first on Saddleworth...
A COMPANY that rescued two local news titles is bucking the trend and has seen huge growth in readership. 12 months ago, GGC Media bought… The post GGC Media sees huge readership boost in its first year appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
FOUR-LEGGED friends of all varieties can once again be a part of the annual Horseman’s Carol Service in a Saddleworth village. The festive fun will… The post Festive fun with four-legged friends at Horseman’s Carol Service appeared first on Saddleworth...
A COMEDIAN who is no stranger to the nation’s TV screens will be playing a more intimate gig at a Saddleworth pub. Tez Ilyas may… The post Saddleworth comedy club to play host to the Man Like Mobeen appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
THE magic of online games is that if they can become popular in one region, they can become popular all over the world. The biggest… The post The most popular online games in Saddleworth in 2023 revealed appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
A LOCAL charity that raises money so women can go to university in the war-affected Gaza region is proceeding with an autumn fundraiser in solidarity… The post Saddleworth charity to proceed with fundraiser in support of Gaza students appeared first on Saddleworth...
A PUB on the border of Greenfield and Mossley is making a definitive statement about its quality after a £400,000 refurbishment. Many people still ask,… The post Royal approval after landmark pub’s refurbishment appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
OLDHAM Rugby League Club is on the up off the field – now to get it on the up on it. But new coach Sean… The post Roughyeds looking up – on and off the field appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
A DRUG dealer who “had a loving family” has been put behind bars for over four years after a primary school alerted police. The school… The post Drug dealer jailed after school alerted police appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
A SADDLEWORTH primary school paid its respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice – but is on the lookout for more memorials. The pupils… The post Saddleworth primary school happy to add poppies to Remembrance banner appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
SADDLEWORTH remembered its fallen as the area’s iconic Pots and Pans war memorial again saw moving scenes. And in its centenary year, the obelisk on… The post Saddleworth remembers as youngsters get involved appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
SADDLEWORTH Parish Council now has more of an amber tinge following Lynne Thompson’s by-election victory. In what was described as a ‘great result,’ the Liberal… The post Liberal Democrats tighten grip on Saddleworth Parish Council with by-election victory appeared...
SADDLEWORTH-BASED Oldham Mountain Rescue Team leapt into action after it was called out to help in a quarry incident. On the evening of Sunday, November… The post Saddleworth’s OMRT assists in quarry incident appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
OLDHAM Council has been blasted for ‘putting the public at risk’ after deciding to remove grit bins. But it has hit back, claiming some are… The post Row over removal of Saddleworth grit bins appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
A SADDLEWORTH village is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the festive season this year. Fast forward to Saturday, December 9, and the church… The post Get in the festive spirit with the Diggle Christmas Special appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.
HOMES and businesses across the community will shine bright for the annual Saddleworth Christmas Illuminations competition. The competition, run by Saddleworth Parish Council, sees judges… The post Saddleworth Gears Up for a Dazzling Display: Annual Christmas...
BRIGHOUSE and Rastrick Band will raise the roof at the Civic Hall in Uppermill with a ‘Christmas Matinee for all the Family’. The world-famous band,… The post Brighouse and Rastrick Band to Bring Festive Cheer to Saddleworth appeared first on Saddleworth...
DEDICATED club stalwart Jackie Clowes is ‘extremely honoured’ to be named Saddleworth Rangers Club Person of the Year. Jackie is well-known as the Greenfield-based rugby… The post Stalwart Jackie ‘extremely honoured’ be to Saddleworth Rangers Club Person of the Year...
AN evening of elegance and empowerment is promised at the inaugural Celebration Ball of a local charity which supports people with learning disabilities and their… The post Local charity to hold inaugural Celebration Ball appeared first on Saddleworth Independent.