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Monday, Oct 18

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Pump it up! Steam engine roots itself in Greenfield

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A NEW ‘tourist’ attraction has rooted itself in Greenfield – a must see especially for steam engine enthusiasts. The gleaming piece of machinery – nicknamed…

Colourful creations hit Saddleworth

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AUTUMN is well and truly on its way – and what better way to celebrate it than with a postbox topper! This colourful creation in…

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Aces title hopes dashed

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BELLE Vue’s dream of lifting the Premiership trophy came to an end on Thursday after going down 51-39 at the East of England Arena, where…

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Rugby teams triumph

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SADDLEWORTH School conquered all before them in an inter schools’ rugby tournament at Oldham RUFC. They fielded two Year 8 sides, red and blue, in…

Saturday, Oct 16

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Wake will remember popular Barrie Ashley

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FRIENDS of the late Barrie Ashley are invited to a wake to remember and pay their respects to the colourful character. Popular Barrie, who worked…

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Saddleworth 3Ds new home gives grounds for optimism

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WORK is progressing well at Saddleworth 3Ds new home at Counthill Road. Just before the summer, with the help of Chris Chamberlain at FundMe4Sport, the…

Friday, Oct 15

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CAR REVIEW: Audi RS 7 Sportback is beauty and a beast

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BY STEVE BERRY THE Audi RS 7 Sportback is a true beast of a five-door coupe – a sophisticated beast, but a beast nonetheless. With…

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Oddfellows’ £9,000 donation helps keep NW Air Ambulance soaring

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A BOOST of £9,000 will help to keep North West Air Ambulance Charity soaring high and saving lives. The money was raised by the South…

Campaign to remember tragic fireman ends with red plaque memorial ceremony

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THREE generations of a family gathered to see the unveiling of a new memorial to a fireman killed nearly 70 years ago while tackling a…

Cast announced for Oldham Coliseum’s Aladdin

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The North West’s favourite traditional pantomime is back for 2021 as Aladdin flies onto the Oldham Coliseum stage for a magic carpet ride packed with…

Thursday, Oct 14

Challenging start for Diggle FC

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DIGGLE FC’S two senior teams have endured challenging starts to their Huddersfield League campaigns. The first team sits second bottom after posting one win and…

Wednesday, Oct 13

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Rare encounters: North American Wood Duck spotted in Alexandra Park

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NEW wildlife at Alexandra Park in Oldham is settling in well despite being rather far from home. “If you’ve been to Alexandra Park recently and…

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Free brass lessons with Dobcross Youth Band

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DOBCROSS Youth Band is offering free brass lessons to beginner players. Funded by the youth and training bands’ recent successes at the Autumn Leaves contest…

Spell binding display puts Lees pupils into big league

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PUPILS at a Lees primary school are becoming words perfect thanks to their performances in a worldwide spelling competition. Spelling Shed is a popular teaching…

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Ears to a business success

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A MOSSLEY woman hopes to get people’s ears listening out to a whole new level after launching a new business. Harriet Potts has decided to…

Paving the way to success

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IMAGE Groundworks may be a fairly new name – but do not think it lacks experience. For owner Kevin Boustead has been in the industry…

Fond farewell as Rev Jackman leaves for next adventure

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THE community paid a fond farewell to the Reverend Aaron Jackman as he leaves for Scotland with his family on his next ‘adventure’. Rev Jackman…

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Join the ‘Big Oldham Conversation’ – have your say

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PEOPLE across Oldham are being invited to have their say in the Big Oldham Conversation. A new approach to engagement and consultation with residents and…

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Chairman supports local charities and causes

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A BUSY calendar of fundraising events is helping to raise much-needed money for local charities and causes. Cllr Barbara Beeley, chairman of Saddleworth Parish Council,…

Floral Arts Society blooms strong after 50 years

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BEAUTIFUL flower arrangements representing the last five decades caught the eye at a special event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Saddleworth Floral Arts Society.…

Tuesday, Oct 12

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Saddleworth Captured: looking through your lens

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DESPITE one final blast of heat, it is fair to say that summer has given way to Autumn. But while the temperatures may be cooling,…

Family Announcement: Phyllis May Thomson (Nee Bancroft)

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THOMSON (Nee Bancroft), Phyllis May Passed away suddenly at home on September 26, 2021, aged 82 years. Much loved sister of the late Jimmy. Will…

Family Announcements: Christopher John Beaumont

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BEAUMONT, Christopher John Died peacefully at home on September 11, 2021 aged 67 years. Devoted husband to Steph, brother to Suzanne and the late Nick,…

Year 7 team crowned cricket champions

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SADDLEWORTH were crowned Oldham schools’ cricket champions defeating Hulme in last year’s belated Year 7 final at Werneth. In reply to Hulme’s 70-7, Saddleworth reached…

Latics Latest: Sports Editor Tony Bugby brings an update from Boundary Park

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THERE is a theory within football that teams need to play 10 matches at the start of the season before you can accurately determine their…

England legend lent a helping hand at Uppermill FC

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UPPERMILL FC pulled off a coup by adding Manchester United and England legend Jack Rowley to their management team. The season was 1981-82 and Rowley,…

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Adam smashes Saddleworth course record

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ADAM Rowbotham has smashed the course record at Saddleworth Golf Club. The 31-year-old, whose handicap is plus two, shot a brilliant eight-under-par 63 in a…

Monday, Oct 11

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Traditions going well in the villages

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THREE eye-catching well dressings were on display in Saddleworth villages as locals brought the ancient custom to life. The custom gives thanks for the supply…

Straight talking legal advice from O’Donnell Solicitors

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OVER the last five years, O’Donnell Solicitors has flourished into a bustling firm offering straight talking legal advice for both businesses and individuals. The firm,…

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Young people help co-design proposed centres at UK’s largest urban farm and country park in Oldham

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YOUNG people from across Oldham have been helping to co-design Northern Roots’ proposed Visitor Centre and Learning Centre as part of ongoing community consultation. Students…