Stephen with his new album – photo Stuart Littleford
A Saddleworth musician has created what he describes as “an unusual mash of different styles” on the first album produced from his bedroom-based recording studio.
Stephen Evans, 29, of Greenfield released the new album in May.
He plays bass guitar with the highly acclaimed local [...]
Claire Crowther with the crossbow arrow removed from the sheep. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
A Saddleworth farmer has branded a crossbow attacker as cruel and cowardly after an attempt to kill one of his sheep.
Chris Crowther, of Greenfield, spotted the female pedigree sheep in distress on his land near to Dovestone Reservoir at around [...]
Caoimhe at Oldham Pool. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
A Greenfield girl, who featured on Saddleworth News recently, has been awarded a free place on a life saving course.
Caoimhe starts the course. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
Caoimhe Preshur, 9, was hailed a hero after jumping into an ice-cold canal in Sheffield to save a [...]
The Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Group have met with officials from both Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire Transport Authorities in their quest for an improved rail service along the Huddersfield to Manchester line post the electrification in 2018.
The group have support from Councillors and three local MP’s whose areas include the line and from [...]
Police warn residents after burglary
Police are warning Saddleworth residents to be wary about bogus workmen after a 92-year-old woman was burgled.
It happened between 4.50pm and 5.30pm, on 4 April 2013 when the victim answered the door to two men at her house on Shaw Street, Greenfield.
They claimed they needed to check [...]
The HGV in the ditch. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
A lorry has crashed this afternoon on Saddleworth Moor above Greenfield.
The accident happened at around 3.30pm as the lorry was travelling from Holmfirth towards Greenfield on the A635.
Emergency services at the scene. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
It is thought the driver lost control of [...]
Last years event.
After last year’s hugely successful, sell-out event, Uppermill Civic Hall will come alive once again to the Spring Salsa Fiesta on Saturday 30th March 2013.
This will be an event not to be missed and will include a Salsa Dance class/workshop hosted by top Cuban dance instructors ‘Salsa de Cuba’ – [...]
The fire on moorland above Dovestone. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
A large grass fire has been burning on moorland above Dovestone in Greenfield for the last few hours.
The fire spreading out. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
There are also three smaller blazes on the surrounding moorland.
The fire is still continuing to burn but Greater [...]
Left to right – Danielle Hartley, Gemma Leigh and Kelly Hutchins from Fitness Factory.
A team of eight runners from the ‘Fitness Factory’ boxing and circuit class based at Friezland Parish Hall, Greenfield, took part in a fundraising power walk on Sunday 3rd March for the Stroke Association.
The Fitness Factory team at [...]
Caoimhe with mum Abigail Bown. Photo: Stuart Littleford.
A nine-year-old girl from Saddleworth is being hailed as a hero by her friends and family after jumping into an ice cold canal to save a young boy from drowning.
Caoimhe Preshur, from Greenfield, was on a canal boating holiday with her family and friends [...]
A sponsored walk will take place on Sunday 26th May 2013 to raise money for the SMA Trust in memory of a little girl who died of an incurable genetic disease.
The walk is starting at The Pie Hall, Denby Dale and finishing 17 miles later at Dovestones Reservoir.
The walk will [...]
Off The Rails Comedy Club has it’s first show of 2013 with a couple of old favourites and an immensely popular act new to Saddleworth’s comedy fans on Sunday 27th January.
Sean Meo was a pro snooker player before turning to stand up! First time at OTR and we’re [...]
Locals claim the buses to Dobcross are not reliable.
A number of people have complained to Saddleworth News after they were forced to walk from Uppermill to Dobcross yesterday as the driver of the 353 bus service ended his journey prematurely.
The bus from Greenfield was scheduled to arrive in Dobcross just after half [...]
Worried residents on Park Lane in Greenfield have contacted Saddleworth News after a couple were threatened in their own home by an intruder wielding an axe.
The incident took place early in December last year but has not been widely reported.
One resident, who asked not to be named, claims that the police were called [...]