Poster for the event.
The ‘Road Wizards MCC Bike Club’ will be holding their annual bike show on Sunday 16th September 2012.
The Saddleworth based club meets every Wednesday in Greenfield and was formed in 2007 with just 9 members and has since grown to a nice sized club of 30 members.
They all [...]
Tickets have gone on sale for a rugby league celebration dinner to be held in Oldham next month, a century on from Oldham’s famous victory over the touring Australians.
It’s also 25 years since Oldham ran the Kangaroos close in a 1986 match. Players from that game, including Saddleworth Rangers Chairman Terry Flanagan and ex-Saddleworth [...]
The council's plan. (image: Oldham Council – click to enlarge)
The debate over the future of Churchill Fields has continued in recent weeks. Those in favour of the existing plans have started a petition encouraging local people to show their support, while those opposed to the removal of the running track have put forward [...]
Continuing our look at some of the best Saddleworth-related videos on YouTube, it’s time to revisit some rare footage which was first featured on Saddleworth News earlier this year.
It shows a rugby league match between Saddleworth Rangers and New Hunslet, taken at Shaw Hall Bank Road in Greenfield.
The video was found in [...]
Athletes splashing around the Churchill Fields track last year. The track and field will be held at Saddleworth School this Saturday. (picture: Urban Haze)
It’s almost time for the annual Saddleworth Village Olympics. This year’s event begins this weekend, and organisers have promised it’ll be as good as ever with more than 1,000 local [...]
The rugby pitch in the middle of the existing track at Churchill Fields.
Below is a letter to the editor written by Terry Flanagan, Chairman of Saddleworth Rangers. It follows two open letters about the proposed drainage of Churchill Fields which appeared on Saddleworth News last week.
The original open letter from Roger Devy [...]
Youngsters receive a cheque from Tesco Greenfield's Gregg Barratt. (picture: Tesco)
Organisers of the Saddleworth Village Olympics say this year’s event will be as good as ever.
More than 1,000 local youngsters are once again expected to take part across ten sports, ranging from football and netball to swimming and athletics.
Concerns were raised [...]
Uppermill and Diggle have both recorded comfortable victories in Division One of the Huddersfield League, as the end of the season approaches.
After Uppermill thrashed Meltham Athletic 6-2 on Thursday, Diggle ran out 7-0 winners over Britannia Sports at Churchill Fields on Saturday.
Diggle are currently 6th in the table while Uppermill are now up [...]
Green candidate for Saddleworth South, Dominic Wall, pictured outside my house in Dobcross yesterday.
The Green candidate for the Saddleworth South ward on Oldham Council has said a vote for him in Thursday’s election would be a vote for “fairness.” Dominic Wall also used an interview with Saddleworth News [...]
Saddleworth Rangers will travel to Leigh Miners again on Wednesday night, after Saturday’s league fixture was abandoned in bizarre circumstances.
Saddleworth were only able to field the bare minimum of nine players for the game, and when one of them went down injured, the match had to be called off.
Less than a quarter [...]
Mossley secured their first victory for more than two months on Saturday. And it was an emphatic one, as they triumphed 5-1 at Prescot Cables in the Evo Stik League Division One North.
The goals were shared around the team, with Graham Kay, Matty Kay, Mike Fish, Chris Rowney and Kristian Dennis all on the [...]
There was a goalless start to the tenure of Mossley’s new caretaker manager on Saturday. Gareth McClelland watched his team draw 0-0 with Woodley Sports at Seel Park.
Previous manager Shaun Higgins left the club last week following a run of ten defeats in 11 matches in the Evo Stik League Division One North. Saturday’s [...]
Saddleworth Rangers Under 16s celebrate their title success. (pictures: Alan Bolton)
The Under 16s from Saddleworth Rangers have won the North West Counties Premiership Title. It’s the first time the club has won the league, and the lads secured the prize with a win over West Bank Bears.
Saddleworth Rangers U16s (picture: Alan Bolton)
Saddleworth Rangers Under 16s enjoyed a dramatic victory over Bold Miners yesterday, to move within one win of the league title. With a full match report, here’s Alan Bolton:
SADDLEWORTH RANGERS UNDER 16s went into the game against Bold Miners knowing that nothing less than a victory would [...]