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Ruby Anstee – Editor
Stuart Littleford – Reporter
Allan Roach – Reporter
George Wilson – Reporter and IT
Judith Grinter – Reporter

Past Articles

Top Tip no. 5 and a free offer from Caremark Oldham

And here’s top tip no. 5 for good winter health from the helpful staff at Caremark Oldham:

Look in on vulnerable neighbours and relatives Check up on older neighbours and relatives and those with heart or respiratory (breathing) problems to make sure they’re safe and well. Check they’re warm enough, especially at night; and have stocks of food and medicines so they don’t need to go out during very cold weather.



And a great offer from them, spreading […]

The Little Deerhill Catering Co

Advert – The Little Deerhill Catering Company

House on the Hill – Bed and Breakfast and more

House on the Hill in Mossley is a quirky answer to your accommodation needs with visitors this season.

Your host, Jenny, invites you in to her house that is beautifully decorated with all the facilities you need for a comfy stay plus more.

The house can accommodate 2 couples or a couple and a single in large double rooms and one smaller, all with large comfy beds.

Jenny says: ” Help yourself to breakfast. Cooking facilities are available […]

Daniel Parker is Forty3.

Daniel Parker is a young entrepreneur following his passion to design websites and help people with their online presence. His design business is Forty3. Saddleworth News wanted to find out a little more:

Tell us a little about yourself.

I’m based in Chadderton, Oldham but design websites for anyone in the Uk. 12 months ago I moved to the Oldham area and like being here.

How did you end up designing websites?

From a young age, I was always […]

Swimming Nature with Fiona Smith

Reporter : Judith Grinter

Fiona Smith has brought Swimming Nature to a swimming pool in Saddleworth. Saddleworth News asked her more about it.

What is Swimming Nature?

Swimming Nature is the UK’s market leader in delivering premium and bespoke swimming tuition and is now available here in Saddleworth! Our tuition experience can be likened to premium Personal Training in the water as we only specialise in 1-1’s and 1-2’s for children and adults. Our passion is for personal attention, […]

My Little Wardrobe

Tell us a little about yourself…

My Name is Camelia Arowobusoye, 39 years, based in Holts Village, Oldham, UK. I am a proud wife and mother of 5 years old beautiful girl Nicole. Because of my health condition ( heart surgery and thyroid cancer) I can not do physical work anymore. However, I always dreamed to have a small Victorian style shop where I can sell beautiful children products. But, life is not easy. I can not afford my physical […]

Toast! – Lots of people come as customers and leave as friends

Reporter Ruby Anstee

Last week Saddleworth News were invited to visited Toast! Coffee and Wine Specialists in Delph.

On arriving the atmosphere was very cosy, the space full of wine packing cases and coffee sacks suggesting a wine cellar. The lighting was ambient and the aroma of coffee as I walked in delicious and very inviting. Brian Hockenhall runs the business. It all started when Brian returned to the area, for family reasons, after working in Holland for Shell. He […]

Dragons’ Den winning baby business comes to Oldham

Mum2Mum Market Saddleworth NEws

Reporter Ruby Anstee

A new market, as seen on Dragons’ Den, has come to Oldham and Rochdale. Mum2Mum Market, has branched into the area, selling nearly new and new items for babies and young children.

Kelly Dronsfield has bought the franchise and with her marketing background is amazing parents and grandparents by giving them the opportunity to sell nearly new items. The sales often include prams, baby clothes and toys, anything up to age 6 and tend to be […]

Did you know Wonder Woman lives nearby?

Reporter Ruby Anstee

Did you know that Mossley houses a lady with super powers working her way to greater things? Kerry Newton, has temporarily put down her teacher’s mortar board and exchanged it for Super Woman’s outfit. She has a mission to bring hope, strength and inspiration to others. After some recent hard times, Kerry, has decided to put her acting skills to good use to help others.

She told Saddleworth News” I’m a mum of an 18 yr old […]

Rishworth School break records again in exam results

Reporter Ruby Anstee Rishworth School- GCSE Results 2017

Rishworth School are very pleased to announce that this year saw a record level of pupils attaining 5 or more A*-C (or their new equivalents) grades placing Rishworth, a non-selective school, a few percentage points shy of other highly selective schools.

The results are about individuals achieving well against their potential, however, to have attained so well across a non-selective cohort is absolutely tremendous. They are particularly pleased with the performance of […]

The step by step guide to Clearing – and to finding awesome student accommodation!

If you think you might not have done as well in your A-Levels as you hoped, it’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with the Clearing process in advance of results day. Even if you think you aced your exams, it’s worth having an understanding of Clearing, just in case.

Clearing allows students who didn’t get the results they were hoping for to find a suitable university course. Read the Collegiate AC step by step guide to Clearing to ensure […]

Unique bath oil to help relieve stress


Olverum is a unique and highly concentrated, therapeutic bath oil which contains 10 pure essential oils, carefully blended to work synergistically.

Accordingly, an Olverum bath is a very effective way to naturally relieve stress and help you achieve a great nights’ sleep. It is also a great way to ease aching or sore muscles (such a treat after a workout!) and is the perfect soothing antidote to a cold or flu. All with a gorgeously aromatic, unisex scent.

For […]

Firework Solutions offers readers a discount to make Bonfire Night go with a bang!

Saddleworth’s newest business, Firework Solutions, is offering Saddleworth News readers a generous discount off all their fireworks to make sure your Bonfire Night goes with a bang.

Firework Solutions is a local business based in Saddleworth and Royton, Firework Solutions was set up to cater for all occasions that would be made all the more special with the aid of a spectacular fireworks display to start, finish or even in the middle.

They supply many local organisations for their […]

Diamond birthday celebrations for Holloway’s Travel Goods and Country Clothing Specialists

Holloway’s Travel Goods and Country Clothing Specialists in Ashton-u-Lyne

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Holloway’s Travel Goods and Country Clothing Specialists has been established in the heart of Ashton-under-Lyne for almost 60 years, at the end of this year they will celebrate their diamond birthday celebration.

The Holloway’s family has links dating back to the turn of the century in the Saddleworth area. In 1954, George & Marjorie Holloway set up George Holloway Limited which specialised in luggage and leather goods, […]