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

Past Articles

#Oldhamhour network over a curry

Photo: Robert Cragg

Reporter : Ruby Anstee

Local movers and shakers have met to connect and do business over a curry at Blue Tiffin restaurant in Royton. Over 40 people gathered together last Wednesday, a mix of start up business to long established Oldham company’s of varying sizes, local charities and sports clubs.

#OldhamHour is a twitter marketing initiative for local businesses and the Oldham community. Business owners and the public, from Oldham and surrounding areas, gather online on […]

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 […]

New office space planned for Saddleworth

Saddleworth Business Centre in Delph

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Renovation work has begun on a Saddleworth Business Centre, which will see 16 new offices created.

Flexible business space provider, BizSpace, has invested more than £400,000 in a refurbishment of its Saddleworth Business Centre, on Huddersfield Road, Oldham.

Work has already completed on the replacement of the entire roof of the centre, which comprises almost 60 offices and industrial units. And now refurbishment is set to begin on the upper floor […]

Ex-footballer from Saddleworth scores top regional award in Manchester

MD of Candidsky, David Beharall, in a BBC Interview

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Former footballer and entrepreneur David Beharall from Saddleworth is celebrating after scooping a top award at the Big Chip Awards 2016.

The Midland Hotel in Manchester played host to the 18th annual Big Chip Awards in June – the longest running digital industry awards in the UK.

Beharall’s agency, CandidSky, were awarded ‘Best Use of Search & CRO’ for their work with leading HR consultancy Peninsula, beating […]

Saddleworth man takes the helm at accountancy firm

Andrew Milnes (left), with Mike Jackson (right)

Accountancy firm HURST has appointed partner Mike Jackson from Saddleworth to succeed Andrew Milnes as head of its business services team.

Andrew, who joined HURST in 1990, has headed the team for 15 years. He will stay on at HURST in a consultancy role.

The business services team provides advisory, audit and assurance services to companies across the north west and beyond. It is the largest team at HURST, with 45 staff.