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

Past Articles

An appeal to keep houses bright

Since 9 December there has been three burglaries reported on the Saddleworth North area.

On 9 December at 20:01hrs unknown offenders threw a plant pot at a rear window of a property, setting off the alarm, no entry was gained to a property on Ripponden Road in Denshaw.

Between 22:30 on 9 December and 07:15 on 10 December unknown offenders gain access to a property via a locked rear door of a property on Rochdale Road in Denshaw. Offenders steal […]

Saddleworth Artists bring colour to Uppermill

Ron Etherington. Medium – oil.

#Arts and Culture Reporter: Ruby Anstee

A group of well known local artists will again be exhibiting their work this December at the Saddleworth Museum.

The exhibition is always a popular show, especially in the run up to Christmas. It will be comprised of around fifty works, with styles ranging from photo realism to expressionistic.

The group, founded in 1950 by water colourist Ellis Shaw and friends, is currently comprised of approximately sixty enthusiastic […]

The UK’s first Supermodel was a Saddleworth girl

Reporter – Jude Gidney

Never mind Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Elle McPherson – the small village of Delph in Saddleworth is known to be the birthplace of the UK’s first Supermodel known as Gloria.

She was born May Kenworthy, the daughter of a joiner, in Delph in Saddleworth on February 8th 1905. When she was six her parents separated and she went to live with her Grandparents. At the age of 13 she left school to become a winder at […]

Delph Donkey, a point in history for our beautiful path

Saddleworth Places

Reporter: Judith Grinter

The Delph Donkey Railway Line was closed this day (4 Nov) in 1963. The rail was taken up a year later, the remenants of the line removed including the station masters house in Delph, and since then the local people have used it as a recreational path and enjoy taking in the air of Saddleworth along it.

The area of Saddleworth is well known as a beautiful place to live in, work in and to […]

Christmas Light Switch-ons

Christmas Lights and when they’re being switched on in our area 2017:

Springhead Friday 1 December, 6pm Junction of Ashbrook Road and Oldham Road

Greenfield Saturday 25 November, 7pm Intersection of bridleway with Chew Valley Road

Lees Saturday 2 December, 4.30pm Across from Legends pub, junction of St. John Street and High Street

Uppermill Saturday 2 December, 4–4.30pm Uppermill Museum and Uppermill Square

Delph Saturday 2 December, 5.30pm The Swan Pub, Kings Street and Millgate car park

Denshaw December […]