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Past Articles

Jack hoping to pile on the pounds for charity

Bradley Wiggins with Jack.

Eleven-year-old Jack Ireland will be pedalling for pounds when he rides his bike all the way from his home in Denshaw to Blackpool.

The Delph School pupil is taking on the challenge to raise money for his two favourite charities – the MS Society and Francis House Children’s Hospice.

The route he will be taking is nearly 60 miles, across Lancashire and finishing at Blackpool Tower.

Jack said: “I want to do something that helps […]

Developments In Churchill Fields Saga

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 revised plans for how it could still be accommodated along with four full-size pitches.

Let’s begin with the campaigners who agree with the current council […]

Saddleworth Village Olympics Begin This Weekend

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 children and teenagers expected to take part.

The opening ceremony and the athletics events will be held at Saddleworth School from 9am on Saturday, with […]

Uppermill Veterans Draw With 3D Dynamos

The Uppermill Veterans (picture: Andy Tither)

Some of our more mature local football stars have been in action recently. Uppermill’s over 35s shared four goals in a hard-fought game with their counterparts from 3D Dynamos at Churchill Fields.

Uppermill took the lead twice, with both goals scored by Chris Squibbs. But they were pegged back each time, first through a Mike Jackson penalty, and then thanks to a late equaliser from Kevin Green.