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Stuart Littleford – Reporter
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Past Articles

Marsden to go car free for jazz festival

Peel Street Parade – photo: Chris Turner

Marsden’s high street will close to traffic during this weekend’s jazz festival to allow performances to take place on three outdoor stages.

Over 130 hours of live music is taking place in the Pennine village this weekend at 26 venues, including over 70 free events.

The festival organisers have got permission to close a stretch of Peel Street between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 10 October, allowing the return […]

Best Fringe Production ‘All the Bens’ by Mossley playwright Ian Townsend at The Swan

The Swan in Dobcross is proud to present a play by Mossley playwright Ian Townsend on Sunday 13th April. Tickets cost £8 and are on sale now at the bar or online at There will be an opportunity to discuss the play with the writer and actors at a Q & A session after the play.

“All the Bens” won the 2013 Manchester Theatre award for Best Fringe Production and is on tour around the country, supported by funding […]