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

Past Articles

Headmaster proud after pupils highly commended in engineering awards

Some of the children with their awards

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

The headteacher of a Saddleworth primary school has told Saddleworth News how proud he is of the achievements of his pupils after they were highly commended in a national engineering competition.

Mike Wood, headteacher of Greenfield Primary School, told us that whole school had recently taken part in a fantastic competition by Primary Engineering and were given the task to answer the question ‘If you were an engineer, […]

The Saddleworth News Photography Awards 2017 looking to frame a Saddleworth Summer

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Photographers of all ages and abilities are invited to enter their photographs of Saddleworth into the Saddleworth News Photography Awards 2017 which start today.

The awards are a Saddleworth News Community Project in partnership with the Saddleworth Photography Group, which has been operational for over two years and has over 220 members.

The group set weekly practical challenges to help photographers learn from their own practice and from that of others. The group also provides a sounding […]

Winning approach to customer service puts local business in front at trade body awards

Outstanding Customer Service award – Left to right Steve Hodgson, Chief Executive of the PCA with Adrian and Simon Dawson

A fourth-generation Oldham property company took centre stage at a trade body awards ceremony.

Olympic Construction secured the ‘Outstanding Customer Service’ award at the Property Care Associations Best Practice Awards this month.

A framed certificate, along with a tablet device and bottle of champagne were presented to the company’s Managing Director, Adrian Dawson. The category was sponsored by Aquobex.

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Award scheme launched to recognise local community helpers

A unique award scheme which will recognise villagers who go the extra mile for neighbours or their community has been launched across Saddleworth.

The Above and Beyond Awards will celebrate men, women and children nominated by village community, resident associations and groups.

And in a bid to encourage nominations villagers are being urged to contact their own community’s committee.

All ten village committees have backed the novel award scheme which is the brainchild of journalist Ken Bennett.

He said: “It’s […]