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

Past Articles

Local councillors send letter to EFA claiming feasibility study was ‘flawed’

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

A letter has been sent to the Chief Executive of the Education Funding Agency and copied to school’s ministers by local councillors who claim that the recent Saddleworth School feasibility study was “flawed” and lacked “professional objectivity”.

In the letter to Peter Lauener, they wrote: “We are writing to you to express our disappointment with the recently published feasibility study into the choice of sites for the new Saddleworth school.

“As you are aware, the school’s location […]

School campaigners claim Oldham Council will decide the location of the new Saddleworth School

New School – campaigners meet Mike Green, EFA Director

Leading Saddleworth Independent Councillors and Saddleworth School campaigners travelled to Coventry recently to present a petition to the Education Funding Agency (EFA) urging the Agency to build the New Saddleworth Secondary School in Uppermill rather than Diggle.

The EFA are currently assessing four sites as options for the location of the new school. The petition, signed by over 3,000 Saddleworth residents and other concerned parties was handed to Mr Mike […]