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

Past Articles

Diamond birthday celebrations for Holloway’s Travel Goods and Country Clothing Specialists

Holloway’s Travel Goods and Country Clothing Specialists in Ashton-u-Lyne

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Holloway’s Travel Goods and Country Clothing Specialists has been established in the heart of Ashton-under-Lyne for almost 60 years, at the end of this year they will celebrate their diamond birthday celebration.

The Holloway’s family has links dating back to the turn of the century in the Saddleworth area. In 1954, George & Marjorie Holloway set up George Holloway Limited which specialised in luggage and leather goods, […]

George Costigan gives his thoughts on play coming to The Swan in Dobcross

Rita Sue and Bob Too – George Costigan (centre) with Michelle Holmes (left) and Saddleworth’s Siobhan Finneran (right)

George Costigan, star of ‘Rita, Sue and Bob too’ and ‘Happy Valley’, gives his thoughts on ‘The Box of Tricks’, a play coming to The Swan in Dobcross on 25 November.

George has appeared in a host of well-loved TV shows including ‘Dalziel and Pascoe’, ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Happy Valley’. He rose to fame in 1986 with ‘Rita, Sue and Bob […]