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Past Articles

TV presenter says he hopes ‘funding can be found’ for Uppermill Civic Hall clock restoration work

John Stapleton – keen to see clock restored

EXCLUSIVE – Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Popular TV presenter and journalist, John Stapleton, has told Saddleworth News he hopes “funding can be found” to restore a clock on one of Saddleworth’s most iconic buildings.

The clock, on the front of the Civic Hall in Uppermill, was recently repaired but the clock face itself and the surrounding structure couldn’t be refurbished due to a lack of budget.

The paint on the hands […]

Diggle Dandelions is celebrating once again after its latest inspection by Ofsted

One of the top pre-schools in Oldham is celebrating once again after its latest inspection by Ofsted.

Diggle Dandelions has kept its ‘outstanding’ judgement from the education watchdog – but has now become even better by achieving the highest possible rating in every category.

The setting was praised by Ofsted for its “consistently outstanding” quality of teaching, for ensuring children are “extremely well supported” and because children make “excellent progress”.

The report adds that there is a “warm, welcoming environment” […]