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Past Articles

Debbie Abrahams MP tells Dobcross residents: ‘We are listening to you’

Debbie Abrahams MP speaking to the residents

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Debbie Abrahams MP has reassured Dobcross residents that they will be listened to at a special meeting in the village earlier this week.

The meeting was held at Dobcross Band and Social Club on Tuesday night by Dobcross Village Community (DVC) Executive Committee, to discuss road safety issues in the village after the recent approval to build the new Saddleworth School in Diggle. Although the meeting wasn’t held for […]

Dobcross residents invited to public meeting over village traffic issues

Sugar Lane, Dobcross

All Dobcross residents are invited to a public meeting in the village Band Club on Tuesday, July 28 at 7.30pm.

The meeting, has been organised by Dobcross Village Community executive committee, to discuss increased traffic through the village. Residents can attend and air their views on safety, speed, and how to discouraging traffic from using the village roads as a ‘rat run’.

Journalist Ken Bennett will chair the meeting and they expect senior Oldham Council […]

Two concerts coming up at Dobcross Band and Social Club

Concerts – Dobcross Band and Social Club

Dobcross Band and Social Club have two concerts coming up shortly.

On Sunday June 16 at 8pm, Oldham Music Centre adult community wind band will be playing at the club, there is an entrance fee of £3.00.

On Sunday 23 June at 8pm, there will be a Dobcross Whit Friday band contest presentation with a concert by Dobcross Youth Band.

All are welcome.


A Remembrance Day concert is to be held at Dobcross Band and Social Club

A Remembrance Day concert is to be held at the Dobcross Band and Social club on Sunday 11th November at 7.30pm admission only £3 at the door and all are welcome.

This will feature Dobcross Silver Band, Dobcross Brass Monkeys plus their special guest, world whistling champion, Mr David Morris.

The Dobcross Band and Social Club is also delighted to announce that it has secured a grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery.

The “Awards for All” grant is being […]