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Past Articles

Oldham Council assisting after Manchester Dogs’ Home tragedy

Hundreds of people turning up last night to donate bedding and food.

People turning up to help

Oldham Council is working with local partners to help deal with the aftermath of the Manchester Dogs’ Home blaze.

At least 60 dogs died and more than 150 were rescued from the fire at the site in Harpurhey on Thursday evening.

Manchester Dogs Home usually accommodates stray dogs found by Oldham Council’s dog warden service (which also covers Tameside) so its […]

Armed police called to Lydgate tonight as ‘shots fired’ during attempted raid on farm

Police vehicles close Platting Road at Lydgate

Shots have been fired tonight after an attempted raid on a farm at Lydgate.

The incident started at around 8.00pm after a farmer fired warning shots into the air from a legally held firearm to scare raiders away.

Armed police, dog units, and a police helicopter were then brought in to search the area around Platting Road.

An eye witness told Saddleworth News: “I was riding along the road near to the […]