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Reporting Team

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

Past Articles

Debbie Abrahams MP – comment following the Oldham East and Saddleworth result

Debbie Abrahams MP – held her seat with an increased majority.

Debbie Abrahams is today celebrating after she held her Oldham East and Saddleworth seat with 17,529 votes, this was an increase in her majority from 3,558 in 2011 to 6,002.

After the result, Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, told Saddleworth News: “I’d like to thank my magnificent team and the hundreds of Labour Party volunteers and, of course, my wonderful family for all the […]

Election 2015: Labour’s Debbie Abrahams says to be able to continue to represent Saddleworth in Westminster would be a great honour

Debbie Abrahams

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Debbie Abrahams, the Labour candidate for Oldham East and Saddleworth, has spoken to Saddleworth News about what it means to her to seek re-election as the area’s MP for the first time since her by-election win in January 2011.

Debbie said: “I have been so proud to represent Oldham East and Saddleworth over the last four years. Having lived in Newhey for over 25 years to be able to continue to represent local people […]

Election 2015: Vote Conservative to protect pensions and the NHS says Hussain

Sajjad Hussain (centre) with Baroness Warsi and conservative party members, last week in Saddleworth.

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Sajjad Hussain, Conservative candidate for Oldham East and Saddleworth, tells us why he thinks the Conservative vote is the best option for the area.

Mr Hussain said: “This year’s election will be the most important in a generation and it is your vote which will decide who will represent you in Parliament.

“However, it will also decide who will run Britain for […]

Election 2015: Review of the Saddleworth Independent candidates

There are a total of 20 wards in the Oldham Borough, in Saddleworth there are three wards, Saddleworth North, Saddleworth South and Saddleworth West and Lees. Saddleworth residents vote based on where they live and this will be clearly marked on their polling cards. The candidates below are the independent candidates and they tell you why they think you should vote for them.

Alex Rawsthorne

I am 21 years old and live in Greenfield. I attended Saddleworth Secondary School and […]

Election 2015: Richard Marbrow vows to improve local transport and youth facilities if elected MP

Richard Marbrow – Liberal Democrat candidate.

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Richard Marbrow, Liberal Democrat candidate for Oldham East and Saddleworth, tells Saddleworth News why he thinks he is the local choice, the campaigning choice and the responsible choice in the election to choose Oldham East and Saddleworth’s next MP.

Speaking to editor, Stuart Littleford, Mr Marbrow said: “I believe I am the local choice because, unlike my Labour and Conservative opponents, I live in the constituency and will continue to […]