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

Past Articles

Emmaus to celebrate its 20yrs in Mossley

Homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley will hold a day-long community event next weekend to celebrate its twentieth anniversary.

The ‘20th Birthday Bash’ will take place on Saturday 16 September and mark 20 years since the opening of the Emmaus Mossley community building at Longlands Mill. Over the years the community has grown and it is now home to 26 companions – formerly homeless people who live and work at Emmaus Mossley.

The event will include special guests, live music, DJs, food […]

Mossley homelessness charity receives £2,219 from Co-op member scheme

Kris Wookey and Hazel Hodkinson from Emmaus Mossley with Tracey Barnshaw from Co-op (centre)

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Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Great things happening in Mossley as community causes share in Co-op Local Community Fund payout.

Thousands of charities are sharing in a £9m funding boost from the Co-op. As a result of the Co-op’s membership scheme launched last September, the money will be shared by over 4,000 good causes across the country.

One of these […]

Cheeky girls and French postcards inspire artists latest exhibition

Saddleworth artist Laura Smith will be displaying a number of her most recent works in an exhibition to be held in Mossley this weekend.

Laura with one of her new works – photo Stuart Littleford

The exhibition will take place in the ‘Pop up Gallery’ at Emmaus with Laura chosen as the featured artist.

Laura’s exhibition is called ‘Konnect’ and is an idea she developed after finding some old postcards in Emmaus – these were written by a man […]

Local artist Laura joins Terry Waite to raise money for Emmaus

Laura in her attic studio. Photo: Stuart Littleford.

Local artist Laura Smith has used her artistic skills to help raise funds for the Mossley charity Emmaus, which also has a shop in Uppermill.

Originally from Dobcross, Laura paints from her attic studio based at home in Mossley.

Laura working on a picture. Photo: Stuart Littleford.

Emmaus ran the silent auction last week and Laura donated half of the profits from the sale of her paintings to the charity, […]