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

Past Articles

Film night at Friezland Church Hall with free popcorn and ice cream for children

There will be a ‘Family Film Night’ at Friezland Church Hall, Oaklands Road, Greenfield on Friday 11 March at 7:15pm.

They will be showing the BAFTA award winning animated film Inside Out.

All are welcome to attend and admission is £5.00 for adults and £3 for children (Children get free popcorn and ice cream).

Saddleworth Ferret Breeders & Turnip Growers Association anniversary dinner to help Macmillan nurses

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

The Saddleworth Ferret Breeders & Turnip Growers Association (Affiliated) will be holding its 20th Anniversary ‘Rat Catchers’ dinner in Greenfield in April.

The association is an organisation who’s main whose function is to raise funds for the Macmillan Nurses.

It was started by Lawrence and Audrey Perrins who asked all their guests at their golden wedding anniversary to become members by buying a car sticker instead of presents – the money raised was then given to Macmillan […]

Saddleworth Blues Nights present Billy Walton Band from USA

The Billy Walton Band

Saddleworth Blues Nights have found a great band for you – the Billy Walton Band – from Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA where Bruce Springstein came from. They were impressed when they saw him at Skegness Rock and Blues Festival this January. Walton has played countless gigs in both the United States and Europe and sat in with numerous of rock luminaries including Springsteen, Gary US Bonds and Stevie Ray’s backing band, Double Trouble.

The […]

A zombie in Greenfield

Film Extras: clockwise from top left, Andrew Jones, Steve Jackson, Ian Bardsley, Mark Acton.

Colin Blunstone, lead singer with The Zombies plays a special one-off show at Friezland Church Hall on Thursday 29th November.

Colin first found fame with The Zombies in the 1960s with hits such as She’s Not There, Tell Her No & Time Of The Season (A Million-seller in the United States) and the classic Odessey & Oracle album (#80 in Rolling Stone magazine’s 1000 Greatest […]