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Stuart Littleford – Senior Reporter
Allan Roach – Reporter
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Past Articles

Community banking secured for Saddleworth

Cllr Jamie Curley (left) and the NatWest Saddleworth Team

Story sponsored by Wainwright Stump Removal: www.wainwrightstumpremoval.co.uk

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Following the recent announcement of the closure of Saddleworth’s last remaining high street bank branch Parish Councillor Jamie Curley has moved to secure Community Banking for Saddleworth residents.

Councillor Curley has been working with the regional team from NatWest on a plan which will see both counter transactions and personal banking services retained in Uppermill.

The plan will involve […]

Santa Dash through Uppermill for local charities

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Over 100 paid up runners will be taking part in a Santa Dash along High Street, Uppermill on Saturday 5 December.

The event has been organised by Saddleworth Round Table as an extension to their Winter Wonderland event which takes place later the same day.

The Santa Dash is a 5km charity fun run through Uppermill village and Diggle.

The event should be quite a spectacle as the High Street is closed from 2pm for 10 minutes […]

Resurfacing work on Uppermill High Street will start tomorrow

Uppermill High Street

Carriage way resurfacing work will start tomorrow on High Street in Uppermill.

The work will be carried out at night, from Monday to Thursday, with Oldham Council promising to keep disruption to a minimum during the works.

The work will be carried out over the following periods:

Phase 1 from Bridge Street to New street – Starts on Monday 19/10/2015 and will last approx 4 Shifts until Thursday 22/10/2015 (Hrs of work 19:30-06:00). Phase 2 from […]

Two men wanted after 83-year-old man robbed in his Greenfield home

Police CSI van near to the incident on Carr Lane, Greenfield

Two men claiming they wanted to check the water pressure in a Saddleworth home stole money from an 83-year-old man.

At around 1.45pm on Friday 7 November 2014, two men knocked on the door of house on Carr Lane, Greenfield and said they needed to check the pressure.

They were invited inside and while one of the men spoke to the man and his 87-year-old brother, the second […]

Saddleworth business could be the friendliest in Britain!

Staff at The Vintage Cupcake Kitchen in Uppermill

The Vintage Cupcake Kitchen on High Street, Uppermill, has made the finals of a national competition to find Britain’s friendliest business.

Run by best friends Beth Blackmore and Hannah Jones, the business beat some stiff competition to become one of 20 finalists in the award sponsored by Liberis, one of the UK’s largest providers of small business funding.

If it wins, The Vintage Cupcake Kitchen will be crowned ‘Britain’s Friendliest Business’ […]