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

Past Articles

Condition of local roads is a ‘real concern’ for many Saddleworth residents says MP after Saddleworth News investigation

A large pothole over 4 inches deep on Huddersfield Road in Diggle

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Debbie Abrahams MP has said the state of the roads in Saddleworth is a “real concern” for many local residents after the issue was highlighted by Saddleworth News.

Saddleworth News investigated after being contacted by a number of local residents who expressed their concerns over an increasing number of potholes and ruts on roads in the area as well as the generally poor road […]

Road users should be ‘extra vigilant’ after vandals leave drain covers open

One of the grids left open on Wool Road in Dobcross

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Road users in Saddleworth should be extra vigilant after vandals have tampered with roadside drain covers in Dobcross.

On Tuesday night a number of drains along a half mile stretch of Wool Road had their covers prised open presenting a serious hazard to road users, especially cyclists.

The drain covers, which are extremely heavy, would have taken a considerable amount of time and effort to […]

Drop-in event for proposed highways scheme at new Saddleworth School

Oldham Council is holding a drop-in event where people can view the proposed highways scheme for the new Saddleworth School.

The event will take place at Kiln Green Church, Diggle, on Thursday, December 10.

Residents can call in at any time between 3pm and 7.30pm and officers will be on hand to explain the scheme and answer any questions.

The public will then get the opportunity to make any comments during the statutory 21-day planning consultation period.

That will start […]