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

Past Articles

Air ambulance called to assist with injured rugby player in Greenfield

North West Air Ambulance called to assist

Paramedics attend to the injured boy

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

A boy was taken to hospital at the weekend after sustaining a suspected neck injury during a rugby match in Saddleworth.

The match was part of a number of rugby matches being played on Churchill Playing Fields in Greenfield.

The boy, who was injured during a tackle, was later was taken to hospital by land ambulance.

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Air Ambulance called to Saddleworth School this morning

Incident – The NW Air Ambulance over Uppermill this morning

The North West Air Ambulance was called to Saddleworth School in Uppermill at 9.12am this morning to assist paramedics.

It responded along with a land ambulance and rapid response vehicle.

A spokesperson for the North West Ambulance Service said: “A minor was taken to The Royal Oldham Hospital by road ambulance and we have no further details of the injuries at the moment.”

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Two people seriously injured in Delph car crash

Rescue workers with the other vehicle

By Stuart Littleford

Two people have been seriously injured following a car crash in Delph today.

Two vehicles collided on the A62, Huddersfield Road, near to the junction with Delph Lane at around 4.30pm this afternoon.

One of the vehicles badly damaged in the accident on Huddersfield Road at Delph.

Road closed for over two hours

Emergency services, including police, four fire appliances, three ambulances and the North West Air Ambulance, […]

Injured cyclist taken to hospital by air ambulance

The air ambulance landing at the scene of the accident. Photo: Stuart Littleford.

An injured cyclist was airlifted to hospital today after an accident on moorland above Denshaw.

A spokesperson for the North West Air Ambulance told Saddleworth News: “A 19-year-old male cyclist was injured whilst out riding a mountain bike on the moors above Denshaw.

“He was airlifted to The Royal Oldham Hospital by air ambulance just after 12.00pm today.”

The photograph shows the air ambulance touching down […]