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

Past Articles

Couple have lucky escape as car bursts into flames in Greenfield

The badly damaged Citroen in Greenfield

Fire service clearing debris from the road

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

A couple had a lucky escape this morning when the car they were travelling in burst into flames near Greenfield station.

Graham Beswick, 59, was driving from Ashton towards Greenfield on Oldham Road with his wife when he became aware of other motorists piping their horns and waving at him. After stopping his car he immediately spotted smoke billowing from the front […]

Emergency services at the scene of Denshaw crash this afternoon

Fire-fighters attend to a trapped casualty in one of the cars

Emergency services are at the scene of a two car accident on the A672, Oldham Road, at Denshaw this afternoon.

The accident happened at approximately 3.15pm today on a bend near a lay-by. It is thought the bad weather may have played a part in the accident.

Emergency services are using cutting equipment to rescue the occupants of one vehicle.

At the time of reporting the road is […]

Grasscroft tree mystery solved

The tree cut down on Oldham Road, Grasscroft, last night. Photo: Stuart Littleford.

The mystery surrounding the cutting down of a large tree on Oldham Road, Grasscroft last night has been solved by Saddleworth News.

Residents on Oldham Road reported hearing noises coming from the main road between 1.00am and 3.00am this morning, although they didn’t know exactly what was going on.

They awoke this morning to find a mature tree had been cleanly cut down, with only a […]