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

Past Articles

Improvement works complete at Grains Bar – but continue to drive safely

Signage at Grains Bar

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Oldham Council has carried out improvements on a junction at Grains Bar.

The work, which cost £20,000, has seen a traffic island and high visibility bollards put in place.

Bend warning signs and enhanced hazard markings and red surfacing have also been installed.

Over the last few years a number of crashes have occurred in the area around Ripponden Road.

Road safety engineers have determined that these incidents were caused by drivers […]

Man remains in critical condition after Denshaw crash

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with life threatening head injuries after a traffic collision in Saddleworth.

Shortly before 2.40am yesterday, a 24-year-old man was driving a white BMW along Ripponden Road in Denshaw towards the M62 motorway, when he came up to a left hand bend and lost control of the car.

The vehicle collided with the armco safety barriers and hit a stone wall before overturning onto its roof and coming […]