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

Past Articles

Drawing from memories of the old days of farming with Saddleworth Museum

The face of sheep farming changed from curly horned to the ones we see today

Reporter – Ruby Anstee

With an interactive tablet, a voice recorder, three elderly residents, a creative artist, and a handful of school children, a cutting edge film recording the cherished memories of working and living on a farm is now on display at the Saddleworth Museum.

Annie Harrison, an artist, and a group of young people from Oldham and Rochdale children interviewed three […]

Contemporary designer jewellery market in Uppermill

The Magpie Market is a new event, exhibiting solely handmade, vintage and contemporary designer jewellery, with a focus on originality and promoting new designers. All jewellery is on sale, and our participating designers may also take commissions.

A cast brooch with pearl by Gemma Scully.

The event will take place on Sunday 24th March at the Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery in Uppermill. The market will open at 11am and close at 4pm and admission is free.

There will […]