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Reporting Team

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

Past Articles

Election 2015: Review of the Saddleworth Independent candidates

There are a total of 20 wards in the Oldham Borough, in Saddleworth there are three wards, Saddleworth North, Saddleworth South and Saddleworth West and Lees. Saddleworth residents vote based on where they live and this will be clearly marked on their polling cards. The candidates below are the independent candidates and they tell you why they think you should vote for them.

Alex Rawsthorne

I am 21 years old and live in Greenfield. I attended Saddleworth Secondary School and […]

Saddleworth Parish Council meeting exposes gap in government guidelines on live tweeting

The Chair, Cllr Graham Sheldon (left), happy for Saddleworth News to tweet during the meeting

By Cleland Thom

A reporter’s experience covering a parish council meeting this week exposed an apparent gap in government guidelines on live blogging.

Stuart Littleford, editor of the Saddleworth News asked for permission to do live tweets from a special meeting of Saddleworth Parish Council, called to discuss controversial plans for a new school.

The chair, Cllr Graham Sheldon, agreed. But he called for […]