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

Past Articles

Saddleworth School plans ruled unlawful by High Court

SDAG spokesperson, Keith Lucas

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Oldham Council will now have to rethink their plans to build a new Saddleworth School in Diggle after a High Court ruled they were unlawful.

The school case was taken to the Royal Courts of Justice in London by the Save Diggle Action Group (SDAG) after a long fought campaign and financial backing from various sympathetic donors.

SDAG had always claimed the plans to move the school to Diggle were flawed and […]

Diggle site formally approved as the new home for Saddleworth School

New school site – existing buildings on the Diggle Site

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Oldham Council cabinet members have formally approved the WH Shaw Pallet Works site in Diggle as the new home for Saddleworth School.

The decision was taken at their meeting last night and following assessment of various cost and educational factors it was decided that the former pallet works site was the best option.

The Council said it will be providing around £2 million to fund various […]