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

Past Articles

Police hunting three men who robbed delivery driver at knifepoint in Dobcross

Woods Lane, Dobcross

Police are hunting three men after a newspaper delivery driver was robbed at knifepoint in Dobcross.

The 33-year-old victim was unloading newspapers from his van at around 1.30am on Monday, close to Fold News, Woods Lane in the village.

As he carried newspapers to the shop three men approached his van and, while two acted as look-outs, a third man entered the vehicle and stole the victim’s mobile phone from the front seat.

The victim noticed […]

Dobcross village blocked for over an hour

The 184 bus unable to pass the wagon in Dobcross Square.

Traffic blocked on both sides for over an hour

Reporter: Stan Bowes

The problems of parking in Dobcross were highlighted on Tuesday morning, when the main road through the village was blocked for over an hour.

The 184 bus to Diggle was unable to pass a large van that had parked at the junction of Woods Lane and Sugar Lane, to deliver furniture. Vehicles, including large commercial […]