From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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23rd Jul Scarecrows of all shapes and sizes appeared across Mossley as part of the annual Scarecrow Festival. Organised by St George’s Church, the festival, which this year had a fairytale theme, has grown over the years and now community groups, schools, churches, streets and businesses all take part in the fun. The mayor of Mossley, Lesley […]
17th Jul More than 200 supporters of Emmaus Mossley united for a special charity event. Customers and friends of Emmaus joined companions, staff and volunteers for the ‘Hats Off to Emmaus’ evening event. The event celebrated all things Emmaus Mossley – a charity that supports formerly homeless people (known as companions) – and took place at their […]
17th Jul A Mossley company has found a tailor-made way to help the Royal British Legion raise funds. Victory Parade of Woodend Mill, Manchester Road, have started to market dresses made from a poppy-print material. For each one sold they are making a donation to the legion’s Ashton branch.
1st Jul Two local indi-rock bands are to entertain free to help send fellow musicians on a  poignant journey of remembrance. The Divide are an up and coming band from Oldham, and Non-SkiLLs will appear at Dobcross Band and Social Club on Saturday,  July 11. Their mission is to help fund Dobcross Silver Band and the Brass Monkeys […]
1st Jul Visitors can turn back time when  a Vintage Weekend is staged in Dobcross on Saturday, July 25 and Sunday 26. The annual event, organised by the Dobcross Village Community, offers two days of activities and fun to raise funds to support village initiatives. On Saturday, the Elderberries will hold a coffee morning in Dobcross Church […]
24th Jun   Emmaus Mossley is to host a special event allowing customers to bag collectables and rare vintage wares that often don’t make it to the shop-floor. The ‘Hats Off to Emmaus’ event aims to celebrate all things Emmaus Mossley and will take place at their second hand superstore on Queen Street and will take place […]
11th Jun Anderton Opticians in Mossley are promoting the importance of regular check-ups for National Glaucoma Awareness Week from 6th-12th June. Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye conditions where the main nerve becomes damaged, usually as a result of increased pressure in the eye. This can lead to misty and patchy vision and […]
3rd Jun The Alex Williams All Stars came out victorious for the first time since the annual charity football match began three years ago. The match, which saw the All Stars take on the Manchester City Old Boys at Mossley’s Seel Park, ended 7-5 and has so far raised almost £1,500 for the Believe and Achieve Trust. […]
3rd Jun Two lifelong friends attended the Queen’s first Garden Party of 2015 after being recognised for the community work they do in Mossley. Irene Raddings and Marie Milne were delighted to be invited to London as the Queen threw open the doors of Buckingham Palace for the first of this summer’s garden parties. Thousands of guests poured into […]
3rd Jun Thousands braved wet and windy weather as this year’s Whit Friday Brass Band contest struck up another winning tune in Tameside –  and a record breaker. For while the annual tradition regularly attracts bands from across the country and Europe, it is believed to be the very first time a band from Australia has taken […]