From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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19th Aug Tameside people are being encouraged to share their experiences of being stopped by police with the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner and help shape how police use the power. A new app allows people who have been stopped and searched by Greater Manchester Police to easily and anonymously submit their experience – good or bad […]
13th Aug Mossley’s Tax Shop team has raised more than £3,000 for charity at a glittering summer ball. Around 160 guests enjoyed the black tie event staged at The Village Hotel in Ashton. The Mossley business organised a similar event for the first time last year to raise funds for Willow Wood Hospice and Save the Children. […]
7th Aug A  fabled speech by wartime prime minister Winston Churchill  will be displayed in a special exhibition this weekend. The speech, which has resonated through decades,  was made to a hushed House of Commons in 1940, in  praise of The Few, the heroes of the Battle of Britain. And it will have added poignancy in Saddleworth  as there will be a […]
6th Aug Members of Saddleworth Peace Group will be marking Hiroshima Memorial Day this evening with a special service in Uppermill. The group will meet at 7pm near the stepping stones at King George the fifth playing fields (behind Uppermill Library) to remember the anniversary date. There will be speakers and the lighting of 70 candles to […]
5th Aug A team from Emmaus Mossley – the charity that supports formerly homeless people (known as companions) – has taken part in a charity work camp in the Netherlands. Two staff members and two companions from Emmaus Mossley embarked on a five day trip to Emmaus Feniks (translated as Phoenix) in the Netherlands. The purpose of the […]
29th Jul Runners from far and wide took to the streets of Mossley last Sunday for the annual 10k run. Hosted by Mossley AFC, the increasingly popular event proved to be a great success. Prior to the event taking place, Harry Hulmes, Race Director, told reporter Sport: “I’ve not been training but I think I’ve been busier […]
27th Jul A public information meeting is to be held in a conservation village over residents worries about  increased traffic on their roads. Issues surround growing concerns the impact and implications the building of a new £19 million secondary school at Diggle will have on roads in Dobcross. The meeting will be attended by Michele Carr, assistant […]
23rd Jul Hundreds of people drop-ped into Mossley Comunity Centre on Saturday to take part in their 150th anniversary celebrations. The day started with a parade from Mossley Market Ground to the centre on Roughtown Road. Inside the centre there were stalls, refreshments, entertainment, a bouncy castle and an exhibition showing the history of the popular venue. […]
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 […]