From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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20th Jul If rescuing lost and hurt ramblers wasn’t enough, Oldham Mountain Rescue Team is now saving Muppets! The unusual rescue took place after Walter the Muppet became lost at the rescue team’s open day in Uppermill to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The doll belonged to three-year-old Faye Driffield who attends St George’s Church in Mossley. Faye […]
17th Jul  The battle to save Mossley Market exploded into the heart of Tameside as hundreds of people voiced their anger on the steps of Ashton Town Hall. The stunt came amid fears that the Mossley site will be sold off by Tameside Council to make way for a superstore. More than 150 angry Mossley residents descended […]
29th Jun The crowds turned out to celebrate the crowning of St George’s new Church Rose Queen on Saturday. Hannah Kippax, 13, was crowned in an entertaining ceremony in the parish church by her grandma Doris Williamson in front of a congregation which included visiting queens from around Tameside and Oldham and also the Mayoress of Mossley […]
4th Jun The man who crashed his car into a wall on Monday has passed away. The man, in his sixties, was driving along Manchester Road around 9am when he left the carriageway and collided with a wall. The man was airlifted to hospital. Police have yet to release the identity of the man.
4th Jun Mossley’s Town Team had a blooming great day when they planted flowers around the town. The busy folk set about planting around the market place in Top Mossley and also down by the railway station on Manchester Road. The team aim to improve the living, working, retail and entertainment environment around the town. Lesley Bill […]
3rd Jun A sixty year old man was airlifted to hospital yesterday after crashing his car in Mossley. The man was driving a white Vauxhall insignia along Manchester Road at around 9am when it left the carriageway and collided with a wall. Police and paramedics attended the scene along with the air ambulance who took the man […]