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Newsletter, December 2021

A brief summary of what’s in our December 2021 newsletter… It’s been a few months since our last newsletter in the summer, mainly due to Covid restrictions resulting in fewer newsworthy items. However, as the second Covid Christmas looms, we have a number of important newsworthy items which we’d like to share with you. So please read on – and, as ever, stay safe and well.

Latest news on Uppermill Parish field

After a summer of reconnaissance, we have received a report on the Uppermill Parish field, detailing some of its unique history, flora and fauna. Following the report, we are now planning to review the wider area, and look at what protections can be put in place, as well as how to inform the community about the plant life present. You can read the full report here: Report on the Uppermill Parish field.

Newsletter, August 2021

A brief summary of what’s in our August 2021 newsletter… After what seems like an eternity due to the pandemic, things have begun to get back to something resembling normal with our annual Strawberry Tea, Saddleworth in Bloom competition and, of course, Yorkshire Day. We also update you on the Incredible Edible initiative as well as Saddleworth’s Shop Local scheme.

Newsletter, June 2021

A brief summary of what’s in our June 2021 newsletter… A reminder that the annual Saddleworth in Bloom competition is back! Judging is at the end of July, so you don’t have long to get your entry in. We also update you on what we’re doing to try to remedy the chronic parking problem at Dovestone Reservoir. Plus, more about SPC’s pledge to be carbon-neutral by 2030.

Newsletter, May 2021

A brief summary of what’s in our May 2021 newsletter… After a gloomy year, we’re thrilled to announce that the annual Saddleworth in Bloom competition is back! Judging is at the end of July, so you don’t have long to get your entry in. We also bring you news on what we’re doing to try to remedy the chronic parking problem at Dovestone Reservoir. Plus, more news on the Take a Bite Out of Climate Change project in Saddleworth.

Newsletter, April 2021

A brief summary of what’s in our April 2021 newsletter… A brief summary of what’s in our April 2021 newsletter… We celebrate one of Saddleworth’s heroes who worked through both World Wars to help combat the German naval threat. Also on an historical note, we bring you news of how we’re working to preserve the rich history of Saddleworth – from ancient milestones and gas lamps to red telephone boxes. Plus, we bring you updates on road safety initiatives and pushing for disabled access to Greenfield railway station.

Newsletter, March 2021

A brief summary of what’s in our March 2021 newsletter… A year ago many of us couldn’t have envisaged still being in the grip of the Covid pandemic one year on. We report on Saddleworth’s Covid Heroes who have carried out outstanding work during the pandemic. We also report on improvements to local train services as well as a new Shop Local scheme for Saddleworth. Climate Change is another important issue and we talk about how food and agriculture can contribute and what we can do about it. We also report on a new scheme that we’re looking into which...

Newsletter, January 2021

A brief summary of what’s in our January 2021 newsletter… It’s a New Year like no other. In this issue, we’ve included a link to the Government website with the latest Covid advice on staying safe and well during the lockdown. We also bring you news on the latest eco projects in the community as well as plans to create an outdoor lido and why the latest research is showing that swimming outdoors (especially in cold water!) is beneficial to both body and mind. Plus, we bring you the usual winter advice on keeping safe and warm, especially if you...