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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...

Newsletter, December 2020

A brief summary of what’s in our December 2020 newsletter.. As we near the end of this strange and difficult year, we bring you news on a wide range of issues that are ‘works in progress’ at SPC as well as the annual reminders of how you, your family, friends and neighbours can stay safe and warm as winter comes to Saddleworth. We say a fond but sad farewell to a former Chairman’s lady who passed away recently and look forward to next Christmas when, hopefully, we can hold our annual Christmas lights competition again.

Newsletter, November 2020

A brief summary of what’s in our November 2020 newsletter.. Welcome to our November newsletter – we hope that you and your loved ones are staying well and managing to avoid the Covid 19 virus. Meanwhile in this newsletter we update you on the Saddleworth Neighbourhood Plan that aims to enable Saddleworth residents to have their say in aspects of community life. We also report on SPC’s response to the Government’s White Paper “Planning for the Future” as well as our response on local planning issues and green belt. Plus, we’re still eager to recruit volunteers to encourage local pubs,...

Newsletter, October 2020

A brief summary of what’s in our October 2020 newsletter.. Welcome to our October newsletter – we hope that you and your loved ones are staying well and managing to avoid the Covid virus. Life is far from normal, but nevertheless life does go on and in this issue we talk about how SPC is helping to promote the very important issue of peace and support the work of local peace groups. We are also looking for volunteers to join our new steering group to help encourage local businesses to stock or use Fairtrade products. Could you be one of...