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Saddleworth News TV – July

Here’s the July bulletin from Saddleworth News TV. This month’s programme features interviews with senior figures from Oldham Council a...

Top Officials Give Oldham Metrolink Update

Cllr Dave Hibbert is interviewed by Saddleworth News TV. Senior figures from Transport for Greater Manchester and Oldham Council have been briefing...

Chorlton Metrolink Delayed A Week After Computer Glitch

The M.E.N is report that the opening of the Chorlton section of the South Manchester Metrolink extension is to be delayed by a week following a com...

Metrolink announces improvements on Bury line stops

Stations on the Metrolink line to Bury are going to be getting an overhaul which will see improvements to security, safety and facilities . Besses ...

Metrolink Altrincham and Eccles Line to close this weekend

Transport for Greater Manchester is advising passengers the Altrincham and Eccles lines will be closed on Saturday 11 June and Sunday 12 June. The ...

67 year old critical after being hit by a tram in Piccadilly gardens

A 67 year old man has been critically injured in a collision with a tram in Manchester. The incident happened at 12.15am on Sunday 5 June 2011, whe...

Transport for Greater Manchester gives you the chance to find out more about Metrolink’s Airport line

Mancunians are being encouraged to find out more about the new Metrolink Manchester Airport line at a series of events being held in the next few w...

Campaigners challenge Metrolink boss to ride a bike up steps

Campaigners this morning challenged Metrolink chief Philip Purdy to push a pram and ride a bike up the steps in front of his office. The stunt outs...

Would You Use A Bus From Denshaw To Newhey?

The idea of restoring a bus service between Denshaw and Newhey has been mooted by a local member of Saddleworth Parish Council. Cllr Ken Hulme, who...

Huddersfield Road Bus Lanes Suspended

If you use the A62 Huddersfield Road to commute into Oldham or Manchester, you’ll want to know that the bus lanes have been suspended from th...

Metrolink – a step too far for the Trans-Pennine Trail

Manchester Friends of the Earth is calling on the Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority (GMITA) to stop Metrolink installing a series o...

Mumps Tram Consultation Continues

The first part of the Mumps Bridge is removed last year. (picture: www.twitter.com/crofty) The consultation over plans to reshape the area around M...

Mancunian Way and Bury Line shut this weekend

Weekend commuters will face diversions from 6am tomorrow morning as the Mancunian Way shuts for essential maintenance. Diversions will be in place ...

All systems go for final phase of Sharp Project

The Sharp Project in East Manchester has released 30,000 sq ft of space for rent in the final phase of the 200,000 sq ft digital content complex. T...

Down Comes The Mumps Bridge

The bridge is prepared for dismantling. (all pictures: Andrew Schofield/NWSO) The second and final part of the old Mumps Bridge has been removed. I...

Rest Of Mumps Bridge To Come Down

The first part of the Mumps Bridge is removed last year. (picture: www.twitter.com/crofty) The southern half of the famous Mumps Bridge in Oldham i...

Transport Minister Positive Over Saddleworth Plans

Transport Minister Norman Baker at the wheel of a bus at the First depot in Oldham today. Transport Minister Norman Baker has indicated that plans ...

More bad news for Manchester’s commuters as train fares set to rise after Christmas

A London-Manchester train standard open return will be rising by 6.5 per cent while an advance-purchased one-way ticket from London to Manchester w...

GMITA is heading in the wrong direction says Manchester group

Manchester based campaign group Love Your Bike has expressed its disappointment over Friday’s decision by the Greater Manchester Integrated T...

Bike and scooter ban to continue on Manchester’s metrolink

The ban on bikes and disability scooters on Manchester’s trams is set to continue following this morning’s meeting of the Greater Manch...

Manchester MP’s in Commons call to rethink tram fare increases

Manchester MPs Tony Lloyd and Graham Stringer have tabled an early Commons day motion protesting about the rises in the Metrolink tickets. The moti...

Metrolink disruptions this weekend

Metrolink lines around Manchester will be subject to a fair amount of disruption this weekend. There will be no trams running on the Bury line afte...

Saddleworth Photo Nominated For Award

A snowy Saddleworth, viewed from Scouthead. (picture courtesy Wonders of Greater Manchester Facebook group) A photo of a snowy Saddleworth has been...

More bad news for Manchester commuters as Metrolink fares set to rise

People using the Metrolink in Manchester will be faced with above inflation fare increases next year. Metrolink bosses said that the rises which wi...

Trams will not be running for Altrincham line for the next two Sundays

No trams will be running on the Altrincham line this Sunday and next Sunday to allow engineering work to take place. Work is being done on track co...

Trams resume to Eccles

GMPTE have just announced that services on the Eccles Metro line have resumed following an incident at Harbour City on Tuesday evening. Technicians...

Appeal For Wonders Of Greater Manchester

A muddy stream flows into the River Tame in Mossley. (picture: William Figg/Wonders of Greater Manchester Facebook group) We’re being encoura...

Mumps Bridge Comes Down

The Mumps Bridge is removed. (all pictures: www.twitter.com/crofty) We saw the last of one of Oldham’s best-known landmarks last night. The n...

No trams between Trafford bar and Altrincham possibly until Thursday

A replacement bus service is in operation between Trafford Bar and Altrincham and is calling at all Metrolink stations. It follows this morningR...

Overnight Closures At Mumps Roundabout

Part of Mumps roundabout will be closing at night for the next two weeks, as engineers get ready to demolish one of the bridges over it. The bridge...

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