why they enjoy living in Saddleworth and the chances are that in
addition to the scenery and landscape, many will also mention the strong sense
of community and vibrancy of village life here.
Saddleworth is no longer as remote as it once was. Many houses have
been built and numerous ‘comers-in’ have arrived over the past twenty
years to add to the rich diversity of life here. Each village still retains its own distinct identity and the traditional centres of focus - church, school, pub and shop are all still as important as they have always been.