A planning application has been submitted to build on undeveloped greenbelt land near the historic site of Bamford Hall (Norden). Local objectors believe that were it to go ahead, this would set an unwelcome precedent.
Members of the public had the opportunity to meet representatives from United Utilities this week, when two of the company's Catchment Controllers attended the Norden Area Forum to explain to residents about their ongoing efforts to manage and maintain local reservoirs and dams.
Plans to prevent off-road bikers destroying local woodland came a step closer this week with the installation of new gates at woodland access points around Paperhouse Bridge in Norden and off School Lane in Ashworth.
Thousands of people took to the streets right across Norden today as the UK's most prestigious cycle race, The Tour of Britain made it's way along Edenfield Road, right through the centre of the village.
Norden residents are being asked for their help to find a foal which has been stolen in Pilsworth. People in Norden are being asked to be on the lookout for the animal after rumours of sightings in the area.