Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

What Are Ewe Lot Doing Wandering around Here?

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

What Are Ewe Lot Doing Wandering around Here?

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ROGUE sheep caused a stir when they were spotted roaming the streets.

Baffled residents in Oldham spotted the animals roaming the streets of Uppermill in Saddleworth, nibbling on grass and fouling people's gardens.

Neighbours said they have no idea which farm the sheep came from, and posted photos of the pack of woolly wanderers in local Facebook groups to try to find the owner.

Lauren Chamberlain spotted the flock on Carr Lane at around noon yesterday.

She said: "It's not unusual to see animals, wild or farm, in Saddleworth but four sheep roaming on a residential street and popping into people's gardens is quite unusual and they made me chuckle when I saw them."

The sheep were also seen having a nosey around Grove Road and Birch Road.

Alison Tootill, who lives on Birch Road, said: "I was making lunch for my children and saw them coming up the road. …

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