THE body of a 74-year-old man has been discovered in Dove Stone Reservoir in Greenfield.

Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called along with teams from Oldham and Woodhead to search for the man who was reported missing on Monday afternoon.

The man, who is believed to have lived in the Greenfield area, was a regular visitor to the beauty spot.

His body was found at about midday yesterday in the reservoir.