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Fires take hold on hills above Dovestone

The scene at moorland above Dovestone Reservoir.

Picture courtesy of Rita Taylor

Firefighters are currently tackling a substantial moorland fire on the hills above Dovestone reservoir.

Date Published 19/04/2018

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Community News

Chelmsford Street Park has never looked so enticing

Happy days in Coppice: From left to right, front row - Ryan Smith (Great Places); Claire Molden (Great Places); Sheila Bishop (Great Places); Mayor of Oldham, Councillor Shadab Qumer; Cllr Fida Hussain; Masood Chaudry (Great Places). Back Row - Jan Wade (Great Places); Tina Loving (Greenfingers); Dave Stewart (Great Places); Naseem Ahmad (Great Places). Holding the red tape is (left) PCSO Renshaw and (right) PCSO Quarnby.

Neighbourhood Coordinators David Stewart and Sheila Bishop are determined to make a difference in Coppice and Primrose Bank by giving a number of underused, neglected and untidy areas a very welcome makeover.

Date Published 19/04/2018

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Local Sport

Double delight for Isaan Gym

Isaan Gym head coach Stephen Donnelly with Luke Mattinson and Tommy Lowe

Two boxers from the Oldham-based Isaan Gym junior team returned from the Barnsley Metrodome with that champion feeling.

Date Published 16/04/2018

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Business News

HTF Transport expands fleet

Oldham-based HTF Transport Ltd has expanded its fleet

Oldham-based HTF Transport Ltd, a leading haulage and logistics firm, has expanded its fleet with the purchase of a truck-mounted Palfinger Crane following a significant asset finance facility with Santander Business Banking.

Date Published 19/04/2018

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