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Fire fighters are still tackling another major fire on moorland close to Saddleworth and Tameside, which is understood to have started yesterday afternoon (Sunday) but continues to rage.
Date Published 25/06/2018
Well-i-hole Farm in Greenfield will be the place to be this weekend as the Saddleworth Summer Show returns with a double bang.
Community members from homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley are teaming up to take part in a fundraising challenge for Oldham Mountain Rescue Team (OMRT).
Hundreds of women united against cancer by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s returning Race for Life in Oldham, which was held at sun-drenched Alexandra Park yesterday (Sunday).
A persistent burglar from Derker has begun a three-and-a-half year prison sentence following a spate of incidents in the Royton and Oldham areas.
Investigations are continuing after a boxing fan was stabbed in the back and left in a serious condition in hospital outside Middleton Arena on Friday night.
A total of 2,275 dog attacks have taken place on postmen and women across the UK in 2017/18, meaning there are over 44 attacks every week in the UK, some leading to a permanent...
Detective Inspector Ian Harratt is still desperately seeking more key bits of information from the Oldham public as the investigation into a man being attacked and stabbed outside...
Date Published 22/06/2018
Police have made a fifth arrest in connection with a fatal shooting in Ashton.
Northern is calling on all customers to plan their travel carefully this Saturday due to RMT strike action that will affect the Northern network.
Date Published 21/06/2018
Midwives at the Royal Oldham Hospital will be celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Week (June 20-26) with information stands and a special tea party for mums and mum to be.
A humble bathroom item has taken on a new life in an eye-catching fashion collection, and it has caught the attention of major industry experts.
A taxi driver from Oldham who was caught smoking in his vehicle has been fined £100 and ordered to pay £150 costs by magistrates.
Oldhamers can look forward to a spell of beautiful summer weather as the forecasters are predicting soaring temperatures over the next couple of weeks.
National Crime Agency officers investigating an alleged people smuggling network operating between Iraq and the UK centred on the north west of England have made two further...
Date Published 20/06/2018
Police investigating serious anti-social behaviour linked to offenders riding stolen mopeds have made six arrests.
Events will take place across Greater Manchester tomorrow (Thursday) to mark a national day of action aimed at tackling poor air quality.
One of the region’s top adoption agencies is celebrating its eight month of finding families for local ‘looked after’ children with a fresh call for more adopters.
Two exceptional young brothers from Failsworth have caught the fund-raising bug once again this year.
Date Published 19/06/2018
Oldham Council is happy to support and work with residents who love where they live.
The father of a man attacked and stabbed outside an Oldham nightclub in March has offered a personal £5,000 reward to anyone who can provide information which leads to a...
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has reacted with mixed emotions to the announcement that the Government will end unnecessary Personal Independence Payment...
The Leader of the Opposition and of the Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council, Councillor Howard Sykes, has condemned Northern Rail for its recent ‘lamentable performance’...
The Millgate Arts Centre in Delph have unveiled their new panto for Christmas - Jack and the Beanstalk.
Date Published 18/06/2018
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is hosting a free public talk on the ‘Deteriorating Patient Collaborative’ at the Royal Oldham Hospital on Thursday, July 12 from 2 until 3pm.
Rock’n’rollers the Miners are to play an acoustic set at this year’s Oldham Community Festival, and they could well turn into stars of the show.
The Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council is gearing up for the next round in its fight to save Oldham’s Greenbelt from housing.
The mother of a young boy who was sexually abused after being groomed on his games console has spoken out as part of the ‘Keep Switched On’ campaign.
Date Published 17/06/2018
A shopping centre supervisor has won an award after coming to the rescue of a woman who was suffering a heart attack.
Date Published 15/06/2018
Northern has released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.
Parents are being encouraged to check what their kids are up to after tram services were temporarily suspended due to antisocial behaviour in Failsworth.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has joined Uppermill resident, Dr Nicola Jeffery-Sykes, in backing a life-saving appeal from Cancer Research UK for more NHS cancer...
Greater Manchester Police is ramping up the fight against drink and drug drivers and warning they are more equipped than ever to catch them, as they launch their latest ‘none for...
Oldham motorists could be about to benefit from a petrol price war as supermarket Asda was the first to act after the RAC yesterday demanded that reduced wholesale prices be...
Date Published 14/06/2018
Oldham detectives are investigating after two women were threatened with a knife before having their cars stolen.
The NHS turns 70 on Thursday, July 5, and members, the public and staff are all invited to help celebrate hitting this major milestone by sharing their memories, stories and views...
Lees-based Defiance Gin has just won top honours in the World Gin awards, which were staged in San Francisco.
Children were among a number of passengers who were showered with broken glass as youths hurled bricks and stones at trams in Failsworth last night (Thursday).
Detectives have arrested a third man in connection with a fatal shooting in Ashton.
A public engagement exercise giving the public the chance to feedback on proposals to introduce a zonal fares system across the Metrolink network comes to a close this weekend.
Oldham Council’s Chief Executive and NHS Oldham CCG Accountable Officer, Dr Carolyn Wilkins, and a team of Council staff are gearing up to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race...
Last week the Government’s Secretary of State for Health and Social Care published a written statement on the breast screening error last month which revealed that a substantial...
Would you like to see your alleyway transformed into a cleaner, greener community space and show you ‘Love Where You Live’?
Date Published 13/06/2018
Oldham residents scooped four gongs at a glittering awards ceremony.
Athletic have announced Frankie Bunn as their new ﬁrst team manager on a one-year deal.
A family were forced to flee a fire at the rear of a house on Bromley Avenue in Royton overnight.
It's been a lovely spell of early Summer weather during recent weeks across Oldham, but that is set to change overnight.
Diners turned out in force to help make the latest Mossley SOUP community crowdfunding event another record-breaker.
A local in-home care provider serving families in Oldham has been given a rating of GOOD following a recent CQC inspection.
Date Published 12/06/2018
Jack’s American Bar and Grill in Oldham will be buzzing on Sunday as American Man vs Food legend Randy Santel is in town to take on his latest epic challenge.
A motorcyclist suffered possible life-changing injuries following a nasty collision close to the Oldham-Rochdale border.
Early risers and evening commuters will be able to help reduce air pollution with free Metrolink travel on Clean Air Day next Thursday (June 21).
Wild Things Drama has achieved Fair Tax Mark certification, after demonstrating their commitment to paying their fair share of corporation tax and reporting on their practices...
A burglar who targeted elderly residents in sheltered accommodation in order to fund his drug habit has been jailed after admitting a string of offences at Manchester Crown Court.
Oldham residents can now access advice and information on how to maintain good oral health from their local pharmacy.
Date Published 11/06/2018
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