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A man has been dragged out of his car and attacked in a car park in Derker.
Date Published 23/03/2018
Oldham Council Leader Cllr Jean Stretton has visited Ageing Well Oldham – a new initiative to help residents over 50 further their careers, get help with business funding and...
Police are appealing for information after a man died in a collision in Glodwick.
Joe Farquhar, a former Mayor of Oldham, has died.
Date Published 22/03/2018
A fly-tipper was caught on camera dumping rubbish behind her parents’ home.
Officers investigating an attempted murder at the Freehold Metrolink stop in Chadderton have released CCTV footage of the moment the victim was brutally attacked.
Oldham Library is launching a brand new Sensory Room to provide a relaxing and stimulating environment for people of all ages.
A 19-year old man has been arrested on suspicion of blackmail and making malicious communications by email after hundreds of schools across the country, including in Oldham, were...
A drugs gang smuggled more than £4m worth of cannabis into Manchester - inside boxes of grated cheese.
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has called on the government to help Greater Manchester realise it’s transport potential.
Date Published 21/03/2018
A knife and taser wielding duo threatened staff during a robbery in Chadderton.
Oldham Council environmental health officers found uncontrolled mice infestations when they visited three Oldham food outlets.
A drug dealer from Oldham who admitted flooding the town with crack cocaine and heroin over the course of an 18-month period has had his appeal to shorten his sentence in prison...
Oldham’s primary school pupils were given the chance to find out about the world of work from leading local businesses, thanks to an event organised by MPLOY Solutions and Oldham...
Date Published 20/03/2018
Oldham Council is opening a new park for children and families to enjoy.
Police in Oldham have launched an investigation, and are appealing for witnesses to come forward, after a man was assaulted by a gang of youths while waiting at Freehold Metrolink...
Long-serving Hollinwood councillor Brian Ames has passed away.
Specialist officers are continuing to investigate after a number of believed malicious hoax threats were sent to schools across Greater Manchester, including at least three in...
Date Published 19/03/2018
Wintry weather has been causing major disruption across Oldham once again.
Gallery Oldham is preparing to reopen after disruption caused by a flood in the building.
Date Published 16/03/2018
Bulky Bob’s is relaunching the bulky household waste collection service in Oldham with a new van, a new Bob and a new service for businesses.
Staff at a Failsworth school that was hailed as a ‘wonderland for children’ is now set to share its expertise and help improve education across the borough.
Greater Manchester Police have warned drivers their cars will be ticketed and removed if they block pavements to pram pushers and other pedestrians.
Greater Manchester’s senior politicians, business leaders and economic experts were today (Friday) joined by Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry MP to launch the region’s...
Date Published 15/03/2018
The Shadow Cabinet Member for Finance and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, Saddleworth South Councillor John McCann, will be proposing that the Council back calls for...
A third man has been charged in connection with a murder in Glodwick.
Bethany Young from Failsworth, who is tipped to become one of the next musical theatre sensations, is appearing in a student takeover of London’s Leicester Square Theatre today...
Date Published 14/03/2018
Oldham’s young people are being urged to get their foot in the door of Greater Manchester’s booming property sector by taking part in a free week-long workshop next month.
Oldham Council is gearing up to formally launch its search for a development partner to deliver its ambitious Town Centre Masterplan.
Shortly before 3pm today (Tuesday), police were called to reports of fighting outside the Co-op Academy Failsworth school on Brierley Avenue.
Date Published 13/03/2018
Another man has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death in Glodwick.
Intrepid St Joseph’s primary school deputy head Steve Hill MBE has secured himself another royal date in London.
A Heywood man is wanted by officers in connection with several burglaries, at least one of which took place in Chadderton.
Some Oldhamers might want to brace themselves for the ‘Beast from the East part two’.
Two local men are due to appear in court today (Tuesday) charged with the murder of 22-year-old Mohammed Nabeel Hassan in Glodwick.
It was a case of every dog having its day for Rottweiler Penny as she secured a prestigious prize at Crufts 2018 alongside her Oldham owner Janis Horton.
Date Published 12/03/2018
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is making an official complaint against her party, accusing the Labour leader’s office of "aggressive" and "intimidating" behaviour.
A man who was stabbed to death in broad daylight on Friday in Glodwick has been named as Mohammed Nabeel Hassan.
A 15-year old boy is among four people being held on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a man after being found unconscious on an Oldham street on Friday...
Date Published 11/03/2018
Huddersfield woman Emma Doherty has been found.
An investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in broad daylight in Glodwick today.
Date Published 09/03/2018
Mums across Oldham can expect to be treated this Mother’s Day as new research shows the town will splash out a huge £6m on gifts, family meals and days out.
Two men and two women from Failsworth are among ten people who have been charged after drug raids in Greater Manchester and Staffordshire.
Oldham Council is launching Ageing Well Oldham – an initiative to help residents over the age of 50 further their career, get help with business funding and improve overall health...
After a report highlighted a number of incidents of homophobia at an Oldham school, a group of students have decided that enough is enough and with the help of staff, they have...
A tram passenger was held up at knifepoint at Hollinwood Metrolink stop.
Police investigating a break-in at a service station and the theft of a safe in Lees have released CCTV footage in the hope that witnesses may come forward.
Date Published 08/03/2018
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has marked International Women's Day today, and last month's 100th anniversary of women first being given the vote, by inviting sculptor...
A Shaw nursery that education watchdogs slammed for leaving school gates unlocked and not keeping classrooms warm has now been saluted following rapid improvement.
Twelve Oldham community organisations are celebrating today after being awarded almost £390,000 in National Lottery funding between them.
A total of 11 people have been arrested today (Thursday) following drug raids in Greater Manchester and Staffordshire.
The message from Oldham’s Olympic gold medal-winning hockey star Nicola White is quite clear on this 2018 International Women’s Day – ‘Dare to Dream!’.
Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has taken steps to ensure a report on Metrolink performance is published every month as part of a new drive to improve the passenger...
Date Published 07/03/2018
Young Boundary Park Juniors player Jake Bacon has a new favourite footballer - Ousmane Fane.
Metrolink passengers will spot a few colourful characters on the network over the next couple of months as a host of mischievous monsters take over the trams to encourage good and...
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