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A man has been charged with murder after the body of Oldham woman Danielle Richardson was found in Ancoats.
Date Published 17/02/2018
A minor earthquake with a 4.4 magnitude has affected parts of England and Wales today (February 17).
A man has been arrested on suspicion of threats to kill in Oldham.
While Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has proudly revealed his new grass-roots plan to tackle rough sleeping in the city, the homelessness issue does continue in Oldham.
Date Published 16/02/2018
A group of doctors’ surgeries in Oldham are offering extra appointments to encourage people to visit them rather than hospital A&E departments.
United Utilities is taking to the road to offer help and advice on how the residents of Oldham can lower their water bill.
Local care boss Mick Sheehan has launched a campaign - ‘You Can Care’ - to address the shortage of care workers.
CCTV cameras have been installed in Uppermill and Royton centres in a bid to further protect the safety of residents and visitors.
Police are investigating after a huge brawl broke out at a family funfair in Hollinwood.
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from North Manchester.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has announced that he will cut the proposed Mayoral precept by £1 for Band D properties.
Greater Manchester Police have released a new photo of missing 67-year-old Stephen Cullen from Royton.
Students at University Campus Oldham are hosting a criminology and criminal justice conference on Tuesday, February 27.
Date Published 15/02/2018
Greater Manchester Police have released the identity of a man whose body was found in an Coldhurst street on Tuesday afternoon (February 13).
The family of an Oldham woman who was murdered in Ancoats have paid tribute to her.
Have you seen missing 67-year-old Stephen Cullen from Royton?
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has revealed that she has been approached for help by Oldham-based building contractor Johnson Bros Ltd, who have been left with...
A woman found dead at a flat in Ancoats has been formally identified.
Date Published 14/02/2018
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has backed the return of the Chronicle, believing the public of Oldham will be hungry to re-connect with the new, modern way of catching up...
Date Published 13/02/2018
The Mayor of Oldham, Cllr Shadab Qumer, has spoken of his delight at seeing the return of the iconic Oldham Chronicle to an online platform.
An Oldham doctor’s practice has been placed in special measures by Care Quality Commission inspectors following failure to properly care for children, elderly and vulnerable...
Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation after the body of a man was found on a street in Oldham yesterday afternoon.
Welcome to your new multi-informative Oldham Chronicle website – the voice of the town is back, and very much alive and kicking once again.
Erhan Karakoc, from the Istanblue restaurant in Royton, is up for the prestige Chef of the Year prize at this year’s British Kebab Awards after finalists were unveiled having...
Police searching for a missing boy abroad are re-appealing for information on his 12th birthday.
Date Published 12/02/2018
Shoppers in Oldham are feeling loved-up this Valentine’s Day as new research shows they’ll splash out more than £6.3m on gifts, wining and dining, and mini-breaks.
Tributes have been paid to Councillor Sue Dearden who died of pancreatic cancer on Saturday.
Slowing down the speed at which you eat, along with cutting out after dinner snacks and not eating within two hours of going to sleep may all help to shed the pounds, suggests...
Gin lovers are being invited to celebrate Valentines Day in style by getting along to The Gin Society’s annual Saddleworth festival this weekend.
Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie is appealing for volunteers to give two hours of their time to hand out its iconic daffodil pins, in return for donations.
Arriving at hospital in an ambulance does not get you seen any quicker – that is the message from North West Ambulance Service crews who want people to think twice before calling...
Ward surgeries for the period from Monday 19 February to Sunday 25 February are as follows:
Saturday 24 February 2018
11.00am – 12noon
Dr Kershaw’s Hospice Lottery Draw Winners for Friday 9 February 2018
1st prize of £1000.00, 081900, Greenacres, Oldham
Retailers are being urged to share details of a prolific iTunes scam with all their staff so that they can act as the last line of defence against fraudsters.
Date Published 10/02/2018
People are being urged to ‘Take Five’ to stop fraud.
‘Take Five’ is a banking industry initiative encouraging people to take time to stop, think and check, before making...
Arriving at hospital in an ambulance does not get you seen any quicker – that’s the message from North West Ambulance Service crews who want people to think twice before calling...
Date Published 09/02/2018
Greater Manchester Police is joining other forces across the UK as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying knives.
After some amazing past charity challenges which have included climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Mont Blanc and trekking through the Sahara Desert – to name but a few – St Joseph’s...
Oldham has been revealed as one of the few places in the country where the number of smokers has risen, new figures show.
Date Published 08/02/2018
Planet Mercy event day for children, Off the Rails Comedy Club fundraiser, a wide variety of theatre shows, art exhibitions on the topic of hate crime, special lantern building...
An Oldham man has been sentenced to a community order for growing cannabis.
Wesley Spencer (22/08/1980) of Chadderton Heights, appeared at Tameside Magistrates Court on...
Residents and interested parties are being asked to have their say on proposals to expand Crompton House School to a 12-form entry.
Oldham Housing Investment Partnership has vowed to help Greater Manchester Housing Providers end rough sleeping and reduce homelessness over the next five years.
First Choice Homes Oldham are seeking expressions of interest from local contractor’s that offer a full house building package to build 26 units across five sites within the...
Police are urgently appealing for the public’s help to find a missing man from Oldham. As the weather worsens, officers are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of...
The Oldham Coliseum has been nominated in no less than TEN categories ahead of the prestigious Manchester Theatre Awards, to be held at The Lowry’s Quays Theatre on Friday, March...
Date Published 07/02/2018
Oldham Council successfully prosecuted the former owner of a filthy takeaway – nearly three years after his premises were originally inspected.
An exciting year of events and commemorations is in store throughout 2018 as the famous town centre-based Oldham Theatre Workshop celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Derker-based Sarah Shepherd has spoken of her excitement after being selected for finals day at the UK-wide ‘Top Model’ competition.
GMP’s Mobile Team has been named winners of the iNetwork ‘Innovative Access to Public Services’ award, recognising the introduction of mobile technology to deliver the most...
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams spoke of the influence she has felt from Saddleworth’s Annie Kenney and other suffragettes on the 100th anniversary of women...
Date Published 06/02/2018
Workshops, information stalls and activities took place across the borough as Oldham took part in Greater Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Coldhurst has been in the headlines this week after a national study was published on child poverty. I asked Abdul Jabbar, Oldham Council’s Deputy Leader, to guest-blog on the...
The Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, Shaw Ward Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, has expressed his disappointment; but not surprise; that agents...
An innovative musical project is helping children gain confidence by learning how to play instruments and bringing the local community together.
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