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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...
To mark National Apprenticeship Week the region’s power network operator, Electricity North West, is calling for new apprentices to start a bright career helping to power the...
Date Published 06/03/2018
This Mother's Day, Oldham mums and daughters are being urged to join the fight against cancer by entering Cancer Research UK’s 'Race for Life'.
Oldham Council has urged residents to ensure they’re registered to vote ahead of the local elections in May.
A hospital trust which is responsible for the Royal Oldham Hospital says it has taken great strides to improve after being rated 'Inadequate' at its previous inspection in 2016.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is calling for an end to the ‘stark inequalities’ in breast cancer diagnosis and care across England, following the launch of a new...
Chadderton's star MasterChef champion Simon Wood has revealed plans to open his second restaurant.
Oldham man Arkan Ali (37) and two others have appeared in court charged with the manslaughter of five people after allegedly starting a fire at a shop in Leicester using petrol.
Three men - including one from Oldham - have been charged with manslaughter and arson over an explosion in Leicester that left five people dead, say police.
Date Published 04/03/2018
A number of road closures have been lifted after work carried out by the emergency services and partner agencies.
Date Published 03/03/2018
Police are appealing for information after an elderly couple were subject to a distraction burglary in Chadderton.
Through the strongest blizzards and the deepest snow drifts, there’s a team of everyday heroes checking in on all elderly and vulnerable people in Oldham.
Date Published 02/03/2018
Marie Curie is encouraging people in Oldham to Go Yellow for just one day in support of those living with terminal illnesses, to mark the charity's annual Great Daffodil Appeal.
Greater Manchester Police have asked that people do not drive unless it's absolutely essential.
With two full year groups set to take their places in September, it’s all systems go for Oldham’s newest school, Oasis Academy Leesbrook.
Date Published 01/03/2018
New data has shown that Oasis Academy Oldham is one of the top 20 most improved secondary schools in the country.
A number of GP Practices in Oldham are currently experiencing difficulty providing services to patients, due to extreme weather conditions across the Borough.
Manchester United star Juan Mata recently took part in activities to celebrate World Book Day as he donated Spanish books to a primary school in Oldham.
Despite the Beast from the East weather system, and now Storm Emma, battering Oldham this morning, many business owners showed their steely determination to simply carry on...
The Beast from the East and Storm Emma have combined to batter Oldham and the surrounding areas this morning, causing travel chaos and a raft of school closures.
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