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Women inspired by the heroic efforts of participants at yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon are being urged to take on their own fitness challenge by entering Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
Date Published 23/04/2018
He may still only be seven years of age, but already four years of training appears to be paying off for talented young street dancer Brody Hibbert.
Date Published 20/04/2018
Oldham Council has urged residents to ensure their postal vote is kept safe as the town prepares to go to polls.
Firefighters last night (Thursday) managed to bring the blaze on moorland above Dovestones Reservoir in Saddleworth under control.
Date Published 19/04/2018
The Leader of the Opposition and of the Liberal Democrat Group, Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, has expressed his disappointment and frustration over figures revealed through a...
Thanks to our friends at Ginger Pigeon Promotions, the Chronicle has got THREE sets of FOUR 'Atmosphere' festival tickets available to give away in our latest brilliant...
Date Published 18/04/2018
Legendary Oldham live music venue Whittle's is reopening on Friday, April 27.
An influential 10-strong group which includes Oldham's two MPs, the Council leader, Mayor of Manchester Andy Burnham and high-ranking union officials, have joined forces to issue...
Partners working on the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) for pregnancy and baby loss, including stillbirth and neonatal death charity Sands, have published a report to...
Oldham Council invited residents to celebrate the completion of a natural wooden sculpture in Uppermill Gardens.
Local MP Jim McMahon has reacted angrily to the news that Lloyds Bank plans to close its branch in Royton.
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed the recovery of the body of a woman from a reservoir just outside Oldham.
An Oldham man has been jailed for attempting to steal over £321,000 by selling 21 fake car insurance policies and making 18 fraudulent motor insurance claims for fictional car...
Date Published 16/04/2018
Oldham Council has reminded residents about Get Oldham Working’s Career and Apprenticeship Fair next Wednesday, following two recent closure announcements.
Date Published 13/04/2018
After the government instructed employers with more than 200 employees to release the average pay for men and women, Hopwood Hall College have published one of the smallest gaps...
Greater Manchester Police are to be investigated by the Independent Office for Police Conduct over what contact they had prior to the death of an Oldham woman in February 2018.
The head of policing in Oldham has moved to reassure members of the public that there are measures in place tackle crime in the town.
Date Published 12/04/2018
Labour’s two MP’s who represent Oldham have reacted with shock and devastation at yesterday's (Wednesday) news that online retailer Shop Direct is to close both warehouses in...
Retailer Carpetright has announced plans which will see 92 stores closing their doors for the final time - including one at the Elk Mill retail park in Oldham - as part of a...
Following yesterday’s shock announcement that Shop Direct will be closing its Shaw depot in 2020, the leader of the opposition and of the Liberal Democrat group, Shaw councillor...
Mike Cattlin, from the Blue Onion cafe on Henshaw Street, Oldham, has spoken of his disgust at the contents of a press release from Oldham Council, one which he says makes claims...
Date Published 11/04/2018
Emotions are running high after digital retailer Shop Direct confirmed plans to close its three Greater Manchester fulfilment centres - two of which are in Oldham - in a move...
Legendary Oldham live music venue Whittle’s has announced that it has closed down.
Three teenagers will go on trial in September accused of attempted murder after a man was attacked at the Freehold Metrolink stop.
A teenager has been charged in connection with the stabbing of a teenage girl in Oldham.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was stabbed in Oldham.
Date Published 10/04/2018
This inaugural event takes place on Saturday, June 30 with six hours of entertainment featuring an eclectic mix of musical genres from tributes to Britney Spears, Lionel Richie...
A man has been arrested after a taxi driver was threatened with a firearm in Chadderton.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has said that statistics showing the gender pay gap for Greater Manchester is 12% means that ‘there is much more to be done to...
Date Published 09/04/2018
Detectives investigating an attempted murder in Chadderton are keen to speak to tram passengers.
Date Published 06/04/2018
Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Bev Hughes, is working with Greater Manchester Police and the Travelsafe Partnership to reassure the public on the safety of the city-region’s...
Three men arrested by the National Crime Agency as part of an operation targeting an alleged international people smuggling network have been released on bail pending further...
An Oldham Council employee is proud to have been named as a 'rising star' of local government.
A cracking night of live music and dancing is in prospect on Saturday, May 19 - inside a barn in Scouthead!
Traffic officers in Greater Manchester will start carrying teddies in their cars to give to young children they meet while responding to road traffic collisions.
A man who could be in Oldham is among 19 registered sex offenders from Greater Manchester who are currently on the run.
Detectives investigating a robbery at a shop in Oldham on Easter Sunday are now tackling two crimes after the store was targeted again less than 48 hours later.
The manager of an Oldham GP surgery has vowed to turn things around after a report by the Care Quality Commission placed it into ‘special measures’.
Date Published 05/04/2018
Lucky pupils from Oldham Academy North were among Manchester United Foundation participants who received the amazing opportunity of playing at the Aon Training Complex, following...
Three beekeepers from Medlock Bees have received certificates at the latest club meeting.
Date Published 04/04/2018
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice is appealing for help from the local community following a break-in at its new charity shop in Royton.
Oldham dentist Dr Imran Asghar was part of a six-strong Dental Aid Network (DAN) team which visited Kashmir for the third time.
Police have confirmed that a package seized by a bomb disposal team from a house in Hillside Avenue, Clarksfield, last Thursday (March 29) was 'not a viable device'.
Date Published 03/04/2018
One man from Oldham has denied being involved in an explosion in Leicester in February which claimed the lives of five people.
A woman has died following a collision in Werneth.
ROAR, Rochdale and Oldham Active Recovery, is set to be launched by social enterprise Turning Point, to support adults with drug and alcohol problems.
Oldham Police have launched an investigation after a robber threatened staff with an empty glass bottle and demanded cash from the till.
The Royal Oldham Hospital has been announced as one of only ten across the country which will become and ‘one-stop-shop’ when it comes to cancer diagnosis in a bid to catch the...
Police have charged a 35-year old man in connection with an incident at the Royal Oldham Hospital on Thursday, March 29.
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has written to faith leaders in the town calling for strength from the community amid what he’s described as ‘challenging times’.
Date Published 01/04/2018
Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a man at Freehold Metrolink stop in Chadderton have charged a fourth teenager in connection with the incident.
Date Published 31/03/2018
Maggie's Oldham is one of nine buildings which have been shortlisted for the 2018 RIBA North West (Royal Institute of British Architects) Awards.
Date Published 29/03/2018
Bomb disposal experts were called to an Oldham street amid reports of a suspicious package.
The shortlisted finalists for the tenth anniversary 2018 Oldham Business Awards were unveiled at a reception hosted by Innovative Technology.
More details have emerged about an attack on two students as they walked near a Metrolink station in Oldham during the early hours of last Saturday morning (March 24).
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