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Oldham Council have successfully prosecuted a restaurant which sold a potentially harmful meal.
Date Published 14/08/2018
Metrolink drivers have called off a threatened strike as a new three year-deal has secured them a 10% pay increase.
Police are searching for a man who is wanted in connection with a sexual assault in North Manchester.
Oldham Libraries are helping locals invest in their futures with the launch of the Debt Advice Service this September.
Residents surrounding a major mill fire in Rochdale had to be evacuated from their homes and a Magistrates court opened as a rest centre while crews battled to gain control of the...
Two independent people are needed to join a panel that works to help keep communities across Greater Manchester safe.
Date Published 13/08/2018
There will be an increased police and staff presence on the Oldham and Rochdale Metrolink line over the next week as part of Operation Infinity.
The Mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region, Andy Burnham and Steve Rotheram, have written to the Secretary of State for Transport to demand a freeze on rail fares,...
Drivers are being advised to plan ahead and get ready for major roadworks on key routes into and out of Manchester city centre.
Three new strikes are planned by Northern Rail, including one over the August Bank Holiday weekend.
Date Published 10/08/2018
GMB’s North West Ambulance Service paramedics will again stage a 26-hour strike this weekend over long-running pay dispute, the union has announced.
A man has been charged after several guns were seized from a property in Oldham.
Fifty-seven youngsters who look after family members enjoyed a well-earned break when they had a day out at Lightwater Valley, thanks to the combined efforts of the Rotary Clubs...
As tests on the rebuilt Bluebird begin in Scotland, former Oldhamer Robert Stepien has revealed that a whole bunch of 1960s memories came flooding back.
Date Published 09/08/2018
National Crime Agency (NCA) investigators are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Manchester man wanted in connection with a firearms incident that happened on...
Students who collect their GCSE results in two weeks and plan to stay in full time education or unpaid training are still eligible for child benefit – but their parents must...
Arrests were made as part of a crackdown on the supply of Class A drugs.
The Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester has praised the work of frontline staff at HMP Forest Bank as they seek to provide the best possible outcomes for prisoners upon release,...
Latest cases from the Greater Manchester Magistrates' Court in Tameside.
Three men who were part of a grooming ring in Rochdale and pimped out their vulnerable teenage victims to people in the town - and in Oldham - have been told they’ll be deported...
It's only been around for a month or so, but Bands FC has swiftly become a Twitter phenomenon.
A convicted sex offender who sexually assaulted a seven-year-old girl has been jailed.
Kent Police is appealing for information into the whereabouts of a missing teenager.
Date Published 08/08/2018
A new report is championing the work of housing associations in combatting unemployment, just as First Choice Homes Oldham celebrates another year of great success with its own...
Police are searching for a man who is wanted on recall to prison.
A man who was punched once during a night out in the city centre is in an induced coma in hospital.
Emergency services are currently attending the scene of a serious road accident on the M60 near Failsworth.
Two female shop workers have told Manchester Crown Court that they feared they would be shot dead when two masked men burst into their store demanding money.
As the bicentenary of Peterloo and release of Mark Leigh's new film approach, we look back at Oldham's role in the massacre that shaped our democracy.
The sunny skies over Oldham today (Tuesday) are predicted to wash away gradually as the heatwave cools off.
Date Published 07/08/2018
If you’ve driven along Oldham Road over the M60 in Hollinwood lately, then you will have seen that the bridge is adorned with ribbons and notes.
Sat in the Chronicle office close to Oldham Edge, we were intrigued by the ‘thud, thud’ sound coming from the adjoining grassland.
An Assistant Directorate Manager at the Royal Oldham Hospital had a definite case of Bieber Fever when she decided to cut off her fabulous 20-inch hair all in aid of charity.
Residents in an Oldham street were left horrified after one ‘thug’ left 13 cars with broken windows during one single night’s rampage.
A total of £5,000 will be donated to Oldham charities following the 2018 Oldham Business Awards.
Date Published 06/08/2018
The organisation responsible for providing leaving care services for 16-25 years olds throughout Greater Manchesters is warning that more teenagers face ending up on the streets...
Oldham Council leader Sean Fielding moved quickly to snuff out rumours after public anxiety.
Date Published 03/08/2018
This is the moment killer Michael Marler from Oldham leaps from a two storey window after stabbing his girlfriend 15 times at a flat in Manchester.
A boyfriend from Oldham who manically stabbed his partner to death before jumping out of a second storey window and terrorising commuters has been jailed.
A care home in Oldham has been classed as Good in all areas by regulator the Care Quality Commission.
The organisation responsible for providing leaving care services for 16-25 years olds throughout Greater Manchester’s boroughs is warning that more teenagers face ending up on the...
New properties coming onto the market in Oldham has fallen in the last month.
It’s pipe, or rather bone, and slippers time for Police dog Mojo as he officially retires from service after a seven year career as a police search dog with British Transport...
Looking good has taken on a new meaning for teenagers with calls for them to focus on their health and get their eyes tested during the long summer break.
Two cricketers who ply their trade in Oldham have been left needing hospital treatment, including one who needed season ending surgery, after they were the subject of a brutal...
An Oldham man has been found guilty of murdering a woman who was found stabbed to death in a Manchester city centre apartment.
Date Published 02/08/2018
The majority of people in Oldham would not support the proposed government ban on disposable wipes – despite most agreeing that we need to do more to educate people on the dangers...
Dodgy have spoken about the event coming up in Oldham
A police officer from Middleton who encouraged her PC lover to 'sort her out' with cocaine has failed in an Appeal Court bid to be set free.
Schoolchildren and community come together to help plant ‘super sponge’ moss on moorland in Oldham to help tackle flooding.
Dr Bodrul Alam took on the challenge earlier this year
Can you go more than 12 minutes a day without checking your messages?
One dame is not enough for Oldham panto - two taking to the stage for this year's show!
Residents of Oldham will NOT be banned from using their hospipes next week.
Derbyshire Police need help to find missing 15-year-old Lois Elliott.
Date Published 01/08/2018
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