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Oldham residents have been warned to expect higher council tax bills this year as the local authority attempts to balance their books amid further cuts in central Government funding.
Date Published 22/02/2018
Oldham Council is one of the first local authorities in the region to make it mandatory for private hire and hackney carriage drivers to hold a Road Passenger Transport...
The Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council are set to propose an amendment to the Labour budget to find a further £423,000 in savings at the Civic Centre to provide more money...
Fans of high speed motors are in for a real treat today and tomorrow when the Bloodhound SSC team are in town.
The body of a missing man found on Dovestones Reservoir has now been formally identified.
Date Published 20/02/2018
Currently, there is currently no reliable biological or technological method of diagnosing dementia, but according to the AXA Health Tech & You State of the Nation Survey, more...
Date Published 21/02/2018
Gallery Oldham has been chosen by the BBC to take part in its Civilisation Festival, which is launching a new landmark arts and culture series: ‘Civilisations.’
Oldham Council has urged local residents to 'do their bit' to help reduce fly-tipping.
The annual ‘March of the Mods’ charity music extravaganza returns on Sunday, March 4, and a number of Oldham bands and artistes have pledged their support by agreeing to feature...
Rewarding, fulfilling and incredible are just some of some of words which describe the feelings of foster parents up and down the country.
The new ward at Parklands House, Royal Oldham Hospital has officially been opened.
Manchester United and Spain midfielder Juan Mata surprised children in Oldham as he delivered toys that he has personally donated to Manchester United Foundation for a fourth...
A winning Chadderton postcode has landed five lucky neighbours a £1,000 cash prize each with People’s Postcode Lottery.
A man accused of the murder of Oldham woman Danielle Richardson, found stabbed to death in a Manchester city centre apartment, could go on trial in the summer.
Oldham Council’s Trading Standards – assisted by Greater Manchester Police and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs – have successfully prosecuted three people who were part of an...
Oldham family doctor and health campaigner Dr Zahid Chauhan has warned that postponing a visit to the surgery because you’re frightened, could have horrific consequences.
Fried chicken lovers in Oldham can get their fix again today after KFC announced two stores in the town are re-opening after a weekend to forget.
Metrolink services remain suspended on the Bury line today following a night of chaos due to overhead line damage on two different sections of track.
Debbie Abrahams, the MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth and Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, is backing calls for the blue badge parking scheme to be extended to cover people...
Date Published 19/02/2018
As well as the discount retailer itself, both B&M's new store in Oldham town centre and Dr Kershaw's Hospice benefitted during opening day last Friday.
Peter Ellis (aged 48) and Lorna Walker (37) have both received 12 weeks imprisonment today following a charge of Theft and Fraud by False Representation.
Former state students in Oldham are to help transform current students’ opportunities and give them a better start in life by going back to their old schools in an initiative to...
A man was rushed to hospital suffering from multiple stab wounds after being attacked in Royton Park.
A man's body was found at grounds near Dovestone's Reservoir yesterday (Sunday).
A minor earthquake with a 4.4 magnitude has affected parts of England and Wales today (February 17).
Date Published 17/02/2018
A man has been arrested on suspicion of threats to kill in Oldham.
A man has been charged with murder after the body of Oldham woman Danielle Richardson was found in Ancoats.
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...
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