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Council leader Sean Fielding reckons Oldhamers are in for a ‘perfect’ day at #OldhamLIVE on Saturday, August 25.
Date Published 20/07/2018
Police are appealing for information after a woman was raped at an AstroTurf pitch in Oldham.
Date Published 21/07/2018
A Manchester-based property developer has been sentenced after the roof and part of the rear wall collapsed at one of his Oldham properties during demolition works.
A former coach who had links to Oldham is one of the first to be jailed as part of a nationwide investigation by GMP into non-recent sexual abuse in football.
Listeners to Revolution96.2's hugely popular breakfast show can look forward to hearing the sound of a new voice from Monday.
The much-publicised hosepipe ban is set to kick in across the North-West on August 5, affecting seven million residents.
The Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester says it is “unacceptable” that local communities are bearing the brunt of the Government’s failure to fund policing fairly and properly.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham is spearheading a drive to help improve standards for local taxi and private hire customers.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision in Moston.
A graffiti gang from Manchester who blighted the rail network with graffiti, causing £77,000 of damage, have been sentenced.
Date Published 19/07/2018
A host of high-profile cycling and walking schemes and upgrades – set to transform how people travel in every area of Greater Manchester – will be considered by Greater Manchester...
The North West Ambulance Service's ongoing dispute with trade union GMB continues with a fourth day of action on Saturday (July 21).
Lancashire Police are searching for a wanted man from Morecambe.
The #YourOldham Festival is back showcasing the great co-operative work going on across our borough and giving you the chance to discover how to do #yourbit and get involved.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is backing a public petition to the House of Commons which is demanding that Paul Stowers, who murdered Oldham teenager Liane...
After three long weeks, the wildfire on Saddleworth Moors has now been extinguished and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) have withdrawn all crews from the...
Police have issued an appeal for witnesses after an early morning collision in Oldham.
More than two decades after their now infamous appearance at Werneth Park while riding high at the top of the charts, massively popular mid-90s stars are returning to the Borough...
Against a background of rising hate crime reported in recent years, police forces are today urged by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services to...
Five arrests have been made after morning raids at a Rochdale caravan park.
Date Published 18/07/2018
Mike Barker has been appointed to the post of Strategic Director of Commissioning/Chief Operating Officer across Oldham Council and NHS Oldham CCG.
The Department for Work and Pensions claim Universal Credit is pushing more and more people towards securing a job.
The date and line-up for #OldhamLIVE 2018 – a spectacular free family entertainment and music festival in Oldham town centre – are revealed today.
The leader of Oldham Council has insisted that Oldham town centre is a safe place to frequent and enjoy despite a number of violent incidents taking place there in the last few...
Date Published 17/07/2018
Greater Manchester Police is partnering with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue...
Former Chairman and Managing Director of Royton-based Shiloh PLC, Edmund Travis Gartside, has died peacefully at home in Rochdale, aged 84, surrounded by his family.
Despite the heatwave coming to an end and the rain returning to parts of Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside over the course of the past few days, it looks like we’re set for the usual...
A Shaw foster carer of dogs who have found themselves without a forever home has waved a fond farewell to one of her canine companions who has landed on her paws after being...
Date Published 16/07/2018
Officers want to speak to two men after the houses of elderly people in North Manchester were burgled while they were distracted.
Nominations are now being taken as Oldham prepares to celebrate the achievements of the town's looked-after children.
Officers investigating the assault of a girl in Stamford Park in Ashton have made arrests.
A Middleton-based takeaway owner, who stole VAT he charged customers, has been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Northern Rail has announced full details of its additional compensation scheme for customers who have recently experienced delays and cancellations.
A man who was fighting for his life in hospital after being attacked in Oldham has sadly died.
Date Published 15/07/2018
After three weeks of firefighting on moorlands across Greater Manchester, the hard work of fire crews, the military, mountain rescue and many other partners, along with a...
Date Published 13/07/2018
A man is currently fighting for his life in hospital after he was attacked outside a pub in Oldham town centre.
A man who died following a collision with a tram in Oldham town centre has been named.
The hero of London Bridge who was stabbed nine times as he fought off three terrorists armed with just a police baton has called on Oldham people to nominate an unsung hero of...
There’s a good chance you’ve already seen it – it’s had 16 million views in less than a week – but the hilarious ‘wedding interrupted by a drag queen’ video was the result of a...
Inspectors from the Independent Office for Police Conduct have launched their investigation into the death of an Oldham man while he was being transferred to Ashton Police Station...
Can you help police trace the next of kin of a man who died in Oldham?
Date Published 12/07/2018
It looks like the heatwave is well and truly over as forecasters have issued a yellow weather warning for Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside with the threat of heavy showers and...
See nature at its finest with the return of Oldham’s annual free Flower Festival in the town centre.
Greater Manchester Police has launched a fraud prevention campaign, following a spike in incidents of fraudsters contacting people by phone pretending to be police officers and...
The ride of a lifetime is about to begin this weekend as a team of Oldham firefighters take on their biggest challenge yet.
The Oldham Liberal Democrat Group is sponsoring a motion at tonight’s (Thursday) rearranged full meeting of Oldham Council, seeking local action and more money from central...
As the rain finally fell on Oldham this morning, the realisation will also have sunken in that every England football fan’s dream of World Cup glory is also finally over.
Football fever has certainly gripped Oldham and its pub-goers, who are all gearing up excitedly for tonight’s England World Cup semi-final clash against Croatia in Russia.
Date Published 11/07/2018
Oldham Council has launched “The Big Green Survey” - its biggest ever environmental poll, designed to help residents have their say on key green issues.
A man has died following a collision in Manchester city centre.
More than two weeks on from the massive fire on Saddleworth Moor, firefighters from across Greater Manchester were again needed to tackle another grassland blaze, this time on the...
Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation after reports of shots being fired at an Oldham home.
Date Published 10/07/2018
Oldham Council is set to ‘postpone’ its Full Council meeting tomorrow (Wednesday) to avoid clashing with England’s World Cup semi-final game.
Football may be coming home, but will you be getting home tomorrow or ending up nursing an avoidable injury?
Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, and Sean Fielding, Leader of Oldham Council, have both made guest appearances at MP Debbie Abrahams' fifth annual summer school for...
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