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Do you reckon you can whip up a food frenzy and host a dinner party like no other?
Date Published 23/02/2018
The Leader of the Opposition and of the Liberal Democrat Group, Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, has written to senior Oldham councillors asking them to take a look at a report by The...
Mahdlo teamed up with Glodwick Dynamos to deliver a 10-week personal development programme, aimed at young people aged 13-19, and the group celebrated their achievements when...
Creative Media students from the Manchester College took part in an exclusive week-long media camp sponsored by major American film studio 20th Century Fox.
Many may have thought spring was in the air, but the UK is set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as the ‘Beast from the East’ (a rare North Pole phenomenon called a...
Today, on Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, figures show that 1 in 10 households in Oldham are facing fuel poverty, where a choice has to be made between eating and heating.
A request to give Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) greater powers to prevent anti-social behaviour on the region’s transport network has moved a step closer.
Date Published 22/02/2018
Markets in Oldham have always been popular with young and old, and though the 1960s, 70s and 80s ‘glory days’ of people travelling from miles around to visit the famous Tommyfield...
Households in Oldham who are struggling financially will get help to eat healthily on a budget thanks to £20,000 funding for community groups.
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...
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.’
Date Published 21/02/2018
Oldham Council has urged local residents to 'do their bit' to help reduce fly-tipping.
As part of International Womens Day and to celebrate 100 years of women having the right to vote, Real Education Empowering Lives REEL CIC, in partnership with Mahdlo and First...
The Samantha Jones Trust, the Saddleworth-based children’s leukaemia charity, are looking for support in their quest to provide a 3D Pain Distraction Unit for children undergoing...
If you're getting engaged this holiday season, then why not try and get some wedding day help from popular E4 show 'Don't tell the bride'.
As Britain marked 100 years since women first gained the right to vote earlier this month, the Oldham Coliseum Theatre, Hull Truck Theatre and New Vic Theatre present a brand new,...
Rewarding, fulfilling and incredible are just some of some of words which describe the feelings of foster parents up and down the country.
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...
Date Published 20/02/2018
A winning Chadderton postcode has landed five lucky neighbours a £1,000 cash prize each with People’s Postcode Lottery.
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.
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.
Local Oldham solicitors are teaming up for the second Annual Will Week, in aid of Mahdlo Youth Zone.
Anyone thinking of taking to the water in 2018 should look no further than Dovestone Sailing Club.
A group of doctors’ surgeries in Oldham are offering extra appointments to encourage people to visit them rather than hospital A&E departments.
Date Published 16/02/2018
Locally-based charity and community groups, who wish to book stall space at the forthcoming Oldham Carnival Community Festival, are urged to book as soon as possible to ensure...
United Utilities is taking to the road to offer help and advice on how the residents of Oldham can lower their water bill.
Oldhamers are being invited to enjoy a free glass of Buck’s Fizz or orange juice, a free raffle and entertainment at an open day at MHA’s Avonleigh Gardens Care Home on Saturday,...
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.
During the February half term, many children across Oldham will doubtless have been spending more time in the kitchen.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has announced that he will cut the proposed Mayoral precept by £1 for Band D properties.
The estate team boss at a luxury wedding venue has trekked to the foot of Mount Everest to raise awareness about autism which affects his young daughter.
Date Published 15/02/2018
Panda pre-school on Broadway in Chadderton is celebrating after OFSTED rated them 'Good' in all areas in their first inspection.
The spacecraft that brought European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake safely back to earth following his time on the International Space Station is to go on public display in...
It's Chronicle relaunch day, but it's also that time of year again when love and romance are to be celebrated and we show our significant others how much they mean to us.
Date Published 14/02/2018
A new bereavement centre for the labour ward at the Royal Oldham Hospital has had its official opening.
Hockey legend Kate Richardson-Walsh is set for a hectic day in Oldham on Friday, March 16.
Yew Tree primary school in Chadderton welcomed a familiar face yesterday.
Date Published 13/02/2018
Oldham photographer Lisa Marie Gee (47) is to open her first exhibition at Gallery Oldham in September.
Date Published 12/02/2018
Mums and dads, grans and grandads will be flocking to Oasis Academy on the February 25, between 1-3pm, to get their hands on a whole host of baby and children’s bargains at a...
A schoolboy from Oldham is urging people across the north-west to clear out their wardrobes and raise money to help fund research into children’s cancers.
Date Published 09/02/2018
Oldham Council has asked residents and interested parties to have their say on proposals to expand Crompton House School to a 12-form entry.
Date Published 08/02/2018
The Oldham Coliseum has been nominated in no less than TEN categories ahead of the prestigious Manchester Theatre Awards, to be held at The Lowry’s Quays Theatre on Friday, March...
Date Published 07/02/2018
Workshops, information stalls and activities took place across the borough as Oldham took part in Greater Manchester’s Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Date Published 06/02/2018
The shop has not been open two years yet, but already O’Neill’s Barber House is making massive strides in the world of hairdressing and grooming.
Walking Week returns next week, and Oldhamers are being urged to get involved.
Date Published 05/02/2018
Evo-Stik League outfit Mossley FC have announced details of what promises to be a cracking annual sportsman’s dinner.
Oldham libraries’ “Comics and Cosplay: Caring for Young Minds” project has been selected as one of 14 winning applicants to receive new ‘Engaging Libraries’ funding from the...
Fans of the legendary ‘Carry On’ films are in for a real comic treat at the Oldham Library, Greaves Street, on Friday, April 6.
Date Published 02/02/2018
St Barnabas church in Clarksfield is set to be a hive of activity this half-term.
A new bus service is set to improve connectivity between Saddleworth villages and boost access to rail services and leisure opportunities.
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in 2018?
Sushi for Christmas dinner, a hip-hop fanatic Gran and a revealing painting of Dolly Parton; this play has everything, including the kitchen sink.
Oldham is set to be seen in a whole new light this Friday as three of the town centre’s iconic venues play host to the borough’s second late-night arts festival, ‘Illuminate’.
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