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Toots and The Maytals, one of the all-time great reggae, ska and rocksteady groups, will tour the UK in October 2018.
Date Published 14/08/2018
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice has announced that BBC Children in Need has awarded the charity a grant of £132,146 over three years.
Oldham Libraries are helping locals invest in their futures with the launch of the Debt Advice Service this September.
Whiplash injuries and claims can be avoided if drivers and passengers do a simple test this Injury Prevention Day tomorrow (August 15).
New research by MoneySuperMarket today reveals that people in Oldham are borrowing more than other locations to pay for their holidays, with those from the town taking out over £2...
Date Published 13/08/2018
Two independent people are needed to join a panel that works to help keep communities across Greater Manchester safe.
Award-winning actor Sam Newman cycled into Dogs Trust Manchester this week to meet some of the canine residents he’s raising money for on a 1,000 mile bike ride.
Date Published 10/08/2018
Boarshurst Silver Band set to raise the roof with their second star-studded comedy night.
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
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...
A local opticians will this month be bringing a new and exclusive virtual try-on technology to Oldham, with the aim being to take the guess work out of buying glasses.
Two brothers from Saddleworth are to tackle the biggest challenge of their lives as they embark on a charity cycle between Brisbane and Melbourne, Australia.
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...
Date Published 08/08/2018
Woodhouses Primary school turns 50 next month - and you're invited to the party!
Oldham teenagers are set to take to the Market Place to do the Primrose Bank Community Centre justice today (Thursday).
Business giants Costa Coffee have taken on an Oldham woman's battle against loneliness.
Back with a fresh line-up – E4’s Tattoo Fixers is now taking applications for a brand new series that will start filming this autumn.
One of the UK's most inclusive circuses is set ot roll into Oldham on Saturday, September 15.
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.
It’s time to get your team together as Tough Mudder’s ‘Cousin in the City’ hits Heaton Park this Friday and Saturday.
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.
XenZone’s Kooth service, which has now been commissioned in Oldham, gives every child and young person aged 11-25 access to free online counselling and emotional wellbeing support...
Grace Áine Campbell has been crowned the 109th Garden Suburb Rose Queen.
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.
Despite their team's defeat at the hands of MK Dons on Saturday, junior supporters of Athletic were treated to a memorable opening to the new league season as they got their first...
Whether you’re looking for family fun or ready to take to the pitch yourself, Springhead Cricket Club’s fun day is set to have something for everyone.
When A level results come out on August 16, more than three-quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.
Local residents Chris Wareing and Julie-Ann Davies called into Mahdlo in Oldham to share their training plans with Junior Zone members ahead of their expedition up Mount...
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...
Date Published 06/08/2018
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...
Date Published 03/08/2018
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.
Dodgy have spoken about the event coming up in Oldham
Date Published 02/08/2018
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
Homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley is appealing for fashion designers, home crafters and thrifty upcyclers to take part in a competition to transform a wedding dress.
Date Published 01/08/2018
Oldham Council is one of five local authorities in the North West to pilot the Department for Education’s National Assessment and Accreditation System (NAAS).
It's almost time to spend another memorable weekend in the 1940s as the north's longest-running World War Two military and living history event returns to Uppermill.
Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester has been overwhelmed with applications for its ultimate dream job role – a Master Model Builder.
A local charity has called for support as a deadly disease has taken the lives of four kittens.
Eight Oldham cyclists were among a 14-strong team who completed a true ride of a lifetime - a ‘Ride for Rohingya’.
Date Published 31/07/2018
Friday, September 28 will see Laura McGarry and her family taking part in Maggie’s Oldham Culture Crawl, and they’re encouraging everyone to join them and walk together to help...
Oldham has become one of just a handful of cities to win the Sustainable Food Cities Bronze award.
A local scouts group in Oldham have been making a fantastic contribution to their local community with a special DIY project at the Royal Oldham Hospital.
‘We just want Debs back home’.
More than a third (38%) of Greater Manchester’s residents, undiagnosed with type 2 diabetes, report at least one symptom of the condition, such as urinating more frequently (19%),...
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has been busy strengthening its workforce with a number of successful recruitment drives recently.
Almost one in three (31%) North West residents are unaware that energy theft – or meter cheating – can cause a serious and potentially life-threatening risk to their safety.
Date Published 30/07/2018
The Oldham team from outsourcing specialists Unity Partnership has smashed its target of raising £10,000 for Royton charity, Dr Kershaw’s Hospice at Home.
Oldham Council has secured a new accreditation for its support for flexible working, becoming the first council in Greater Manchester to do so.
As University College Oldham prepares to take in its next cohort, we feel now is the ideal time to look at the best student money-saving solutions for 2018.
People in Oldham are being warned not to miss the deadline to renew their tax credits.
Plans to introduce a simpler, more flexible fares and ticketing system on Metrolink have been given the green light by council leaders, paving the way for a fully-integrated...
Date Published 27/07/2018
Staff from the Victoria Unit at the Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Christie Quality Mark accreditation for a second time.
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