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Support rains in after BBC appeal

A CHARITY is reporting a surge of interest after a Hollinwood-based family support worker featured on the BBC’s Children in...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Forest School site reopens after facelift

THE newly-transformed South Failsworth Forest School site was officially unveiled this week. Children are now able to enjoy classes outside the...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Witness appeal after vicious street attack

A MAN was dragged to the floor and attacked as he lay defenceless near a Failsworth pub. The victim, in...

Date Online: 19/11/2014

Litter pick

HELP clean up your local area this Saturday by taking part in the Malton Garden community clean up. Meet at...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

M&S coming to Oldham

THE 130-year wait to bring Marks and Spencer to Oldham is finally over. The retail giant will open a clothing, homeware...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Sham marriage probe

TWO Failsworth people have been remanded in custody until December 5 following the alleged trafficking and “sale” into a sham...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Vow to end misery of trafficking

POLICE have pledged to “leave no stone unturned” in a crackdown on human traffickers. The promise follows the arrest of 13...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Pregnant woman sold for £15,000

THIRTEEN people have been arrested for their part in a trafficking ring which “sold” a pregnant woman into a sham...

Date Online: 13/11/2014

Sex abuse shame of father-of-five

AN Oldham father of five has been found guilty of the repeated sexual abuse of two young girls. A jury took...

Date Online: 13/11/2014

Santa visit

SANTA is dropping in to the St John’s Church Christmas fair on Saturday from 11.30am. There will be lots of...

Date Online: 11/11/2014

Tribute as Steven loses his final battle

A HEARTBROKEN family has paid tribute to its “funny and energetic” 15-year-old son, who has died from an infection after...

Date Online: 11/11/2014

History talk

DOES an urn in Westminster Abbey contain the bones of the sons of King Edward IV? Find out more at...

Date Online: 04/11/2014

Vandals strike

Vandals have destroyed flowers in a wrecking spree at Failsworth’s historic Pole landmark and nearby gardens. Police were called to the...

Date Online: 29/10/2014

Man denies indecent assault

A 67-year-old man has denied an allegation of indecently assaulting a girl. Colin Shannon of Evening Street, Failsworth, pleaded not guilty...

Date Online: 29/10/2014

Stress help

FEELING stressed, or struggling with anxiety or depression? You can get some advice at the free eight-week “mindfulness-based stress reduction”...

Date Online: 28/10/2014

Together forever

AN inseparable Oldham couple died within days of each other after almost 60 years together . Edward Crossley died in hospital...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Ward surgeries

COUNCILLOR Sean Fielding’s ward surgery takes place tonight at the Holy Family Church, on Lord Lane, from 6-7pm. Councillors Briggs, McMahon...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

School to be extended

THE expansion of a Failsworth primary school to create 70 new places has been given the go-ahead by members of...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Seven minutes to tram tragedy

AN elderly woman was seen wandering along Oldham’s tram tracks seven minutes before she was hit and killed, an inquest...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Table-top sale

THERE will be a table-top sale at St John’s Church on Saturday from 10am-noon. All enquiries can be made to...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Jack goes to great lengths for charity

A YOUNG autism sufferer who wanted to raise money for charity at the Great London Swim was devastated when it...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Crime concerns

CRIME and safety concerns can be put forward to the neighbourhood inspector at the Failsworth Health Centre police surgery tomorrow...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Prison the next stop for lying taxi driver

A taxi driver who invented a fictitious person to avoid paying speeding fines was jailed for eight months at Manchester...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Brownie party

THE 3rd Oldham brownies are having their 60th anniversary and reunion get-together on Saturday at Hollins Methodist Church, Millgate from...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

£6.25m new school for autistic children

OLDHAM is to build a special school with state-of-the-art facilities for pupils with autism. Contractors Extraspace Solutions will begin work...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Brownie reunion

THE 3rd Oldham Brownies is trying to contact former brownies from 1954 onwards — who attended the Hollins Methodist brownie...

Date Online: 23/09/2014

Big kick-off at mini league’s new home

THE Manchester Youth and Mini Soccer League kicked off the new season in style at its new home in Failsworth. The...

Date Online: 23/09/2014

Charity collection

COLLECTION box co-ordinators for Marie Curie Cancer Care are needed in the Failsworth area. The role requires around two or...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Hazel to head proton treatment centre

THE Christie has appointed a Failsworth radiographer to lead its revolutionary Proton Beam Therapy Centre in Manchester in 2018. Hazel Pennington...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

January’s date with talent finals

A LOCAL singer has made the final 10 in a competition to form a girl band and perform at the...

Date Online: 12/09/2014