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Getting to know you

AN arts group is hoping to reach out to Oldham’s older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by working with...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Ward surgeries

Residents with queries can put them to Failsworth West Councillor Sean Fielding tonight at the Church of the Holy Family...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Raider jailed for 10 years

A BURGLAR who carried out 140 raids and stole £250,000 in Cheshire has been jailed for 10 years. Daryl Kennedy, from...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Pride in our alley

Neighbours have proved community spirit is alive and well in Failsworth by transforming their alleyway from drab to dazzling. Dalton Street...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Four arrested in murder inquiry

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the death of a young father whose body was found in Dovestone...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

Shots fired: two arrests

TWO men have been arrested after a gun was fired in Failsworth yesterday. Police were called to Cormallen Grove at 2.30pm...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Jakeís a hit!

MUSICIAN Jake Smith is off to study law after hitting the right notes in his A-levels at Oldham Sixth Form...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Kenzie is a boy on a mission

WHEN Kenzie Higgins was diagnosed with an extremely rare bone disorder, he was forced to stop playing all the sports...

Date Online: 14/08/2014

Gas blast fear

DOZENS of worried residents fled their homes in panic last night after a car ploughed into a house, hit a...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Lights out to remember

OLDHAMERS joined a national tribute to those who lost their lives during the First World War last night. From 10-11pm, households...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Turn out the lights

LIGHTS will go out across the borough tonight as Oldham pays tribute to the fallen on the 100th anniversary of...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Remembering the fallen

A SINGLE candle burned brightly as Oldham remembers the fallen on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Dumpers landed in a fine mess

FLY-TIPPERS and litter louts who blight the borough by refusing to clear up after themselves have been successfully prosecuted by...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Football dads to the rescue

DEDICATED volunteers have been nominated for a Pride in Oldham award after guiding their daughters’ football team to a cup...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Police praise for the street watchers

OLDHAM’S fourth emergency service has been praised by police for doing its bit to keep the town safe. The council’s First...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Bus links to see Mahdlo youngsters home safely

EXTENDED safe transport links are being trialled to help young people get home from Mahdlo youth zone. Transport for Greater Manchester...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Care-home girl, 14, taken away by student

A STUDENT who took a child in care away without permission, has been punished with a six-month community order. Caine Andrew...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Death of 47-year-old baffles doctors

MYSTERY surrounds the death of a previously healthy 47-year-old Failsworth woman. Helen Warburton, of Kew Road, had been fit and active...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Serve and brolly!

THE only time I have ever had to use a tennis racquet was to swat an annoying fly that was...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Anyone for tennis?

WIMBLEDON may be over, but Oldhamers can serve up an ace with free sessions to celebrate the Great British Tennis...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Itís sport city at Failsworth School

MANCHESTER City legend Mike Summerbee was on hand to open Failsworth School’s state-of-the-art sports complex yesterday. Guests were also treated with...

Date Online: 17/07/2014

50 years as leader for dedicated Ian

DEDICATED Ian McAlpine is celebrating half a century of service to scouting in Oldham. Ian, of Shaw, joined 86th Manchester Wolf...

Date Online: 11/07/2014

Council staff down tools for more pay

THOUSANDS of Oldhamís public-sector workers today staged their biggest strike in years over salary freezes and low pay. Some council services...

Date Online: 10/07/2014

Now itís summer of discontent

SCHOOLS and libraries across Oldham will be closed tomorrow as public-sector workers stage their biggest strike in years. Members of Unison,...

Date Online: 09/07/2014

Firefighters to strike over eight days

OLDHAM firefighters will be striking for eight consecutive days from Monday next week. They are taking part in a national strike...

Date Online: 08/07/2014

Landmark in the park

HOLLINWOOD and Limeside made the most of a fun day in the sun for all the family yesterday. The day began...

Date Online: 07/07/2014

Car thief Wallwork swerves prison

FORMER Manchester United player Ronnie Wallwork has avoided jail after admitting stealing a £28,000 car. Wallwork (36), from Failsworth, had an...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Carnival fun whatever the weather

RAIN didn’t stop play in Failsworth as thousands of revellers enjoyed the two-day annual carnival at Lord Lane playing fields. Failsworth...

Date Online: 03/07/2014

Sweet event

THE Failsworth Historical Society is holding a strawberries and cream evening tomorrow from 7pm in the Pavilion at Woodhouses Cricket...

Date Online: 03/07/2014

Weapons arsenal at house

TWO people have been charged after an arsenal of weapons including a stun gun, a loaded pistol and a loaded...

Date Online: 27/06/2014