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Public urged to have their say on school access

HIGHWAY access to the new Saddleworth School in Diggle will be the subject of four consultation events before detailed planning...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

Vision for a brighter future

The new building will be made up of five “home zones” - one for each year group - as well...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

‘City gent’ prowler’s vice girl horror attack

A ‘’city gent’’ office worker prowled a red light district before he drove a seven-inch kitchen knife into the neck...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

Child rape victim fears justice won’t be done

A WOMAN who told police she was raped as a 12 year old fears she relived the horrific event for...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

Football star to present Ted with spare shirt

PRESTON North End hat-trick hero Jermaine Beckford has come to the rescue of South Failsworth Primary pupil Ted Dockray. TV cameras...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

Serious fun ahead at festival

COMEDIAN Arthur Smith has promised Saddleworth Festivalgoers jokes, songs... and maybe a naked woman. Arthur plays the June 6-14 festival at...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

Shift rubbish - or else

A NUISANCE neighbour has been given until tomorrow to move a huge pile of rubbish behind his Coppice home. The alleyway...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

Garage up in flames

PLUMES of thick, black smoke could be seen across Oldham when a fire broke out at a garage in Hollins...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

Not such a lonely world anymore

CHADDERTON’S Christine Dennis has been spreading much-needed cheer to the elderly and vulnerable with the creation of a specialist luncheon...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Tribute to Olympian in city parade

OLDHAM Theatre Workshop will be representing Oldham during the colourful and entertaining Manchester Day Parade on Sunday, June 14. Now in...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Literacy drive opens book for young readers

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Oldham are being encouraged to develop a love of reading through an exciting three-day literacy-focused event. As part of...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Cyra nets an £800 success

A FUNDRAISING netball rally ended with a magnificent result — £800 for two charities. Cyra Sykes (35), from Chadderton, organised Mia’s...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Baby steps on road to foster care

STAFF from Foster Care Associates are set to host recruitment events throughout the North-West next month to mark Foster Care...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Art trail on religious theme

FROM oil paintings to stained glass windows, over 40 artworks from Greater Manchester and beyond will be displayed during Saddleworth...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Bake star hoping to tame Dragon

OLDHAM College student and entrepreneur Daniel Arundel plans to be pitch perfect when he faces “Dragons’ Den” star Peter Jones...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

New hair salon venture is a cut above

A HAIR salon owner has created jobs with the opening of new premises in Ashton Road, Oldham. The David John Salon...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Infantry regiment

BY day he controls a class of nine-year-olds but at weekends he commands an army of men. Craig Windslow (30) is...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Monument to medic nursed back to health

Delighted locals have praised Oldham council for restoring a landmark monument in the heart of Dobcross. The monument was erected in...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Dancers go Madd for UK success

A SHAW dance school is celebrating after scooping an incredible haul of national championship wins. Six of its students won UK...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Youngster’s charity event raises £2,000

A ROYTON schoolgirl raised an incredible £2,000 in one night for a cause very close to her family’s heart. Grace Hulme...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Sweet success for Daniel on stage

A SHAW schoolboy certainly won a golden ticket when he landed a candy-covered role in the West End. Daniel Rhodes has...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

School phone ban boosts test results

BANNING mobile phones in the classroom can boost test scores by more than 6 per cent, according to a new...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Dragons’ Den-style healthcare pitch

A NEW scheme will see pharmaceutical companies use their expertise to help improve public health in Oldham. NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Care firm in NW top 10

AN Oldham home-care company is celebrating being named one of the top 10 providers in the North-West. Home Instead Senior Care,...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Steve set to be first pacemaker-user in Everest Marathon

A CHAMPION fund raiser is gearing up to be the first person with a pacemaker to take on the Everest...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Shirt-grab Ted’s Wembley woe

A SOUTH Failsworth Primary School pupil is at the centre of an apparent shirt theft that has grabbed the attention...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

East meets West for a festival feast of fun

OLDHAMERS got a taste of both east and west at this year’s Festival Oldham ober the Bank Holiday weekend. The...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Man hit by lorry

A 34-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a lorry in Chadderton last night. The...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Thanks so much, you’re an angel...

AFTER reading how an Oldham Street Angel saved the life of a young man left for dead in Oldham town...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Marathon man in 10 months!

Running marathons usually takes years of dedicated training and endurance running. But Chadderton’s Paul Corrigan took only 10 months to go...

Date Online: 26/05/2015