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New home for Bloom and Grow ‘wool’

OLDHAM’S award-winning Bloom and Grow entry has found a new home at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice. The Royton hospice’s voluntary gardening group...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Bomber Command hero dies aged 91

AN OLDHAM war hero who lied about his age so he could join the RAF and do his bit for...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Massive lift for air ambulances

THE North-West Air Ambulance charity is set to receive a £250,000 grant from a banking fine fund. The Greater Manchester charity...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Driver runs off after ploughing into four cars

A white Transit van crashed into three parked cars and one moving vehicle in Shaw last hight before the driver...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Speed a village menace

Worried householders in a Saddleworth village are planning a public meeting over traffic issues menacing their community. Residents in Denshaw say...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Pilgrimmage a highlight of 800th anniversary year

A SPECIAL pilgrimage will be a spiritual highlight of a year-long celebration to mark the 800th anniversary of Saddleworth parish...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Tranx leader steps down

Campaigner Barry Haslam has stepped down as chair of Oldham’s Tranx group due to continuing ill health. Tranx, which supports people...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

MP’s bill supports disabled workers

LABOUR MP Debbie Abrahams is putting disabled rights into the national spotlight today by presenting a Ten Minute Rule Commons...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Tie-up terror of young girl

Armed thugs tied up a 13-year-old girl and threatened to cut off her fingers before ransacking the family home. The schoolgirl,...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Duo on slavery charges

A CHADDERTON pair has pleaded not guilty to trafficking Hungarian nationals into the UK as slaves Krisztina Horvath (33) and Zsolt...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Academy to cut pupil admissions

ONE of Oldham’s newest secondary secondary schools is slashing the number of pupils it admits each year from 300 to...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Mixed reception for park plan

OPINION was divided as residents shared their ideas to help create a new linear park as a part of the...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Danny’s style skills set tongs wagging

A barber from Shaw is being groomed for superstardom after being selected as a member of the Mens Hairdressing Federation...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Take-off for school’s special anniversary

ON your marks... staff at Hathershaw College will mark the school’s diamond jubilee by entering 60 staff in this year’s...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Net hits!

AN Oldham netball mascot double act has been watched well over 7,000 times online. Under the dance costumes are Tom Nokes...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Vans and buggies wreck football pitches

OUTRAGED residents have hit out at vandals who have wrecked playing fields in Moorside by racing vans and motorised buggies...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Fabric of the community under threat - McMahon

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon issued a chilling warning last night after council tax was frozen for a second year. After...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Party man drunk in charge of a child

AN Oldham man has been given a five month suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to assaulting a child under...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Gateway to the future for Mumps

OLDHAMERS will be able to have their say on the new Prince’s Gate development at Mumps from tomorrow. A “game changing”...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Public urged to have a say on new school

SADDLEWORTH residents are being urged to make final submissions ahead of the selection of the site for the new £19million...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Retirement the burning issue

OLDHAM firefighters joined their counterparts from across the country yesterday in a 24-hour walkout over “unworkable” pension and retirement age...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Suranne to star in BBC drama

OLDHAM actress Suranne Jones is to play the title role in upcoming BBC One drama “Doctor Foster”. The five-part series, created...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Fewer teens pregnant

OLDHAM’S teen pregnancy rate has continued to fall - though it remains one of the highest in Greater Manchester. In 2013,...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Boxer’s sword-attack allegation

A BOXER who allegedly attacked his dad with an ornamental samurai sword on Valentine’s Day has pleaded not guilty at...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Edith home for her 100th

A FORMER Oldhamer who spent 62 years in the town will celebrate her 100th birthday with a special family gathering...

Date Online: 26/02/2015

Barnsley appoint Johnson

BARNSLEY have unveiled Lee Johnson as their new head coach, after agreeing a compensation deal with Athletic. Johnson has signed a...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Frosty reception for fridge-tippers

FURIOUS villagers have slammed callous fly-tippers for turning a local beauty spot into a dump. Nearly 20 refrigerators have been strewn...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Beheading demand a ‘moment of madness’

A FATHER-OF-TWO who went online and offered a £1,000 reward for the beheading of a man who burgled a Werneth...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Mental issues of man who sent vile letters

A MENTALLY unstable man who threatened to “behead all Asians in Oldham” in racist letters sent to police, doctors and...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Landlord let immigrant workers live in squalor

A landlord who allowed a group of worlers to sleep in squalid conditions on the floor of his former pub...

Date Online: 25/02/2015