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It's just what the doctors ordered

WHETHER it's a morning snack you're after or a hearty supper, the food served up at the Royal Oldham Hospital...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Two banks will close but ATMs will stay

YORKSHIRE Bank will retain its cash machines in Royton and Chadderton ­- but both local branches of the bank are...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Plea to pull out of 'flawed' GMSF

A PETITION calling on Oldham Council to withdraw from the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has been started by Oldham Liberal...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

'Upward trajectory' at home after report

A FITTON Hill care home has been told it requires improvement in all areas following a Care Quality Commission inspection. Treelands...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Dad will take on marathon for late sister

A CARING dad is preparing to take on one of the UK's biggest sporting challenges this weekend as a tribute...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

A new variety of school run

AN Oldham teacher is swapping the classroom for the streets of the capital as she gets set to run the...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Table set to serve up great 60th year

THE new chairman of Saddleworth Round Table has promised another "fantastic" year in this the club's 60th anniversary year. Henry Burbidge,...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Housing rolls on pub site

A HOUSING development on the former site of The Neighbour's Chef in Moorside is now under way. Two pairs of semi-detached...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Homes wrangle set to continue

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build homes which has seen overwhelming opposition from local residents has been deferred by Oldham Council's...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

No.1 fan dives in to save Latics...

WHEN little Latics fan Thomas Young found out his goalkeeping hero Connor Ripley would be returning to Middlesbrough at the...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Tribute to dog collars interest of hundreds

A DEVASTATED dog owner melted the hearts of Dovestones visitors when she left a moving tribute in memory of her...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Runners united in battle against cancer

FORMER rugby star Kevin Sinfield will be taking on his first London Marathon this month in a bid to raise...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Council's work makes cemetery ship-shape

IMPROVEMENT works have been carried out to bring Chadderton Cemetery back into shipshape condition. Residents expressed their joy at the transformation...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Name fly-tippers who dumped rubbish in river

"DISGRACEFUL" fly-tippers dumped over a dozen black bin bags of rubbish into the River Beal. However when council environmental officers visited...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Osman swaps classes for the film cameras

JUST two years after quitting the classroom, a former Oldham teacher has written and directed his first film which is...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Warehouse allowed to extend its hours

A WAREHOUSE in Shaw has been granted permission to lengthen its opening hours, despite protests from residents and councillors. JD...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Arts plans a winner with 7.1m jackpot plans

OLDHAM'S Cultural Quarter is another step closer to becoming a reality. The council was able to get funding packages for...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Plans for new car park on the green belt are refused

PROPOSALS for a car park on the green belt were refused by seven votes to six in the council chamber...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Demolition of historic former school to finish

DEMOLITION work at an historic former Royton primary school is reaching its conclusion. The former Byron Street School has disappeared with...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

No charges for man after alleged firefighter assault

NO charges are being brought against a man arrested in connection with an assault on an Oldham firefighter. The man was...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Collision appeal

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 24-year-old man was left with life threatening injuries after a collision in Ashton. Shortly...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Maple Mill fire drama

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Maple Mill in Hathershaw last night. The crew from Hollins were alerted at around 9pm after reports...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Off the streets

AN ex-military man has told of how his life has been transformed after a new Oldham project stepped in to...

Date Online: 19/04/2017

FCHO gives 15k to mental health charity

A MENTAL health charity is celebrating after it received £15,000 to launch a pilot scheme in Oldham. The donation to Tameside,...

Date Online: 19/04/2017

Hire firm keeps RSPCA rolling after theft of van

OLDHAM RSPCA suffered a critical blow after its only van was stolen. However, after hearing about the charity's plight a kind-hearted...

Date Online: 19/04/2017

Couple's rage over new stove

A HEATED row over a fire has left fuming customers out in the cold and out of pocket, they claim. Sylvia...

Date Online: 19/04/2017

Fundraiser supports a brave 'little soldier'

HUNDREDS of residents turned out to a special benefit event for a "little soldier" battling leukaemia. Elliott Ardill (6), from Bardsley,...

Date Online: 19/04/2017

Police launch hunt for fugitive drug dealers

FUGITIVE drug dealers who went on the run as members of their gang were locked up for more than 20...

Date Online: 19/04/2017

NHS 'at risk from Tory polls victory'

OLDHAM'S MPs have responded to Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise announcement of a snap general election on June 8. The...

Date Online: 19/04/2017

Waterhead makes the most noise

THE worst areas in Oldham for nuisance noise have been revealed as part of a new study. In Oldham last...

Date Online: 19/04/2017