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Oldham is Englandís most deprived town

OLDHAM has been named as the most deprived town in England. A study into housing and poverty by the Office of...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Woman loses appeal on stabbing sentence

AN Oldham woman given an open-ended jail term for stabbing her cousin in a row over a man has failed...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Meal deals for old town hall

Oldham council is closing in on deals to bring two major restaurant chains into the Old Town Hall cinema and...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Amazing devotion of foster parents

FOSTER parents Anne and Lloyd Morgan are looking forward to a well-deserved reirement. Together the pair have fostered 97 children and...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Sex case father cleared

A FATHER OF TWO alleged to have sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl has been cleared by a jury after a...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Dadís pipes crush death ruled an accident

A FATHER-OF-TWO tragically died by accident following a change in work practices at an Oldham company, a jury concluded on...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Knifeman jailed for robbery

A HEROIN addict who robbed a young Oldham College student at knifepoint in the town centre has been jailed. David Storer...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

To the limit for Sport Relief

KIND-HEARTED Oldhamers pushed themselves to the limit with sponsored bike rides, running races and endurance tests in a bid to...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Mahd hot night of fundraising

BRAVE volunteers hot-footed it across scorching coals in a bid to raise money for Mahdlo Youth Zone. The fund-raising challenge, now...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

David bows out with a party

OLDHAM Coliseum house manager David Rustidge bade farewell to friends and colleagues yesterday — but he won’t be going very...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Where else would you rather be?

SADDLEWORTH has been named in the list of the best places to live in Britain by the Sunday Times. The survey,...

Date Online: 21/03/2016

Latics defeated by 10-man Rochdale

ATHLETIC 2, ROCHDALE 3 TWO goals from Aaron Amadi-Holloway were not enough for Athletic, as 10-man Rochdale claimed three points on...

Date Online: 19/03/2016

MPís call for action after disgraced councillor stands his ground

DISGRACED Saddleworth parish councillor Mike Buckley, who refused to stand down despite being convicted of downloading pictures of naked boys,...

Date Online: 18/03/2016

Armed woman raids shop

A gun-wielding woman robbed an Oldham mini-market. Police have revealed she struck at the shop in Abbey hills Road on the...

Date Online: 18/03/2016

Villagers aid stricken crash biker

GOOD Samaritans were thanked by ambulance chiefs for helping an injured motorcyclist until they arrived at a crash scene. Residents at...

Date Online: 18/03/2016

Police hunt driver who fled scene

DASH-CAM footage captured the moment a young driver lost control of his car and ploughed straight into a bollard near...

Date Online: 18/03/2016

Brothers put their Faith in Oldham club scene

NEW life is to be breathed into the Oldham clubbing scene with a new nightclub opening tonight - and another...

Date Online: 18/03/2016

Pupils wing across the world

FIVE pupils from Limehurst primary school are getting ready to fly thousands of miles — to experience life at a...

Date Online: 18/03/2016

Coliseum Davidís last curtain call

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre will bid farewell to its longest running member of staff this month. After 34 years as house manager...

Date Online: 18/03/2016

Walking miracle

A mum has told of the horrifying moment her four-year-old son was hit by a car — and the torturous...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Fatherís defiant denial of child sex charge

A FATHER of two alleged to have sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl, told a trial jury that he was entirely...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Greater Manchesterís devolution delight

LOCAL authority leaders in Greater Manchester have welcomed the announcement of further devolution for the area during yesterday’s Budget speech...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Debbie down on Budget

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams criticised yesterday’s Budget as having “unfairness at its core”. The Labour MP said: “This...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Mumps transport hub is the future

A NEW public transport interchange for Oldham Mumps is on the cards as part of a revolutionary regional transport strategy. The...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Overcrowding worry halts homes scheme

PLANS to build 34 homes around a nursery in Sholver were put on hold again last night after councillors deferred...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Youngsters get a lift from top brass

YOUNG Oldham musicians will be able to get expert help from world-famous brass band Brighouse & Rastrick The band has formed...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Mental health facility plans are rejected

PLANS to turn a long-derelict residential home in Chadderton into shared living accommodation for mental health sufferers on the road...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Have your say on Foxdentonís future

A CAMPAIGN to save Foxdenton Hall in Chadderton is inviting local residents to an information event on Saturday to find...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Union criticises acadamies crusade

A LOCAL teachers’ union has denounced plans to force every state school in England to become an academy by 2022. George...

Date Online: 17/03/2016

Good reason to blow their own trumpets

AN Oldham band is definitely the best of brass after becoming the only one in the borough to reach the...

Date Online: 17/03/2016