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Best day out

PARENTS and children flocked to Dr Kershaw's Hospice for a summer fair on Sunday. Sponsored by Thebestof Oldham, the fair featured...

Date Online: 15/06/2017

Roads closing for race

RUNNERS will descend on Oldham this weekend as the Milltown to Moors 10K race returns. Covering just over six miles, the...

Date Online: 15/06/2017

Primary may join academies' trust

A PRIMARY school in Fitton Hill is considering joining the new multi-academy trust set up by Hathershaw College and Oldham...

Date Online: 15/06/2017

Designs explore social questions

COLLEGE art and design students are exploring social issues and British values in their summer exhibitions. More than 200 students at...

Date Online: 15/06/2017

Driver escapes after vehicle rolls

A DRIVER had a miraculous escape after walking out of a crash which saw his car roll several times and...

Date Online: 15/06/2017

Pupils dig in to create a green haven

PUPILS have transformed a derelict area formerly littered with syringes, settees, fridges and other bulky waste into a community garden. Staff,...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Ella swims to aid victims

A SWIMMER took the plunge to make miles of difference for Manchester's terror attack victims. Oldham Aquatics' star Ella Bergin-Williams (15)...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Bee symbol is recreated with flowers

A BUNCH of gardeners have created an amazing buzz in Chadderton. The Oldham Council staff have been busy making heartfelt floral...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Veteran gets forgetful in 'brilliant' new play

VETERAN actor Kenneth Alan Taylor has rarely been as exited - and daunted - by a role than the title...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

We're laughing all the way to college

WHAT do you get when you cross stand-up comedy and a motivational talk? A lot of laughter was the answer when...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Inspiration honour for spinal operation boy

A SCHOOLBOY from Oldham was rewarded for inspiring others with his bravery in the face of a major spinal operation. Real-life...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Woman accused of 'tram murder'

A CHADDERTON woman cried as she appeared in court charged with murder after a man died when he was struck...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Rambling on at blues festival's musical tour

IF you're down in the dumps why not chase the blues away with a musical tour of Diggle this weekend. A...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Chance to view cancer centre

VISITORS at Oldham's brand new cancer care centre Maggie's Oldham have been getting a first glimpse inside and finding out...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Masterclasses from soccer star Scholes

FOOTBALL legend Paul Scholes was on the ball when he paid a visit to Mahdlo Youth Zone. The former Manchester United...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Superheroes on the run

SPIDERMAN, Batgirl and the Avengers showed even superheroes enjoy a run as they joined in with the Alexandra junior parkrun...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Street-fight mum escapes jail

A DRUNKEN mum viciously assaulted two people when she lost all self control during a street row after a night...

Date Online: 14/06/2017

Oldham woman on 'tram-push' murder charge

AN Oldham woman has been charged with murder after a man was allegedly pushed into a moving tram in...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Cool in a crisis

A SURGEON who was called to aid victims at hospital on the night of the Manchester bombing has spoken for...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Weighty matters for dad, daughter

A DAD and his daughter are gearing up to represent the country at the highest level as they showcase their...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Tributes to death probe Corinne

Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Oldham have arrested two men on suspicion of murder and detained a...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Mums and babies book in for music and play

ADORABLE babies started their lifetime love of books during National Bookstart week in Oldham. The week, by the UK's largest children's...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

United in support of terror attack victims

FOOTBALL legend Paul Scholes last night handed over a cheque for more than £40,000 which was raised from a 24-hour...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Staying strong after tragedy

FITNESS fans held a boot-camp contest to support the families of Oldham women Alison Howe and Lisa Lees, who lost...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Knockout help for Ramadan

A POPULAR gym in Oldham is going out of its way to ensure its Muslim members can keep up with...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Ale walk is bees knees!

THERE was definitely a buzz about this year's Saddleworth Beer Walk. A group of friends swarmed together to dress up as...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Funerals for local mums

SEPARATE funerals for two Royton mums killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack will be at the same church on...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Fanfare for the winning Whit contests bands

Here are the winners of the Whit Friday Band...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Cannabis farm raided by police

SADDLEWORTH police officers have swooped on a vast cannabis farm in Diggle, unearthing plants worth an estimated £40,000. A team executed...

Date Online: 13/06/2017

Fire pests

FIRE crews went to several incidents in Vulcan Street to reports that nuisance teenagers were lighting small fires on...

Date Online: 13/06/2017