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BB gun attack terror

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 43-year-old man was shot with a BB gun in Oldham. At around 11pm on...

Date Online: 19/07/2016

Town centre car park reduced to rubble in early morning explosion

IT took just four seconds for an Oldham town centre multi-storey car park to be reduced to rubble as it...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Thousands sign up to battle new bins rotas

A PETITION, backed by more than 3,000 people, has been launched to stop the controversial three-week bin collection in Oldham....

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Arson attack shock

SHOCKING CCTV footage of a car being set on fire in High Crompton has been released by police. The footage shows...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Flower show brings colour

STUNNING arrangements, colourful entertainment and a little bit of "Tree Fu" magic helped Oldham town centre welcome the summer season...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Trio arrested in robbery probe

THREE teenagers have been arrested and bailed in connection with a brutal robbery which left a man and woman with...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Twin sisters donate locks of hair after child in their school diagnosed with leukaemia

SIX-YEAR-OLD twins Arielle and Georgina Roberts have big smiles on their faces after donating their long locks of blonde and...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Police safety warning over Pokémon Go

GREATER Manchester have issued a warning to parents and teachers about the dangers to children using the Pokémon Go mobile...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

A 'first-class' start for pupils

A NEW £7.5million primary school in Coldhurst is nearing completion for its grand opening in September. The Northmoor Academy, on...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Grant to help business stamp out scammers

A SADDLEWORTH business is taking on the scammers thanks to a £1,000 grant from the Greater Manchester Police and Crime...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Driver hurt in collision

A MAN was taken to hospital following an incident on the M60 at Ashton-under-Lyne on Friday. A Vauxhall Corsa collided with...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Police seek man's family

POLICE are appealing for help to trace the family of a man from Shaw. William Lee Mcerlean, known as Lee, aged...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Probe after car crash

ENQUIRIES are continuing after a car crashed into and destroyed a sign in Oldham on Friday afternoon. Emergency services were called...

Date Online: 18/07/2016

Latics lose friendly clash

ATHLETIC 0, HUDDERSFIELD 2 GOALS from local boy Harry Bunn and Jack Payne saw Athletic lose their opening pre-season game. Stephen Robinson's...

Date Online: 16/07/2016

Wave of dam devastation

A CHILLING scenario in which a reservoir burst carved an horrific wave of destruction across communities was acted out at...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Poignant reminder of brave PCs' sacrifice

FORMER Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled a new memorial yesterday to murdered PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone. The day...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Daring duo cycle in memory of Joe

TWO brothers have cycled from Manchester to Blackpool to raise money for The Christie charity. Tony and Neil Welden took on...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Worry on Brexit and its impact

PASSIONS were high in the council chambers as councillors discussed the EU referendum result and the impact it will have...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

College bids farewell to top teacher

AFTER 32 years of teaching at Hathershaw College, it's time for Jane Fox to put down the marker, step away...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

School's stalwarts reflect on 55 years

TWO long-serving members of staff are retiring from The Radclyffe School after clocking up 55 years between them. Deputy head teacher...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Fly-tipping still a major concern

RESIDENT Joanne Craddock asked what the council is doing to combat fly-tipping. Councillor Barbara Brownridge said that last year 867 fixed...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Pervert amassed over 100,000 abuse images

A SORDID catalogue of more than 100,000 indecent pictures of children being sexually abused was discovered on computer equipment at...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Body found in search for Shaw man

A BODY has been found in the search for a missing man from Shaw. Albert Weltz was last seen at his...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

MP seeks accessibility for all rail passengers

AN OLDHAM MP is demanding better access to Greenfield station for people with mobility issues and an increase in the...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Sunday works will hit Metrolink

METROLINK customers are being warned that Network Rail improvement works at Victoria Station will affect the Bury and Rochdale lines...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Car set alight

POLICE are investigating after a car was set alight in Barn Street, Oldham, at 1am today. Firefighters tackled the blaze...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Courts issued closure order

OLDHAM Magistrates' Court is set to close on September 23, with all cases going to Tameside. The news comes after the...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Mum takes on muddy mayhem for charity

CARGO nets and mud pits won't stop a mum of two from Oldham from completing her fundraising mission for Cancer...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Bins decision sticks

SEVERAL questions during last night's meeting focused on the controversial decision to change grey bin collections to a three-weekly service,...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Concern grows for missing Albert

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 62-year-old man from Shaw. Albert Weltz was last seen at 10pm...

Date Online: 14/07/2016