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Woman found

A WOMAN who went missing from Werneth has been found. Susan Roberts (46) was last seen leaving her home on...

Date Online: 07/11/2016

Firework hits girl in face, crews pelted

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl was seriously injured when she was hit in the face by a firework in Pitt Street, Glodwick....

Date Online: 07/11/2016

Stones thrown at firefighters

A GANG of youths in Glodwick hurled stones at firefighters on Saturday night. The crew from Oldham were called out to...

Date Online: 07/11/2016

Lucky escape

AN ELDERLY driver escaped largely unhurt after crashing into the central reservation. Emergency services were called to Manchester Road, Oldham,...

Date Online: 07/11/2016

Family evacuated after loft fire

A SMOKE alarm alerted a family to a fire in the loft. Firefighters were called to Cranbrook Street, Oldham, shortly after...

Date Online: 07/11/2016

House destroyed in fire

A DERELICT house will be demolished after being set alight during a bonfire. Firefighters from Hollins were called to Newport...

Date Online: 07/11/2016

Latics make it into round two

ATHLETIC 2, DONCASTER 1 RYAN Flynn and Billy Mckay were on the score sheet either side of half-time as Athletic made...

Date Online: 05/11/2016

Raiders on the rampage

SHOCKED business owners endured a week of Hallowe'en horror after falling victim to a spate of burglaries which saw hundreds...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Sky lights up in dazzling display

A FIREWORK extravaganza filled Oldham's skies with fun last night as thousands turned out despite the wet weather. Stars, bombettes, flares...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Students honoured to meet legend Sir Bobby

ENGLAND World Cup hero Sir Bobby Charlton inspired a new generation of footballers when he visited Oldham Academy North. The former...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Cars set alight at mill

A FIRE in Hathershaw saw several cars and tons of rubbish set alight this morning. Firefighters attended the blaze at Maple...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Woman vanishes on way to shop

POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for a woman missing from Werneth. Susan Roberts (46) was last seen leaving her home on...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Union slams mail office merger plan

PLANS to merge delivery offices into one large inter-borough depot in Oldham has been branded as an unworkable Royal Mail...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Officers to run for fallen colleague

SIX Greater Manchester Police officers will take on the gruelling New York Marathon to raise funds for their gunned-down colleague's...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Labour's push for statutory living wage

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is backing Living Wage Week. Labour's Mrs Abrahams, who is also shadow work...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

In the beginning there was Louise..

A QUARTER of a million UK babies have been born as a result of IVF since the first test tube...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Police appeal

POLICE are appealing for information to find the next of kin of two men who died in Oldham. Cornelius Ryan (72)...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Man is killed by train at Moorgate crossing

A MAN has died after he was struck by a train near Greenfield station. Emergency services were called to Moorgate Halt...

Date Online: 04/11/2016

Benefits saga victory relief

AN Oldham man has won a six-year "David and Goliath" battle against the Department for Work and Pensions. Jamie-Ray Oakford (45),...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Standing ovation for heroic David

FORMER Oldham Hulme Grammar School pupil and consultant surgeon Dr David Nott reduced TV presenter Carol Vorderman to tears as...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Martial arts board in 1k gesture to charity

THE World Ju-Jitsu Federation has awarded £1,000 to a hospital charity after they provided lifesaving treatment for one of their...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Avenue awash as main ruptures

A MAJOR water pipe burst in Chadderton left residents without water and electricity yesterday. The burst main in Hollinwood Avenue affected...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Sign stops hill roll car-tastrophe

ONE way or another, a street sign stopped a runaway car from ploughing into a town centre shop window yesterday. The...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Cosy up with good grub at retro bar

A RETRO look is a suitable blast from the past for a new restaurant that's now open at Oldham's old...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Christmas crackdown on town centre crime

OLDHAM Police are urging people to stay safe as they combat criminal activity in the town centre over the festive...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Who will be top brass at battle of the bands?

GREENFIELD Brass Band will show off their talents when they battle other bands to show they have the brass factor. The...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Hockey hero visits school presentation

OLDHAM'S Olympic hockey hero Nicola White was the guest of honour at Hathershaw College's annual presentation evening. Nicola, who won gold...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Girl found safe and well after incident

POLICE investigating an abduction in Oldham have located the victim and arrested a man. At around 2.50pm on Monday, a 16...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Bronze coat of arms targeted by youths

THE Failsworth crest which sits in the gardens near the historic Pole landmark has been subjected to criminal damage. A resident...

Date Online: 03/11/2016

Appeal to find family

HOSPITAL officials are looking for help to trace the relatives of a man who died in the Royal Oldham Hospital...

Date Online: 03/11/2016