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The first female apprentice in a shopfloor role at locally-based Hill’s Panel Products (HPP), Ellie Shepherd, has been chosen to fly the flag for women at work for International Women’s Day and National Careers Week.
Date Published 04/03/2024
A much-loved old fashioned foodie favourite has been given a new lease of life at a multi award-winning Oldham pub.
Police are investigating a disturbance inside a Chadderton pub last night (Sunday), following which a man had to be treated for 'laceration' injuries.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has launched a campaign urging Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to retain the Household Support Fund (HSF), which she says has been a...
Last year, a number of Oldham residents answered the call by showing an interest in creating a friends group for Gallery Oldham.
A new Women’s Academy will launch at Latics next season - and Female Development Officer, Holly Espie, is calling on young players from the local area to sign up.
Date Published 02/03/2024
Former Oldham RLFC winger John Etty has died in a Blackpool hospital at the age of 97.
Northern is installing a total of 86 new CCTV cameras at Manchester Victoria station to provide even safer journeys for customers.
Oldham council has approved its budget - setting out the borough’s spending priorities for the year.
Date Published 01/03/2024
Oldham council officially launched its move into the Spindles centre on Thursday (February 29).
Date Published 29/02/2024
This morning (Friday), police followed a trail from Piccadilly Gardens to a suspect following an incident where a member of the public was robbed and assaulted.
A local group of ukulele players hopes to put an end to the snobbery that surrounds their favourite four-stringed instrument.
A plan to transform abandoned mineshafts under Oldham town’s surface into a source of heating is set to move ahead after the council secured funding from the government this
One Greater Manchester town woke up to a new MP today, and his name is George Galloway.
The Oldham Choral Society will stage its next Royal Northern College of Music concert next month.
Officers from Greater Manchester Police’s Tactical Vehicle Intercept Unit put a dent in suspected car thieves’ ambitions when a lorry driver acting suspiciously was spotted on...
Local police officers issued a warning via social media following recorded incidents of three burglaries taking place within an hour-and-a-half period in the Grasscroft area...
An angry protester was forcibly removed from the Oldham council chambers by security after interrupting a full council meeting.
An Oldham care company that encourages its staff to treat clients “as if they were family” is in line to receive a major innovation honour.
A Saddleworth village is celebrating funding to improve and upgrade facilities at the community’s only play park.
Just 129 households in Greater Manchester have had insulation measures installed under a government scheme to help them save money on energy bills.
The Fox and Pine in Oldham town centre has completed its hat-trick of wins in the CAMRA Pub of the Year awards.
Date Published 28/02/2024
A cultural hotspot in Oldham could face “critical failure” and closure unless ‘urgent’ repairs are carried out.
Officers from Greater Manchester Police's Challenger team have charged eight people in connection with drug offences.
For the third year, Oldham Enterprise Trust presents Oldham Enterprise Week next week.
To mark International Women’s Day on Friday week, March 8, Oldham Council’s Leader, Cllr Arooj Shah, will unveil a plaque to commemorate what could be the birthplace of the...
Manchester Airport will host a jobs fair at Wythenshawe Forum next week, with hundreds of roles available in everything from airport security to hospitality.
If you've ever fancied becoming a driving instructor, then you can achieve your 'life-changing' dream if you sign up with the Oldham-based Limer Driving Academy.
Date Published 27/02/2024
Students from E-ACT The Oldham Academy North (TOAN) took part in a Duke of Edinburgh expedition.
Officers in Greater Manchester Police’s Challenger South team, along with forcewide resources, executed 12 warrants across Manchester, West Yorkshire and in Scotland in relation...
The Gateway Centre in Oldham has received a new ultra-rapid charging hub, in a £1 million deal with Manchester-based electric vehicle charging network Be.EV.
Drama came to a Saddleworth village when emergency services flooded an accident scene last night (Monday).
They've opened for Lankum, gone down a storm at Cambridge and Sidmouth Folk Festivals, performed at Parisian circuses and now they're coming to The Vale in Mossley on Saturday,...
A chapel building that has been embroiled in a community row for almost two decades is on sale for the second time after a failed auction last year.
Date Published 26/02/2024
A cracking day and night of live music and DJs is coming to Oldham for an all day outdoor music mini festival in June.
Latics' biggest home league crowd since 2004 was inside a packed-out Boundary Park on Saturday to give chairman Frank Rothwell a hero’s return.
A drug dealer who was found to have almost £20,000 in cash when stopped by a police patrol has been jailed.
Date Published 25/02/2024
Dovestone Sailing Club is hosting its annual Open Day on April 27 from 10am to 4:30pm.
Saddleworth School is to host a fundraising second-hand market on Sunday, March 24.
Oldham Mountain Rescue Team met with members of St Chad's Church in Uppermill yesterday (Sunday) to collect a cheque for £440.73.
Kind-hearted charity fundraiser Robert Lynch really lives up to the old adage: if you want to get ahead - get a hat.
Less than a month after the then owners confirmed that the popular Liquid and Envy nightclub in the centre of Oldham was to close its doors for good, it's been announced that the...
Date Published 24/02/2024
The latest data from November 2023 shows 41,786 out of 44,491 Greater Manchester Police response calls were answered within 10 seconds (93.9%), with the average speed of answer...
Oldham council is well on its way to setting the budget for the next year.
Date Published 23/02/2024
A bumper crowd of more than 11,700 is expected at Boundary Park tomorrow (Saturday) as Latics fans say a big 'welcome home' to chairman and co-owner Frank Rothwell.
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Oldham.
A care home in nearby Middleton has managed to make improvements two years on from being put in special measures - but there are still safety issues.
A planning proposal for three new homes to be built on a pub car park has sparked outrage in a community plagued by more than two decades of parking “bedlam”.
Construction specialist MTX has completed complex groundworks for the new endoscopy unit in phase 2 of the new Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) Community...
Residents in Oldham are getting help to cope with mental health, housing issues, and money matters closer to home thanks to a new initiative from Oldham Council and its partners.
Date Published 22/02/2024
An exhibition showcasing local women and the women who have inspired them is to launch at 1853 Studios and Gallery in Westwood on International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8.
A popular pharmacy in Mossley which was forced to close due to a complex property dispute has been allowed to reopen after lawyers acting on its behalf gained an emergency...
Officers from Tameside’s Neighbourhood crime team have released images of jewellery which was recovered following a vehicle search and are believed to be from recent burglaries...
A dingy alleyway in Oldham will soon be transformed into a ‘vibrant’ city-centre garden - but comes at the cost of a 130-year-old pub.
Over the years a kind-hearted, unassuming doctor has come to a community’s assistance … with his own specially-built snow plough.
For the first time since its opening in 1849, passengers are set to have a fully accessible rail station in Mossley.
Hack Oldham recently adapted Stephen King’s book Stationary Bike into a short film - and now it's set to feature at its first film festival.
Oldham Council is encouraging LGBTQ+ individuals to explore the opportunities and rewards of fostering during National LGBT+ History Month.
It’s been another wet week (now rained for 14 days consecutively) and the same can be said about February, which on average, is normally the sixth driest month of the year.
Date Published 21/02/2024
A major road in Oldham has been shut for three nights this week.
No trams will operate through Victoria this Sunday due to further engineering works taking place following the removal of a cracked rail last month.
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