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Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Hyde.
Date Published 24/09/2018
Oldham Liberal Democrats have published a comprehensive blueprint for replacing the broken business rates system, as they propose to cut taxes for the town's businesses by 26%.
People who find it hard to stand on public transport will be able to take advantage of a new scheme to help them get a seat.
Hundreds of people turned out at a sun-drenched Alexandra Park for the third annual Dr Kershaw's Hospice 'Colour Blast'.
Oldham Council has re-opened the doors of its newly-refurbished Link Centre.
Northern Rail will be introducing an additional compensation scheme for those customers who travelled three or more days a week in April, May or June 2018 but who did not have a...
Environmental health officers found evidence of rats and mice when they visited a dirty takeaway.
Police investigating after a woman was raped in Manchester City Centre have made an arrest.
The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting pregnant women and their families to a free maternity services talk taking place tomorrow (Tuesday).
The record number of older people in employment in Oldham are being urged to make their eye health a priority as pension entitlement ages increase.
Date Published 21/09/2018
Hundreds of people gathered at Oldham’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on Friday night (September 21) to pay tribute to the great and good of the town’s sporting scene for the latest...
Smokers in Oldham are being encouraged to take part in Stoptober – the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England.
Oldham Foodbank says it is experiencing the worst shortage of stocks and funds in the last two years and is appealing for donations of both food and money to help the service...
Nurses, hairdressers and construction workers in Oldham are among millions of employees being urged by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to go online and directly check if they can...
A previously unknown letter from local suffragette, Annie Kenney, is to go on display for the first time at Gallery Oldham.
A series of talks will be taking place across Oldham to talk about the town during the First World War.
A thug who left a partially blind man fighting for his life with a fractured skull and a blood clot after an attack in Oldham, has been sent to prison.
Oldham Council has joined forces with Citizens Advice to do more to support people who are struggling with debt.
Police are investigating after a Lyon fan is accused of performing a nazi salute.
Date Published 20/09/2018
There will be no public inquiry into the work of a pathologist accused of carrying out botched post-mortems in Oldham.
More high winds and heavy rain is being predicted for our region, as the Met Office continues to warn Oldham residents of the conditions.
Greater Manchester Police are backing a drive to end knife crime in our region.
Villages across Saddleworth will be showing off their well dressings this month, as part of an ancient custom.
A support officer at Oldham College has helped to raise £11,000 for various charities – including POINT in Oldham.
A drug smuggler who concealed methylamphetamine worth over £1 million in his suitcase has been sentenced to eight years in prison following a National Crime Agency investigation.
Oldham’s Olympic Gold medalist, Nicola White, has been talking about that final in Rio in 2016.
The Annie Kenney Project has taken a huge leap forward this week, with the clay statue formally being handed over to the Foundry.
Date Published 19/09/2018
A karate club in Failsworth has celebrated their annual sports day… with a water balloon fight.
Oldham’s Olympic gold medalist Nicola White has been speaking to students at Oldham College, in a bid to inspire them to get active.
The number of reports Greater Manchester Police have received from people complaining that they’ve had their drink spiked has almost double in the last three years according to...
Hand made bobble hats have been donated to Royal Oldham’s Postnatal ward - thanks to help from a neighbouring borough.
Residents across Oldham are being warned to brace themselves for strong winds and heavy showers as Storm Ali starts to batter parts of Northern Ireland.
One person has already...
An IT firm based in Greater Manchester has taken part in a charity football match, raising more than £400 for Alzheimer’s Society during World Alzheimer’s Month.
An event for Peace Week by a support group for women in Oldham has been hailed a success.
Oldham Community Leisure has announced plans to take part in National Fitness Day, the UK’s largest physical activity celebration, spearheaded by ukactive.
Greater Manchester Police have led the tributes to Diggle officer Nicola Hughes and her colleague Fiona Bone, who were killed while on duty six years ago.
Date Published 18/09/2018
There may be disruption for anybody who works in the city centre on Wednesday, as police prepare for Manchester City's opening Champions League group game.
Oldham has been revealed as a hotspot for dangerous gas appliances.
417 cookers, boilers and fires were assessed as dangerous or ‘at risk’ in Oldham postcode area in...
People in Oldham are being encouraged to apply for a grant to help improve their local area.
Oasis Academy Leesbrook, Oldham’s newest secondary school, officially opened its doors for the first time last week to over 200 excited Year 7s and 8s.
With four weeks to go, there’s still plenty of time for people to take part in a conversation that will help to shape the future of city centre transport.
High winds battered Oldham overnight on Monday and into Tuesday – with gusts of up to 40mph hitting the region.
Six years on from the deaths of police officers Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes, it’s being reported their killer Dale Cregan is using an illegal phone to beg his friends to send...
Homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley is celebrating Recycle Week 2018 – 24-to-30 September – by hosting a series of workshops and demonstrations leading up to their Reduce, Reuse &...
It might have been an unusually warm September day on Monday, but Oldham is preparing itself for a windy evening.
Date Published 17/09/2018
First buses in Oldham will now be accepting contactless payments.
A fun day in aid of the Fire Service Humanitarian charity Operation Florian is taking place in Royton at the end of September.
Oldham Foodbank is appealing for donations and help in getting more supplies to those desperately in need of food.
The Liberal Democrats have passed a motion laying the foundations to tackle what they call "supermajority problem councils", such as Manchester's, at their Autumn conference in...
Last week, one of OSFC’s notable alumni, Shazar Tariq, joined Economics students to speak about his journey from studying Economics at OSFC to becoming an Economic Advisor in...
Three Greater Manchester Police officers have been informed they are the be investigated over the death of an Oldham man while in custody back in July.
Organisers of a quirky race in Oldham have been taken aback by its popularity – despite describing it as “silly”.
Time is running out to get yourself signed up for the most colourful event of Oldham’s social calender – the Dr Kershaw’s Colour Blast!
Date Published 14/09/2018
A Chadderton health centre is asking patients for their co-operation following the failure of phone lines into its two GP practices.
A caring pupil from Royton and Crompton School has been given the Mayor’s Appreciation Award for helping to prevent a stranger from committing suicide.
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