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On Tuesday 11th June, Edwina Currie returned to OSFC (Oldham Sixth Form College) for a third time to talk to students about the current state of British Politics.
Date Published 19/06/2019
Dawn raids saw four arrested as officers executed several drug warrants across Tameside this morning.
Over 2,000 young people will be taking part in the 2019 Greater Manchester Summer School Games on Wednesday 26th June.
Town hall chiefs are calling on The Royal Oldham Hospital to recognise IVF pioneer Jean Purdy after it emerged her name was omitted from three plaques on display there.
Date Published 18/06/2019
Greater Manchester Police say they’ve launched an investigation after a fire at a flat in Oldham last night (Monday 17th June) caused residents to be evacuated.
Hundreds of visitors flocked to the annual Creative Exhibition at Oldham College on Thursday night to experience the sights and sounds of their students’ end-of-year project work.
People in Heywood have told how they fear the reckless driving blighting their town could soon cost lives.
Rochdale’s children’s services chief has spoken of his delight after the borough was awarded two new secondary schools, providing hundreds of desperately needed places.
Date Published 17/06/2019
Police have launched an investigation after a man was left with deep cuts to his head, just above his eyes, following an attack during the early hours of Sunday 9th June.
Healthcare workers and carers won’t have to pay to park in Oldham while visiting vulnerable residents under new plans introduced by the town hall.
Councillors in Oldham look set to approve the local authority’s new housing strategy when Cabinet meets on 24th June.
This creative bunch of happy go lucky fundraisers turned rain into sunshine in celebration of Saddleworth’s eighth Unofficial Beer Walk.
A Rochdale man has been jailed after he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy near to Hollingworth Lake while the teenager was fishing.
Greater Manchester Police say they’re working to try and establish if two incidents just hours apart in Oldham were connected after one man was stabbed and another assaulted.
This National Blood Week (June 10 to 16), NHS Blood and Transplant is calling more for donors at Manchester’s Donor Centres with a rare blood type which is in the fastest growing...
Date Published 15/06/2019
The Cranmer Education Trust has been successful in its application to open a new eight-form entry secondary school in Oldham town centre.
THE hills were literally alive with music when Saddleworth’s spectacular jamboree celebrated Whit Friday launched in colourful style.
Two men have been jailed for killing a man who was out celebrating Christmas with work colleagues.
An investigation into the circumstances which lead to the death of man in police custody in Tameside back in April 2018 has cleared a police officers of misconduct.
Date Published 14/06/2019
Police investigating the supply of Class A drugs across Greater Manchester have charged eight people, including one from Oldham, following a series of raids yesterday (Thursday...
Yes, it’s the middle of June and yes, we’re usually enjoying the first of the summer sunshine but this year appears to be much different to the norm with people across Oldham,...
Contentious plans for new shared homes, a car dealership, industrial units and a huge town centre car park have all been approved for Oldham.
Date Published 13/06/2019
Saddleworth is gearing up for the “the greatest free show on earth” on Friday.
North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is celebrating the success of a health and wellbeing initiative which has reached thousands of patients across the North West in the last 18...
This morning (Thursday 13th June) more warrants were executed in areas including Oldham, as part of Operation Ballerina.
Free bus travel will be available for members of the armed forces on Saturday 29th June.
Oldham is setting out a vision to improve the health and wellbeing of residents through the launch of the ground-breaking Oldham Health Check.
Town hall officers recommended that plans to double-glaze windows at a Grade Two listed mill be turned down, despite warnings that refusal could push a flourishing business to...
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has labelled the Government as “inept, in contempt and out of touch” over their changes to BBC funding that has led the BBC to implement...
Date Published 12/06/2019
Staff from O’Donnell Solicitors are currently training for a series of fundraising runs to support their nominated charity of the year, Emmaus Mossley.
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they’ve seized the van from a gang who are accused of pressure selling fish out the back of it to elderly residents across the region...
Angela Rayner, MP for Ashton, Droylsden and Failsworth, has written to three key Government figures to demand more help to fight abuse against elderly people.
It’s been weeks since the end of the season and since Pete Wild walked out of Boundary Park for the last time well now the club finally has a new manager after it was confirmed...
Date Published 11/06/2019
Oldham is world renowned for being the town where the world's first "test tube baby" was conceived.
On Friday 7th June at Minshull Street Crown Court, Manchester, six men were imprisoned for their roles in a North Manchester-based conspiracy that grew thousands of cannabis...
Three men from Oldham have been charged and appeared at Tameside Magistrates Court on Friday (7th June), after items including a 10-week old puppy were stolen.
The trial of two men accused of killing 34-year old Daniel Hogan while he was out with friends just days before Christmas has started with the court hearing Mr Hogan died as a...
Oldham’s health chief has vowed to ensure recognition for a nurse who helped pioneer the world’s first ‘test tube baby’ after it was revealed she was snubbed from a plaque...
A controversial housing estate that cost a cash-strapped council £35,000 when they ‘unreasonably’ refused it has been given final approval.
Date Published 10/06/2019
A new indoor soccer centre has been welcomed as a boost for healthy living in Oldham.
Young mothers are urging all Saddleworth villagers to join their two-prong assault on speeding and road safety concerns in a country village.
An incident in Tameside during the early hours of this morning has led police to launching an investigation over a suspected arson attack.
Three men have been accused of being involved in a burglary in Oldham last Wednesday afternoon (5th June) which saw a 10-week old puppy taken from its home before the offenders...
A woman who lead a campaign to stop a Saddleworth hamlet being ‘airbrushed off the map’ has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Date Published 08/06/2019
Seven people including two people from Heywood have been charged with drug offences as part of GMP’s Operation Ballerina.
Date Published 07/06/2019
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed the man who was found seriously injured in an Oldham street had been stabbed.
A £5 million Hindu temple inspired by the traditional domes and towers of India will be a new ‘landmark’ for Oldham.
Dawn raids saw seven people arrested as part of crackdown on the supply of drugs in Bury.
Date Published 06/06/2019
Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted during an attempted robbery in Middleton.
The government’s new ban on tenancy fees could result in landlords in the North West increasing rents in a bid to absorb the burden of fees that are now being put onto the...
Two men have been arrested in Oldham after a burglary on Wednesday afternoon (5th June) saw a puppy taken before the offenders fled the scene, climbing onto a roof of a building...
A litter campaigner claims she caught Oldham council workers throwing cigarette butts on the floor just weeks after residents were prosecuted for the same offence.
Three men have been jailed after a shooting in Tameside last year (Thursday 18th October 2018).
Date Published 05/06/2019
A woman from Rochdale has been sentenced to five years in prison after the death of 22-month old Ella Rose Clover last year (Sunday 21st January 2019).
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