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Former Crompton House School pupil Molly Howarth has been delighted to help promote a revolutionary new cancer treatment in the UK because when she needed proton beam therapy, it was only available in Florida.
Date Published 19/12/2018
With just days to go before Christmas, a local pharmaceutical company have announced they are considering pulling out of the region, putting approximately 140 jobs at risk.
A prolific burglar is banned from entering Manchester city centre after being given a Criminal Behaviour Order.
Police have released CCTV footage following an armed robbery in Rochdale, which left staff at a shop ‘frightened’.
Over 14,000 children and young adults have, this year, heard first-hand about the importance of behaving on public transport – as well as the dangers and consequences of...
Date Published 18/12/2018
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man.
Oldham Library is set to host its annual Healthy New Year Festival to help you kick off 2019 with a fresh start.
In the run-up to Christmas, Northern Rail has been providing support to party goers as they pass through its stations in Manchester city centre.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams joined other MPs, campaigners and Greenfield station commuters in a meeting with the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, to discuss...
Network Rail say they’re taking immediate action to improve fencing in Uppermill, after news trespassers are still risking their lives near the railway.
Oldham Council becoming single use plastic free has moved a step closer to reality with the news that the cabinet’s agreed proposals aimed at cutting the amount used across the...
Royal Mail is urging customers to get their Christmas mail in the post before this week’s last posting dates, to ensure that parcels, letters and cards arrive with loved ones in...
Date Published 17/12/2018
As in previous years, many public services and facilities run by Oldham Council and its partners will be reduced over the holiday period.
Two men from Oldham are awaiting sentence for the part they played in a massive heist in Newcastle back in May which saw the gang flee with around £300,000 worth of jewellery.
First Manchester is set to increase fares from Wednesday, January 2, but is continuing to offer customers what it insists is the best value for money when they purchase tickets in...
Officers searching for missing Kristina Kazlauskaite are appealing directly to business owners for information.
Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation to try and find four men they believe are responsible for attacking a police car with bricks while officers were dealing...
A man has been charged in connection with supplying drugs and modern slavery offences.
Date Published 14/12/2018
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Moston.
The Children’s Society charity shop on Market Street in Shaw is asking for additional donations after it suffered from a fifth break-in in just over three years.
An emotional morning and afternoon has seen the eagerly-awaited unveiling of the statue of Oldham suffragette Annie Kenney take place in front of huge crowds in the town centre.
A new support service has been launched in Greater Manchester to help the families of people who have served in the armed forces.
An Oldham primary school has been named and shamed on a list of the worst performing schools in the whole of England.
A 17-year-old boy arrested in connection with a carjacking in Chadderton has been bailed pending further enquiries.
Police from Ashton have arrested a man on the streets of Oldham suspected of stealing hundreds of pounds worth of chocolate bars and being armed with a knife.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has popped on a pullover and posed for a photograph to mark her support for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day campaign, which...
Three brothers have been jailed after an assault rifle was found at a Manchester safe house.
A number of irresponsible residents who thought they could dump their waste where they want, or leave others to clean up for them, have been successfully prosecuted.
Date Published 13/12/2018
Officers have released photos of an elderly woman’s injuries following an incident in Chadderton.
Police investigating a serious assault at a pub in Failsworth have released images of two men they want to speak to in connection with the incident.
New figures reveal one in three calls to Samaritans on Christmas Day are from people who feel lonely and isolated.
Ahead of tomorrow’s eagerly-anticipated Annie Kenney statue unveiling outside Oldham Town Hall, today the Chronicle takes a look at just who she was, what she stood for, and her...
Officers are appealing for information after part of a man’s ear was bitten off outside a city centre nightclub.
Police in Rochdale have charged a 33-year-old man with common assault in connection with an incident on Sunday evening which saw an emergency worker assaulted.
Theresa May has secured her immediate future as prime minister after winning a vote of confidence among Tory MPs.
The Met Office has today issued a Level 2 cold weather alert across the North West.
Date Published 12/12/2018
The brilliant Rob Leigh comes to town on Saturday night to perform his breath-taking Neil Diamond tribute show, and you could be there for FREE if you win our latest exciting...
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Over one million pounds of public money is wasted every month when crews from North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust are called out but find nobody to treat.
Police have launched an investigation after an elderly woman had her car stolen in Chadderton.
Greater Manchester Police is looking for the latest four-legged crime-fighting recruits to help patrol the region’s streets.
Parliamentarians are set to debate whether to grant Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) greater powers to prevent anti-social behaviour on the transport network.
The schedule for Friday’s eagerly-awaited Annie Kenney statue unveiling has been announced.
Under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face a vote of confidence in her leadership later today (Wednesday).
Christmas-time Universal Credit payments in Oldham are set to be made early, depending on the individual’s payment dates.
Date Published 11/12/2018
An event held to celebrate life-changing work around public transport welcomed a special visitor.
Oldham-based pizza equipment company Linda Lewis Kitchens are breaking tradition this Christmas - instead of sending their suppliers gifts to show gratitude for their support...
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Hyde.
BBC broadcast star Louise Minchin has been confirmed as the host of the 2019 Oldham Business Awards presentation and dinner, which will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on...
Nursing teams across the Northern Care Alliance are celebrating a scheme which has become the bedrock of their work to improve standards for patients over the past 10 years.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), System One and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) have launched a new public transport offer for apprentices, potentially...
Liberal Democrat Councillors Hazel Gloster and Howard Sykes will be proposing a motion at the next full meeting of Oldham Council tomorrow (Wednesday), calling for the...
An Oldham man has been jailed for engaging in sexual activity with a 13-year-old girl.
People who put their feet up on tram seats should think again… It could cost you £1,000 in a new range of measures to tackle bad behaviour.
Date Published 10/12/2018
An actor from Oldham - who stars in Emmerdale - has denied attacking a pensioner in a pub.
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