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The foodbank’s van has been stolen from outside The Royal Oldham Hospital.
Date Published 16/01/2019
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Oldham, as temperatures are expected to drop on Wednesday evening.
A man from Oldham, who stole ‘amnesty bins’ from the Warehouse Project nightclub in Manchester, has been jailed for 15 months.
Oldham Cats Rescue in Middleton was crippled when there was an outbreak of panleukopenia – often nicknamed ‘feline distemper’ – which took the lives of seven kittens.
Police are hunting a man from Oldham after he failed to appear at court to face charges of assault and possession of a bladed article.
Debbie Abrahams, the representative for Oldham East and Saddleworth, and Jim McMahon, who is the MP for the Oldham West and Royton constituency, rejected Theresa May’s proposed...
Plans could see supervised toothbrushing introduced in schools and nurseries.
Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, needs the help of volunteers in Oldham to give two hours of their time to hand out the charity’s iconic daffodil pins, in return for...
A routine food hygiene inspection at Ashis Takeaway on Oxford Street in November 2017 found the excrement on food preparation surfaces.
Payments on government and public authority contracts should be made through a “project bank account” system, according to an Oldham MP.
Date Published 15/01/2019
Debbie Abrahams, who represents Oldham East and Saddleworth, and Jim McMahon, who is the MP for Oldham West and Royton, are understood to be voting against the deal.
The fantastic fundraising efforts of an Oldham Council officer has helped to provide a new breast pump for mums in the Neonatal Unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
The blaze ripped through a yard on Meek Street in Royton on Sunday, with witnesses reporting explosions and fireball-like flames.
The region’s power network operator, Electricity North West, is searching for 15 new apprentices to help power the lives of 2.8m people across Greater Manchester.
People in Oldham are being encouraged to keep an eye on their waistline by a national health campaigner.
Police in West Yorkshire are continuing to appeal for help in trying to identify the body of a man found in a reservoir near Oldham on Friday morning (11th January).
A post office in Oldham is in the running for a Rural Oscar.
A new campaign has launched in Oldham to encourage career changers to make the leap into teaching.
Date Published 14/01/2019
The Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust has been awarded a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Co-op food stores in Oldham are among the first to offer the community retailer’s not-for-profit compostable bags.
Cats Protection is asking cat owners in our region to nominate their furry friends in this year’s National Cat Awards.
A woman has been raped in Manchester. Police are now appealing for information to help identify a man, after the woman was attack at around 6.30am on Sunday.
Oldham Council is encouraging residents to stick to their New Year's resolutions with its annual New Year, New You campaign.
The heartbroken family of an 11-year-old boy who died following a hit-and-run in Beswick have said “he was taken too soon.”
Local residents are being encouraged to give their views on Greater Manchester’s Plan for Homes, Jobs and the Environment after it was approved by Greater Manchester Leaders.
Police are hunting for a man after a chase in Oldham ended with a 4x4 crashing into another car and left a man in his 20s in hospital.
Oldham’s next great boxing hope remains on course for stardom following her latest medal-winning performance.
Throughout 2018 the members of Royton Townswomen’s Guild kept themselves busy with a stream of activities, events and fundraising for their chosen charity of the year, Parkinson’s...
New rules have come into force in a bid to improve security at the Civic Hall in Uppermill.
The son of former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes has appeared in court charged with assault in connection with an allegation of an attack in Oldham back in...
Hundreds of extra staff will be on hand to help usher in the biggest customer-facing change ever made to Metrolink.
Date Published 11/01/2019
Oldham Council’s fostering service is keen to hear from anyone who is able to offer a home to a local child or young person, especially those who are able to look after a child on...
Police investigating after two men were stabbed have released footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident.
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in Oldham to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.
Date Published 10/01/2019
With almost 20 gyms across Oldham expecting to welcome new members this month, TV Licensing is reminding fitness clubs owners to check if they are correctly licensed for the year...
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Oldham.
A woman accused of causing the death of 11-year-old Marianne Haboc in Rochdale back in October, 2018 has appeared in court and been told she will remain in custody.
More than 700 people previously sleeping rough in Greater Manchester have been helped into warm, safe and supported accommodation since November, thanks to the ground-breaking A...
Volunteers at Oldham Foodbank have been overwhelmed by the response from people far and wide following the cruel break-in at the weekend.
The nominations for the 2019 RSPCA Honours awards are now open.
A man has been charged after two women had their handbags stolen in Ashton.
British Transport Police officers have today released a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to following a report of a sexual assault at the Manchester Arena.
Date Published 09/01/2019
Three men have been jailed for a total of more than 10 years for their part in a series of thefts from Metrolink ticket machines.
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man.
It was yet another freezing cold start this morning for the people of Oldham, in what is being predicted to be the coldest January on record.
A new tram line linking the town of Middleton with Manchester city centre will be created after the council campaigned for it to be included in a new regional transport strategy.
Credible Media – owners of Revolution 96.2, the Oldham Chronicle and three local magazines – have signed a unique sponsorship deal with Oldham Athletic Football Club.
Police in Oldham have reported that they’ve arrested several people following a string of burglaries in recent weeks.
A woman has been charged after a fatal collision in Rochdale.
Police are appealing for information after a carjacking in which a woman and her baby were threatened with a hammer.
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Miles Platting.
Date Published 08/01/2019
Volunteers at Oldham Foodbank have started the clean-up operation after they were raided by an ‘unknown offender’ over the weekend.
Free cancer advice and support is coming to Oldham next Monday (January 14) at Albion Street, OL1 3BG, between 10am and 5pm.
Date Published 07/01/2019
Oldham foodbank volunteers have taken to social media, launching an appeal for help after they were broken into and had a number of items, including cash, food and technology,...
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Manchester.
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