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Dust off your thinking caps - Oldham Council is giving residents the chance to name its two new road sweepers.
Date Published 22/10/2018
Staff at Dr Kershaw's have urged caution after they were alerted over the weekend of bogus cold callers asking for financial donations for the Royton Hospice.
Dr Kershaw's Hospice was inundated with messages of support after news of the theft of the Hospice van went viral on social media.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is urging residents to light up their homes and keep burglars well and truly out in the dark this winter.
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has signed an Armed Forces Covenant promising that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated...
British Summer Time ends this weekend, as Oldhamers get to enjoy an extra hour in bed.
Parcelforce Worldwide has announced its last posting dates for Christmas 2018.
Companies from across the borough and beyond are being invited to a special event designed to find new suppliers for Oldham Council and its key partner.
Oldham Cares is set to welcome Jon Rouse, Chief Officer for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, to celebrate and showcase the positive difference that health...
Greater Manchester Police is calling on communities to work together to create a safer Greater Manchester with the new Citizens’ Contract.
The police are facing unprecedented demand and communities are paying the price, the Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester has said as new crime figures are released.
A team of Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers took the plunge by swimming across the English Channel for a worthy local cause.
Date Published 19/10/2018
Have you seen a missing man from Rochdale?
More than 1,200 additional apprenticeships could be created in Greater Manchester to help support smaller businesses and priority sectors such as digital and health and social...
Hugely popular Oldham philanthropist Sir Norman Stoller was back in his home town today (Friday) to receive an Honorary Fellowship from Governors at the Oldham College and...
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of kin of a man from Oldham.
Oldham Council have prosecuted a number of irresponsible residents who think they can dump their waste where they want, or leave others to clean up for them.
Police are appealing for information after two men were assaulted at a pub in Failsworth.
Date Published 18/10/2018
Oldham Council is launching an ambitious ‘Food Enterprise Fund’ investing up to £135,000 in innovative ideas to transform the local food economy.
The Government’s Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton was at the Oldham Sixth Form College today (Thursday), meeting with tutors and students and enlightening them with...
A team of volunteers from Morgan Sindall Construction and Infrastructure has taken part in an environmental volunteering day to help make local moorland less vulnerable to fire...
Few activities are quite as frightening as ghost hunting, and there isn’t a better time to do it than at Halloween.
Two men and two teenage girls have been charged after a police officer was injured in Blackley.
Councillors in Rochdale have backed a proposal to strip their former Member of Parliament of the Freedom of the Borough after he was accused of carrying out sexual abuse on a...
Are you looking to take part in a fun challenge this autumn that will boost your fitness AND help people affected by lung cancer – a disease that claims around 36,000 lives each...
Local bus operator First Manchester is encouraging customers to take their rubbish away with them to help other customers enjoy their onward journeys after it has been revealed...
Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation after a man was left with serious injuries following a fight on a Clarksfield street.
Detectives investigating the death of a father-of-three from Bradford have arrested six more men, including two from Oldham.
Date Published 17/10/2018
The former home of the Chronicle newspaper has been sold for £400,000 at auction, more than a year since the company went into administration.
Kier has been appointed by Oldham Council to oversee the building of a new £4m supported housing scheme which will be the first-of-its-kind in the borough.
A man was punched in the face during a car robbery in Rochdale.
A unique Oldham domestic violence pilot delivered by CGM CRC in partnership with the police has been extended and will also be rolled out to Rochdale.
Fire chiefs are calling for people to stay safe this bonfire period, and only use fireworks safely and responsibly.
The long, hot summer is over.
New research has revealed that over 21,000 unemployed young people across Greater Manchester are surviving without state support to find work.
An Oldham teacher is set is to inspire his students by taking on Mount Kilimanjaro, as he helps to raise awareness surrounding male suicides.
Electricity North West will continue repair work during the coming weeks after cables were damaged at a site close to the Alexandra Retail Park last week.
As the number of children in need of loving, nurturing homes continues to grow, Oldham Council and a regional adoption agency are urging people to step forward and find out more...
The Big Bang bonfire - the spectacular free family event – is returning to Oldham Edge for 2018.
Ambitious plans have been announced to transform a major ‘gateway to Oldham town centre.’
Date Published 16/10/2018
Staff at the Hollinwood Business Centre-based Ace Centre charity are reeling after another sickening break-in at their Albert Street, Failsworth, headquarters.
Oldham Council's Get Oldham Working (GOW) team have now created 8,330 work-related opportunities since 2013 - and their offer to residents continues to grow.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is on the move - well, her Church Lane office in Oldham is - but only as far as the building next door!
Two people were arrested as part of a day of action tackling crime and antisocial behaviour around one of Manchester’s busiest transport hubs.
Northern Rail has hit a century in its ongoing work to improve stations across the north of England, with more than 100 shelters installed as part of Northern’s Better Stations...
A man has been charged following two armed robberies and an attempted robbery where a man was imprisoned in his own home.
A man remains in custody after being detained in Rochdale.
Date Published 15/10/2018
Two robbers who stole a family’s Christmas presents have been jailed.
An Independent Office for Police Conduct investigation, launched following an incident in which a woman and her children were held hostage in Shaw, found an officer breached the...
Mecca Bingo Oldham is to reward the hard work of local carers with a free Halloween party, complete with scarily delicious food, drink and of course, bingo, on Saturday week,...
The Salvation Army in Oldham officially opened a new Employment Plus Local to help unemployed people who are looking for work or training ensure they are work ready.
Bosses at the Royal Mail have announced they’re looking to recruit more than 20,000 temporary workers in a bid to help them get through the incredibly busy festive period.
Air pollution is estimated to cause 40,000 premature deaths a year in the UK, making it the biggest environmental killer.
Christmas has come early to Dr Kershaw’s Hospice thanks to the team at Saddleworth Round Table.
Two men have been arrested after armed robberies in Oldham and Rochdale.
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