You are Here: Home » News » Main News
A huge scheme to prevent more than a hundred homes from flooding in Saddleworth has been given the green light – but it will mean more than six months of road closures.
Date Published 21/08/2019
Town hall bosses have agreed the second expansion in six months of a school for children with autism to meet ‘significant pressure’ for places.
A man who sexually assaulted a woman at his home in Blackley has been jailed for two-and-a-half years.
Hundreds of Hospice fundraisers are set to descend on Alexandra Park on Sunday 22nd September for the most colourful event of the year, Dr Kershaw’s Colour Blast – Back to the...
Five police officers are under investigation over the death of Andre Moura, who was found 'unresponsive' in the back of a police van in Oldham last year.
British Airways’ singing pilot Stuart Beech from Oldham will play to his largest ever live audience on Saturday, August 24th, when he takes to the pitch at Twickenham to sing...
Staff in the A&E Department at The Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after achieving SCAPE accreditation.
Date Published 20/08/2019
A new ‘Soft on Nature’ Toilet Tissue has been created by Nova Tissue in Hollinwood in response to increasing demand for and the need to produce more sustainable hygiene products.
The creative team from industrious Saddleworth Round Table are really out to prove when it comes to community fund raising the PIES definitely have it.
Oldham Councillor Howard Sykes has welcomed more police being present on the Metrolink.
Thousands of young people in Greater Manchester will benefit from new mental health support including counselling, mentoring and arts programmes in their communities backed by a...
A local dog from Oldham, has won first place in the Good Citizen Dog Scheme class at Scruffts, the annual crossbreed competition run by the Kennel Club, and will go on to compete...
This stunning image captures the weather recently in Oldham.
A team of ex-professional footballers and formerly homeless people supported by Emmaus Mossley are gearing up for a charity football match against Greater Manchester Police (GMP)...
Date Published 19/08/2019
Little Branden Buckley was toasted the cream of the crop when he scooped up the most points in a Saddleworth village’s legendary horticultural show.
Saddleworth villagers are bracing themselves for a winter of discontent with the announcement part of a key link road will close for seven months.
A new crack transport team will keep the travelling public safe and stop offenders “in their tracks.”
The Key Safe Company, has provided Oldham Mountain Rescue Team with a total donation of five key safes, ensuring the team has immediate access to its resources whenever needed.
The Cotton Clouds Festival went well, despite worries about the weather.
The voice of Andy Burnham, The Mayor of Greater Manchester, could help preserve a unique Saddleworth beauty spot for future generations.
Maggie’s Oldham - the charity based in the grounds of the Royal Oldham Hospital - are looking for people to join ‘Team Maggie’s’ at the Rochdale Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run...
Date Published 18/08/2019
A huge new indoor climbing centre could be built on the site of a former church in the heart of Oldham town centre.
The Met Office have issued a Yellow Weather Warning for major parts of the UK including our region.
Date Published 16/08/2019
A picnic will take place at at Tandle Hill Country Park today (Sunday 18th August).
Now moving into its 12th year of celebrating the success of the Oldham’s business community, next year’s 2020 awards ceremony should be even bigger and better.
This year's Cotton Clouds Festival will again provide it's attendees with an app, connecting those off to see 'Peter Hook & The Light' in the beautiful Saddleworth surroundings.
Date Published 17/08/2019
40-year old Andrew James Burgess was released from prison on 1 August 2019 after being jailed in 2006 for section 18 assault.
Date Published 15/08/2019
Manchester’s Peterloo massacre was a defining moment in British democracy, with many historians saying it gave rise to some of our crucial freedoms today.
Oldham Hulme Grammar School sixth form students have achieved another set of excellent A Level results this summer.
There's a whole programme of events going on across Greater Manchester to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.
It's been another fantastic year for A level grades at Blue Coat School in Oldham, with 30% of all A Level exam entries being awarded at grade A*/A.
Greater Manchester has seen a mixture of emotions this morning (Thursday 15th August) as students head to collect their A level results.
GMP and partner agencies took part in a planned warrant this morning (Wednesday 14th August 2019) across two properties in Bury and Oldham as part of Operation Dynamo.
Date Published 14/08/2019
Manchester’s permanent memorial to the Peterloo Massacre is now on public view - in time for the 200th anniversary of the epoch-making event.
This disgusting mess is the result of people in Greater Manchester flushing wet wipes down the loo – and experts say they are causing ‘microplastic’ pollution.
Vital drainage work is set to start which when complete will help to alleviate flooding in an area of Delph.
Greater Manchester’s digital and creative sector will require at least 22,000 additional roles by 2035 in order to sustain itself, according to Manchester Digital. It's urging...
Out of touch parents are trying to steer their children away from pursuing lucrative 21st century careers, because they don't understand the opportunities, a study suggests.
Officers investigating a robbery in Rochdale in which a man was hit over the head with a baseball bat have released an image of a man they want to speak to.
Date Published 13/08/2019
An investigation has been launched after a stagecoach double-decker bus was set alight in Dukinfield.
THIS dramatic picture of one of Saddleworth's most iconic landscapes, greets passengers arriving at Manchester international airport.
The future of the colourful Yanks annual jamboree in Saddleworth is in jeopardy.
The first of Northern's pacer train's to retire made carried it's last passengers from Manchester Victoria to Stalybridge.
Date Published 12/08/2019
BTP (British Transport Police) officers have released CCTV images after a burglary at Greenfield rail station in Oldham.
The two-week national firearms surrender took place between Sunday 21st July and Sunday 4th August.
A man's died after a police chase in Hyde.
Two people are in custody after attempting to steal a woman’s handbag in Failsworth.
Saddleworth has been branded a “death zone” for birds of prey in a damning report by the national bird conservation organisation.
HOUSTON ... we have a problem: one of our spaceships has landed in Saddleworth’s most isolated village.
The annual military show returns to the villages of Uppermill in Saddleworth this weekend (10th-11th August 2019) and this year includes celebrations of two historical milestones.
Date Published 09/08/2019
The town hall launched an investigation into ‘allegations’ relating to Stephen Irvine.
One of the biggest ever motorway emergency exercises will take place on the M62 this weekend to help improve responses to major road incidents.
Date Published 08/08/2019
Police are appealing for information after a woman was struck with her own car while trying to stop a thief in Middleton.
An unassuming married couple have received a special award for their unstinting volunteering to their area.
Police were called to reports that a body had been found in water near to Deeplish Road in Rochdale yesterday (Wednesday 7th August 2019).
Home Page |
© Oldham Chronicle - all rights reserved.