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A shisha bar business and its manager has been successfully prosecuted for the second time after Environmental Health Officers found smoke-free laws were being ignored.
Date Published 25/04/2019
Two panto performers from the Oldham Coliseum have been nominated for a national award.
The demand for emergency food supplies across the UK has risen by nearly 19% since April 2018 to March 2019 according to recent figures.
A huge housing estate where two thirds of the homes will be affordable has been voted through by councillors as part of a multi-million pound masterplan.
Detectives investigating an incident in Oldham on Easter Sunday morning, which led to the death of 24-year old Joe O’Brien, say they’ve charged two people in connection with it.
The National Trust have set up an appeal for Marsden Moor, after a series of significant fires have erupted in the area this Spring.
Date Published 24/04/2019
A mill that has stood for more than 100 years has been saved from demolition after planning chiefs rejected plans for new industrial buildings.
A £2.5m expansion of an Oldham primary school to meet a growing demand for pupil places has been given the green light.
The devastated mum of Joe O’Brien, who died after being stabbed during a fight outside an Oldham pub, has paid an emotional tribute to him.
Two women from Oldham have managed to avoid prison despite being found shoplifting hundreds of pounds worth of clothes from a store in Lancashire last month.
Any thought of a respite for members of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service who’ve spent their Easter weekend tackling fires on Moorland above Oldham and Tameside have been...
Police have made arrests after a man has died, following a fight outside a pub on Oldham Road on Sunday.
Date Published 23/04/2019
Several roads across Oldham and Saddleworth remain closed while fire crews continue to battle a number of fires across Moorland which began over the course of the weekend.
Police in Oldham have launched a murder investigation after a man died from stab wounds following a fight outside a pub in Failsworth during the early hours of Easter Sunday.
The Oldham Evening Chronicle has seen shocking footage of the latest moorland fires raging yards away from businesses and people’s homes across Oldham, Tameside, West Yorkshire...
From today, (18th April 2019) NHS surgeries across Greater Manchester will be aiding poverty-struck patients by staging food banks on their premises.
Date Published 18/04/2019
Important improvement works to the Metrolink network will result in the closure of some lines over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
The Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester has criticised the Home Secretary for breaking promises and abandoning communities as emergency knife crime funding is confirmed.
A Rochdale man who approached underage girls in a park back in August and offered them cash for sex has been sent to prison for two years and three months.
Six-year-old Corey Ashton-Barker was special guest when Oldham’s new Cancer Research UK shop opened.
Date Published 17/04/2019
An investigation has been launched after a number of deliberate fires were started in Manchester City Centre, resulting in damage to several businesses.
Bookmark Festival returns to Oldham Libraries for its seventh year with lots of fun-filled, book-related events and activities for all ages to enjoy.
An investigation’s been launched and police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was injured during an incident where shots were fired at a property in Tameside.
Former Oldham Athletic manager Paul Scholes face accusations that he bet on football matches over the course of three and a half years prior to taking the reins at Boundary Park.
Road infrastructure to serve a £35 million development of new employment space, hundreds of homes and jobs at Oldham’s ‘strategic gateway’ has been approved.
Date Published 16/04/2019
33-year old Adam Miller, 29-year old Martin Davies and 51-year old Dean Francis Wellington of Whitley Street in Chadderton, have been charged with possessing drugs with intent to...
An Oldham man has been chosen to star in a new awareness campaign that aims to shatter public misconceptions about Parkinson’s.
A teenage boy has been airlifted to hospital after being involved in an incident in Tameside on Monday afternoon which saw him come off his bike and suffer serious injuries.
The final total has been revealed for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund, set up in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena terrorist nearly two years ago.
Police in Tameside are appealing for witnesses after a Mercedes car was stolen during a burglary back in March.
Date Published 15/04/2019
Through a series of events involving the entire academy community and several external agencies, the students and staff of The Oldham Academy North have come together to raise...
An Oldham man has been sent to prison for twenty months after he went around to his ex-girlfriend’s house and fire an air pistol just yards away from children walking to school.
Firefighters from across Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire have, once again, been battling a major blaze on grassland above Oldham over the course of the weekend.
A Carnegie library in Royton could be transformed into a restaurant after £2.4m plans to relocate the service into the old town hall were approved.
Date Published 12/04/2019
Another fire on the moors was reported this morning to GMFS (Greater Manchester Fire Service) at 11:40am.
So-called ‘upskirting’ is now a criminal offence as of this morning (Friday 12th April) as figures revealed Greater Manchester Police recorded six incidents in 2018 alone.
Former Welsh international footballer, Ched Evans, has settled out-of-court with his original legal team over their handling of his rape trial, which he was jailed for back in...
Police in Oldham have released CCTV images of a man they want to talk to in connection with a robbery at a betting shop in the town centre last week.
This morning, (11th April 2019) Greater Manchester Police executed a number of warrants in the Hattersley area and arrested four men and a woman on suspicion of offences including...
Date Published 11/04/2019
GMP’s Specialist Operation Branch, the team responsible for armed policing in Greater Manchester, will be providing increased visibility of officers throughout patrols of high...
Back for its 17th year, Oldham’s Sport Awards 2019 kicked off with the opening for nominations in a number of categories including Club of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and...
The borough will go to the polls on Thursday 2nd May.
A collision between a number of cars on one of the major roads into and out of Oldham resulted in long delays shortly after the end of Wednesday morning’s rush hour (10th April).
A man from Droylsden has been tracked down by National Crime Agency officers and arrested in South Africa after 21 years on the run.
Date Published 10/04/2019
Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, has opened applications for her sixth annual Working for your community summer school - for 16-24 year olds which will take...
Greater Manchester’s ‘first of its kind’ application system to help youngsters find technical courses and apprenticeships will launch later this year.
A nurse from Bolton and Oldham’s top health and care officer are among members of the new NHS Assembly, that will support the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan.
Firefighters were called at around 1:25pm to a series of moorland fires across Saddleworth and Oldham.
Date Published 09/04/2019
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with assault and possession of an offensive weapon following an incident in Failsworth on the evening of Wednesday 3rd April 2019.
Victims of stalking will be given replacement mobiles while theirs are analysed by police as part of a new scheme funded by the Greater Manchester mayor.
One of the oldest names on the high street has gone into administration after it was confirmed the retailer had fallen into the hands of lenders.
A small grant funding programme designed to enhance well-being for older people living on Anchor Hanover estates across the country including Runnymede Court in Royton has now...
One of Oldham’s MPs claims planned cuts to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service would leave them “crippled and paralysed” if they go ahead.
A severely injured ewe gently cleans her dead baby ... both victims of another sickening dog attack at a beleaguered hill farm.
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