This week's biggest stories

Reporter: Jess Reeves
Date published: 17 May 2019

Parish Councillor declares war on Saddleworth Moor arsonists

A forthright councillor has gone to war in a bid to combat fire-starters terrorising Saddleworth villagers.

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Five arrests made in Oldham after dawn police raids

A series of warrants have been executed across Oldham as part of Operation Hansford, to target an organised crime group believed to be involved in crimes across Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire.

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Liver screening roadshow comes to Albion Street in Oldham

Men and women in Oldham are being encouraged to get a free health check with the arrival of a mobile liver screening roadshow.

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22 people prosecuted in one day after fly-tipping in Oldham

Magistrates have told irresponsible residents who thought it was ok to let others clean up their waste to pay £18,209 in fines and costs.

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Nearly half of kids in Oldham are living in poverty

The Oldham Evening Chronicle has seen shocking figures which claim that nearly half of all children in Oldham are living in poverty after housing costs have been taken into consideration.

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