The latest printed edition of the Oldham Evening Chronicle is available now.

Date published: 19 November 2021

In the packed edition this month, we speak exclusively to Oldham's new District Police Chief who shares his vision for the town, and plans to improve conversations with the community.  Chief Superintendent Chris Bowen says he wants to deliver a police service "suitable for my family".

An angry Oldham mum speaks out about her daughter's experience of bullying at school.  After her teenage daughter attempted suicide, she tells us how she feels let down by failures in safeguarding procedures

Meanwhile, we look ahead to the return of the Saddleworth Santa Dash in Uppermill, and share some spectacular pictures of this year's Oldham's Big Bang

We’re sharing memories of Oldham Wakes this month, with rare pictures of the fairground rides and characters from the traditional two-week break.  The pictures span from the early 1900s up until the 1980s.

Read about an 84-year-old man from Holts who was left stranded in the road after an emergency ambulance was delayed for over an hour

And tributes are paid to Karl Young, Reiss Jarvis, and Tamby Dowling who have tragically lost their lives this month.

All this, and your regular columns in your Oldham Evening Chronicle which is out now.

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