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Bosses at the Park Cakes Bakery on Ashton Road in Oldham are being slammed for 'not caring' about their employees amid the deepening Coronavirus crisis.
Date Published 03/04/2020
Charities and community groups in Oldham, battling to help the most vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis, are set to get a helping hand from local gas distributor, Cadent.
Date Published 04/04/2020
Tracker, the stolen vehicle recovery expert, is warning motorists against opportunistic criminals looking to steal cars to fill the replacement parts gap, caused by the shutting...
Greater Manchester leaders are calling on the public to stay at home this weekend unless it is absolutely necessary.
A nationwide petition has been launched calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to award front-line NHS staff a £1,000 tax-free bonus.
A coronavirus assessment centre is to begin operating in Middleton town centre from early next week.
Councils across England will be able to hold public meetings using video or telephone conferencing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Police have released CCTV footage after a pizza delivery driver was attacked on Murray Street in Ancoats.
An investigation has been launched after a 92-year-old woman’s home was ransacked in a Coronavirus distraction burglary.
Police are investigating the death of a man in Hyde.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham is calling on the telecommunications industry to cut the bills of older and vulnerable landline telephone customers after a powerful exchange...
Environmental charity Earthwatch has launched a new service for parents to help children feel that they are doing something positive for nature and connected to the outdoors, to...
Water company United Utilities has injected £3.5m into a trust fund to help people who struggle to pay their water bills.
Many Greater Manchester residents remain stranded abroad as tighter coronavirus-related travel restrictions continue to cause problems.
None of Oldham’s rubbish is being recycled during the coronavirus lockdown, bosses have confirmed.
Scammers are using the Coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to prey on vulnerable people and businesses amid the general public's unrest at this time.
The Trojan President of Dovestones WI went hot foot to help after a plea from NHS staff in the ICU at Oldham Royal Hospital for Croc shoes.
Greater Manchester’s business community is currently facing a challenge like never before, but the message from GC Business Growth Hub is that its expert advisers are...
Employees at the Raven Mill in Chadderton are growing increasingly concerned about their potential health and safety following management's apparent disregard for the Government's...
Last week Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon wrote to the Secretary of State at the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden, seeking clarification on the...
Goggles used in college science lessons have been donated to top up a council’s stock of personal protective equipment, it’s been revealed.
Date Published 02/04/2020
National Express will fully suspend its national network of scheduled coach services with effect from midnight Sunday 5 April 2020.
People are being urged to think carefully about their actions after the number of nuisance fires firefighters were called to in Greater Manchester doubled during the first week of...
Greater Manchester ‘stands ready’ to help ramp up testing for coronavirus in public services across the country, says mayor Andy Burnham.
Three local MPs - Debbie Abrahams, Jim McMahon, and Tony Lloyd - have written to Alok Sharma, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, demanding clarity...
More than 500 of Greater Manchester’s homeless have been placed in hotels in the week since a £5 million coronavirus emergency plan was announced.
Parents are being warned today about the dangers of livestreaming apps as more and more children aged 7-17 live stream during lockdown.
A new 24/7 coronavirus helpline could be set up to help vulnerable residents – particularly older people – struggling with the ‘new reality’ of life in isolation.
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is offering support to people affected by sight loss in Oldham after unprecedented changes to everyday life.
Almost half of Britons admit self-isolation with their partner has put a strain on their relationship.
People doing ‘lockdown DIY’ are piling added pressure on the NHS as a rise in home improvements gone wrong is sending more residents to A&E.
Date Published 01/04/2020
Marie Curie is geared up to care for additional dying patients across Greater Manchester to relieve pressure on the NHS during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Oldham's Chief Clinical Officer, John Patterson, is urging people to give up smoking to reduce their risk of coronavirus.
A rallying cry has gone out to all musicians to support a community-wide initiative on Easter Sunday.
Maggie’s Oldham is supporting people living with cancer through the Covid-19 emergency by phone, email or through their online community.
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is taking its artistic and engagement activity online amidst the Coronavirus crisis, bringing the theatre and its creative opportunities into people’s...
Passengers making essential journeys at Manchester Piccadilly station will be able to keep a safe distance from each other during the coronavirus crisis, thanks to new measures in...
Oldham businesses can now take advantage of cash grants to support them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr Kershaw’s has launched an urgent appeal for healthcare professionals based in Oldham to help their local Hospice in its time of need.
United Utilities staff are continuing to keep the North West’s water running during the current COVID-19 crisis.
Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace family of woman from the Harpurhey area.
Amid the ongoing uncertainty created by the Coronavirus crisis, Latics chiefs have taken the tough decision to furlough a 'large majority' of Boundary Park staff.
The community-embracing Oldham Event Centre has become a quiet hub for achieving good deeds.
A message of support and reassurance has been sent from Manchester City Council to cultural organisations in the city as they and the whole country respond to the unprecedented...
Oldham Council have temporarily closed district park car parks in the area.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has been contacted by tens of constituents who are stranded overseas and are becoming desperate to find a way home as borders are...
A defiant Oldham mother of two who lost her place at the end of a nail biting BBC TV’s Masterchef knockout has made a promise.
Date Published 31/03/2020
The ICC building in Oldham has seen a bit of a change this week as the walk-in centre closes its doors and the Covid Assessment Centre opens theirs.
The Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity (charity no. 180418) has granted an emergency £100,000 to the city-region’s homelessness charitable sector and today launches an urgent...
The start of the inquiry into the Manchester Arena bombing has been pushed back, because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus helplines have been set up by councils across Greater Manchester to support vulnerable people self-isolating.
Greater Manchester Police Sergeant Stuart Charlesworth has won the College of Policing Wellbeing Award.
Temporary weekly rubbish collections have been introduced in Oldham because of coronavirus – with residents asked to put all their waste and recycling in the same bin.
Can you help police find a missing boy from Moston?
Date Published 30/03/2020
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