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An appeal has been launched for information after a disabled man was punched and kicked in the head while having his walking stick stuffed into his mouth to stop him shouting in Oldham.
Date Published 22/03/2019
Greater Manchester Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to come forward after a junior doctor was car-jacked at knifepoint on Friday night (15th March).
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they’ve arrested two teenage boys in connection with a fight in Oldham on Thursday afternoon (21st March).
A hard-working NHS manager has won a national honour to recognise her contribution to the Health Service.
Care leavers will be exempt from Council Tax until the age of 25 under a new proposal going before Oldham Council’s cabinet on Monday night.
Shocking video footage has emerged on social media appearing to show a boy pulling a meat cleaver out of his tracksuit and swinging it around during a fight in Oldham on Thursday...
Oldham Council has confirmed it is submitting a bid for Oldham town centre to the Government’s new Future High Streets Fund.
Date Published 21/03/2019
Town hall bosses have ruled on proposals to create two new housing estates in Oldham which were both strongly opposed by hundreds of residents.
The club has reacted to claims in a national newspaper that players have been forced to wash their own kit, bailiffs had turned off the gas supply at Boundary Park and players had...
A city-region wide crackdown on rogue landlords will be launched in Greater Manchester.
Three Oldham MPs have taken to social media to slam the Prime Minister after Theresa May accused Members of Parliament of being the reason why the deadline for leaving the...
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) say they’ve been inundated with more than 15,000 enquiries after bringing a series of new home ownership options to people living in the town.
The government has formally agreed with Oldham Council Planning Committee’s decision to approve the demolition of Hartford Mill – signalling the start of a major housing and...
Oldham Council is becoming smoke free from 1st April, helping to safeguard staff, residents and other visitors from the harms caused by smoking.
Date Published 20/03/2019
Oldham Council is pledging £100,000 to help boost businesses in the borough by offering local firms the chance to apply for funding to help them grow and expand.
An investigation has been launched by police after an elderly woman was threatened, injured and robbed inside her own Tameside home.
Staff at The Royal Oldham Hospital are being urged to walk to their cars in pairs after a spate of robberies in the last few weeks.
Date Published 19/03/2019
The son of former Manchester United and England midfielder, Paul Scholes has been found guilty of punching a former school friend outside a Saddleworth pub, leaving him dazed and...
An Oldham cancer survivor is pledging to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in June alongside her daughter and is inviting everyone to join them.
Two Oldham men, along with another man from Tameside, are due to appear before Magistrates in Manchester next month charged in connection with an incident outside a city centre...
A Victorian mill targeted by vandals could be demolished for a new ‘luxury’ modern housing estate.
The distraught wife of Oldham’s potential mayor elect has gone into battle after he received an anonymous telephone threat.
Date Published 18/03/2019
Saddleworth, famed for its historic brass band traditions, is gearing up for a unique musical treat when the Band of the Grenadier Guards visit next month.
On the 15th May, Smashing Mirrors Theatre presents a new musical about gigs, grandparents and clashing generations at Oldham Coliseum as a part of a national tour.
Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner MP, who represents Ashton, Droylsden and Failsworth, has set out her views on the Brexit process following this week’s Commons votes.
Following the tragic news last week that a gunman in New Zealand had opened fire inside a mosque and killed 50 people while wounding 50 others, calls for action on online hate...
Police in Oldham say they arrested a man on Saturday (16th March) after being made aware of a post on social media appearing to support those who carried out the terrorist attack...
Oldham Athletic’s owner has said he was surprised to receive a text message from Paul Scholes telling him that he was quitting the club on Wednesday, hours after defeat at Lincoln...
Date Published 15/03/2019
A well-deserved grant has been awarded to 'Positive Steps' from BBC Children in Need, to help deliver a health and well being project for young carers in Oldham.
Paul Scholes has claimed it was the leadership at Boundary Park which eventually caused him to hand in his resignation saying he wasn’t allowed to operate as he wanted.
Date Published 14/03/2019
In a season which has seen many twists and turns, Oldham Athletic are back on the search for a new manager after the club announced Paul Scholes has resigned after little over a...
Photography students from University Campus, Oldham BA Honours Photography and Digital Image were on location again on Friday 22nd February for the town-wide Illuminate festival...
This March marks the 35th Choral Speaking Festival and The Oldham Coliseum Theatre has the proud honour of hosting it.
Oldham Council has signed a pioneering contract to improve the health and wellbeing of hundreds of residents on the world’s first International Social Prescribing Day (March 14).
Paramedics rushed a woman to hospital following a crash between a car and a lorry in Oldham on Wednesday afternoon, with the woman believed to be in a serious condition.
The Royal Oldham hospital will be one of the four care organisations in the northern care alliance to celebrate Sir David Dalton’s retirement.
Date Published 13/03/2019
London Classic Theatre’s popular production, ‘My Mother Said I Never Should ‘comes to Oldham Coliseum Theatre this April.
Date Published 12/03/2019
The shortlisted of finalists have been unveiled for the eleventh annual Oldham Business Awards 2019 at a reception hosted by Innovative Technology.
Oldham born Malique Thompson- Dwyer is one of the actors to be promoting the special event to mark men joining for the first time.
New figures have revealed more than £30 million of National Lottery funding has been invested in Oldham since the National Lottery began almost 25 years ago.
Oldham West and Royton’s MP has called on bosses at the Post Office to take feedback from the town’s residents seriously when it comes to the potential closure of the town centre...
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they’ve found a massive knife while doing routine searches of Oldham town centre yesterday afternoon (11th March).
Lyndhurst primary School in Oldham is one of the 15 schools within Focus Trust that have been crowned winners of the regional finals of an international robotics competition.
Date Published 11/03/2019
There are 2,020 people in Oldham living with glaucoma and this is set to rise to 2,080 by 2020.
Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, has made an emotional speech in the House of Commons calling for the Government to stop the freeze on all social security...
A poster awareness campaign has been launched to encourage Saddleworth’s villagers to support a major campaign for critical repairs on the community’s iconic parish church.
Police in Oldham say they’ve arrested one man on suspicion of affray and assault in connection with an incident on Saturday night (9th March) which saw a woman run over and left...
Areas of Oldham and Tameside have been hit with a wintry blast over the weekend, bringing with it freezing temperatures, snow and hail stones as big as golf balls.
Following recent events across Greater Manchester and the rest of the country, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is urging members of the public to ‘open their eyes to knives’.
Date Published 08/03/2019
Transport for Greater Manchester has released footage showing two people ‘tram surfing’ on the Metrolink in a scene which is becoming all too familiar on the network in recent...
Parents Jessica and Michael have raised £330 to help support maternity units, purchase equipment and support families at the hospital.
Transport for Greater Manchester have confirmed Metrolink trams in Oldham were halted earlier this morning (Friday 8th March) due to a collision.
People in Greater Manchester are being encouraged to check that they have had two doses of MMR vaccine, after confirmation of a measles outbreak in the area.
Date Published 07/03/2019
Police in Oldham have confirmed they’ve arrested five boys on suspicion of GBH after a teenager was stabbed in Failsworth last Friday lunchtime.
Oldham Council has agreed a deal to bring a Lidl supermarket and a major UK hotel chain to Prince’s Gate at Oldham Mumps.
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