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From Tuesday, December 1 through to Thursday, December 24, Oldham Coliseum Theatre will air a short play responding to a festive theme each day on its social media channels.
Date Published 29/11/2020
Participants in Greater Manchester’s first COVID-19 vaccine study have spoken about their personal experience and why they wanted to get involved.
The impact of fraud can be both financially and emotionally devastating.
Date Published 28/11/2020
The Oldham Liberal Democrat Group has welcomed the Oldham Council meeting outcome to postpone the decision on whether to approve the controversial plan to build housing on the...
The Greater Manchester Mayor’s A Bed Every Night homelessness reduction scheme is being extended after a charity warned numbers seeking help have rocketed during the pandemic.
Fred and Anita Halliwell received an extra special surprise on their 60th wedding anniversary from the Mayor of Oldham, Cllr Ginny Alexander.
Date Published 27/11/2020
Firefighters from Chadderton and Oldham Community Fire Stations raced to a house fire yesterday (Thursday) on Lily Street in Royton.
A Chadderton man is the sixth person to be charged following the murder of a teenage boy in Moston.
Greater Manchester’s plans to bring the local bus network into public ownership have been approved for further public consultation to consider the effects of Covid-19.
The £9.1m transformation of a major Manchester city centre junction – described as one of the ‘most dangerous’ in the region – is moving closer to completion.
Cultural leaders across Manchester are calling for a re-think by government to allow venues to safely re-open when the city is put into Tier 3 next week.
Polling commissioned by a cross-party group of MPs has found overwhelming backing across the UK for a job creation programme that will reshape day-to-day life, restructure local...
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (November 27).
A Mossley man is among 10 people who have been charged after police executed warrants in Greater Manchester and Lancashire.
Greater Manchester Police has slapped more than a thousand people with fines for breaking coronavirus rules since the end of the summer – with men and young people the worst...
Officers have released a CCTV image of a woman they want to speak to following an assault in Manchester city centre.
‘Tis the season to spread Christmas cheer as First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) gives tenants the chance to win a luxury hamper worth over £150.
The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (GM LEP) Co-Chairs Lou Cordwell and Mo Isap, and Cllr Elise Wilson, Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Portfolio Lead...
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the next of kin of a man from Oldham.
A council leader has warned that stricter Covid-19 Tier restrictions could continue for a ‘number of months’ until a widespread vaccination programme is rolled-out across the...
An Oldham MP has hit out at yesterday's announcement of a pay freeze for many public sector workers.
Date Published 26/11/2020
Chadderton will pay its respects on Friday to a couple happily married for 52 years, until a Covid infection ended both their lives.
Fitness enthusiast Tom McHugh is hoping to raise £1000 for a mental health charity by walking to Snowdonia from Oldham.
Oldham council has agreed to postpone its vote on the region’s controversial development masterplan to ‘review the options’ for the borough.
Far-reaching options which could dramatically change the management of visitors to a controversial Saddleworth beauty spot will be discussed at a high-level virtual summit
Andy Burnham says it is ‘more likely than not’ that Greater Manchester will be put into the highest tier of coronavirus restrictions despite falling infection rates.
Date Published 25/11/2020
Saddleworth Parish Council has received the sad news Di Heffernan, the wife of former Parish Council Chair Derek Heffernan has passed away.
A council-owned housing estate where residents complain of ‘damp’ 1950s homes is to undergo a major refurbishment with new insulation.
Metrolink has been urged to give their rationale behind ‘terminating’ the WiFi service on the tram network without consulting councillors.
On Friday (20th November 2020) Chadderton Park Sports Club were awarded the Silver Award (runners up) in the UEFA European Grassroots roots awards.
The father of an Oldham teenager who experiences a seizure every week, has called on the public to gain a stronger knowledge of what to do when they see someone having an...
Two women from Oldham have been arrested and charged with county lines and modern slavery offences as part of an operation.
An inspirational Oldham College student who has battled serious illness has been shortlisted for a top national accolade.
Greater Manchester leaders have conceded that talks to save the region’s long-delayed development masterplan have finally run out of road.
The Oldham Council Liberal Democrat Group wants to see front line health and care workers and the relatives of care home residents given top priority when mass COVID-19 testing is...
Council bosses are consulting on making millions of pounds of cuts – including axing funding for charities and the opening hours of Gallery Oldham – as they face a £30m funding...
Date Published 23/11/2020
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Saddleworth is bracing itself for the arrival of a unique heavenly host of Christmas angels.
Cancer charity Maggie’s Oldham s hosting a free virtual carol concert at 6pm on Sunday 13th December in support of people with cancer. The concert has a fantastic line-up of...
Oldhamers are invited to nominate people who have achieved something great or overcome something challenging during the coronavirus crisis for a special message from Oldham...
Property has been destroyed and homes have been seriously damaged nearly 800 times a year as a result of faulty or mistakenly used electrical appliances, Greater Manchester Fire...
More reported cases of carbon monoxide have come from Greater Manchester than many other areas of the country this year.
Scores of people have slipped through the government’s COVID support net with some living with no earnings since March.
Plans have been submitted to transform the former Maple Mill site in Oldham into a new affordable housing scheme.
A further two men and a teenager have been charged in connection with the murder of a teenager in Moston earlier this month.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has this week announced an extra £16.5 billion for Britain’s armed forces over four years, saying he was determined to “end the retreat” in military...
This month, GMP's Transport Unit celebrates its first anniversary.
Date Published 22/11/2020
A six-week-old puppy with a deformed paw was found dumped in a box which was left in a park near Ashton.
Stagecoach Group plc has noted the announcement by Greater Manchester Combined Authority regarding the re-evaluation of its previously announced bus reform proposals in light of...
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group - which includes the Royal Oldham Hospital - has announced that its Freedom to Speak Up team and its Inclusion Centre of Excellence team have...
Date Published 21/11/2020
Self Assessment customers should be alert to criminals claiming to be from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The RSPCA is bracing itself for the toughest Christmas yet as the charity fears the financial strain from the coronavirus pandemic could mean a rise in pets being abandoned and...
A series of online strength and balance sessions for people in later life are being arranged to tackle falls – a leading cause of fatal and serious accidents in the home – as part...
Dr Kershaw’s Hospice is asking the community to support their Christmas ‘Furnish with Love’ Appeal by taking part in festive fundraising activities to help raise the vital funds...
Date Published 20/11/2020
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been urged to help almost three million people across the UK who have been ‘excluded’ from vital support throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Shaw schoolteacher Steve Hill's 'Team Hill Charitable Trust' and Oldham firefighter Aaron Lee's 'Hive22 Running Club' have both been nominated for a prestigious community award.
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (November 20).
Local shoppers are being urged to donate to the UK’s biggest food collection and support the Trussell Trust and FareShare as they help people in crisis amid the Covid-19 pandemic...
Champion Coppice charity fundraiser Afruz Miah is spearheading a pack of runners as they traverse the near 4,000 miles from Britain to the Yemen - and then back again.
A man has been jailed for over five years after a spree of offending in January which began with the robbery of a Mercedes.
Oldham Council and its partners have ensured children and young people’s mental health has not been forgotten during the Covid crisis.
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