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Ashton and Failsworth MP Angela Rayner says the Government has betrayed thousands of her constituents over their failure to extend free TV Licences for the over 75s.
Date Published 04/08/2020
Northern is offering a £500 reward after a stone was thrown at a moving train in Greater Manchester.
A picturesque nursing home on the outskirts of a Saddleworth village is asking locals to support a heartwarming initiative to help their 41 residents.
Parishioners at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Hollinwood, have been busy bees making good use of the grants awarded to them by First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) and Oldham...
Two young countryside lovers have been praised for restoring a historic cairn built in memory to a pair climbers who died in mountaineering tragedy.
Saddleworth celebrated its heritage, with Oldham Council’s permission, as the Yorkshire Day declaration was read out on Uppermill High Street.
Saddleworth Parish council is to have a new leadership team... of women.
Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council, has written to the Metropolitan Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, asking him to ‘get...
A new coronavirus testing centre has opened in Oldham after a spike of infections in the borough led to stricter restrictions on socialising being brought back.
Date Published 03/08/2020
An eatery serving quality Bombay street food and British favourites has delivered a staggering 10,000 free mouth-watering meals during the lockdown.
Oldham Council has moved to reassure its residents following the Greater Manchester ‘major incident’ announcement late last night (Sunday).
A group of warm-hearted fitness fanatics from the Oldham Children's Community Nursing Team based at the Integrated Care Centre on New Radcliffe Street have raised more than £2,000...
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is calling on the government to reinstate the shielding policy in areas of the UK in local lockdown.
Stalwarts from Saddleworth WI have been recognised as 'lockdown heroes' in a novel initiative to provide home baked cakes for front line teams fighting the Covid virus.
One of Saddleworth’s most iconic pubs is being given a woman’s touch.
Diners across Oldham will see their restaurant bills slashed by as much as 50% from today (Monday) as the government’s landmark Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for...
Police are appealing for information following a serious collision in Manchester.
Former Latics manager and Manchester United playing star Paul Scholes has been spoken to by police after reportedly flouting lockdown rules by staging a birthday party for his son...
The delighted landlords of two of Saddleworth’s most historic pubs have praised Oldham Council and a team for completing work on a major drainage scheme in just two weeks.
Police are investigating after a man was assaulted in Manchester city centre.
Oldham’s Mayor Ginny Alexander is backing Latics offering the chance for businesses to become the club’s back of shirt sponsor for the club’s 125th anniversary season.
Police investigating the brutal murder of a man in nearby Denton are offering a £50,000 reward for catching his killer.
A major incident has been declared in Greater Manchester after the recent rises in coronavirus infection rates.
Local charities and good causes are being encouraged to apply for funding for their organisation.
Date Published 02/08/2020
Essential Metrolink maintenance work will take place in August resulting in some temporary disruption to city centre services.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has been awarded the Gold recognition from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its work supporting the armed forces community.
Oldham Athletic have unveiled their new head coach just hours after they sacked the owners sixth manager in less than 2-years at the club, with former Australian international...
Date Published 01/08/2020
BT have announced a package of support to help the nearly 600,000 small businesses in the North West get better positioned for recovery and growth following the coronavirus...
Greater Manchester firefighters are urging residents to be safe in the kitchen after they were called to four fires involving cooking in just under five hours on one day.
Oldham Athletic have wasted little time in replacing Dino Maamria as head coach of the club with former Leeds United, Liverpool and Australian international Harry Kewell agreeing...
Date Published 31/07/2020
Oldham Athletic have started their pre-season preparations by sacking their head coach Dino Maamria just weeks before the start of the new campaign.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has condemned a Conservative MP for ‘singling out’ Muslims by saying they are not taking Covid-19 seriously after tighter restrictions were...
A ‘very, very overstretched’ Greater Manchester Police will be increasing its presence in light of tighter lockdown restrictions across the region.
Pubs could be forced to close if social distancing is not being observed by patrons.
House parties and illegal raves have ‘undoubtedly’ played a part in a ‘significant’ increase in the number of young people testing positive for Covid-19 in Greater Manchester,...
The tightening of lockdown restrictions across the whole of Greater Manchester has been branded ‘confusing’ and ‘devastating’ for communities preparing to celebrate Eid-al-Adha.
Liberal Democrat Leaders from across Greater Manchester have heavily criticised last night's announcement to impose social restrictions across the 10 Boroughs in the region in...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says casinos and bowling alleys will remain shut and further easing of lockdown restrictions are being postponed for two weeks.
A new stained glass window has been fitted in St Patrick's Church in Oldham to mark the coming together of three parishes into one.
A Conservative MP has broken ranks to criticise the government’s decision to impose a Greater Manchester-wide ‘local-lockdown’.
Scientists trying to combat coronavirus are urging people in Oldham to share their experiences of living with disease in their community following the recent spike in cases.
Two men have been charged with racially aggravated public order offences.
There has been a huge reaction on social media to the sudden news of new local lockdown restrictions overnight.
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (July 31).
Greater Manchester Police’s dedicated operation into tackling large-scale illegal gatherings saw another unlicensed music event prevented from taking place last tonight
Oldhamers can expect the hottest day of the year so far today (Friday), with highs reaching 32 degrees celsius predicted in Greater Manchester.
A man from Manchester has been jailed after being arrested following a pursuit through Oldham.
Ashton and Failsworth MP Angela Rayner has issued a message to everyone celebrating Eid al aard-ha.
Greater Manchester Police are warning about scammer targeting pension savers in the region.
Separate households are now banned from meeting indoors in Oldham, Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire after a rise in coronavirus cases.
Date Published 30/07/2020
Separate households are now banned from meeting indoors in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire after a rise in coronavirus cases
Oldham Council's SOS campaign has seen huge support from the borough since its launch.
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has issued its annual complaints statistics for all councils in the North West in its annual review of local government complaints.
A councillor has written to Oldham’s chief executive asking that Saddleworth has its own coronavirus testing center.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has been unwilling to meet with environmental lawyers about the region’s Clean Air Plan, it’s been claimed.
Moving people who test positive for coronavirus from large households to self-isolate elsewhere is ‘not on the table’, Oldham’s council leader has confirmed.
A group of inspirational Bengali charity workers from Oldham has called on their own community to get into shape to face the Coronavirus – as a healthy body may be their best...
Date Published 29/07/2020
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has received planning permission to build 20 new homes in Littleborough, Rochdale, all for affordable rent.
More than 53,000 outlets across the UK have so far signed up to the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme - and a new official Government online finder is available to help...
The Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council, Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, has written to the Leader of Oldham Council to ask once more...
Deprivation and the easing of lockdown measures have contributed to an alarming spike in Covid-19 cases in Oldham that have prompted chiefs to bring back tougher restrictions.
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