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Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they are still investigating incidents surrounding a political rally in Oldham on Saturday afternoon which saw rival groups clash with bricks among other items being thrown.
Date Published 20/05/2019
Saddleworth School staff and teachers are calling on people to help them track down a dangerous substance added to an E-cigarette and inhaled by pupils at the school.
St Mary’s Way in Oldham is now re-opened after reports of a collision involving two cars this morning.
Manchester Airport have advised that they expect the vast majority of their flights to leave on time today (Monday 20th May) following yesterday’s power issue which caused planes...
A 20-year-old man has been jailed for dangerous driving after a collision which left a woman from Stockport fighting for her life.
Date Published 17/05/2019
Catch up on our top 5 biggest stories this week (13th May 2019).
Nominations are now open to celebrate the achievements of Oldham’s children looked after and care leavers.
Gallery Oldham invites you to show your artwork as part of an exciting exhibition taking place in September.
Oldham Council is encouraging residents to do their bit and take part in National Smile Month (Monday 13th May and Thursday 13th June).
Date Published 16/05/2019
Men and women in Oldham are being encouraged to get a free health check with the arrival of a mobile liver screening roadshow.
A series of warrants have been executed across Oldham as part of Operation Hansford, to target an organised crime group believed to be involved in crimes across Greater...
Charities and community groups in Oldham are being supported with thousands in grants from the town hall to help promote ‘community cohesion’.
A forthright councillor has gone to war in a bid to combat fire-starters terrorising Saddleworth villagers.
A school boy from Oldham recreates Victorian pictures of Alexandra Park in Oldham.
Date Published 15/05/2019
Magistrates have told irresponsible residents who thought it was ok to let others clean up their waste to pay £18,209 in fines and costs.
The Oldham Evening Chronicle has seen shocking figures which claim that nearly half of all children in Oldham are living in poverty after housing costs have been taken into...
Oldham Council are offering a ‘unique opportunity’ to lease the toilets in St Chad’s Gardens, Uppermill, closed since May 2018 after repeated incidents of anti-social behaviour.
A serving Greater Manchester Police officer has been sent to prison after photos and videos were found on his phone showing him sexually assaulting a teenager.
More than 20 community groups which are creating social opportunities, improving well-being and breaking down barriers in Oldham have benefited from a share of £13,000 of...
Date Published 14/05/2019
Over the last five years Oldham Council has awarded more than £146,000 to support 50 businesses thanks to Shaw, Lees and A62 (Failsworth corridor) Business Improvement Grant...
An investigation has been launched after a school boy was the victim of an attempted abduction in Tameside on Sunday evening while out playing.
A man has been charged after a man was stabbed in Blackley.
Date Published 13/05/2019
The next Mayor of Oldham has been named as the wife of the councillor due to take up the chains of office before losing his seat in the local elections.
A death-trap Greater Manchester road where a person is killed or seriously injured every year on average is to be made safer with nearly £1m of government funding.
A fraudster that owned a business in Oldham must repay almost £520,000 or he could face five more years in prison.
An award-winning Saddleworth travel consultant asks businesses to support her in walking a 75km in Colombia for the charity MIND.
Greater Manchester’s mayor said he is ‘in for the long haul’ to tackle rough sleeping as his flagship support scheme has been given a year’s extension.
Fire crews from Oldham and Tameside have spent part of their weekend up on the moors once again tackling yet another grassland fire.
One man from Moston, accused of murdering Joe O’Brien during a fight outside an Oldham pub during the early hours of Easter Sunday has appeared in court.
Date Published 10/05/2019
Oldham’s Coliseum theatre was packed with children as choirs from across the town came together for the Presentation Morning on Wednesday 1st of May.
Parents and residents are being asked to have their say on £3.4 million plans to expand an Oldham school.
Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation and have issued a CCTV image of two men they want to talk to about a robbery at an Oldham petrol station back in April.
West Yorkshire Police have confirmed the massive traffic jams which hit the M62 on Wednesday morning (8th May) were caused by two incidents which claimed the lives of two men.
A shop owner, from Rochdale, who sold e-cig liquid to a child, at his Oldham shop, has been fined by Magistrates.
Faced with misogyny, abuse and anger – councillors in Oldham say May’s local election was the worst they’ve ever fought.
21-year old Momodou Jallow of Ashley Lane in Moston was previously charged with Section 18 assault, violent disorder and possession of a bladed article.
Date Published 09/05/2019
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a teenager, after she was last seen on Tuesday.
Date Published 08/05/2019
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has backed an Alzheimer's Society report calling for a new £2.4bn Dementia Fund, by tabling a cross-party parliamentary Early Day...
Drivers are being warned to avoid the M62 around Saddleworth this morning (Wednesday 8th May) after two men suffered life-threatening injuries in two separate incidents which...
Armed Police have rushed to the scene after reports of a man with a gun outside a supermarket in Tameside on Tuesday afternoon (7th May).
Motorists who use the M62 to get to and from work this morning (Wednesday 8th May) face long delays after the motorway was closed in both directions near Saddleworth due to a...
It’s one-hundred and sixty-five years since Oldham published its first newspaper.
Date Published 07/05/2019
Greater Manchester Police have responded to several incidents involving knives over the bank holiday weekend.
The Oldham Evening Chronicle understands Oldham Athletic’s head coach has turned down the chance to extend his stay at the helm of the club.
An Oldham man, who terrorised cabin crew before trying to open the door of a plane, has been jailed.
Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was sexually assaulted on a bus in Tameside.
Detectives investigating the stabbing of a teenager in Openshaw have charged a 17-year old boy with attempted murder, rape and possession of an offensive weapon.
Oldham Library is preparing to reopen its doors this morning (Tuesday 7th May) for the first time since Greater Manchester Police cleared the building following, what turned out...
A 31-year old man remains fighting for his life in hospital after being the victim of a stabbing in Blackley on Sunday morning.
Just two weeks after record temperatures over the Easter bank holiday weekend, we're in for some cold spells for the May Day holiday in Oldham.
Date Published 03/05/2019
Homeless people living with a terminal illness are now going to be offered services by Dr Kershaw's hospice in Oldham.
Police have evacuated all staff and visitors in Oldham Library due to a suspicious package being found in the men's toilets.
Families are getting set to move into a development of new shared ownership homes in Oldham after Fabric Living completed work on its first ever scheme.
Five junior boxers from Isaan Gym in Oldham, have become champions at the Sandee Novice Open on Saturday 27th April.
A man has been summoned to appear in court following a fatal collision in Oldham back in November.
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