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London Classic Theatre returns to Oldham this March with their production of Alan Ayckbourn’s comic masterpiece Absurd Person Singular.
Date Published 24/02/2020
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people to find out the facts about organ donation and the upcoming law change, which is due to come into effect in England from later this...
Date Published 22/02/2020
The wet, windy, yet mild theme across Oldham and the north-west is set to continue throughout the weekend.
Date Published 21/02/2020
Construction work on the brand new state-of-the-art extension to Mahdlo Youth Zone is nearly complete, with the venue set to open with a VIP launch event on Monday, March 16.
Garratts Solicitors are proud to be sponsoring a Hostage International reception which offers people the opportunity to hear first-hand the impact that being held hostage has on...
Thousands of working parents could get more than £1,000 a month back in childcare support through Universal Credit.
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon attended a reception at the Battersea Dogs and Cats home aimed at showing support for increasing the maximum sentences for animal cruelty...
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (21st February).
The Illuminate Festival returns to Oldham this Friday with your chance to see Oldham town centre in a new light.
Date Published 18/02/2020
Saddleworth Schools executive head teacher, Matthew Milburn, is leaving at the end of the summer term.
Date Published 10/02/2020
Oldham’s generous-spirited Mayor Ginny Alexander is insisting townsfolk “shall go to the ball” in a personal borough-wide invitation to attend the glittering Mayors Ball.
Oldham based social landlord, First Choice Homes, is investing over £80,000 to combat poverty among its customers on low incomes.
Date Published 28/01/2020
Members of the community of Shaw and Crompton came and “Stood Together” at the Crompton War Memorial, to remember those were who were killed in the Holocaust and the many other...
Date Published 27/01/2020
Three local causes are all in the running for funding from the Co-op store in Uppermill.
Date Published 22/01/2020
Intrepid Luke Viney took a really long and winding road to propose to his true love...
Date Published 21/01/2020
An Oldham pensioner, whose heartbreak story of loneliness touched the nation, was special guest at big-hearted Saddleworth Round Table’s annual Christmas party.
The new leader of Saddleworth Parish Council's biggest political group has pledged practical cross-party solutions will come before politics.
Date Published 20/01/2020
THE discerning ladies of Saddleworth WI were encouraged to discover secrets of the sweet taste of success ... by holding their noses.
A DYNAMIC group of ladies have launched into the New Year with a unique plan to provide the homeless with lovingly crafted handmade sleep mats.
Date Published 14/01/2020
A DEVOTED couple who have dedicated their lives to the service of the community took time out for their very own special celebration.
Date Published 13/01/2020
Now with his feet firmly under the table as the owner of the Shure 5 Studios facility in Royton, Chris Taylor is looking to truly make his mark on the exciting local music scene.
Date Published 09/01/2020
Three dedicated local heroes are putting their best foot forward in an exacting challenge to raise vital funds for a key rescue vehicle.
Date Published 04/01/2020
This weeks winners of Dr Kershaw's have been announced (3rd January).
Date Published 03/01/2020
The sad passing Mary Isherwood, a kindly, caring community champion, who has owned Delph Chippy with her husband Graham since 1972, has revealed a remarkable story.
Date Published 30/12/2019
Are you planning on celebrating the turn of the new year with fireworks?
New research from Direct Line Life Insurance has revealed 7.6 million parents have stayed in a relationship for longer than they would have liked with their spouse or partner...
Date Published 27/12/2019
At a time of increased stress, possible financial struggles and even family and friendship pressures, Christmas can be a difficult time for many people.
Date Published 25/12/2019
Oldham Parish Church was warm and sparkled for the Oldham Choral Society carol concert.
Date Published 24/12/2019
The Listings for Oldham & Saddleworth Comedy Club have been revealed.
Date Published 19/12/2019
A delighted Saddleworth community is celebrating news of an extra special Christmas present this year.
Date Published 18/12/2019
Kittens that were found dumped in a remote alleyway in Oldham will be spending this Christmas in a loving home.
Date Published 16/12/2019
Nine amateur dancers took to the floor at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on the 22nd November for a night of fundraising fun.
Date Published 11/12/2019
A young bride thought a key element of her wedding day photoshoot was in jeopardy when a 40 tonne lorry brought mayhem to a Saddleworth village.
Date Published 09/12/2019
There will be changes to Wednesday and Thursday bin collections over the Christmas period.
The Oldham Evening Chronicle's biggest stories of this week (6th December).
Date Published 07/12/2019
This has been the year of big wins at Mecca Bingo Oldham, as a whopping sum of £1,475,864 has been handed out in prize money to a massive number of players calling ‘Full House’.
The winners of this week's (December 6) Dr Kershaw's Lottery have been announced.
Date Published 06/12/2019
Talented Oldham student Liberty Kwai Wilcox was among Bangor University winners who received prizes at the annual Entrance Scholarship Presentation evening.
Local residents have hit out at Shaw Parish Council after what some have described as a ‘disgrace’ of a Christmas tree which has been erected at Wren’s Nest.
Global Auctioneers chief Marcel Duffy has once again proved that he has a heart of gold.
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has been spreading Christmas cheer by hosting a festive lunch for some of their customers to enjoy.
Locals turned out in numbers to witness the Christmas lights switch-on in Lees.
Oldham Evening Chronicle readers are invited to join the “Oldham Festival of Light 2019” which is being organised to celebrate the Festivals of Christmas, Diwali, Chanukah, and...
Date Published 04/12/2019
A woman recognised for putting a tiny Saddleworth hamlet back on the map has been presented with a British Empire Medal.
Date Published 03/12/2019
Two deserving organisations have received welcome cash boosts from a generous spirited retailer.
Date Published 02/12/2019
Oldham Library welcomes The Secret of Christmas Eve presented by Oldham Theatre Workshop.
Greater Manchester Police have launched the ‘Gift of Advice’ Christmas campaign for communities across Greater Manchester.
Date Published 30/11/2019
BREAST cancer survivor Sharon Quennell has unveiled an engraved park bench in her home town of Chadderton – but one unlike any other.
Date Published 29/11/2019
Terry Waite CBE will be visiting Mossley this December, to take part in the Emmaus Christmas Concert fundraiser at St George’s Church.
Boutique music festival Cotton Clouds could go ahead again next year in Saddleworth.
Free, cancer advice and support is coming to Oldham and Heywood.
Date Published 28/11/2019
On Thursday 21st November the cast of Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s nationally renowned pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk visited patients and staff at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice.
A former Manchester University graduate and producer is collaborating with Parkland Entertainment to bring The Biggest Little Farm to UK cinemas from 29th November.
An Oldham school has won a top award for it's work promoting peace, in the classroom and local community.
Christmas lights will shine with added brightness in a Saddleworth village this year in memory of a man who was the driving force behind the cheering Yuletide display.
Date Published 27/11/2019
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