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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
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
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
Metrolink is proposing to increase its fares in the New Year – though the price of some tickets will stay the same.
Date Published 22/11/2019
Christmas is a time for family, but when yours is splitting apart it can also be a terrible time.
Staff at Dogs Trust Manchester are preparing for the arrival of Santa Paws at its Christmas Fair on Sunday week, December 1, and are encouraging local people to come along and...
The winners of this week's Dr Kershaw's Lottery have been announced.
Talented young people from Oldham took to the stage on Sunday 17th November and performed alongside world-renowned artists, to an audience of thousands and HRH Prince Harry at the...
Date Published 19/11/2019
Twenty-five dedicated people, members of Rotary Oldham Metro with family and friends, walked from Greenfield to Diggle and back along the Huddersfield Canal in aid of the Rainbow...
Date Published 18/11/2019
Date Published 15/11/2019
Jayne Barnes Dance group in Middleton will take to New York City in April 2020, to dance among performers and take part in a full dance filled trip states style.
Date Published 13/11/2019
Relatives of residents at Treelands care home in Oldham can now view on-demand details about how their loved ones have spent their day.
Date Published 12/11/2019
Two primary schools in Lees have recently joined forces to tackle some of the issues caused by traffic in their local area by introducing their own Walk to School Week.
Town hall bosses have lifted the lid on why an ‘important’ Oldham link road keeps being hit by severe flooding.
This year’s free Oldham Christmas lights switch-on event will take place on Sunday, November 24.
As BBC One celebrates its 50th anniversary of colour TV this week, TV Licensing has revealed that 15 households across Oldham are still watching TV programmes on black and white...
For 19 years, Greater Manchester have celebrated the outstanding commitment and achievements made in physical activity and sport across the County through the Greater Manchester...
Date Published 11/11/2019
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile information and support bus is coming to Oldham.
From painting and flooring to changing fuses and lightbulbs, it seems the rise in home inspiration and decorating hasn’t done much for our DIY skills across Oldham – with 75% of...
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