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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
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
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...
The Borough fell silent yesterday morning – and will do again later today (Monday) – as Oldhamers marked Remembrance Day at numerous services and parades.
OVER moorland polished by bright sunshine, they came in their hundreds to pay tribute at one of Britain’s most unique memorials to those lost in conflict.
Metrolink customers will have reason for a little extra Christmas cheer, with additional and later running trams set to operate throughout the festive period.
Date Published 10/11/2019
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) have announced they are recruiting for firefighters, with expressions of interests now open.
Date Published 08/11/2019
As National Living Wage week kicks off around the country, Oldham’s Labour-led Council is delivering on its promise to residents by becoming an accredited Living Wage employer.
With Christmas just around the corner, the RSPCA Bury and Oldham branch are inviting members of the public - and their canine pets - along to their first Christmas Fair on Sunday,...
The Rotary Club of Oldham has presented its annual Community Shield Award for 2019 to Christies Oldham.
Campaigning members of a Saddleworth village group demanding safer roads have handed two signed petitions to a local councillor.
Here are the winning numbers for the latest Dr Kershaw’s Hospice weekly lottery, which was drawn today (Friday).
Oldham Council has issued a response in the wake of Wednesday night's chaotic full meeting in the Civic Centre chamber, one which saw police officers forced to intervene following...
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is welcoming three new associate artists and three supported artists to their team for next year.
Date Published 06/11/2019
A Christmas single released today (6th November) will see The Leader of Oldham Council Sean Fielding reveal his cornet playing talent.
Christmas With You – a single featuring a community choir, band and supporting cast assembled by Oldham College – was officially launched this morning.
There are 50 Saddleworth Santa Dash places up for grabs for Dr Kershaw’s Supporters.
Date Published 05/11/2019
Over 100 runners came together on Sunday to take part in Human Aid’s second Oldham Community Run, which this year was run in memory of PC Shazad Saddique.
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