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The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has pledge its support for CPR training to be added to the national curriculum after the Department of Education released new draft guidance.
Date Published 20/07/2018
The English Touring Theatre has announced Victor Oshin as Othello in the upcoming revival of Richard Twyman’s critically acclaimed production of Othello, a co-production with...
Listeners to Revolution96.2's hugely popular breakfast show can look forward to hearing the sound of a new voice from Monday.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham is spearheading a drive to help improve standards for local taxi and private hire customers.
Samaritans from Oldham are building up to the charity’s The Big Listen event at Rochdale Station on Tuesday (July 24) by asking commuters and visitors to improve their listening...
Members of the Lees District branch of The Royal British Legion are to join thousands on a pilgrimage of Remembrance to World War One battlefields that culminates in a parade and...
A host of high-profile cycling and walking schemes and upgrades – set to transform how people travel in every area of Greater Manchester – will be considered by Greater Manchester...
Date Published 19/07/2018
The Oldham Aces dance troupe won two trophies at the Mid Cheshire Independent Adjudicating Panel (MCIAP) charity day at Southport Pleasureland.
The North West Ambulance Service's ongoing dispute with trade union GMB continues with a fourth day of action on Saturday (July 21).
Dozens of schoolchildren have literally pedal-powered their way to success in a ‘Clean Air Day’ awards event by generating green electricity with specially adapted bikes.
Sir David Attenborough has spoken of the mental health benefits of watching butterflies as he urged people across Lancashire to take part in the world’s biggest butterfly survey...
The #YourOldham Festival is back showcasing the great co-operative work going on across our borough and giving you the chance to discover how to do #yourbit and get involved.
More than two decades after their now infamous appearance at Werneth Park while riding high at the top of the charts, massively popular mid-90s stars are returning to the Borough...
Mike Barker has been appointed to the post of Strategic Director of Commissioning/Chief Operating Officer across Oldham Council and NHS Oldham CCG.
Date Published 18/07/2018
The Diane Modahl Sports Foundation welcomed the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to a community session at the National Squash and Regional Arena in Sportcity.
The date and line-up for #OldhamLIVE 2018 – a spectacular free family entertainment and music festival in Oldham town centre – are revealed today.
Are you ready for a top class night of 1980s entertainment which is all in aid of a terrific cause?
Date Published 17/07/2018
A local bridal company has landed an exclusive showing of the MGNY Volume 11 Collection.
Greater Manchester Police is partnering with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue...
Children from across the borough have been celebrating the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which allowed some women and men over the age of 21 the right to...
Former Chairman and Managing Director of Royton-based Shiloh PLC, Edmund Travis Gartside, has died peacefully at home in Rochdale, aged 84, surrounded by his family.
Royton business Crane Payment Innovation is a major success story for the borough – and Dr Kershaw’s Hospice is reaping the rewards.
Date Published 16/07/2018
Hilarious new comedy show 'SOS Comedy', presented by actor, comedian and part-time Tesco worker 'Randolph Tempest', is coming to Jackson's Pit in Oldham.
A Shaw foster carer of dogs who have found themselves without a forever home has waved a fond farewell to one of her canine companions who has landed on her paws after being...
The Royal British Legion is urging the great British public to join forces with them this winter and volunteer for the charity’s annual Poppy Appeal campaign.
Nominations are now being taken as Oldham prepares to celebrate the achievements of the town's looked-after children.
Keira Arnold, the ten-year-old who has raised over £6,000 for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice through her Keira’s Wishes Fund, has landed her second major award.
Oldhamers were amongst almost 10,000 women and children who took on 5k, 10k or a Pretty Muddy obstacle course at Heaton Park in Prestwich over the weekend, helping to raise an...
The Oldham Symphony Orchestra's summer concert proved a huge success.
Today is Guinea Pig Appreciation Day, and to mark the occasion the RSPCA have decided to highlight the neglect and cruelty suffered by one of Britain’s most popular family pets.
Northern Rail has announced full details of its additional compensation scheme for customers who have recently experienced delays and cancellations.
Sport England has awarded Greater Manchester £10m National Lottery funding, having chosen the region as a pilot area to make getting active even easier.
Date Published 13/07/2018
As part of the continuing 50th anniversary celebrations, the Oldham Theatre Workshop is gearing up to present a hugely entertaining new musicial - When We Built A Rocket Ship.
The hero of London Bridge who was stabbed nine times as he fought off three terrorists armed with just a police baton has called on Oldham people to nominate an unsung hero of...
There’s a good chance you’ve already seen it – it’s had 16 million views in less than a week – but the hilarious ‘wedding interrupted by a drag queen’ video was the result of a...
If you were an engineer what would you do?
Date Published 12/07/2018
See nature at its finest with the return of Oldham’s annual free Flower Festival in the town centre.
Greater Manchester Police has launched a fraud prevention campaign, following a spike in incidents of fraudsters contacting people by phone pretending to be police officers and...
The ride of a lifetime is about to begin this weekend as a team of Oldham firefighters take on their biggest challenge yet.
Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester is recruiting - and it’s the ultimate dream role.
The Oldham Liberal Democrat Group is sponsoring a motion at tonight’s (Thursday) rearranged full meeting of Oldham Council, seeking local action and more money from central...
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is proud to have fundraising happening in Oldham for life-saving heart and circulatory research, but more volunteers are being sought.
Date Published 11/07/2018
Local professionals in the land, property and construction sectors are looking to raise over £110,000 to go towards the renovation of five homes in Manchester for young people at...
A team of solicitors will be swapping court shoes for trainers this weekend when they take on the Pretty Muddy challenge to raise funds for Cancer Research.
Football fever has certainly gripped Oldham and its pub-goers, who are all gearing up excitedly for tonight’s England World Cup semi-final clash against Croatia in Russia.
The competition that turns the most vivid scene from a kid’s imagination into a sky-high reality is back and bigger than ever.
Chadderton superchef Simon Wood is celebrating his first year in business at Wood Manchester with a month-long celebration.
Failsworth's very own John Dodd turned 100 years old on July 6.
Oldham Council has launched “The Big Green Survey” - its biggest ever environmental poll, designed to help residents have their say on key green issues.
Two dance events, organised by Oldham Council’s Sports Development team, are celebrating the talents of dance students across the borough.
Date Published 10/07/2018
A new initiative to redistribute leftover paint is being launched in the social enterprise at homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley.
Oldham Council is set to ‘postpone’ its Full Council meeting tomorrow (Wednesday) to avoid clashing with England’s World Cup semi-final game.
Football may be coming home, but will you be getting home tomorrow or ending up nursing an avoidable injury?
The Rotary Club of Oldham once again shared the result of this year’s charitable activities when they proudly presented cheques totalling £6,244.00 to 13 local, national and...
The Oldham branch of Yorkshire Building Society is calling on older people not to suffer in silence from loneliness this summer by promoting its partnership with The Silver Line.
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