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Local residents from Tynwald Street, Ronald Street and Bridson Street in Clarksfield got together to have a big clean up of their back alleyways.
Date Published 15/10/2018
Mecca Bingo Oldham is to reward the hard work of local carers with a free Halloween party, complete with scarily delicious food, drink and of course, bingo, on Saturday week,...
The Salvation Army in Oldham officially opened a new Employment Plus Local to help unemployed people who are looking for work or training ensure they are work ready.
Bosses at the Royal Mail have announced they’re looking to recruit more than 20,000 temporary workers in a bid to help them get through the incredibly busy festive period.
Christmas has come early to Dr Kershaw’s Hospice thanks to the team at Saddleworth Round Table.
More than 150 attendees helped to make the latest Mossley SOUP community crowdfunding dinner the most successful one yet.
There was a very welcome impromptu visitor to the Chronicle offices this lunchtime (Friday).
Date Published 12/10/2018
A desire to share knowledge and create support networks for women like herself inspired OU Honorary Graduate Najma Khalid to create a community scheme which is still flourishing...
Patients and the public are invited to share their views on NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group’s proposal to change the number of IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation) Cycles...
Dogs Trust Manchester is holding a Quiz and Pie Night to raise funds for their four-legged friends who are waiting for their forever families.
Local organisation Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Circle (HMR Circle) hosted a high-powered delegation from South Korea who came to look at HMR Circle’s ground-breaking work in...
Greater Manchester is preparing for one of the biggest weekends of the year as a host of major sporting and social events take place across the region.
Date Published 11/10/2018
Families across Oldham and Greater Manchester shall go to the ball at Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s nationally renowned traditional pantomime, Cinderella.
The World Famous Elvis Show, starring Royton's very own Chris Connor, is returning to Oldham in December, and once again tickets are selling fast.
The forthcoming Oldham Choral Society Concert will take place at the Royal Northern College of Music on Remembrance Sunday, November 11 (from 7pm), and is themed on the Armistice...
Oldhamers who would like the opportunity to buy a unique piece of art for their home are being invited to apply to appear on an exciting brand new series for the BBC - Home Is...
Date Published 10/10/2018
Nurses are urging people in Greater Manchester to support World Sight Day by agreeing to donate their sight.
Oldham Library – in conjunction with Oldham Local Studies and Archives – is hosting a display celebrating Oldham’s West Indian community as part of Black History Month.
Oldham Civic Centre and Royal Oldham Hospital will be illuminated pink and blue to show support for Baby Loss Awareness Week (October 9-15) and memorial events taking place at the...
The next stage of Universal Credit - which is set to see three million people moving from tax credits and the old benefits system onto the new system - will lead to an increase in...
Despite new stats showing that 1,746 people from Oldham have registered as blood stem cell donors with advocacy group DKMS, the town is still falling short of potential
A special new baby memorial garden is set to be launched in the grounds of the Royal Oldham Hospital, and families are being invited to come along and celebrate the launch of this...
Date Published 09/10/2018
An Oldham charity is looking for volunteers to help people living with dementia get the most out of life.
A team of former homeless people supported by Emmaus are gearing up for a charity football match against a team from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Tameside.
Power for People, an organisation campaigning for more local, clean energy, has welcomed the support of Oldham East and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams, for a Bill introduced in...
Charities and non-profit organisations are being invited to enter a competition to win fireworks worth in excess of £1250 RRP by Huddersfield-based Black Cat Fireworks.
Free cancer advice and support is coming to the area next week.
Sir Cliff Richard is without a doubt one of our greatest musical treasures.
The fifth Sahar International Short Film Festival will take place on Saturday, November 3 at the Oldham Library performance space, from 12 noon until 4pm.
Oldham Library will celebrate World Mental Health Day 2018 and promote awareness of mental health issues tomorrow (Wednesday).
The Post Office will open a newly modernised “main” branch at Chadderton Precinct, Oldham OL9 0LQ on Thursday, November 1.
Date Published 08/10/2018
Oldham Liberal Democrats have welcomed the Prime Minister's recent announcement that the borrowing cap which has prevented them investing in much-needed social and affordable...
Despite our moaning, modern life in Britain really isn’t all that bad…according to the nation’s bus drivers!
To commemorate 100 years since the Representation of the People Act came into fruition and allowed some women the right to vote, Royton Townswomen’s Guild and Crompton Stage...
The Saddleworth Male Voice Choir will present their annual Concert of Remembrance at the Civic Hall, Uppermill on Saturday, November 10 at 7.30pm.
Oldham became a sea of pink in June as hundreds of women joined the fight against cancer by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
A hugely successful immersive art installation called The Other in Mother is appearing at Gallery Oldham this month.
Oldham Council has held a special celebration night to say thank you to its fantastic foster carers.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has teamed up with Oldham Council to arrange an Oldham and Saddleworth Memory Walk, in Alexandra Park on October 13, to raise...
Date Published 05/10/2018
They did it! Oldhamers Chris Wareing and Julie-Ann Davies have returned from their epic challenge of conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest Peak, and have so far raised...
Being in hospital might not sound much fun when you’re a child.
More than 60% of parents in the North West with children under 18 have made no will, a new survey has revealed.
The next Takeaway Tuesday event at Saddleworth Museum goes with the theme of ‘Make Do and Mend’ family crafts on Tuesday, October 30, between 1-4pm.
A new £250,000 state-of-the-art vehicle designed to “revolutionise” animal welfare awareness across the UK, is to be officially unveiled by PDSA.
Lees Village Service Station, the Gulf-branded forecourt on St John Street in Lees, has been nominated at SuperStation 2018, one of the most prestigious awards in petrol...
The once hugely popular White House pub on Oldham Edge could be set to re-open soon.
A mum from Oldham has told how dancing around the living room with her young son helped her to shed over FIVE stone in less than a year.
The shortlist for The Royal Oldham Hospital’s Patients’ Choice award has been officially revealed.
An Oldham bus driver has been praised by the Human Relief Foundation after raising over £100,000 for the charity.
Along with close friends Michelle Dunleavy, from Stretford, and Josie Heavey, from Salford, Oldham's Sohaib Bhatti has shown he's got a heart of gold after starting up...
Date Published 04/10/2018
The Stroke Association has launched its new Moving Forward After Stroke programme in Oldham, to help local stroke survivors get more active.
An evening of all things Annie Kenney is set to take place on Thursday, October 25, between 5.30–7.45pm.
With BBC Children in Need’s 2018 Appeal night on the horizon, BBC Children in Need has launched its official merchandise collection for 2018, to help raise funds for disadvantaged...
Gallery Oldham’s latest exhibition: ‘Peace and Plenty? Oldham and the First World War’ takes a fascinating and moving trip back to Oldham in 1918.
Date Published 03/10/2018
North West Ambulance service (NWAS) is seeking more volunteer car drivers across the region to help transport patients to routine hospital appointments.
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