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Relive the epic story of the world-renowned Apollo 11 moon landing during this year’s Big Bang Bonfire – one of Oldham’s biggest, loudest and most colourful events of the year.
Date Published 15/10/2019
Electricity North West has revised traffic management plans for its £150,000 project currently underway in Saddleworth.
Date Published 17/10/2019
The Collettes Dancing Troupe compete all over the North West and is now the biggest it’s ever been with 96 dancers.
Date Published 16/10/2019
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams, has thanked local people, dignitaries and the council for supporting the second Oldham and Saddleworth Memory Walk, in Alexandra...
The organisers of Mossley SOUP are appealing for local residents to support the town’s latest community crowdfunding dinner on Thursday 24th October.
A unique night of pilsner and pies became an instant charity fundraising success for a dedicated team of community heroes.
Dr Kershaw's Lottery winners announced for 11th October.
Date Published 11/10/2019
Delighted young people and staff at Greenfield Primary School are celebrating the official opening of their new multi-million pound building and grounds.
Date Published 10/10/2019
Gynaecology staff and bereavement midwives at The Royal Oldham Hospital will be supporting families to remember the babies taken too soon this Baby Loss Awareness Week (9th – 15th...
Date Published 08/10/2019
Greater Manchester will consult on bringing the region’s bus network back into public control – making it the first place in the country to use new powers over buses.
New double yellows, parking bays and disabled spaces are to be introduced across Oldham to tackle nuisance parking making roads impassable.
Oldham Council and Oldham Cares will host an event for World Mental Health Day 2019 today (Thursday 10th).
Oldham based Smyths Toys have officially revealed their top toys for Christmas 2019.
Date Published 07/10/2019
An independent school which will provide specialist one-to-one learning for children with autism is being built in Oldham.
A humble village club has claimed an ultimate Campaign for Real Ale accolade by gaining entry to its coveted Beer Guide for 2020.
Keith Barker from Littlemore in Oldham stars in 'That Counts' - new campaign aiming to inspire thousands of people from across Oldham and Greater Manchester to lead a more active...
Date Published 04/10/2019
A friendship choir will come to Greenacres Congregational Church on Tuesday 5th October.
The winners of this week's Dr Kershaw's Lottery have been announced (4th October).
Who's Next front-man Karl Moulden is guaranteeing plenty of 'chaos and confusion' as his top tribute band head to the Uppermill Civic Hall on Friday 15 November.
Date Published 03/10/2019
There’s a definite pink theme across Uppermill this week, as locals play their part to help raise awareness for Prevent Breast Cancer.
They came with music in their hearts to celebrate the life and times of a true man for the people.
Date Published 02/10/2019
Next week Dr Kershaw’s is joining forces with hospices across the UK to celebrate Hospice Care Week (7th to 13th October).
Dr Kershaw’s Hospice announces the closure of its Chadderton shop with effect from Wednesday 2nd October.
Date Published 01/10/2019
An avalanche of Oldham’s enthusiastic young talent turned out for a hectic question and answer session with the town’s top civic team.
An intrepid cycling duo whose families have shared personal tragedy have completed a gruelling challenge to raise awareness over Alzheimer’s.
Oldham’s unassuming heroes of the hills celebrated their outstanding achievements at a glittering 55th anniversary celebration.
Date Published 30/09/2019
Oldham College has won a prestigious Princess Royal Training Award (PRTA) for its flagship Teaching for Distinction programme.
Oldham council have been praised for restoring an iconic monument to pride of place in a Saddleworth village.
Date Published 27/09/2019
More than 70 children with terminal illness, life limiting conditions and complex needs have had a dream holiday to Disney World affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook.
Date Published 25/09/2019
The Oldham Post Office will be relocated into WHSmith at The Shopping Centre, Town Square, Oldham, depsite local opposition to the move.
Oldham’s ‘at risk’ conservation area is to be expanded under plans to protect the town centre’s historically important buildings from falling into ruin.
Date Published 24/09/2019
Joanne is a finalist in the ‘Nurse Manager of the Year’ category at the Nursing Times Workforce Awards.
The family of a patient who sadly passed away 9 years ago following a car crash in Royton, Oldham have given back to The Royal Oldham Hospital in a very special way by fundraising...
Date Published 23/09/2019
A record turn out of happy revellers joined all the fun under the sun at Delph’s legendary Party in the Park last weekend.
The colours of the rainbow were splashed across Oldham on Sunday for the fifth fund-raising Dr Kershaw's Colour Blast.
Dr Kershaw's Lottery winners announced for 20th September.
Date Published 20/09/2019
Oldham’s Trojan mayor was on the front line leading the applause when the Tour of Britain cycle race came to town.
Date Published 16/09/2019
Oldham’s first tree champion has been labelled a “hypocrite” after voting in favour of a new housing scheme which protestors say will destroy a picturesque valley.
Saddleworth WI heard a inspirational story from Pam Jones of Saddleworth Cookery School talking candidly about her personal life and struggles to follow her dream career.
Date Published 13/09/2019
Three way traffic lights and work on a gas pipe will herald the start of essential drain work on a key Saddleworth link road on Monday.
There were more than twice as many attendances to Accident and Emergency departments in England for the 10% of the population living in the most deprived areas (3.1 million),...
Date Published 12/09/2019
Oldham Council has resolved to get Boris Johnson to write about the plight of the Kashmiri people to the Indian Government - and ensure the region is no longer bereft of basic...
Dr Kershaw's Hospice are appealing for help after their van was stolen from a supermarket in Chadderton.
Date Published 11/09/2019
Performer, theatre maker and director Victoria Firth brings her autobiographical show How to Be Amazingly Happy to Oldham Coliseum’s Studio on Wednesday 2 October.
A brand new Dolby cinema screen has opened at ODEON Trafford Centre.
Mayor Andy Burnham has paid tribute to Vincent Kompany ahead of tonight’s testimonial match for his “courage, passion and determination” to tackling homelessness in Greater...
VILLAGERS living in a community which saw their iconic memorial wrecked by a wayward lorry, are bracing themselves for increased traffic problems.
Pantomime season is just around the corner at Oldham Coliseum Theatre. The theatre has lined up a talented cast of familiar faces for this year’s famous festive spectacular, Jack...
Date Published 10/09/2019
The 2019 Saddleworth Village Olympics launched in spectacular style at the weekend with an memorable opening celebration.
Oldham’s biggest jobs fair is back.
Congregations at Saddleworth’s iconic village churches are being urged to take part in award-winning eco surveys covering parish life.
Date Published 09/09/2019
Oldham’s newest micro bar has been given a positive thumbs up by the council’s leader, officers and punters.
A celebrated band club has hit a new high note on its rising return to good fortune.
An interactive online map has been launched for Greater Manchester residents to plot the geographic boundaries of their own accents and dialects.
Date Published 06/09/2019
Oldham Community Leisure (OCL), in partnership with a number of local community groups, has been awarded Social Action Funding from Oldham Cares, the town's recently formed health...
Date Published 05/09/2019
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