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Thousands of people will line the streets of Manchester City Centre, for the annual Pride Parade.
Date Published 24/08/2019
The Winners of Dr Kershaw's Lottery have been announced.
Date Published 23/08/2019
A multi-million plan to introduce a super-fast broadband network in Greater Manchester will see Oldham among the borough's having the ‘best digital infrastructure in the UK’ by...
A housing plan rejected by councillors who feared the size of homes at a new development would mean residents would ‘turn on each other like rats’ is to go to the vote for a...
Five police officers are under investigation over the death of Andre Moura, who was found 'unresponsive' in the back of a police van in Oldham last year.
Date Published 21/08/2019
British Airways’ singing pilot Stuart Beech from Oldham will play to his largest ever live audience on Saturday, August 24th, when he takes to the pitch at Twickenham to sing...
Oldham Councillor Howard Sykes has welcomed more police being present on the Metrolink.
Date Published 20/08/2019
A local dog from Oldham, has won first place in the Good Citizen Dog Scheme class at Scruffts, the annual crossbreed competition run by the Kennel Club, and will go on to compete...
This stunning image captures the weather recently in Oldham.
A team of ex-professional footballers and formerly homeless people supported by Emmaus Mossley are gearing up for a charity football match against Greater Manchester Police (GMP)...
Date Published 19/08/2019
Two inspirational women from Failsworth are taking on challenges in a bid to raise funds for Maggies Oldham.
Little Branden Buckley was toasted the cream of the crop when he scooped up the most points in a Saddleworth village’s legendary horticultural show.
People grieving for their pet dogs could soon be able to leave a permanent tribute message to them on a special canine memorial sculpture.
Saddleworth villagers are bracing themselves for a winter of discontent with the announcement part of a key link road will close for seven months.
The Key Safe Company, has provided Oldham Mountain Rescue Team with a total donation of five key safes, ensuring the team has immediate access to its resources whenever needed.
The Cotton Clouds Festival went well, despite worries about the weather.
The voice of Andy Burnham, The Mayor of Greater Manchester, could help preserve a unique Saddleworth beauty spot for future generations.
Maggie’s Oldham - the charity based in the grounds of the Royal Oldham Hospital - are looking for people to join ‘Team Maggie’s’ at the Rochdale Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run...
Date Published 18/08/2019
The winners of this week's Dr Kershaw's Lottery have been announced (16th August 2019).
Date Published 16/08/2019
A picnic will take place at at Tandle Hill Country Park today (Sunday 18th August).
This year's Cotton Clouds Festival will again provide it's attendees with an app, connecting those off to see 'Peter Hook & The Light' in the beautiful Saddleworth surroundings.
Date Published 17/08/2019
Manchester’s Peterloo massacre was a defining moment in British democracy, with many historians saying it gave rise to some of our crucial freedoms today.
This year's Heywood Civic Centre pantomime cast has been confirmed and it looks like we are in for some fabulous festive family fun this December.
Date Published 15/08/2019
There's a whole programme of events going on across Greater Manchester to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.
Greater Manchester’s digital and creative sector will require at least 22,000 additional roles by 2035 in order to sustain itself, according to Manchester Digital. It's urging...
Date Published 14/08/2019
THIS dramatic picture of one of Saddleworth's most iconic landscapes, greets passengers arriving at Manchester international airport.
Date Published 13/08/2019
The future of the colourful Yanks annual jamboree in Saddleworth is in jeopardy.
A man's died after a police chase in Hyde.
Date Published 12/08/2019
Saddleworth has been branded a “death zone” for birds of prey in a damning report by the national bird conservation organisation.
HOUSTON ... we have a problem: one of our spaceships has landed in Saddleworth’s most isolated village.
This week's Dr Kershaw's Lottery winners are announced (9th August).
Date Published 09/08/2019
An Oldham and Saddleworth based care company has been honoured with a top regional award.
The annual military show returns to the villages of Uppermill in Saddleworth this weekend (10th-11th August 2019) and this year includes celebrations of two historical milestones.
An unassuming married couple have received a special award for their unstinting volunteering to their area.
Date Published 08/08/2019
A modest hero of the hills has received a unique honour from a top GMP police commander, for his “inspirational commitment” to the community.
An Uppermill villager, who does not want to be named, said a drone was sighted near the ancient parish church of St Chads before more than 20 flagstones were taken from outside...
Mystery surrounds the incidents of flagstones stolen from a pavement at Hill End Road Delph and Kilngreen, Diggle.
Date Published 07/08/2019
The sky’s the limit for a Middleton man, diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour. He completed a parachute jump at 15,000 feet, to raise money for the charity Brain Tumour...
This year marks 200 years since the Peterloo Massacre - when over 60,000 people peacefully congregated in St Peter’s Field, Manchester, demanding the right to vote, freedom from...
Dr Kershaw’s Hospice staff have bid a fond farewell to the longest-serving member of the nursing team, Kay O’Neill, who has worked at the hospice for over 29 years.
Date Published 06/08/2019
Chadderton Park Sports Club is celebrating after taking home a national grassroots football award.
An NHS eye clinic could soon begin treating patients in the car park of an Oldham DIY store.
Date Published 05/08/2019
The public are being invited to cast their votes for the MP of the Year 2019 award, which includes Oldham East and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams, among the nominations.
Date Published 02/08/2019
A magical showcase portraying four musical legends will take to the stage later this month to raise money for local hospices in Oldham, Rochdale and Ashton.
On your marks... one thousand children are getting set for the start of the dynamic Saddleworth Village Olympics.
‘The Shop @ The Royal’ at Royal Oldham Hospital has been doing their bit for local cancer charity Maggie’s.
The Coliseum Theatre is inviting writers of all ages and levels of experience to submit 100 Word Plays about Oldham which will be displayed throughout the theatre from September.
A dedicated Rogue Landlord Team tasked with driving up housing standards in the private rented sector have targeted unscrupulous landlords across the city of Manchester.
Now that the period to call a judicial review is over, the building of a £19.2m Saddleworth school can finally happen.
Date Published 01/08/2019
A piece of local history could be lost in Oldham - and people in our region are being asked to check attics, cupboards and sheds to see if they can find it.
Entry to this major open-submission art show opens on Monday 15th July to anyone who lives in Oldham, Rochdale, Tameside, Stockport, Bury, Bolton Trafford or Wigan.
Date Published 30/07/2019
Fun-loving guests danced with joy when a famous Saddleworth hostelry staged its first Gin Fair.
Lesley Smithson from Oldham has received a long service award at the McDonald’s in Royton for her 20 years of outstanding service to the restaurant.
Date Published 29/07/2019
Oldham Athletic has told the Oldham Chronicle that the club would support any player that came out as gay - whether or not they played for the club.
Date Published 26/07/2019
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