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Dedicated animal lover and runner Katie Fallows plans to combine her dual passions and share every mile of the London Marathon linked to pets.
Date Published 23/04/2019
Two panto performers from the Oldham Coliseum have been nominated for a national award.
Date Published 25/04/2019
The demand for emergency food supplies across the UK has risen by nearly 19% since April 2018 to March 2019 according to recent figures.
Stalwart community fundraisers were praised for raising a remarkable £22,173 for deserving local organisations in just 12 months.
Date Published 24/04/2019
Morris Men danced in the lead-up to the Easter bank holiday their way was paved with brilliant sunshine.
From today, (18th April 2019) NHS surgeries across Greater Manchester will be aiding poverty-struck patients by staging food banks on their premises.
Date Published 18/04/2019
Twenty lads from Oldham are hoping to pack a punch on Sunday when it comes to fundraising for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice at a boxing tournament that will see them take to the ring for...
Dr Kershaw’s volunteer, Eva Chadderton is making waves here at the Hospice after she embarked on her first ever scuba diving lesson.
24-year old Becky Crawford will be taking part in the Hospice to Hospice walk from Heyside Cricket Club, in memory of her dad.
Six-year-old Corey Ashton-Barker was special guest when Oldham’s new Cancer Research UK shop opened.
Date Published 17/04/2019
Bookmark Festival returns to Oldham Libraries for its seventh year with lots of fun-filled, book-related events and activities for all ages to enjoy.
An Oldham man has been chosen to star in a new awareness campaign that aims to shatter public misconceptions about Parkinson’s.
Date Published 16/04/2019
A Carnegie library in Royton could be transformed into a restaurant after £2.4m plans to relocate the service into the old town hall were approved.
Date Published 12/04/2019
GMP’s Specialist Operation Branch, the team responsible for armed policing in Greater Manchester, will be providing increased visibility of officers throughout patrols of high...
Date Published 11/04/2019
The borough will go to the polls on Thursday 2nd May.
NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding borough residents to plan and order repeat prescriptions in good time over easter, check local...
Date Published 10/04/2019
A small grant funding programme designed to enhance well-being for older people living on Anchor Hanover estates across the country including Runnymede Court in Royton has now...
Date Published 09/04/2019
Generous shoppers and staff at Morrisons Chadderton have helped raise hundreds of pounds for Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal.
Date Published 08/04/2019
Combining creative arts and personal stories of cancer treatment, arts-based initiative 'Radiotherapy and Me' returns to Oldham Library 11am – 4pm this Saturday (13th April), with...
A giant Race for Life wall which pays tribute to an Oldham woman has gone up at Alexandra Park to encourage people to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
Draw Date: 05 April 2019
Date Published 05/04/2019
A Saddleworth village is on lockdown today when the Band of the Grenadier Guards make a spectacular public appearance.
The annual Hospice-to-Hospice fundraising walk returns for it's 13th year on April 28th. The 7.25-mile circular route takes in both Dr Kershaw’s and Springhill Hospice in...
Date Published 03/04/2019
Kirsten Mitchell, the founder of neonatal charity Spoons, which works closely with the neonatal unit at Oldham Royal Hospital, has been named the Person with Purpose at the...
Oldham Camera Club exhibition is held from Saturday 4th May until Monday 6th May 2019 at Ebenezer Congregational church, Uppermill.
Date Published 02/04/2019
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has completed a series of projects to improve homes and neighbourhoods across Oldham.
Issan Gym in Oldham took 7 of it's junior boxers to compete at the WTKA Sandee Open and had 4 wins.
Date Published 01/04/2019
MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, Debbie Abrahams, has been out and about with the Oldham Street Angels to see first hand, how they offer support to people enjoying a night out...
Date Published 28/03/2019
Considering the wellbeing of loved ones is always at the forefront of our minds and live-in care ensures 24/7 support within the comfort of your own home.
Date Published 27/03/2019
Oasis Academy in Oldham had cause for celebration last night as they triumphed in the UK-wide Place2Be ‘Wellbeing in Schools Awards’ 2019 at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel,...
Discover your past and trace your ancestors as part of this week’s Oldham’s Family History Festival, until 29 March.
Date Published 26/03/2019
Aim High Tuition, a social enterprise based in Oldham and Chadderton has recently taken it's social responsibility beyond the local community and gone international!
Date Published 22/03/2019
It's one of the highlights of the Oldham calendar. And this year, Inspiral Carpets' Clint Boon will be pulling the first pint at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as the popular Oldham...
Date Published 21/03/2019
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) say they’ve been inundated with more than 15,000 enquiries after bringing a series of new home ownership options to people living in the town.
An Oldham cancer survivor is pledging to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in June alongside her daughter and is inviting everyone to join them.
Date Published 19/03/2019
The children of Oldham, Greater Manchester have something to celebrate after being gifted a day trip by Happy Days Children’s Charity, a national charity that is helping local...
Date Published 18/03/2019
Saddleworth, famed for its historic brass band traditions, is gearing up for a unique musical treat when the Band of the Grenadier Guards visit next month.
London Classic Theatre’s popular production, ‘My Mother Said I Never Should ‘comes to Oldham Coliseum Theatre this April.
Date Published 12/03/2019
New figures have revealed more than £30 million of National Lottery funding has been invested in Oldham since the National Lottery began almost 25 years ago.
A local dance school is organising a fundraising event to support Dr Kershaw's Hospice
A group of Scouts and Explorers have been given a helping hand by The East Lancashire Masonic Charity in their bid to reach the 2019 World Scout Jamboree in North America.
Oldham Camera club have recently visited the Ellenroad Engine house steam museum. Where they were given the opportunity to picture some of the worlds largest working steam mill...
Date Published 06/03/2019
Young people in Oldham are taking part in a new project that will empower them to become campaigners of the future, to mark International Women’s day.
Date Published 05/03/2019
End of life care is the care given to individuals in their last days, weeks or months of their life. The care needs in this time will be specific to the individual’s health as...
The UK’s largest dog welfare charity, Dogs Trust, is launching dog training classes in Oldham.
Date Published 02/03/2019
An embracing vision to save Saddleworth’s iconic parish church have been revealed by the community’s spiritual leader.
Date Published 28/02/2019
The Pharmacy Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are working with ward nurses and doctors to help speed up the time it takes for patients to be discharged from hospital.
Date Published 27/02/2019
Gallery Oldham is set to launch a new exhibition ‘You Get Me?’ by artist Mahtab Hussain on Saturday 9th March 2019.
After much rumour and speculation, the line-up for this year’s Cotton Clouds Festival in Saddleworth has finally been announced with The Wailers and Peter hook and the Light set...
Date Published 26/02/2019
One of the town's mosque's is opening their doors to give people an insight in to Islam.
Date Published 21/02/2019
Two practices played their part in a network fundraising effort
Date Published 20/02/2019
Paramedics and consultants have also been specially trained
Local legend, Albert Soubieski died on Sunday morning
Bilal Jamia Mosque handed the money over at an event on Tuesday
A group of runners of all ages have completed a 5k fun run through Mossley to help Jennifer Gregory’s fundraising appeal for homelessness charity Emmaus.
Date Published 19/02/2019
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