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Oldham Council has moved to reassure its residents following the Greater Manchester ‘major incident’ announcement late last night (Sunday).
Date Published 03/08/2020
A picturesque nursing home on the outskirts of a Saddleworth village is asking locals to support a heartwarming initiative to help their 41 residents.
Date Published 04/08/2020
Parishioners at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Hollinwood, have been busy bees making good use of the grants awarded to them by First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) and Oldham...
Saddleworth celebrated its heritage, with Oldham Council’s permission, as the Yorkshire Day declaration was read out on Uppermill High Street.
Saddleworth Parish council is to have a new leadership team... of women.
An eatery serving quality Bombay street food and British favourites has delivered a staggering 10,000 free mouth-watering meals during the lockdown.
A group of warm-hearted fitness fanatics from the Oldham Children's Community Nursing Team based at the Integrated Care Centre on New Radcliffe Street have raised more than £2,000...
The Mayor of Greater Manchester is calling on the government to reinstate the shielding policy in areas of the UK in local lockdown.
Stalwarts from Saddleworth WI have been recognised as 'lockdown heroes' in a novel initiative to provide home baked cakes for front line teams fighting the Covid virus.
One of Saddleworth’s most iconic pubs is being given a woman’s touch.
Diners across Oldham will see their restaurant bills slashed by as much as 50% from today (Monday) as the government’s landmark Eat Out to Help Out scheme officially opens for...
Former Latics manager and Manchester United playing star Paul Scholes has been spoken to by police after reportedly flouting lockdown rules by staging a birthday party for his son...
The delighted landlords of two of Saddleworth’s most historic pubs have praised Oldham Council and a team for completing work on a major drainage scheme in just two weeks.
Local charities and good causes are being encouraged to apply for funding for their organisation.
Date Published 02/08/2020
Essential Metrolink maintenance work will take place in August resulting in some temporary disruption to city centre services.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has been awarded the Gold recognition from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its work supporting the armed forces community.
BT have announced a package of support to help the nearly 600,000 small businesses in the North West get better positioned for recovery and growth following the coronavirus...
Date Published 01/08/2020
Greater Manchester firefighters are urging residents to be safe in the kitchen after they were called to four fires involving cooking in just under five hours on one day.
A ‘very, very overstretched’ Greater Manchester Police will be increasing its presence in light of tighter lockdown restrictions across the region.
Date Published 31/07/2020
A new stained glass window has been fitted in St Patrick's Church in Oldham to mark the coming together of three parishes into one.
Scientists trying to combat coronavirus are urging people in Oldham to share their experiences of living with disease in their community following the recent spike in cases.
There has been a huge reaction on social media to the sudden news of new local lockdown restrictions overnight.
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (July 31).
Oldhamers can expect the hottest day of the year so far today (Friday), with highs reaching 32 degrees celsius predicted in Greater Manchester.
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has received planning permission to build 20 new homes in Littleborough, Rochdale, all for affordable rent.
Date Published 29/07/2020
More than 53,000 outlets across the UK have so far signed up to the UK Government’s Eat Out to Help Out Scheme - and a new official Government online finder is available to help...
The Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council, Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, has written to the Leader of Oldham Council to ask once more...
An amazing EuroMillions prize worth £64,186.50 has yet to be claimed from a ticket bought in Manchester.
Date Published 28/07/2020
A second coronavirus lockdown would have a ‘devastating impact’ on families of young children in the North West who are already feeling the strain of home schooling and childcare...
Tougher coronavirus restrictions are being introduced in Oldham to try and prevent a local lockdown after the borough saw a spike of more than 100 cases in a week.
The Shadow Transport Secretary and MP for Oldham West is calling on the government to make sure any advice and guidance on travel to countries abroad is evidence based and that...
Warm-hearted and super-fit Tom McHugh is preparing hard for one of the toughest tasks of his life - walking the 100 miles from his home in Oldham to the Snowdonia peak!
A teenager has been charged with numerous offences following a successful cross-border police investigation between the Royton, Shaw and Crompton Neighbourhood Team and...
Applications will be closing on August 3 for the final edition of Creative United’s business support programme, Prosper North.
It proved to be an emotional day at the Oldham-based Siam Camp on Sunday when former Grand Master Kevin Lloyd was remembered fondly.
Work has begun on the construction of a new £5m Hindu Temple in Oldham, whose design is a blend of modern and traditional features.
A much-loved baby and toddler group is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to take it over.
Founded by poet, playwright and performer Hafsah Aneela Bashir, the Poetry Health Service (PHS) is a brand new, free creative service that prescribes contemporary poems as a tool...
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams, a member of the work and pensions select committee, has clashed with the work and pensions secretary, Thérèse Coffey, by accusing...
A leading rail expert has warned commuters to prepare for massive disruption from Oldham’s only mainline rail station.
Date Published 27/07/2020
More people were seen wearing a face covering after Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), police and transport operators came together to drive up compliance.
Two Greater Manchester charities are running Covid-19 compliant school holiday clubs for school children and families aimed at providing some of the social interaction, wellbeing...
An independent review of Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) issued by UK police forces during the Coronavirus pandemic has been published today (Monday).
Parents in Oldham are being urged to claim Child Benefit, even if they have not yet been able to register the birth of their new-borns, to ensure they don’t miss out.
Local holidaymakers and the travel industry in general are facing another spell of acute uncertainty following the Government's controversial decision on Saturday to re-impose a...
Chicken wraps and bacon sandwiches will soon be back on the menu at YoLo, Youth Local Project, in Greenfield thanks to a helping hand from Saddleworth Rotary Club.
A ‘celebrity’ guard dog was part of a security operation that thwarted a planned rave at a famous beauty spot at the weekend.
Young people from across Greater Manchester are invited to join a new group to help give other young people the best possible future.
Date Published 26/07/2020
Revolution Breakfast co-hosts Elliot and Di were on hand to welcome fitness fanatics of all ages back to the Oldham Leisure Centre earlier today (Saturday).
Date Published 25/07/2020
Five community-focused youngsters embraced a challenge set by their village school and organised a litter pick around Lydgate and Grotton park.
A local travel company boss revealed he’s reopened his shop in Oldham after returning from a fact-finding mission to Spain.
Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Oldham Council, has written to local MP Debbie Abrahams regarding his concerns...
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that extra resources are to be deployed this weekend around the shops and Eight Bells pub car park on Alder Road, Leicester Road, Warwick...
Date Published 24/07/2020
A pub which was named and shamed by Greater Manchester Police’s chief constable has been stripped of its licence for hosting a party like a ‘prohibition speakeasy’ during
Local police have urged householders to stay alert after reports of a bogus caller in the Shaw area.
The hills resounded to a different kind of music when Annie Schofield celebrated her 100th birthday in Uppermill yesterday (Thursday).
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (July 24).
Greater Manchester has been given funding by the government to set up pop-up cycle lanes and new traffic-free zones across the city-region.
Our borough has been proudly promoted at the zenith of Africa by an Oldham-based mountaineer who has just conquered Kilimanjaro.
A new web platform launched by an Oldham landlord aims to build trust within the property rental sector by allowing both landlords and tenants to achieve ‘5-star status’.
Rochdale, Oldham and District Samaritans has reminded people that its July ‘Talk To Us’ campaign comes to an end next week.
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