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Women in Tameside are standing shoulder to shoulder to empower others to seek help for domestic abuse with a new campaign providing support.
Date Published 17/06/2019
THE hills were literally alive with music when Saddleworth’s spectacular jamboree celebrated Whit Friday launched in colourful style.
Date Published 15/06/2019
Father’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday 16th June) and Oldham-based fostering firm ‘Safehouses fostering’ has highlighted that over 7,000 new foster families are needed across...
Date Published 14/06/2019
Students from New Bridge School are celebrating Learning Disability Pride Week (15th – 21st June) this week with friends and customers while on work placements at the First Choice...
Date Published 13/06/2019
Staff from O’Donnell Solicitors are currently training for a series of fundraising runs to support their nominated charity of the year, Emmaus Mossley.
Date Published 12/06/2019
Oldham Cares is acknowledging unpaid carers who provide support across the borough to a family member or friend, as part of Carers Week.
Date Published 10/06/2019
A big focus on the contribution made to a legendary community event by young people will be emphasised at the spectacular Saddleworth Show on June 30 at the Well-i-Hole Camp Site,...
Date Published 09/06/2019
A woman who lead a campaign to stop a Saddleworth hamlet being ‘airbrushed off the map’ has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Date Published 08/06/2019
The clock really is ticking for a mystery local lottery winner in Manchester who has just a month left to claim an amazing Lotto prize worth £1,000,000.
Date Published 07/06/2019
The winners of this week's Dr Kershaw's Hospice lottery incentive have been announced (7th June).
Young dancers took to the stage at the sell-out show at Chadderton Town Hall, to raise money for Dr Kershaw's Hospice and highlight talent from the school.
The government’s new ban on tenancy fees could result in landlords in the North West increasing rents in a bid to absorb the burden of fees that are now being put onto the...
Date Published 06/06/2019
An historic clock silenced under nightime curfew, will chime again over a Saddleworth village.
Date Published 05/06/2019
It was cupcakes galore when members of the fledgling Dovestone WI held their first Monday Meet Up.
Date Published 04/06/2019
Ambitious superbike rider excels in Super teens after years of support and training following his father’s death.
The winners of this week's Dr Kershaw's Hospice lottery incentive have been announced.
Date Published 31/05/2019
A country clergyman's wife has brought joy to a village by adding to their growing flock ... of sheep.
A new training scheme based in Middleton is giving people the opportunity to break into the construction industry for free.
Oldham Council is once again launching their annual Bloom and Grow campaign in a bid to maintain the gold streak in the Royal Horticultural Society’s North West in Bloom...
Charity City of Trees has announced an extensive calendar of conservation activities to encourage people to get out in Greater Manchester’s great outdoors.
Date Published 30/05/2019
Staff and customers at the Rose of Lancaster, Chadderton, have celebrated raising £13,000 in the last twelve months for Prostate Cancer UK.
Date Published 29/05/2019
The Group Chief Nursing Officer at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has honoured two nurses and two midwives by awarding them gold and silver awards for excellence.
Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, recently visited Well Pharmacy Uppermill on High Street.
Date Published 28/05/2019
The Christie charity is hoping this year’s Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride can become the biggest yet and is encouraging as many people as possible to sign up and raise funds...
Date Published 24/05/2019
Gallery Oldham’s newest exhibition, ‘From Waterloo to Peterloo’ explores the many stories linking Oldham and its people with the historic events of Peterloo.
Lancaster-based poet Benjamin Guilfoyle is lacing up his walking boots for an epic 125-mile hike from Lancaster to Brighouse for his first big poetry tour for charity.
Veteran councillor Derek Heffernan has made an emotional return to a community who had taken him to its heart to receive a special accolade.
Anxiety sufferer and national BMX rider Kaylen Davies overcomes her long-term fears and qualifies for world championships.
Date Published 23/05/2019
Staff from The Pinnacle Trust have completed the Great Manchester Run this Sunday (19th May).
Date Published 20/05/2019
Inspirational teenager who survived cancer as a baby will be special guest at Race for Life Oldham.
Nominations are now open to celebrate the achievements of Oldham’s children looked after and care leavers.
Date Published 17/05/2019
Members of Oldham Camera Club would like to thank all those who visited the exhibition held in Ebenezer Congregational Church, Uppermill, during the first bank holiday weekend in...
Date Published 16/05/2019
Oldham Library is hosting the ninth Health Awareness Day for local residents on Saturday 18th May.
Date Published 13/05/2019
Premier charity fundraisers Saddleworth Round Table are hoping for a record turn out for this Saturday’s (18th May) Band in a Barn, in the idyllic setting at Doctor House Farm,...
Officials are urging people to keep the site that situated in the Peak District National Park over the summer months.
Date Published 10/05/2019
Hopwood Hall college hosting it's annual free community fun day for families
Date Published 09/05/2019
The Queen Elizabeth Hall plays host to Oldham Comic Con 3 and it promises to be bigger, better and even more action-packed than ever before.
The theatre in Oldham ended it's 90th Anniversary celebration with a classic birthday party comedy.
It’s one-hundred and sixty-five years since Oldham published its first newspaper.
Date Published 07/05/2019
Marie Curie and Mel Giedroyc are calling on the people of Oldham to throw a Blooming Great Tea Party this June.
Homeless people living with a terminal illness are now going to be offered services by Dr Kershaw's hospice in Oldham.
Date Published 03/05/2019
Next week marks the end of National Pet Month and it’s a great opportunity to give your pawfect pet something special in return for their love.
Date Published 02/05/2019
The society will be hosting a big cake bake tomorrow (Friday 3rd May), to raise money for deaf children and young people.
Local charity, Action Together is celebrating Volunteers’on the 1st until the 7th June by launching the Volunteers’ Week Activity Fund.
Date Published 01/05/2019
Amateur gardeners in Oldham have the chance to win cash prizes and coveted trophies in First Choice Homes Oldham’s annual gardening competition which launches today as part of...
Date Published 30/04/2019
Rena Parkin is thanked for her contribution to public service to children and families in the community as she retires.
Date Published 29/04/2019
Oldham Council is inviting you to step out into the great outdoors and discover walks in your local area as part of the annual Greater Manchester Walking Festival.
The Rotary Clubs of Saddleworth and Oldham Metro have combined once more to stage a spectacular two day event to raise funds to help local and Rotary good causes.
Date Published 25/04/2019
Two panto performers from the Oldham Coliseum have been nominated for a national award.
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
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
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...
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