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It's time to get a tingle down your spine - but it is all for a good cause as the Friends of Diggle School (FODS) promise a really special trail to celebrate Halloween and the...
Date Published 24/10/2020
On Wednesday, November 25, toddlers, children and young people throughout Oldham are encouraged to put down their pens and take part in No Pens Day Wednesday; a national speaking...
The latest version of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework - the long-awaited masterplan for housebuilding and job creation in the city-region - has been published.
Date Published 23/10/2020
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is reopening to socially distanced audiences from November with a programme of Covid-secure events, including a hard-hitting drama, virtual reality...
The end of an era is beckoning as hugely popular husband and wife team Margaret and Lawrence Smith prepare to call time on their Abbeyhills Road bakery after more than four...
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (October 23).
A report updating councillors and the public on the progress made by the investigation team into historic allegations of child sexual exploitation in the Borough will be included...
Prime Minister Boris Johnson imposed Tier 3 restrictions upon Greater Manchester yesterday (Tuesday) after talks with local leaders failed to come to an agreement.
Oldham Council is supporting Marcus Rashford's campaign to provide free school meals during school holidays for those most in need.
Essential repairs are to be carried out to Oldham’s oldest Great War memorial at Austerlands in advance of Remembrance Sunday, which this year marks the centenary of the...
Engineers at bus operator First Manchester have begun a programme to fit clean air technology to the engines of its diesel fleet which will reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides...
Conlon Construction has been appointed as the contractor on the development of a locally-inspired indoor climbing centre in Oldham.
MPs voted down a Labour motion calling for workers in areas under Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions to be paid at least 80pc of their income.
Police are hunting a gang of women who stole more than £2,000 worth of high-end clothes from Puddleducks on Uppermill High Street early yesterday (Thursday).
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has unveiled three extra support measures for businesses affected by Tier 2.
Date Published 22/10/2020
Covid, contamination, fewer bin collections and a Chinese ban on importing waste have all contributed to Greater Manchester’s recycling rates falling.
It comes after the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party called Chris Clarkson "scum" while debating coronavirus restrictions.
Revolution 96.2, which has been broadcasting in Oldham since August 1999, has been sold.
Crompton Councillor Dave Murphy has welcomed the successful adjournment debate held in the House of Commons last Wednesday (October 14) in which MPs from all parties supported the...
Families in Oldham are being urged by the Royal Society for the Prevention Accidents (RoSPA) to take action to protect their children from the risks of household cleaning
One of central Oldham’s longest-established businesses - the multi-award-winning beauty salon Tymbuktu - celebrated its 40th birthday yesterday (Tuesday).
Date Published 21/10/2020
Greater Manchester’s ‘red wall’ Tories appear to be split over whether Andy Burnham should carry the can for the collapse of Tier Three negotiations.
People who are forced to self-isolate after getting ill with Covid-19 or coming into contact with a positive case can get a £500 support payment - if they meet certain criteria.
Sacha Lord, the Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, Co-Founder of Parklife Festival and Co-Founder of the Warehouse Project, has commenced a Judicial Review into...
A former Oldham teacher has been banned from the country’s classrooms for at last three years, and possibly longer.
Northern Roots has teamed with Oldham Libraries and local businesses Remedian, Oldham Community Leisure, and Ultimate Products to launch the first ever Northern Roots Creative...
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people in Oldham who’ve had coronavirus during the current lockdown to register as blood plasma donors.
A barber shop that put staff and customers at risk of catching coronavirus has been closed after advice and support from Oldham Council officers was continually ignored.
A report published by Greater Manchester Police (GMP) found that crime in Greater Manchester had fallen overall by 19% when compared to the total, in the same period (January to...
Work is set to start on a project to deliver more than 78km of new fibre optic broadband infrastructure across Oldham.
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