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New analysis released today (Tuesday) by Diabetes UK shows that the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in Greater Manchester has increased from 178,825 to 183,376 since last...
Date Published 11/05/2021
In support of Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10-16), Manchester United Foundation will be running a week-long promotion about all-things ‘wellbeing’.
Arooj Shah has been confirmed as the leader of the Labour group on Oldham Council. It means - as the largest party - that Cllr Shah will be confirmed as the new leader of the...
Date Published 10/05/2021
Cllr Arooj Shah has been elected as the new leader of Oldham’s Labour Group and is set to be confirmed as council leader.
More than a dozen Greater Manchester Police staff – including frontline officers – breached Covid regulations in the first year of the pandemic.
Children from Alexandra Park primary school marked Deaf Awareness Week last week.
At a Group meeting held on Saturday (May 8), the Oldham Borough Liberal Democrats appointed, unanimously and un-opposed, councillor Howard Sykes MBE as their Leader and councillor...
Housing association First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has today (Monday) welcomed five young Oldhamers into the organisation as part of its commitment to create local employment...
Maggie’s Oldham is encouraging people to walk 5k (3.1 miles) on either June 12 or 13 – in celebration, reflection, or love to help people with cancer.
The Post Office is re-opening Holts Post Office at a new location - the Holts Variety Store, at 8 Near Birches Parade.
More than £11m has been invested to upgrade two energy sites in Oldham and Rochdale which help keep many thousands of people warm in their homes.
POINT, an Oldham-based charity which supports children and young people with additional needs and/or disabilities and their families, has been able to quickly shake off the trauma...
Newly re-elected Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has put a transport revolution across Greater Manchester at the centre of plans for his second term.
As a schoolgirl in 1930s’ Oldham, Hilda Bardsley picked Canada as her destination for an essay about an imaginary journey.
A woman has died following a road traffic collision on the M66 on Saturday.
Boots and Superdrug are among pharmacies providing ‘safe spaces’ for victims of domestic abuse.
It’s mental health awareness week (May 10-16) and two Oldham secondary schools have been praised after receiving national recognition for their mental health support for pupils.
Ashton and Failsworth MP Angela Rayner has vowed to continue 'taking the fight to the Tories' after her roles within the Labour Party were switched during a hectic weekend of...
Police are appealing to the public for information following a fatal road collision in Stalybridge.
Portraits of two famous Oldhamers are set to feature in Gallery Oldham’s first exhibition open to walk in visitors once lockdown restrictions hopefully start to ease further.
Seven in ten UK adults (70 per cent) said being close to nature improves their mood, according to a new survey into its effects on mental health.
Following Oldham’s dramatic election shock in the early hours – which saw council leader Sean Fielding lose his seat – the question of his successor looms large.
The Department for Transport has denied claims its plans to scrap a key rail link between Southport and Manchester have been called “undeliverable” by its own consultants.
Date Published 09/05/2021
Award-winning supermarket Aldi has opened the doors to its renowned Aldi Wine Club.
Greater Manchester Police understands there is concern over increased dog theft incidents across the UK.
Andy Burnham remains Greater Manchester Mayor after receiving 67% of the first round votes in Thursday's election.
Date Published 08/05/2021
Angela Rayner has been sacked as Labour Party chair and national campaign co-ordinator by Sir Kier Starmer.
Stagecoach Manchester is celebrating 25 years of serving communities and connecting people across Greater Manchester, with a special livery bus featuring 30 of its longest serving...
The Donkey Sanctuary is inviting people to become part of its intrepid team of runners in this year’s London Marathon, which takes place on Sunday, October 3.
Hero solo Atlantic rower Frank Rothwell has enjoyed a busy week in the spotlight after appearing on BBC Breakfast television this morning and on ITV actress Linda Robson’s...
Date Published 07/05/2021
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