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A comprehensive new plan has been launched, outlining how hate crime will be tackled and communities brought together in Greater Manchester over the next three years.
Date Published 18/10/2020
Innovative flood risk management techniques have taken another step forward on Crompton Moor in Oldham with the installation of five “leaky dams”.
Northern has launched the search for the next generation black, ethnic minority, female and younger employees.
Date Published 17/10/2020
Local Liberal Democrat Councillor Sam Al-Hamdani is backing calls for local and national Government to ensure that “window visits” and end-of-life visiting rules are revised to...
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is urging communities to do their bit this Autumn and stay safe, as the Halloween and Bonfire season gets underway.
The RSPCA is warning people about the dangers of using rodenticides - such as rat poison - after a fox was found collapsed in a garden and later died.
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (October 16).
Date Published 16/10/2020
British-Bengali charity mountaineer Akke Rahman has conquered the highest peak in Europe in UK record time - just days after doctors gave him the all-clear to travel.
The number of children living in poverty across the region has gone up.
First Choice Homes Oldham's (FCHO) most in-need customers have been able to purchase brand new household items and gifts for a little as 50p at a special one-off 'jumble sale'.
The team at Mahdlo Youth Zone are encouraging all young people who have experienced Hate Crime to come forward and report it.
Date Published 15/10/2020
Oldham Liberal Democrat councillors have been instrumental in ensuring that residents across the Borough do not miss out on paying their respects, albeit online, via the Oldham...
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has received more than 54,800 claims from customers using a new online portal which allows workers to claim tax relief for working at home.
Greater Manchester’s bike hire scheme has moved one step closer with four operators shortlisted, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) announced today (Wednesday).
Date Published 14/10/2020
Drug-related deaths in England and Wales have reached the highest number since records began back in 1993, the Office for National Statistics has revealed.
New analysis by LGA Labour reveals that more than 9,000 children in Oldham face half term with increased lockdown restrictions, yet without free school meals.
Major plans to clean up Greater Manchester’s air have been put forward – and people can now have their say on them.
A new £12m ‘cold weather fund’ to help rough sleepers into accommodation and keep them Covid-safe over the winter has been announced by the government.
Manchester brewer Joseph Holt has donated £174,507.27 to The Christie charity as part of its 106-year partnership with the specialist cancer hospital.
Royal Mail has announced its latest recommended international posting dates for overseas destinations to ensure mail and parcels arrive in time for Christmas 2020.
Police and transport operators have joined forces to stage a series of engagement events aimed at reminding students and young people of the vital importance of travelling safely...
Seventy-year-old Oldhamer Frank Rothwell is preparing to row the Atlantic for Alzheimer's Research UK - powered by freeze dried food from a local manufacturer for the 3,000 mile...
Two local Oldham community groups have been selected to receive a share of Great Places Housing Group’s £100,000 Resilience Fund.
Dovestone WI have spread their Trojan efforts even further to make face masks across the wider community and supply cafes and shops in and around Saddleworth.
Child poverty levels across the North West have risen in almost every local area in the past four years, according to research published today by the End Child Poverty coalition.
Date Published 13/10/2020
Local Councillors and Failsworth MP, Angela Rayner, have joined forces to save an important local bus service.
Children living in isolated Saddleworth communities are receiving a welcomed boost to ensure they reach school using public transport.
The RSPCA is concerned a boom in kitten buying could lead to more cats coming into rescue centres and needing new homes, as the charity reports there were 2,368 cat incidents in...
Pennine Prospects one of nearly 450 heritage organisations in England awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage.
Talented Oldham teenager Ben Power is hoping to make his way in the world of art and business following the devastating blow of missing out on the opportunity to do his A Levels.
Date Published 12/10/2020
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