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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...
Date Published 23/10/2020
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.
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...
Date Published 22/10/2020
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
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.
Date Published 21/10/2020
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 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.
Ashton and Failsworth MP Angela Rayner is urging the government to save almost 18,000 children across Oldham and Tameside from losing vital free school meals support over the...
Oldham-based Ascroft Medical has been chosen as finalists in not just one, but two categories in the Dental Awards 2020, as well as the completely separate Private Dental Awards...
Date Published 20/10/2020
‘Pat yourself on the back and give yourself a wiggle’ – one Oldham nursery has lifted the lid on how it’s welcoming children back amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Date Published 19/10/2020
The Old Library Garden Cafe are supporting Mahdlo Youth Zone this half-term courtesy of a fundraiser with a difference.
Last Thursday, Oldham-based pizza oven specialists LLK transformed their onsite demo kitchen into a pop-up pizza takeaway as they raised money for local animal sanctuary, Pennine...
Welcome to Saddleworth‘s spookiest house.
The cat-loving Mayor of Oldham Ginny Alexander is determined to stay warm this winter - and help support a local charity.
A council’s a top engineering team and local ward councillors have been praised for their quick intervention after a car landed upside down on a country road blackspot.
Oldham College is vowing “our best is yet to come” after being pipped to the post for the coveted ‘FE College of the Year’ award.
A lovingly hand-crafted banner which illustrates the poignant story of Saddleworth's 2020 lockdown has taken pride of place in the parish church.
An unassuming man who quietly fought and beat coronavirus has inspired a dedicated team of community fundraisers to provide vital support equipment for others fighting the
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.
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