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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.
Date Published 14/10/2020
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
Oldham Coliseum Theatre has been awarded £243,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and...
Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is offering help to folk who may find themselves out of work or on severely reduced incomes.
School teacher Steve Hill is well known throughout Oldham for his fund-raising heroics and charity activities over recent years.
Oldham Sixth Form College Year 12 student Lily Gethings is braving the shave on October 23 to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Two Greater Manchester Police officers have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester and the Leader of Manchester City Council are among the leaders in the North who have penned a letter to the Government calling for more financial...
Positive and realistic images of older people in Greater Manchester are to be celebrated through a new photography competition.
A highly-respected Rotarian who tragically died of the coronavirus has left a lasting legacy to the club’s “End polio now” project.
The unassuming everyday frontline heroes in the coronavirus crisis have joined celebrities and showbiz personalities recognised in The Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Date Published 11/10/2020
As families sought new forms of entertainment during the Covid-19 lockdown, online retailers reported increased sales of garden croquet sets.
Delighted organisers of the Saddleworth Palestine Women’s Scholarship Fund (PWSF) raised more than £2,000 with an online Autumn fundraiser - A Picnic4Palestine.
Date Published 10/10/2020
One of Willow Wood Hospice’s most popular events is returning on Saturday, October 24 - and it’s totally socially distanced too!
Sacha Lord, the Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, has reacted with mixed emotions to Chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement that a new financial package will be...
Date Published 09/10/2020
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (October 9).
Feedback from Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) customers puts the company ahead of some of the best brands in the world.
Date Published 08/10/2020
Halloween isn’t going to be as ‘spooktacular’ as previous years – but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some frightfully good fun.
Saddleworth Councillors Garth Harkness and Sam Al-Hamdani are calling on Oldham Council to make improvements to their plans for better broadband across the district.
People who oppose the region’s development masterplan should think ‘long and hard’ about how much more of the green belt could be built on without it, Mayor Andy Burnham has...
Date Published 07/10/2020
Calls have been made on the government to recompense Manchester students if they are forced to remain in lockdown for a ‘prolonged’ period after several Covid-19 outbreaks.
Get the kettle on, sit back, relax and hear from Oldham sporting legend, entrepreneur, and charity champion Terry Flanagan MBE, who will be launching Mahdlo Youth Zone’s Virtual...
Health charity Antibiotic Research UK has warned that members of the BAME community are more likely to die from coronavirus than white people - and have an increased chance of...
Fortitude Taekwondo has opened its new fully-equipped training studio and now provides an extended range of classes for all ages and abilities.
Greater Manchester Artist Hub has opened two new funding opportunities to support independent artists and creative freelancers across the region.
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