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As families sought new forms of entertainment during the Covid-19 lockdown, online retailers reported increased sales of garden croquet sets.
Date Published 11/10/2020
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.
Guided by public health advice, Manchester’s universities are set to move to online learning only for most courses to help fight the rising rate of Covid infection in the city.
Morrisons has launched a service aimed at ensuring customers who are self-isolating can get a delivery of food to their doorstep.
Liberal Democrat Councillors have called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP, to end the financial uncertainly for Oldham Borough’s poorest families and make a...
A cash-strapped village church has found a novel way to raise money towards a refurbishment - asking it’s congregation to donate gold, silver or costume jewellery to be auctioned.
Ashton and Failsworth MP Angela Rayner says the Government need to do much more to protect the 18,800 people across Oldham and Tameside from financial misery as the furlough cliff...
A community’s iconic Remembrance Day service is facing cancellation because of the pandemic restrictions.
Thousands of people across Greater Manchester are being supported by new digital and online services as part of city-region response to mental health during COVID-19.
Date Published 06/10/2020
The RSPCA fears that the coming recession and the impact of ‘lockdown puppies’ will hit already-struggling rescue centres hard in coming months as the charity reveals 1,479...
Fund-raiser extraordinaire Steve Hill will be resting up as much as possible today after yesterday's (Sunday) heroics pounding the streets of Oldham once again.
Date Published 05/10/2020
Freehold Metrolink station once again has a working lift thanks to pressure applied by Oldham West and Royton MP, Jim McMahon.
Carnival arts organisation, Global Grooves, has appointed a preferred bidder for its project to transform its home, Vale Mill, at the top of Micklehurst Road in Mossley, to a...
Locally-based author Tony Ballantyne's second short story collection, Midway, has been published.
A dedicated Saddleworth family and friends scaled new heights to raise funds for a courageous 11-year-old girl.
A Chadderton cancer survivor is turning up the heat on cancer this October as she prepares to serve up a fundraising feast.
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has launched the second round of its popular Respect Our Community Awards (ROCA) scheme for 2020, meaning much-needed monetary grants are...
The Government is in danger of losing public support for its approach to local lockdowns without an urgent re-think of the policy, the Mayor of Greater Manchester has warned.
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