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Over the last six months Oldham Council staff – and those from its partner organisations – have been going above and beyond to help our communities.
Date Published 04/10/2020
Oldham Liberal Democrat Group Leader Councillor Howard Sykes MBE has written to the Head of Metrolink to urge him to take on board the findings of reports into dangerous incidents...
Date Published 03/10/2020
Self Assessment customers can now apply online for additional support to help spread the cost of their tax bill into monthly payments, without the need to call HM Revenue and...
Thousands of people are waiting months for cancer treatment in Greater Manchester – more than anywhere else in the country, it has been revealed.
Date Published 02/10/2020
The co-founder of Hedley Jackson Funeral Directors has passed away peacefully, aged 88.
The legendary Saddleworth Round Table Santa Dash WILL take place this year - virtually.
Oldham Council are celebrating Grandparents Day by sending messages of love and support to people living in care homes across the town.
Volunteers in Failsworth have banded together to try and deter crime in the area.
New eateries specialising in Portuguese, Indian and vegan cuisine are proving a hit with Oldham’s shoppers, following the recent arrival of six new traders at Tommyfield Market.
This week's Dr Kershaw's winners have been announced (October 2).
One lucky Latics fan has won a season ticket, thanks to IT reseller Kenobi Technology Solutions.
Buildings and land – including the iconic Tameside Hippodrome – have been deemed ‘surplus to requirements’ and could be sold off by the town hall.
There has been a dramatic increase in calls to a national child sexual abuse prevention helpline since lockdown measures first eased, a charity has reported today (Friday).
North-west comedian Dave Spikey has added his support to Oldham Coliseum's Crowdfunder campaign.
Date Published 01/10/2020
Since the beginning of lockdown, six months ago, the Oldham Council Youth Service has been working hard to engage with Oldham’s young people.
GMP's volunteer group - the Scambusters - have made over 1,500 calls since the start of the pandemic to vulnerable members of the community to help stop them falling victim to...
A new survey from Acas has found that over a third of employers (37%) are likely to make staff redundancies in the next three months.
Tributes have been paid following the death of former Oldham nurse and extraordinary charity fund-raiser Violet Drummond-Griffith MBE.
Date Published 30/09/2020
Cancer charity Maggie’s Oldham are on the lookout for local schools, colleges and companies to Go Outrageously Orange and fundraise in November.
Dogs Trust Manchester is hoping National Grandparents Day this Sunday (October 4) will prove every dog really does have its day, by finding a forever home for one of its older...
Oldham-based Ascroft Medical have been busy, not only supporting students and graduates locally and internationally, but have also when answering a plea for support from singer...
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has written to the Health Secretary asking him to apply some common sense to Oldham’s local restrictions.
Oldham Council is set to celebrate October’s Black History Month with a number of online events and content for residents to get involved in.
Two councillors have resigned from Saddleworth parish council.
Bosses are to recommission a £1.1m housing service for ‘people in crisis’ including victims of domestic abuse and residents with mental health issues.
Two valiant mountain rescue teams pooled their their talents to help save an injured female casualty in a field in the Arnfield area near Tintwistle.
Date Published 29/09/2020
20 community groups across Oldham have benefitted from Tesco's COVID-19 Community Fund since the start of lockdown, a total of £10,000, put towards local causes over the...
Dedicated schoolgirl Evie Foulkes was immensely proud of her crowning glory - her long auburn locks.
On Friday 20 and Saturday 21 November Oldham Coliseum Theatre invites audiences back into the historic building for a brand-new experience: 360° live-action and animated virtual...
Date Published 28/09/2020
With the demand for puppies soaring during the coronavirus pandemic and many people bringing a new four-legged friend into their homes during or just before lockdown, Dogs Trust...
Date Published 27/09/2020
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