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Andy Burnham says he wants to help inspire kids in the town to be the best they can be and to have hope for the future
Date Published 24/01/2019
A deal to deliver affordable homes as part of the £100m Broadway Green development has been confirmed.
Date Published 23/01/2019
The National Lottery have announced a Lotto prize worth £1,000,000 has yet to be claimed from a ticket bought in Greater Manchester.
Drivers are being urged to take care after another night of freezing temperatures
Debbie Abrahams is against plans to put the branch inside WH Smith in Spindles
Another night of freezing conditions has caused hazardous conditions across the region.
Mahdlo Youth Zone will host the marathon match as part of their fundraising drive
An Oldhammer could be the winner of a national prize for those who go the extra mile for their local area
Greater Manchester's Mayor, Andy Burnham, has pledged to improve the city-region’s bus network, including introducing free bus travel for 16 to 18-year olds.
Date Published 22/01/2019
The CBI - which represents businesses across the UK - claim leaving the EU without a deal could have "devastating long-term impact" on the North-West economy.
Snowfall overnight has meant some Oldhamers are waking up to a wintry scene this morning.
We're being encouraged to see if we can get a better deal in Big Energy Saving Week.
Advanced medical staff will now be more easily identifiable as North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) introduce red epaulettes for senior clinicians.
The shocked mum-of-three was picked at random ahead of 30,000 other entrants to win the top prize.
One of largest endoscopy services in the country, which operates endoscopy units at The Royal Oldham Hospital, treating thousands of patients every year, has been given the best...
There are more than 2,000 reports of scams in Greater Manchester each month.
Date Published 21/01/2019
The animal was described as “terrified” and had not been fed properly in a long while, when he was found on Hall Street.
55-year old Malcolm Lockwood left his victim in ‘genuine fear of her life’.
Google teaches pupils at Freehold Community Primary Academy about internet safety.
Aspect IT, which celebrated its 15th year in business in 2018, has been shortlisted in the Contribution to the Community category.
Bernadette McMylor and Terence Quibbs donated organs after their deaths to help save others.
The ageing Alexandra Park depot could be redeveloped and replaced with an environmental centre of excellence.
Oldham College has been described as “good” by Ofsted inspectors, following a full inspection in December.
An Oldham man who was involved in an explosion at a shop in Leicester, which killed five people including his own girlfriend, has been told he will spend the next 38 years behind...
Date Published 18/01/2019
Two people from Tameside and one from Heywood are among six who have been jailed for a total of almost 100 years as part of an investigation in a multi-million pound drugs ring.
Police were called to Honeywell Lane, near to Ashton Road, shortly before 8.25am on Friday.
Cancer charity Maggie’s Oldham is encouraging friends, families and colleagues to create events around their kitchen table – be it at work or home – on 29 March.
A florist in Oldham is celebrating after being named in the top 50 wedding florists in the country.
A group of hard-working volunteers have spent their first meeting of the year making a towpath in Uppermill safer for the people who use it.
Controversial plans to move Oldham’s town centre Post Office from its current position on High Street to the WH Smith’s store in Spindles have gone to consultation.
Gallery Oldham is celebrating the work of a world-famous artist from the town in a new exhibition.
Date Published 17/01/2019
Danielle Vipond, 40, from Oldham, was diagnosed as obese and was an outpatient at the Royal Oldham Hospital just 12 months ago.
It is the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under, but 75 per cent of cervical cancers can be prevented by cervical screening, also known as smear tests.
Debbie Abrahams has signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.
Officers say they were called to Welcome Chip Shop on Alder Road in Failsworth following reports of a group of “idiots” were chucking rubbish at the store.
Steve Hill is the deputy head at St Joseph’s RC Primary School in Shaw – and is now planning to climb to the summit of the highest mountain in North Africa.
It’s believed to have happened at the Church Inn on Oldham Road in Failsworth at around 1am on Sunday morning.
Both of Oldham’s MPs backed the Labour motion to remove the government from power, but the opposition lost the vote by 325 to 306.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Oldham, as temperatures are expected to drop on Wednesday evening.
Date Published 16/01/2019
A man from Oldham, who stole ‘amnesty bins’ from the Warehouse Project nightclub in Manchester, has been jailed for 15 months.
Oldham Cats Rescue in Middleton was crippled when there was an outbreak of panleukopenia – often nicknamed ‘feline distemper’ – which took the lives of seven kittens.
Police are hunting a man from Oldham after he failed to appear at court to face charges of assault and possession of a bladed article.
Debbie Abrahams, the representative for Oldham East and Saddleworth, and Jim McMahon, who is the MP for the Oldham West and Royton constituency, rejected Theresa May’s proposed...
Plans could see supervised toothbrushing introduced in schools and nurseries.
The foodbank’s van has been stolen from outside The Royal Oldham Hospital.
Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, needs the help of volunteers in Oldham to give two hours of their time to hand out the charity’s iconic daffodil pins, in return for...
A routine food hygiene inspection at Ashis Takeaway on Oxford Street in November 2017 found the excrement on food preparation surfaces.
Payments on government and public authority contracts should be made through a “project bank account” system, according to an Oldham MP.
Date Published 15/01/2019
Debbie Abrahams, who represents Oldham East and Saddleworth, and Jim McMahon, who is the MP for Oldham West and Royton, are understood to be voting against the deal.
The fantastic fundraising efforts of an Oldham Council officer has helped to provide a new breast pump for mums in the Neonatal Unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
The blaze ripped through a yard on Meek Street in Royton on Sunday, with witnesses reporting explosions and fireball-like flames.
The region’s power network operator, Electricity North West, is searching for 15 new apprentices to help power the lives of 2.8m people across Greater Manchester.
People in Oldham are being encouraged to keep an eye on their waistline by a national health campaigner.
Police in West Yorkshire are continuing to appeal for help in trying to identify the body of a man found in a reservoir near Oldham on Friday morning (11th January).
A post office in Oldham is in the running for a Rural Oscar.
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