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Greater Manchester Police say they are continuing to investigate a disturbance at a Tommy Robinson campaign event in Limeside last Saturday and are appealing for help from the public.
Date Published 26/05/2019
Manchester’s gas emergency service - based in Oldham - is reaching potentially life-threatening incidents up to 50 per cent faster by deploying a motorbike in peak traffic hours.
Date Published 24/05/2019
The Christie charity is hoping this year’s Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride can become the biggest yet and is encouraging as many people as possible to sign up and raise funds...
Lancaster-based poet Benjamin Guilfoyle is lacing up his walking boots for an epic 125-mile hike from Lancaster to Brighouse for his first big poetry tour for charity.
Veteran councillor Derek Heffernan has made an emotional return to a community who had taken him to its heart to receive a special accolade.
Oldhamers are likely to see a weather split this weekend, with one day dry and warm, but the other two could contain some heavy rain and strong winds.
Yesterday (Thursday 23rd May 2019), Greater Manchester Police alongside the National Crime Agency (NCA) executed a warrant on Chichester Street in Rochdale and discovered drugs.
Theresa May has announced she will step down as Prime Minister.
Anxiety sufferer and national BMX rider Kaylen Davies overcomes her long-term fears and qualifies for world championships.
Date Published 23/05/2019
Building has started on the on the new permanent home of Oldham's newest secondary school that opened in September last year (2018).
ITV's hit antiques show presented by David Dickinson will be coming to Oldham on June 1st.
Voters can now cast their ballot in the EU Elections after polling stations opened their doors at 7am.
Police in Tameside say they’ve arrested a woman on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was discovered at a property during the early hours of this morning (Thursday 23rd...
Children’s social care in Oldham and the outstanding efforts made towards its workforce has been recognised at the Queen’s Garden Party.
Date Published 22/05/2019
Oldham Council is set to get a new Cabinet line-up to lead the borough in 2019/20.
Today (Wednesday 22nd May 2019) marks the 2nd year anniversary of the atrocity that took place at the Manchester Arena back in May 2017.
Four people, including three men from the Oldham area have been remanded in custody to appear at Tameside Magistrates court today (Wednesday 22nd May 2019).
A group of men from across Greater Manchester have been sentenced as part of GMP’s Operation Reagan to tackle the supply of drugs and firearms.
Date Published 21/05/2019
Oldham is set to appoint two women as its new Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the first time in the borough’s history.
Seven people, including five from Oldham and one from Rochdale, have appeared before Magistrates charged with numerous offences following a series of dawn raids in Oldham last...
Saddleworth School staff and teachers are calling on people to help them track down a dangerous substance added to an E-cigarette and inhaled by pupils at the school.
Date Published 20/05/2019
St Mary’s Way in Oldham is now re-opened after reports of a collision involving two cars this morning.
Manchester Airport have advised that they expect the vast majority of their flights to leave on time today (Monday 20th May) following yesterday’s power issue which caused planes...
Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they are still investigating incidents surrounding a political rally in Oldham on Saturday afternoon which saw rival groups clash with...
A 20-year-old man has been jailed for dangerous driving after a collision which left a woman from Stockport fighting for her life.
Date Published 17/05/2019
Catch up on our top 5 biggest stories this week (13th May 2019).
Nominations are now open to celebrate the achievements of Oldham’s children looked after and care leavers.
Gallery Oldham invites you to show your artwork as part of an exciting exhibition taking place in September.
Oldham Council is encouraging residents to do their bit and take part in National Smile Month (Monday 13th May and Thursday 13th June).
Date Published 16/05/2019
Men and women in Oldham are being encouraged to get a free health check with the arrival of a mobile liver screening roadshow.
A series of warrants have been executed across Oldham as part of Operation Hansford, to target an organised crime group believed to be involved in crimes across Greater...
Charities and community groups in Oldham are being supported with thousands in grants from the town hall to help promote ‘community cohesion’.
A forthright councillor has gone to war in a bid to combat fire-starters terrorising Saddleworth villagers.
A school boy from Oldham recreates Victorian pictures of Alexandra Park in Oldham.
Date Published 15/05/2019
Magistrates have told irresponsible residents who thought it was ok to let others clean up their waste to pay £18,209 in fines and costs.
The Oldham Evening Chronicle has seen shocking figures which claim that nearly half of all children in Oldham are living in poverty after housing costs have been taken into...
Oldham Council are offering a ‘unique opportunity’ to lease the toilets in St Chad’s Gardens, Uppermill, closed since May 2018 after repeated incidents of anti-social behaviour.
A serving Greater Manchester Police officer has been sent to prison after photos and videos were found on his phone showing him sexually assaulting a teenager.
More than 20 community groups which are creating social opportunities, improving well-being and breaking down barriers in Oldham have benefited from a share of £13,000 of...
Date Published 14/05/2019
Over the last five years Oldham Council has awarded more than £146,000 to support 50 businesses thanks to Shaw, Lees and A62 (Failsworth corridor) Business Improvement Grant...
An investigation has been launched after a school boy was the victim of an attempted abduction in Tameside on Sunday evening while out playing.
A man has been charged after a man was stabbed in Blackley.
Date Published 13/05/2019
The next Mayor of Oldham has been named as the wife of the councillor due to take up the chains of office before losing his seat in the local elections.
A death-trap Greater Manchester road where a person is killed or seriously injured every year on average is to be made safer with nearly £1m of government funding.
A fraudster that owned a business in Oldham must repay almost £520,000 or he could face five more years in prison.
An award-winning Saddleworth travel consultant asks businesses to support her in walking a 75km in Colombia for the charity MIND.
Greater Manchester’s mayor said he is ‘in for the long haul’ to tackle rough sleeping as his flagship support scheme has been given a year’s extension.
Fire crews from Oldham and Tameside have spent part of their weekend up on the moors once again tackling yet another grassland fire.
One man from Moston, accused of murdering Joe O’Brien during a fight outside an Oldham pub during the early hours of Easter Sunday has appeared in court.
Date Published 10/05/2019
Oldham’s Coliseum theatre was packed with children as choirs from across the town came together for the Presentation Morning on Wednesday 1st of May.
Parents and residents are being asked to have their say on £3.4 million plans to expand an Oldham school.
Greater Manchester Police have launched an investigation and have issued a CCTV image of two men they want to talk to about a robbery at an Oldham petrol station back in April.
West Yorkshire Police have confirmed the massive traffic jams which hit the M62 on Wednesday morning (8th May) were caused by two incidents which claimed the lives of two men.
A shop owner, from Rochdale, who sold e-cig liquid to a child, at his Oldham shop, has been fined by Magistrates.
Faced with misogyny, abuse and anger – councillors in Oldham say May’s local election was the worst they’ve ever fought.
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