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Dr Kershaw’s staff and volunteers are gearing up to stage its annual Colour Blast event on Sunday, September 22 in Alexandra Park.
Date Published 23/07/2019
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has been nominated for the MP of the Year Award 2019.
The sublime, racy and seriously eye-catching are rolling back into Uppermill next month.
As temperatures soar today, Dogs Trust Manchester is offering summer safety tips to make sure dogs can stay safe in the sun, and still have fun with their families.
A ground-breaking programme to support the mental health of children and young people in Oldham and Rochdale is to be doubled in size.
Oldham businesswoman and mentor Rubbi Bhogal-Wood caused quite a stir when she spoke passionately to a hugely receptive young audience at last week’s first TEDx event at Oldham...
Date Published 22/07/2019
Vehicle operators and drivers of goods vehicles are being reminded of the importance of transporting dangerous goods safely and load security ahead of a week-long national...
After 16 years of dedicated fund-raising, and having donated an amazing total of more than £200,000 to deserving charities, Musical Friends have reluctanctly decided to call it a...
Two well-known local hostelries claimed top honours in the Saddleworth In Bloom contest, organised by Saddleworth parish council.
An independent economic report commissioned by McDonald’s to mark 45 years of operating in the UK, reveals the business and its suppliers have made a combined contribution of £9.2...
Oldham Council has “launched” this year’s Bloom and Grow WOW Bed, and staff are shooting for the moon.
The Mayor of Oldham, Cllr Ginny Alexander, was among hundreds of pupils and staff who joined in and celebrated this year’s Blue Coat School Founders Day Parade.
There has been a massive outpouring of public sympathy in the wake of the shock death of a fledging Oldham police officer.
Joinery and metal engineering specialist RED Manufacturing has designed, manufactured and installed a steel jacuzzi pool framework at a Manchester hotel and leisure club, along...
Date Published 19/07/2019
A team of staff from furniture components firm Hill’s Panel Products (HPP) in Oldham broke their target in raising almost £750 for the Mahdlo Youth Zone through a sponsored hike...
The first TEDx event in Oldham has been held at the town's library.
Award-winning Radclyffe headteacher Mr Hardial Hayer is retiring after leading the school for 21 years.
Date Published 18/07/2019
Campaigning Joe Wheeler has taken his fight to highlight issues of fire-ravaged moors to the television screen.
Date Published 17/07/2019
Oldham will host it's first TEDx event at Oldham Library on Friday.
Thoughtless dog owners are being targeted in new calls for maximum on-the-spot fines.
A new strategy aims to tackle the housing crisis in Oldham as it’s revealed a massive 13,000 enquiries were made about just eighteen rent-to-buy homes in the borough.
The Co-operative College is delighted to announce the launch of a new youth project thanks to support from the Co-op Foundation’s ‘I-will fund’.
Date Published 16/07/2019
Oldham, Manchester and Bolton Library Services have been awarded funding to create nine ‘Libraries of Sanctuary’.
Date Published 15/07/2019
This week's Dr Kershaw's Lottery winners are announced (12th July).
Date Published 12/07/2019
Jayne Barnes Dance, based in Mills Hill Road in Chadderton danced their socks off and raised £1134 for St John’s Homeless Initiative.
Date Published 11/07/2019
Youth services across Oldham are to receive a £100,000 boost, creating new opportunities and support for young people in the borough.
The organiser of Saddleworth’s tradition Yorkshire Day event praised the community for supporting the unique annual celebration.
Date Published 09/07/2019
Proms at the end of final year exams give excited school leavers a real chance to really strut their stuff...
Hundreds of spectators enjoyed an array of free musical performances across Oldham town centre during Saturday’s Oldham Music Centre Summer Festival.
FareShare Greater Manchester, a surplus food redistribution charity, is tackling child hunger over the school holidays by diverting healthy meals and snacks to holiday schemes in...
Genial hotelier Phil Whitehead has rung the bell again to scoop up a top award in a village’s scarecrow festival.
Only Labour cabinet members will be able to vote on where and how a pot of half a million pounds funding for local districts in Oldham will be spent.
The winners of last week (5th July) Dr Kershaw's Lottery incentive have been announced.
Date Published 08/07/2019
Caring teenagers at a top Oldham school are organising a touching expedition to support needy children in Ghana.
If you were watching Coronation Street on Friday, you may have noticed a familiar face appear on screen. Oldham school girl, Millie Gibson made her first appearance on the soap as...
Date Published 05/07/2019
Maggie’s, the charity which provides free practical and emotional support to people living with cancer is hoping to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary...
Date Published 04/07/2019
Football fans can scoop two great prizes at a silent auction to raise funds for a good cause as an award-winning Grasscroft garden opens once again to the public this month.
Date Published 02/07/2019
Energetic ladies danced up a storm to raise £222 for Maggies Centre, Oldham at a fun Zumbathon fundraiser.
Date Published 28/06/2019
Brave Ibrahim Yousaf has been presented with a British Citizen Youth Award after being nominated earlier this year.
Date Published 26/06/2019
Free advice and information from Macmillan Cancer Support's Mobile Information and Support Service will be coming to Oldham on Friday 5th July.
Date Published 25/06/2019
Generous villagers have contributed to a new lifesaving defibrillator after a church minister saved her husband’s life when he had a cardiac arrest.
Saddleworth District Girlguides are urgently seeking volunteers to help keep their Rainbow, Brownies and Guides groups thriving across the area.
The MioCare Group are proud providers of care within Oldham’s Extra Care Housing schemes, of which there are six – Tandle View, Charles Morris House, Aster House, Old Mill House,...
Happy go lucky visitors took a joyous trip to the seaside ... without ever leaving the hills of Saddleworth.
Hundreds of people took advantage of the warm weather to head down to Market Street in Shaw on Saturday and Sunday as the Shaw and Crompton Council Family Fun Day got into full...
Date Published 24/06/2019
Relieved villages are celebrating the reopening of a vital community lifeline ... a post office.
Smalls for All, based in Scotland, collects and distributes underwear to help women and children in Africa and the UK.
A few pictures from Ladies Day in Saddleworth
A school summer fete championed by a team of dedicated mothers has raised a staggering £2,122.
Date Published 20/06/2019
Oldham primary school teacher Collette Donnelly has been revealed as one of just 68 Silver Award winners across the country who will be celebrated today [19 June], on ‘Thank A...
Date Published 19/06/2019
Oldham Council are wanting people to join them in Tandle Hill Country Park on Sunday 18th August (12noon–3pm) with your picnics to commemorate 200 years since the Peterloo...
Women in Tameside are standing shoulder to shoulder to empower others to seek help for domestic abuse with a new campaign providing support.
Date Published 17/06/2019
THE hills were literally alive with music when Saddleworth’s spectacular jamboree celebrated Whit Friday launched in colourful style.
Date Published 15/06/2019
Father’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday 16th June) and Oldham-based fostering firm ‘Safehouses fostering’ has highlighted that over 7,000 new foster families are needed across...
Date Published 14/06/2019
Students from New Bridge School are celebrating Learning Disability Pride Week (15th – 21st June) this week with friends and customers while on work placements at the First Choice...
Date Published 13/06/2019
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