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Veteran councillor Derek Heffernan has made an emotional return to a community who had taken him to its heart to receive a special accolade.
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...
Gallery Oldham’s newest exhibition, ‘From Waterloo to Peterloo’ explores the many stories linking Oldham and its people with the historic events of Peterloo.
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.
Anxiety sufferer and national BMX rider Kaylen Davies overcomes her long-term fears and qualifies for world championships.
Date Published 23/05/2019
Staff from The Pinnacle Trust have completed the Great Manchester Run this Sunday (19th May).
Date Published 20/05/2019
Inspirational teenager who survived cancer as a baby will be special guest at Race for Life Oldham.
Nominations are now open to celebrate the achievements of Oldham’s children looked after and care leavers.
Date Published 17/05/2019
Members of Oldham Camera Club would like to thank all those who visited the exhibition held in Ebenezer Congregational Church, Uppermill, during the first bank holiday weekend in...
Date Published 16/05/2019
Oldham Library is hosting the ninth Health Awareness Day for local residents on Saturday 18th May.
Date Published 13/05/2019
Premier charity fundraisers Saddleworth Round Table are hoping for a record turn out for this Saturday’s (18th May) Band in a Barn, in the idyllic setting at Doctor House Farm,...
Officials are urging people to keep the site that situated in the Peak District National Park over the summer months.
Date Published 10/05/2019
Hopwood Hall college hosting it's annual free community fun day for families
Date Published 09/05/2019
The Queen Elizabeth Hall plays host to Oldham Comic Con 3 and it promises to be bigger, better and even more action-packed than ever before.
The theatre in Oldham ended it's 90th Anniversary celebration with a classic birthday party comedy.
It’s one-hundred and sixty-five years since Oldham published its first newspaper.
Date Published 07/05/2019
Marie Curie and Mel Giedroyc are calling on the people of Oldham to throw a Blooming Great Tea Party this June.
Homeless people living with a terminal illness are now going to be offered services by Dr Kershaw's hospice in Oldham.
Date Published 03/05/2019
Next week marks the end of National Pet Month and it’s a great opportunity to give your pawfect pet something special in return for their love.
Date Published 02/05/2019
The society will be hosting a big cake bake tomorrow (Friday 3rd May), to raise money for deaf children and young people.
Local charity, Action Together is celebrating Volunteers’on the 1st until the 7th June by launching the Volunteers’ Week Activity Fund.
Date Published 01/05/2019
Amateur gardeners in Oldham have the chance to win cash prizes and coveted trophies in First Choice Homes Oldham’s annual gardening competition which launches today as part of...
Date Published 30/04/2019
Rena Parkin is thanked for her contribution to public service to children and families in the community as she retires.
Date Published 29/04/2019
Oldham Council is inviting you to step out into the great outdoors and discover walks in your local area as part of the annual Greater Manchester Walking Festival.
The Rotary Clubs of Saddleworth and Oldham have combined once more to stage a spectacular two day event to raise funds to help local and Rotary good causes.
Date Published 25/04/2019
Two panto performers from the Oldham Coliseum have been nominated for a national award.
The demand for emergency food supplies across the UK has risen by nearly 19% since April 2018 to March 2019 according to recent figures.
Stalwart community fundraisers were praised for raising a remarkable £22,173 for deserving local organisations in just 12 months.
Date Published 24/04/2019
Dedicated animal lover and runner Katie Fallows plans to combine her dual passions and share every mile of the London Marathon linked to pets.
Date Published 23/04/2019
Morris Men danced in the lead-up to the Easter bank holiday their way was paved with brilliant sunshine.
From today, (18th April 2019) NHS surgeries across Greater Manchester will be aiding poverty-struck patients by staging food banks on their premises.
Date Published 18/04/2019
Twenty lads from Oldham are hoping to pack a punch on Sunday when it comes to fundraising for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice at a boxing tournament that will see them take to the ring for...
Dr Kershaw’s volunteer, Eva Chadderton is making waves here at the Hospice after she embarked on her first ever scuba diving lesson.
24-year old Becky Crawford will be taking part in the Hospice to Hospice walk from Heyside Cricket Club, in memory of her dad.
Six-year-old Corey Ashton-Barker was special guest when Oldham’s new Cancer Research UK shop opened.
Date Published 17/04/2019
Bookmark Festival returns to Oldham Libraries for its seventh year with lots of fun-filled, book-related events and activities for all ages to enjoy.
An Oldham man has been chosen to star in a new awareness campaign that aims to shatter public misconceptions about Parkinson’s.
Date Published 16/04/2019
A Carnegie library in Royton could be transformed into a restaurant after £2.4m plans to relocate the service into the old town hall were approved.
Date Published 12/04/2019
GMP’s Specialist Operation Branch, the team responsible for armed policing in Greater Manchester, will be providing increased visibility of officers throughout patrols of high...
Date Published 11/04/2019
The borough will go to the polls on Thursday 2nd May.
NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group is reminding borough residents to plan and order repeat prescriptions in good time over easter, check local...
Date Published 10/04/2019
A small grant funding programme designed to enhance well-being for older people living on Anchor Hanover estates across the country including Runnymede Court in Royton has now...
Date Published 09/04/2019
Generous shoppers and staff at Morrisons Chadderton have helped raise hundreds of pounds for Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal.
Date Published 08/04/2019
Combining creative arts and personal stories of cancer treatment, arts-based initiative 'Radiotherapy and Me' returns to Oldham Library 11am – 4pm this Saturday (13th April), with...
A giant Race for Life wall which pays tribute to an Oldham woman has gone up at Alexandra Park to encourage people to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
Draw Date: 05 April 2019
Date Published 05/04/2019
A Saddleworth village is on lockdown today when the Band of the Grenadier Guards make a spectacular public appearance.
The annual Hospice-to-Hospice fundraising walk returns for it's 13th year on April 28th. The 7.25-mile circular route takes in both Dr Kershaw’s and Springhill Hospice in...
Date Published 03/04/2019
Kirsten Mitchell, the founder of neonatal charity Spoons, which works closely with the neonatal unit at Oldham Royal Hospital, has been named the Person with Purpose at the...
Oldham Camera Club exhibition is held from Saturday 4th May until Monday 6th May 2019 at Ebenezer Congregational church, Uppermill.
Date Published 02/04/2019
First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) has completed a series of projects to improve homes and neighbourhoods across Oldham.
Issan Gym in Oldham took 7 of it's junior boxers to compete at the WTKA Sandee Open and had 4 wins.
Date Published 01/04/2019
MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, Debbie Abrahams, has been out and about with the Oldham Street Angels to see first hand, how they offer support to people enjoying a night out...
Date Published 28/03/2019
Considering the wellbeing of loved ones is always at the forefront of our minds and live-in care ensures 24/7 support within the comfort of your own home.
Date Published 27/03/2019
Oasis Academy in Oldham had cause for celebration last night as they triumphed in the UK-wide Place2Be ‘Wellbeing in Schools Awards’ 2019 at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel,...
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