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Roads closed and nearby Metrolink services suspended
A GP has slammed ‘selfish’ thieves who smashed a health worker’s car window forcing them to miss work – all to steal one bottle of hand sanitiser.
Oldham is moving to weekly bin collections temporarily during the Coronavirus outbreak.
A rallying call has gone out across a community compelled to cancel its annual "greatest free show on earth" because of the coronavirus crackdown.
John Butterworth really has lived up to the old adage there is nothing like a dame.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the family of a man from the Oldham area.
A gang of men who used an array of weapons to threaten the public and police officers while stealing around £1.5 million worth of property in over 50 burglaries and robberies throughout the North West have been jailed for more than 116 years.
Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to after a pensioner's house in Oldham was burgled.
A mini market in Oldham has been fined just over £1,000 for breaking food and safety regulations.
A trader has been ordered to pay more than £27,000 after being successfully prosecuted by Oldham Council for distributing unsafe electrical goods.
A £32 million secondary school - forced to close to all but year 11 pupils for a fortnight after being hit by 'severe' flooding - will fully reopen this week.
Local lovers of real ale have been hit with the news that the 32nd Oldham Beer Festival has been postponed to the coronavirus pandemic.
Councillors are set to agree proposals which would see Oldham Council become the first local authority in the country to become a 'Green New Deal Council'.
Mike Anderson has been appointed the new to be head teacher of Saddleworth School from September.
A popular independent village greengrocery is to shut up shop after nearly 35 years.
Oldham Sixth Form College held an event to focus on the careers of some of its most successful women and gender equality to mark International Women's Day recently.
The night of soul and motown music in Chadderton, which was due to take place on Friday 27 March, has been postponed.
Chadderton's Princess Park will soon be a cut above the rest when it comes to being cleaner and greener.
An Oldham youth charity say it will remain open as usual - for the time being at least - but is asking visitors to take any necessary precautions.
A new case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Oldham.
Stagecoach Manchester has launched its brand new fleet of electric double-decker buses - the first of their kind in Greater Manchester.
An exhibition which features the last works of Henri Matisse will open at Gallery Oldham next week.
A 46-year-old man from Oldham has been charged in connection with a series of armed robberies in Greater Manchester.
A car dealer has been told to pay more than £14,000 after selling a 'clocked' car.
A 34-year-old man from Oldham has received a suspended jail sentence for possessing indecent images of children and distributing them.
An Oldham park is getting a new 'growing hub' where community groups can boost their mental and physical wellbeing through gardening.
Pupils and staff have moved into the new Bright Futures School in Greenfield, now that work has been completed.
After five years of dedicated service, Saddleworth Parish Council's clerk Pam Bailey has decided to move on.
Dozens of footbridges which have been completely washed away or damaged by flooding are to be replaced and repaired in Oldham.
An Oldham tower block is having its exterior wall insulation replaced as part of an upgrade of the borough's high rises.
A visionary Oldham businessman says he could ease problems combating the coronavirus by building an isolation hospital in the town - in just four weeks.
People can trace their ancestors, build their family tree and discover their family origin during a week of activities at Oldham's Family History Festival.
Police have thanked the public for helping to uncover a huge cannabis farm in Oldham.
Villagers are furious over the theft of paving stones near a seat at a popular resting place.
Royton and Crompton Academy remains closed to all staff and students on Tuesday (March 10) after a member of the school community contracted the coronavirus.
4 people are now known to have contracted Coronavirus in Oldham.
A young woman from Dobcross, who spent 11 weeks working on a project fighting poverty in Zambia, is now calling on other young people to take the plunge and consider volunteering overseas.
Oldham Council says there are no plans to demolish the iconic clock tower building on the site of the new multi-million pound Saddleworth School at Diggle.
Management of a Saddleworth football team have appealed to dog owners whose pets are stopping weekend games.
Alexandra Park Junior School in Oldham was a hive of activity last week as it held a dedicated Book Week.
Gallery Oldham is set to host an exhibition about an intriguing period in British post-war history.
A day of workshops and demonstrations this weekend will give Oldham residents the chance to try their hand at a wide range of crafting activities.
An unassuming mother-of-two from Oldham who has made it through to the quarter finals of BBC's MasterChef revealed she did not believe she would make it past the first round.
The second confirmed case of coronavirus in Oldham is someone within the community of Royton and Croyton Academy, which is closed today (Monday).
Oldham Council leader Cllr Sean Fielding reflects on 2019, discusses the current state of play in the borough and looks ahead to what's to come in 2020 in his New Year message to residents.