We are now free and delivering 25,000 copies across the region. If you haven’t received a copy free through your door, you can find the latest edition at one of our pick-up points. Click HERE for an updated list of locations, or read us free online HERE.
A community newspaper dedicated to bringing you the latest local stories, Oldham Reporter is your go-to information source on all the most interesting, engaging & important developments in news and sport from within the borough of Oldham. If you live in Oldham, we are the paper for you! #WeAreOldham
Are you following us on social?
Oldham Council are gearing up for the winter weather to help keep the borough moving over the coming months.
There is plenty to look forward to in Oldham in the run-up to Christmas this year, starting with the Reindeer Parade on Saturday.
Three men were hospitalised and one has been arrested as four teenagers were stabbed after a brawl between themselves at Oldham Leisure Centre on Thursday afternoon (14 November).
All of the candidates standing in the 2019 General Election in Oldham have now been confirmed.
An 'extremely troubling' report has exposed the extent to which homeless people in Greater Manchester are at risk of exploitation by human traffickers.
Tameside magistrates have jailed a 31-year-old man from Oldham for 20 weeks for 'a blatant spree of offending while on a court order'.
Upgrading speed cameras should be an ‘immediate priority’ for transport bosses after warm weather triggered an ‘unusually high’ number of road deaths in Greater Manchester, according to a councillor.
Bus companies stopping passengers in northern parts of Greater Manchester from travelling across their services should offer customers cheaper fares, a council boss has said.
When it comes to DIY, Oldham and Tameside residents are among the most skilled in the region according to a new study.
A Royton-based hospice is looking to find a supporter to take on the 2020 London Marathon after receiving a place for the 26.2 mile marathon challenge.
Paul Brierley and Helen Formby have been confirmed as the Parliamentary candidates for the Brexit Party in Oldham East and Saddleworth and Oldham West and Royton respectively.
A local author is taking part in a national book-writing marathon this month.
A popular family-run business in Oldham held a special trade day earlier this week to celebrate its 100th birthday.
The doors of St Mark's Church in Glodwick have now closed, but not before congregation members raised money for Dr Kershaw's Hospice.
Electronic signs that warn motorists when they are driving too fast around Oldham are broken or ‘faulty’ because there is currently no cash to repair them, a councillor has claimed.
Bosses have revealed ‘shocking’ figures that show more than 100 families in crisis are stuck living in temporary accommodation in Oldham.
A scheme designed to crackdown on rogue landlords could be extended across more of Oldham.
Town hall bosses have lifted the lid on why an 'important' Oldham link road keeps being hit by severe flooding.
Campaigning members of a Saddleworth village group demanding safer roads have handed two signed petitions to a local councillor.
A Saddleworth mother has documented 2,000 days of her life - by taking a photograph every single day!
As National Living Wage week kicks off around the country, Oldham Council says it's delivering on a promise to residents by becoming an accredited Living Wage employer.
The Conservative Party have announced their candidate for the upcoming general election in the Oldham East and Saddleworth Constituency.
Three people were taken to hospital following a crash between two cars in Grasscroft on Saturday afternoon (9 November).
A teenage boy who exposed himself to two women before attempting to rape them has been jailed for eight years.
Oldham Choral Society are getting into the spirit with an evening of dance music at the Royal Northern College of Music this weekend.
Over moorland polished by bright sunshine, they came in their hundreds to pay tribute at one of Britain's most unique memorials to those lost in conflict.
A council leader has defended tweeting a picture of his ripped underpants and telling his constituents he wished his girlfriend was responsible as ‘a joke’.
A business in Oldham is holding a special event next week to celebrate its 100th birthday.
Children are unkind and snatch each others’ toys at an inadequate nursery school which teaches kids if they ‘break rules they can get away with it’, a watchdog says.
Police were called into Oldham's council chamber as its full council meeting descended into chaos on Wednesday night.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the family of Alfred Price from Oldham.
An estimated 10,000 people came together to celebrate Bonfire Night at Oldham’s Big Bang on Tuesday night.
Debbie Abrahams has officially launched her General Election campaign for re-election today (Wednesday 6 November).
Very few can honestly say that they've done more for the Saddleworth music scene in recent years than popular promoter, photographer and superfast scooter racer Tim Simpson.
A large fire at a commercial building and garages in Oldham is now under control after being tackled by around 50 firefighters.
There are 50 Saddleworth Santa Dash places up for grabs for Dr Kershaw’s Supporters.
Two respected senior council opposition group leaders say they were not consulted over a decision to appoint an expert to examine historic safeguarding processes for children in Oldham.
Despite recovering from major surgery, Oldham’s plucky lady Mayor is showing the real wartime spirit and attending key remembrance functions this weekend.
The Liberal Democrats in Oldham have announced their candidates for the forthcoming General Election.
Birdwatchers are flocking to Royton to catch a glimpse of the Great Egret - a white, heron-like bird that is very rare in the Oldham borough.
A 27-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences including armed robbery in Oldham.
A ban on lighting barbecues and setting off fireworks and sky lanterns on Saddleworth Moor came into force last week - and anyone found breaching it can be fined £100.
A 27-year-old man from Oldham has been charged with 22 different crimes, including threatening a security officer with a knife at a shop in Ashton.
Thousands of people hop on them every day but, unfortunately, the number of residents using buses is falling both locally and nationally.
Police have released CCTV footage following an armed robbery at a convenience store in Chadderton.
A mini market in Failsworth has been prosecuted by Oldham Council for illegally selling tobacco on two separate occasions.
People in Oldham are being urged to stay safe during Bonfire Night and attend the town's official Big Bang Bonfire event next week.
Around 350 keen runners took to the streets last Sunday for the Milltown to Moors Oldham Half Marathon.
Fires and barbecues have been banned on moorland in Oldham and Tameside ahead of Bonfire Night.
Plans have been revealed for hundreds of new homes on countryside controversially allocated for housing under the region’s development masterplan.
Oldham Library is set to host a special event this weekend to celebrate local writers and emerging talent.
A safety champion is encouraging more Saddleworth villagers to become their community’s eyes and ears, with the launch of the latest Neighbourhood Crime Watch group.
In a fantastic coup for Oldham, the Music Centre's Youth Orchestra has been selected to perform at the Music for Youth Prom at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 13 November.
Government inspectors have given the thumbs up to Oldham's cleaner streets.
A small CE primary school in a Saddleworth hamlet has received a glowing commendation and praise for their minister in a special church authority report.
A family who have brought a real time touch of TV's Good Life to the hills of Saddleworth have been shortlisted for a top award.
The Prevent Breast Cancer 'BooBee' bus is on the way to Oldham town centre on Wednesday (30 October).
Former National Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, visited Oldham Sixth Form for a poetry reading and question and answer session.
If you go down to a Saddleworth village today, you're guaranteed a spooky surprise.
An inspirational Oldham College tutor has been crowned ‘Teacher of the Year’ for her work with SEND learners.
Community groups in Oldham are celebrating after benefiting from a share of £15,633 in extra funding.
An Oldham councillor dropped as a Labour election candidate has blamed his de-selection on his prominent campaigning to protect the countryside from development.
A man was left with serious injuries, described as life-changing, after a hit-and-run in Royton town centre last night (Sunday).
A man and a woman, both from Oldham, have been charged with a number of thefts.