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A Failsworth footpath, that was commonly used by getaway drivers being pursued by the police, has been made narrower following requests from local councillors, residents and police officers.
Maggie's have teamed up with Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisors to offer visitors to the Oldham centre free advice on future planning.
A multi-agency rescue operation swung into action after a man fell from a spectacular monolith on the wind-hammered hills above Saddleworth.
An Uppermill-born physicist is set to be honoured to mark his incredible achievements in helping to develop sonar - thus saving thousands if not millions of lives during the Second World War.
Two car dealers who 'clocked' cars and then advertised them for sale have been fined thousands of pounds.
Council-owned bungalows in Oldham are to be fitted with solar panels as part of a drive to make homes more carbon-friendly across the region.
Council Tax is set to increase by 2.99 per cent for Oldham residents in the coming year.
Oldham's council leader has claimed people receiving Covid-19 support grants have been making 'bizarre complaints' about getting them 'slowly' online.
Saddleworth Parish Council has appointed Chair Barbara Beeley as its first Peace Champion.
Oldham residents are being urged to have their say on plans for the redevelopment of Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre.
A derelict 'eyesore' Victorian mill in Oldham could be demolished and replaced with a five-storey apartment block.
Campaigners for better public transport links between Royton, neighbouring towns and beyond, have hailed confirmed investment in local buses as an 'important first step'.
Oldham's champion of the seas has been awarded the highest accolade in Rotary circles.
Police are investigating after a young woman was sexually attacked by two men in a park in Royton in the early hours of the morning.
The Liberal Democrats are calling on the government to "give carers a break", by giving councils immediate emergency funding to provide the support services unpaid carers need to take a weekly break.
A Chadderton-based security firm is operating nightly patrols of the area in a bid to deter car crime.
A Failsworth councillor has pledged to reject any proposals to allow green belt sites in the town to be developed.
The council say it is investigating how to prevent areas in a number of Oldham's cemeteries from flooding.
Plans for a 'modern' new affordable housing development on the site of two of Oldham's run-down tower blocks have been revealed.
Seven people were fined £800 for breaching Covid lockdown rules after police broke up a wedding party in Oldham.
Oldham Council has launched a Covid-19 Recovery survey to find out what residents think the town's priorities should be whilst recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.
A person hid in the toilets at an Oldham gym when it was raided by police after it continued to open during lockdown.
Tributes have been paid to a well-respected former Oldham Mayoress who has died at the age of 90.
Thousands of pounds in fines were handed out as dozens of recovery vehicles were stopped during a special police operation in a bid to clamp down on the theft of construction equipment.
Families across Oldham will benefit from a kind donation from a family-owned local company.
Greenfield grandfather Frank Rothwell has reached his £1 million dream fundraising target for Alzheimer's Research UK – just days after completing his epic 3,000-mile solo row across the Atlantic Ocean.
Not to be hindered by the pandemic, Oldham Coliseum Theatre's Teaching Theatre Pathways programme is taking place online this spring, with a dynamic six-week course on Zoom.
While school is still closed to the majority of pupils, nothing was going to stop Alexandra Park Junior School in Glodwick celebrating Safer Internet Day 2021.
A Failsworth GP surgery defrauded by a former manager has pledged to 'reset its relationship' with patients by making it easier for people to get through to the practice on the phone.
Saddleworth residents are being warned that "taking risks" in going out is "not only putting your own lives in danger", after a mountain rescuer in the Lake District suffered "life-changing injuries" while trying to help a camper breaching Covid rules.
An Oldham man selling stolen car parts on eBay but was rumbled by officers who later discovered a chop shop and over £240,000 worth of stolen vehicles has been jailed for four years.
Some Saddleworth householders will have to pay an extra 75p per year towards their annual Council Tax bill.
More than 350 learners can continue their studies from home thanks to a new tablet loan service from Oldham Council.
The Royal Oldham hospital has been told it must improve its emergency care after a watchdog found there was a 'potential significant risk of harm' to patients.
Disabled people have been waiting so long to get a dedicated parking bay in Oldham they may be 'dead or no longer be able to drive', according to a councillor.
Oldham Council leader Sean Fielding has branded the government's finance settlement for local councils a "sham" and says public sector workers are facing "betrayal" due to government failure to reimburse councils the cost incurred due to Covid.
A kind-hearted community opened their shopping bags and wallets at a special 'Shop and Drop' fundraiser for Oldham's youth hub Mahdlo.
Residents are being reminded that limited services are still available at five libraries across Oldham during the current national lockdown.
Oldham College is showcasing 'work ready' learners whose career hopes have been put on hold by Covid-19 to mark National Apprenticeship Week this week.
Saddleworth Parish Council has marked the hard work of a number of individuals across the district during the coronavirus pandemic.
A man in South Chadderton was arrested after being found with items used to create liquid for e-cigarettes.
"You have no authority here Jackie Weaver, no authority at all" and "read the standing orders – read them and understand them!"
A new Toucan crossing will be installed in Royton town centre following a successful campaign by local councillors.
A 69-year-old man with dementia who had gone missing in Failsworth has been found safe and well, police have said.
The redoubtable Mayor of Oldham has presented a Mayor's Appreciation Award to Atlantic rowing hero Frank Rothwell for his "determination, commitment and outstanding charitable work".
Greenfield grandad Frank Rothwell has completed his epic solo 3,000-mile row across the Atlantic Ocean ahead of schedule, raising over £646,000 for dementia research in the process.
With most children still learning from home, Children's Mental Health Week 2021 has arguably been the most important ever.
An IT support company in Dukinfield has supplied much-needed laptops for pupils at an Oldham school to support their learning from home during the current lockdown.
A cafe in Diggle has been ordered to close at weekends until at least 4 March by Oldham Council.
An Oldham Council nurse has been shortlisted for a national nursing award for her incredible work supporting residents during the coronavirus pandemic.
A plan to connect the Bury Metrolink line to the Oldham and Rochdale line via Middleton, dubbed 'the Northern Circular', has moved a step closer with the publication of the 2040 Greater Manchester Transport Strategy last week.
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.