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Hundreds of new trees will be planted at seven sites across Oldham.
Oldham College has given a "warm welcome" to new plans for the future of skills, jobs and training that could transform the prospects of thousands of local adults, young people and employers.
Oldham Council has agreed to support a key national scheme that will aim to get more than 1,500 young people aged 16-24 into work in Oldham over the next 12 months.
Plans to convert Oldham's former county court into apartments have been approved, despite councillors' concerns it could become a 'modern slum of the future'.
Tree planting on land between Oldham and Tameside has been welcomed by an environmentally conscious local councillor.
A father-of-two, who had to learn to walk again after an ear infection left him with an uncommon brain injury, will take on a 300-mile charity run to thank the NHS staff that 'saved his life'.
A head teacher in Chadderton has said she will withdraw pupils currently attending the primary school if their parents are found to be breaking the lockdown rules.
Saddleworth's legendary Whit Friday Brass Band Contests have been cancelled for the second successive year, because of the coronavirus pandemic.
An Oldham councillor has called for all buses to accept contactless payment in order to be Covid-secure and encourage passenger growth when the current lockdown comes to an end.
An actress whose skills sparkled as an Oldham College student is set to star in Celebs Go Dating 2021.
A further two men have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in the Newton Heath area last week.
Having never considered herself much of a runner, it was a real achievement for Liz O'Donnell, from Lees, when she completed the Oldham Hilly Half Marathon back in October 2018.
Two Saddleworth parish councillors are doing their bit as part of the 'Safe Streets Save Lives' campaign.
A man has been arrested during raids at a number of addresses in North Manchester and Oldham overnight, following a firearms discharge in the Newton Heath area on Tuesday afternoon.
Follow the latest developments on Thursday (21 January) as snow and ice hit the region after heavy rainfall from Storm Christoph.
An Oldham cafe has been handed a hefty fine after evidence of mouse droppings, dirty cooking equipment, poor cleanliness and accumulations of grease were discovered at its premises.
Greenfield grandfather Frank Rothwell is currently halfway across the Atlantic Ocean and over halfway to raising £1 million for Alzheimer’s Research UK as donations surpass £600,000.
Plans for a new library and canopy walkway at an Oldham high school have been given the green light by planning chiefs.
Follow our coverage for flood alerts, weather warnings, travel news and more as Storm Christoph sweeps in.
Oldham Council is again asking people to give their views on whether a selective licensing scheme for private landlords is needed in selected areas of the borough.
Oldham Community Leisure's Quality and Compliance Manager has swapped her desk and clipboard for PPE and syringes, retraining whilst furloughed to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to the people of Greater Manchester.
Police are appealing for information after a man died following a crash involving a car and motorbike in Oldham.
A drink driver from Saddleworth has been banned from the road for four years after crashing his car into a garden.
An under-threat bus route, which was proposed for complete withdrawal only last autumn, will increase in frequency from April after passenger levels on a temporary service showed there was enough demand.
Three conmen stole £2,000 from an elderly man in Chadderton, after telling him there had been a flood next door.
They are the invaluable extra eyes and ears of the heroes of the hills.
A further three men - including one from Oldham - have been charged as part of an investigation into stolen vehicles across Greater Manchester.
Residents and organisations in Oldham are being asked for their views to help draw up new ward boundaries across the borough.
An Oldham man has been jailed for five years after police found a gun at his house during a raid.
Twelve people in Hollinwood are celebrating, after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.
An Oldham-born gay rights activist will form the opening lesson for a new educational resource pack for teachers, parents and youth leaders as part of 2021's LGBT+ History Month celebrations.
Seventeen stalwart members of the legendary Oldham Mountain Rescue Team came to the aid of a man injured after a fall in a country park.
TV auctioneer Caroline Hawley is inviting people to "flog it" this weekend... all for a good cause.
A safety scheme could be put in place on a road where three teenage girls were injured in a severe car crash.
Oldham's local development plan will specifically look at the importance of ancient woodlands in the borough, after a successful motion brought to Oldham Borough by local Liberal Democrat Councillor Sam Al-Hamdani.
Oldham Council has confirmed its plans to replace a well-used bridleway bridge that had to be removed on safety grounds last year.
A former Mayoress of Oldham whose radiant smile lit up every corner of the borough has died.
With all schools currently closed to most pupils during the latest lockdown, Alexandra Park Junior School in Oldham is making the best out of a difficult and short notice situation.
Saddleworth Parish Council have shown their support for the area's thriving peace movement, with the signature of the Pledge to Peace.
People across the region are being encouraged to 'look beyond lockdown' by making a date to join Cancer Research UK's Race for Life in Greater Manchester.
Four top rotary clubs have launched a major campaign in a bid to prevent proposed budget cuts by Oldham Council to Mahdlo, the town's youth hub.
Oldham's Liberal Democrats have slammed further delays to healthcare access, blaming the "massive crisis facing our healthcare system" on "underfunding".
A 'cold and cowardly' man who carried out brutal knife attacks on two women aged 61 and 71 just days apart has been jailed.
A 28-year-old man wanted by police in connection with a robbery and a kidnapping in Shaw has been arrested.
A new map of council wards is being drawn up for Oldham but some politicians have slammed the decision not to reduce councillor numbers.
People are being reminded to exercise locally after a popular Saddleworth beauty spot has seen a surge in visitors.
Tributes have been paid to former Oldham Council Chief Executive Colin Smith OBE.
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.