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An Oldham woman, who used more than 60,000 ‘diamonds’ to create a picture showing superheroes bowing to doctors, has donated the artwork to The Royal Oldham Hospital to thank the NHS heroes who ‘saved’ her aunt’s life.
A group of eco-conscious youngsters from an Oldham primary school recently sent a letter to the Prime Minister, and were overwhelmed when they received a response.
Pupils at a Glodwick school were introduced to sign language during Deaf Awareness Week last week.
Mahdlo Youth Zone is calling on young people from across Oldham to get creative and enter a competition to create the winning design that will be brought to life and feature on its new minibus.
The past year has been an incredibly tough time for all of us and if you're struggling to cope with the ways you are feeling, this is more than understandable.
A former Catholic church in Oldham is to be demolished under plans approved by the town hall.
A group of charity heroes have raised a remarkable sum for local good causes despite the Covid lockdown.
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is shining a light on its nurses and all they have achieved during the pandemic on International Nurses Day, which takes place on Wednesday (12 May).
Newly re-elected Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham wants Baroness Beverley Hughes to continue in her role as the region's deputy mayor.
The family of a mother who died in Oldham a week ago have paid tribute to her.
Double yellow lines introduced to tackle problem parking around Dovestone Reservoir are to be made permanent.
Police are appealing after an ambulance was struck by an 'object' thrown from a motorway bridge in Hollinwood.
With primary school applications much lower in Oldham this year, the council is urging parents and carers with school age eligible children to make their application if they haven’t yet done so.
More than a dozen Greater Manchester Police staff – including frontline officers – breached Covid regulations in the first year of the pandemic.
Oldham's new council leader will be the first Muslim woman in the north of England to take on the top job at a local authority.
A volunteer has signed the ladies in her family up for Dr Kershaw's 'Virtual Hospice Walk' this June to raise much-needed funds for the hospice.
'World-class' transport infrastructure could be in place in Greater Manchester by May 2024 – a year earlier than originally expected – under proposals set out by Andy Burnham.
It's Mental Health Awareness Week (May 10-16) and two Oldham secondary schools who have received national recognition for their mental health support for pupils are being praised.
Maggie's Oldham is encouraging people to walk 5k (3.1 miles) on either the 12th or 13th June – in celebration, reflection, or love to help people with cancer.
A primary school in the heart of Oldham have joined members of the public to kickstart the 'Keep Clarksfield Clean' campaign.
Ashton and Failsworth MP Angela Rayner has been given new roles on the frontbench of the Labour Party.
Andy Burnham has been re-elected for a second term as mayor of Greater Manchester with an overwhelming majority.
Following Oldham's dramatic election shock in the early hours – which saw council leader Sean Fielding lose his seat – the question of his successor looms large.
Our regular columnist, secondary school student Daisy Dewsnap, looks forward to her last month as... a secondary school student!
Labour's stronghold in Oldham has been dealt a shattering blow after the incumbent council leader was defeated by a new independent party.
Detailed plans for a £7 million contentious housing development in Oldham have been lodged with the town hall.
Saddleworth pool is currently closed for essential works.
An Audenshaw man has been charged with the murder of a woman in Oldham.
Voters in Oldham are preparing to head to the polls on Thursday to decide who they want to represent them as councillors.
Thousands of residents are set to go to the polls today (Thursday) to cast their votes in local elections.
An Oldham man has been jailed after grooming a child in Hyde.
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The proposed Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone has become one of the biggest points of contention in the lead-up to this year's mayoral elections.
A 63-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Shaw.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted 32-year-old man from Oldham, who also has links to Tameside.
Days before Greater Manchester goes to the polls to elect its mayor, the nine candidates battling for the role have set out their stalls on key issues for the region.
May is national walking month and as the Greater Manchester Walking Festival returns, residents across the region are being encouraged to #GetOutThisMay.
Dr Kershaw's Hospice has confirmed the permanent closure of its charity shop in Oldham town centre.
Vandals have damaged a new polytunnel in Royton Park just days after it was put in place.
A cycling club formed a gentle mantle of love for one of their members who tragically died in a road accident.
Alexandra Park Junior School took to the rowing machines on Friday (30 April) in a competition against other schools across Oldham.
Only a few days remain to complete the 2021 census if you haven’t already done so.
Police in Greater Manchester are urging the public to think before dialling 999 for non-emergency matters and instead report online ahead of the bank holiday weekend.
Permanent double yellows are to be introduced to tackle 'continuing and obstructive' parking problems on a Saddleworth road near a popular ice cream parlour.
Our regular columnist, secondary school student Daisy Dewsnap, reviews the movie Greta, which is showing now on Netflix...
Clashes over scrutiny of Greater Manchester Police, the so-called 'congestion tax' for the region and how to improve buses – this is everything that happened at the mayoral hustings...
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service has launched a survey to get local people's opinions on wildfires and how they can be tackled.
A total of 97 members of council staff across Greater Manchester's 10 boroughs are being paid more than £100,000 a year.
Oldham shoppers can now enjoy the distinctive sweet, spicy, and savoury tastes of Thailand at the borough's well-known Tommyfield Market after The Thai Kitchen recently opened.
Police have recovered over a kilo of what is believed to be cocaine and approximately £20,000 cash from an address in Shaw.
A man was threatened with a knife in his own home after two people broke in and made off with items including a computer, kitchen knife and wallet.
A former pub is to be demolished and replaced with flats after becoming a hotspot for antisocial behaviour – with a burnt out caravan and 'kids doing moonies at old ladies'.
Oldham's heroes of the hills have praised the unsung landowners, farmers and gamekeepers who worked tirelessly overnight combatting the latest blaze to ravage Marsden Moor.
A decision on controversial plans to turn a pub into a homeless hostel has been delayed after councillors were told neighbours were 'frightened'.
Ambitions to create green walking routes in every Greater Manchester borough have been released to bring nature 'closer to people' after lockdown.
Thousands of patients have now waited longer than a year for hospital treatment in parts of Greater Manchester due to delays caused by Covid.
A huge new 160-home housing estate will be built on agricultural land near to an Oldham secondary school.
The Oldham community is being invited to take on a solo walk or to join their friends and family by signing up to a virtual walk in June to raise much-needed funds for Dr Kershaw's Hospice.
Tweaks to controversial plans to build a new road and housing development in Oldham have been approved – despite part of the site now being classed as 'ancient woodland'.
All the fun of the fair is now back at Daisy Nook.
Oldham Mountain Rescue Team were called to the Austerlands area of Oldham by North West Ambulance Service, asking for assistance with the evacuation of a casualty who was intoxicated.
Major works to create a new access road to the new Saddleworth School have begun.
Businesses forced to close during the national lockdown can now apply for a Restart Grant to help them reopen safely as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
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.