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Dovestone WI was out in full force last Saturday with their Family Christmas Market.
Community giants Saddleworth Round Table have been praised for raising a record-breaking five-figure sum at their Santa Dash last weekend.
Police have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection with 'violent and motiveless' attacks on two women in Oldham last month.
A shocking new report has laid bare the amount of knife crime in our region’s schools.
Gallery Oldham’s new immersive exhibition opens to the public on Saturday.
Local youngsters will star once again in a performance of the Christmas classic The Snowman next Tuesday (December 17).
Oldham Choral Society returns to the lovely setting of Oldham Parish Church on Friday, December 20.
A Shaw opticians is celebrating a Branch of the Year Award from national high street retailer, Scrivens Opticians & Hearing Care.
There will be changes to Wednesday and Thursday bin collections over the Christmas period.
A 46-year-old man from Oldham has been jailed after an investigation into historic child sexual abuse.
We've asked all of the candidates standing in the General Election on 12 December across Oldham and Saddleworth’s constituencies to tell us why you should vote for them - and how they would improve their local constituencies.
A 24-year-old man from Oldham has been arrested on suspicion of robbery after an Audi was stolen on Langham Road.
Angry locals have condemned an attack on a 77-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer, who was knocked to the ground on their village high street.
An iconic lantern beaming over a Saddleworth village heralded the launch of a Christmas lights switch-on.
Manchester United and England legend Paul Scholes has helped to officially open a new Oldham college.
Christmas lights will shine with added brightness in a Saddleworth village this year, in memory of a man who was the driving force behind the cheering Yuletide display.
Uppermill is bracing itself for a deluge of fun-loving fundraisers taking part in Saddleworth's very own Santa Dash on Saturday.
National Poet Laureate Simon Armitage paid a visit to Oldham Sixth Form College recently for a poetry reading and Q&A session.
Two deserving organisations have received welcome cash boosts from a generous spirited retailer.
A loveable model Christmas reindeer, which was saved from a council skip, is being used to tug at the public's heartstrings and support worthwhile local charities.
A woman recognised for putting a tiny Saddleworth hamlet back on the map has been presented with a British Empire Medal.
As part of his challenge to join every library authority in the UK, poet and author Joseph Coelho has visited Oldham Library to sign up and receive his library card.
Reckon you've got what it takes to attempt those gruesome Bushtucker Trials on ITV's hit show ‘I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!’?
The genial unassuming founder and musical director of a brass band has hit a high note by being nominated for a coveted community award.
Galliford Try’s team at the Oasis Academy Leesbrook site in Oldham were joined by representatives from Oasis Community Learning including students, to celebrate a ‘topping out’ ceremony.
Amateur dancers took to the floor for a night of fundraising and entertainment for Dr Kershaw's Hospice.
Police are investigating after a man was hospitalised and his two dogs were killed following a hit and run in Shaw on Saturday evening.
A beautiful tawny owl has helped a Royton birdwatcher record his 100th bird species in the town.
The completion of a project which has seen Oldham Council receive a range of vintage rugby memorabilia will be marked at an event next weekend.
Ahead of this year’s famous Santa Dash, mega-givers Saddleworth Round Table (SRT) have revealed the list of organisations who have benefitted from their fundraising.
Around 10,000 people turned out to enjoy Oldham's Christmas Lights Switch On last Sunday in Tommyfield Market.
Police have raided a number of properties in Oldham as part of an investigation into a disturbance in the town earlier this year.
A 27-year-old man who terrorised complete strangers in their own home in Oldham has been jailed.
Oldham Air Cadets from 2200 (Oldham) Squadron ATC are flying high after visiting Saddleworth Rotary Club.
People planning to eat out in Oldham during the festive period are being encouraged to check that food businesses are up to standard first.
Oldham's most senior police officer is retiring from his role after 30 years.
Gallery Oldham is inviting people to enjoy 'Christmas Pandemonium' next Thursday, December 5, from 7pm.
Oldham Versus Arthritis Group's latest gathering is on Thursday afternoon.
A tidal wave of love carried by 1,500 determined fundraisers is set to sweep through a Saddleworth village next month.
A teenage boy has died after being struck by a BMW in Oldham.
An author and ecologist from Royton is inviting people to love birds in his new interactive book 'Greater Manchester Birding City Region'.
Gallery Oldham is inviting Oldham residents and visitors from beyond to celebrate its plans for Oldham's new Heritage and Arts Centre – and the National Lottery’s 25th birthday.
Oldham Council's schools catering service has tasted success thanks to the meals it is serving up across the borough.
Oldham's town hall has vowed to become officially ‘homeless friendly’ to make it easier for people sleeping rough and living in temporary accommodation to access its services.
An investigation into historic allegations of child sexual exploitation in Oldham is ‘likely’ to be incorporated into a Greater Manchester review after the academic appointed to lead the inquiry stepped down.
A new ‘high quality’ social housing estate could be built on the site of a former abattoir in Oldham.
Green-fingered local gardeners have been celebrating after being honoured at a special award ceremony.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the family of a man from the Oldham and Rochdale areas.
Two women - aged 61 and 71 - have been stabbed in Oldham, in what police have described as 'violent and motiveless attacks'.
People young and old came out in force last weekend as the Christmas festivities in Oldham got under way.