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A 42-year-old man has died after being involved in a two-vehicle collision in Royton earlier this month.
Town hall bosses have finally reclaimed land which houses the failed Collective Spirit School and plan to demolish it in place of hundreds of new homes, it's been revealed.
A second man has been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old man in Oldham.
A derelict former Conservative club and shops in Oldham will be transformed into shared houses with up to 18 people living in one building.
The moon is set to shine brighter than ever during this year's late night 'Illuminate' arts festival in Oldham.
Pupils from Oldham were selected to take part in the Respect Project.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the next of kin of a man from Oldham.
A 20-year-old man has been charged in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Ahsad Khan in Oldham last weekend.
A Saddleworth parish councillor has criticised Oldham Council for failing to take appropriate action over flooding, after Saddleworth was deluged by the two recent storms.
One in three people do not have confidence that Greater Manchester Police could help them in an emergency, a new survey has revealed.
Oldham will be front and centre of this year's RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival, with a special garden showcasing its plans for the UK's largest 'urban farm' and eco-park.
Council bosses are investigating after huge amounts of rubbish and building waste was fly-tipped on land near to a children's play area in Oldham.
A breakfast event will take place next week as the council looks to develop a renewed vision for Oldham town centre.
A fourth man arrested in connection with the murder of a teenager in Oldham has been released under investigation, police have confirmed.
DNA to identify rogue dogs worrying sheep could be used in a major crackdown to protect moorland flocks.
Saddleworth Museum in Uppermill has a number of exciting events coming up in the month of March for you to enjoy.
Works to demolish Hartford Mill have begun, marking the start of a major regeneration and housing project in Werneth.
Four married couples living at an Oldham care home celebrated Valentine's Day in style as they sat down together to enjoy a romantic evening meal organised by staff.
A full parish council meeting next week will decide a way forward after two councillors quit and scrapped a newly-formed political party.
An NHS psychologist in Oldham has developed a creative new tool to support people with dementia.
Three people from Oldham have been charged in connection with a series of armed robberies across Greater Manchester.
Youngsters at a primary school in the heart of Oldham have been talking and sharing their feelings and emotions as part of a national campaign.
Five hard-working mothers have raised a staggering cash bonanza for their dedicated parent teachers group.
Police have confirmed a fourth arrest has been made in connection with the murder of a teenager in Oldham over the weekend.
A teenage boy is one of two people arrested on suspicion of raping a woman in Oldham over the weekend.
A tiny Saddleworth community is bracing itself for a fresh invasion of creative and handmade scarecrows.
There's a night of soul and motown music coming to Chadderton next month.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in Oldham early this morning [Sunday 16 February].
An animal sanctuary in Diggle is appealing for much-needed cash after Storm Ciara’s high winds battered and collapsed the aviary of poor tawny owl Alan - who has had to grumpily bed down in a dog crate while repairs are made.
More than 100,000 pensioners in Greater Manchester have paid £10 to keep hold of passes for free travel on trams and trains.
Two Saddleworth parish councillors have resigned less than a year after claiming historic wins for a new party which they are now winding up.
A women's institute leader has praised a kind-hearted community for raising funds to provide a memorial bench to remember a legendary local policeman.
Oldham's top finance boss says if he 'had his own way' he would not increase council tax as cabinet recommended a rise of at least £32 for residents.
A special event was held by Greater Manchester Police last week to celebrate the Passing Out Parade of Police Cadets in Oldham.
Oldham's generous-spirited Mayor, Ginny Alexander, is insisting townsfolk "shall go to the ball" in a personal borough-wide invitation to attend the glittering Mayor's Ball.
Plans have been submitted to demolish a former youth centre in Oldham and replace it with a new care home, which could employ up to 65 people.
An MP has asked government ministers to discuss creating an 'orbital' tram route linking Oldham to Ashton-under-Lyne to boost connectivity across the boroughs.
A mother-of-two has taken over a key community role as chair of Saddleworth Home Watch.
People are being invited to join an evening friendship choir which is launching in Oldham next month.
Failsworth MP Angela Rayner has been handing out awards to outstanding apprentices at Oldham College.
A series of new workshops and courses to support people living with cancer, and their carers, are being launched in Oldham.
More than 3,000 young people in Oldham have taken part in one of the largest consultations ever seen in the UK to help tackle mental health issues.
Saddleworth School's executive head teacher has announced he is leaving at the end of the summer term after nine years.
Flash floods brought chaos across Saddleworth and other parts of Oldham on Sunday, with reports of homes flooded, as Storm Ciara swept through the region in devastating fashion.
The Royal Oldham Hospital has again been rated as 'Requires Improvement' following the latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission.
The daughter of a Holocaust survivor has shared her father's harrowing story with school pupils and college students from throughout the borough.
Motorists face up to a month of disruption while essential sewer repair work is carried out in the Royton and Chadderton area.
Saddleworth and Lees has been given age-friendly neighbourhood status, as Greater Manchester looks to be one of the best places in the world to grow older.
Fire crews have carried out controlled burning on Saddleworth Moor this afternoon (Friday).
A 30-year-old man from Chadderton has been summonsed to court later this month, following a rape in Rochdale last year.
Young people from across Oldham are coming together to organise the borough's first youth summit, called Over To Youth.
Final preparations are underway for one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year as 'Blackpool Comes to Oldham Fun Park' prepares to open its doors in the town for three weeks, including the February Half Term holidays.
Young people in Greater Manchester can now access an online service designed to empower those who see their future away from university.
A budget debate saw councillors bicker over whether the cash-strapped town hall can still afford to give 'Andy Burnham tea and biscuits' when he visits Oldham.
Work has begun on a £3 million project to refurbish Kingfisher Special School in Chadderton.
The national success of Uppermill Band is now being shared by the Saddleworth community.
Fine Art students from Oldham College have unveiled some artwork created especially for the Children's Ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
Proposals to demolish an old council depot and replace it with a climate-conscious 'eco centre' have been submitted to the town hall.
A huge £306 million investment into Oldham will be chiefly funded by borrowing and selling assets, the town hall has confirmed.
Failsworth MP Angela Rayner got in touch with nature recently as she joined members of Failsworth Growing Hub.
A firm from Salford has been fined more than £2,000 for failing to clean up land in Oldham which was described as "an eye sore for the local community".
A dad from Chadderton had a double celebration when doctors told him he was cancer free the day before he turned 57.
Oldham Council is urging residents to make the most of National Apprenticeship Week, which is taking place this week.
Patients at the Royal Oldham Hospital will soon be able to receive reminders about their hospital appointments by text message.
Knife amnesty bins will be permanently placed in police stations in Oldham and Tameside.
A 26-year-old man was assaulted by a group of men in Oldham in what police describe as a "violent" and "brutal" attack in the early hours of the morning.
Six Oldham Sixth Form College students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities for the next academic year.
A man has been taken to hospital after a car crashed into railings in Chadderton this morning (Monday).
Five private landlords in Oldham who failed to get licences for the properties they rent out have received fines by magistrates.
Failsworth could be getting a 900kw solar farm and residents are being encouraged to have their say about the plans.
Oldham Council and its partners are hosting a number of events across the borough this week in support of Greater Manchester's Hate Crime Awareness 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.