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Marie Curie is urgently calling for volunteers in Oldham to give just two hours of their time to hand out the charity's iconic daffodil pins, in return for donations.
Macabre pictures, showing the pathetic carcass of a beheaded prize ram, have sent shockwaves of revulsion across Saddleworth villages.
A councillor has called for an end to aggressive beggars 'off their heads on drugs' bringing 'dirty blankets' onto the Metrolink and bothering passengers.
An Oldham pensioner, whose heartbreaking story of loneliness touched the nation, was the special guest at big-hearted Saddleworth Round Table's annual Christmas party.
Intrepid Luke Viney took a really long and winding road to propose to his true love.
Emergency services are investigating after a fire broke out at a bakery in Oldham this morning (Tuesday).
A childcare agency in Oldham are looking for people throughout the borough who are considering fostering to sign up during 'Fostering February'.
Conservative councillors in Oldham have welcomed the Government's announcement of increased funding per pupil for schools.
The family of a teenager who died after being hit by a tram in Oldham say their lives 'will never be the same again' and 'he never failed to brighten a room with his smile and charm'.
The discerning ladies of Saddleworth WI were encouraged to discover secrets of the sweet taste of success... by holding their noses.
A picture taken at one of Oldham's favourite beauty spots has raised concerns among campaigners fighting to protect valuable moorland.
The new leader of Saddleworth Parish Council's biggest political group has pledged practical cross-party solutions will come before politics.
A review into allegations of historical sexual exploitation in Oldham will investigate whether social services let down vulnerable children and failings were ‘covered up’.
Bosses are set to approve plans which would see more than £300m invested in Oldham borough and thousands of new homes built in the town centre.
A man has died after being hit by a tram in Oldham this morning (Friday).
A primary school in the heart of Oldham has received some exciting news from a children's charity which works to ensure that every child enjoys life-changing benefits that come from play and sport.
Saddleworth Museum in Uppermill has a number of events coming up in the next few weeks for local people to enjoy.
Now with his feet firmly under the table as the owner of the Shure 5 Studios facility in Royton, Chris Taylor is looking to truly make his mark on the exciting local music scene.
Nine Oldham primary schools are celebrating receiving 'Good' reports from Ofsted inspectors.
A 30-year-old man from Chadderton has been charged after five people were injured in stabbings in Manchester City Centre on Sunday evening (12 January).
A dynamic group of ladies have launched into the new year with a unique plan to provide the homeless with lovingly crafted handmade sleep mats.
A modern thriller which explores the real-world implications of our digital lives is coming to the Oldham Coliseum Theatre.
Patients at three of Oldham's major medical centres have been struggling to get through to staff because the phone lines are 'failing' to connect, it's been revealed.
Labour leader hopeful, Sir Keir Starmer, visited Oldham last weekend to pull in support for his campaign that looks to the future.
A devoted couple, who have dedicated their lives to the service of the community, took time out for their very own special celebration.
Two women have been arrested as a 38-year-old man has been left in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed at a house in Oldham.
Oldham College is celebrating after being shortlisted for 'College of the Year' at this year's prestigious Times Educational Supplement's Further Education Awards.
The compelling peal of the ancient bells sounding across the valleys summoned villagers to celebrate the life of their very own laughing policeman.
A village paid a silent tribute to much-loved community champion Mary Isherwood, who ran Delph Chippy with her husband Graham.
Chadderton Together's next Tea Dance will be held inside the ballroom at Chadderton Town Hall on Wednesday, February 5, from 12pm to 4pm.
Councillors have slammed proposals for more reductions to bus services in Saddleworth.
Greater Manchester leaders have approved plans to introduce a super-fast broadband network that will boast the 'best high-speed digital infrastructure' in the UK.
Ofsted says there is now a ‘buzz’ about Oldham’s services for youngsters with special needs and disabilities, in a remarkable turnaround two years after a damning report.
The first designs for a 'unique' multi-million-pound new environmental centre – part of plans to make Oldham the 'Eden of the north' – have been unveiled.
Oldham's first female Asian deputy council leader has revealed that online abusers claimed she 'slept her way' to the top and is 'likely to have STDs' as she condemned harassment and attacks on politicians.
Oldham Council would be 'naive' to think cases of child sexual exploitation do not take place, says its leader as he calls for people with 'evidence' to contact safeguarding leaders.
A great grandmother received a very special 'early' Christmas celebration with her great-grandson, thanks to Dr Kershaw's Hospice.
The sad passing of Mary Isherwood, a kindly, caring community champion, who owned Delph Chippy with her husband Graham since 1972, has revealed a remarkable story.
Three dedicated local heroes are putting their best foot forward in an exacting challenge to raise vital funds for a key rescue vehicle.
A kind woman who has industriously worked as a volunteer in Saddleworth’s most isolated village for decades has received a distinguished award.
An 'Olympic' indoor rock climbing centre in the heart of Oldham is set to attract up to '90,000' people to the town.
A primary school in Chadderton has been allowed to keep a gazebo in its playground, despite concerns over noise and pupils ‘peering at neighbours sunbathing’ in their gardens.
A group of metal detectors from Oldham are celebrating after finding a 2,500 year old Bronze Age axe head at a farm in Grotton.
People across Oldham are being urged to begin the new decade by making a meaningful New Year's resolution for this year.
Students from Oldham Sixth Form College welcomed two renowned politicians.
Police are investigating after two shootings in Oldham in the space of around 30 minutes in the early hours of this morning (Friday).
As the new year settles in, there are a number of events coming up at Saddleworth Museum and Gallery in Uppermill.
People are being asked to think carefully and consider which health service to use this winter before heading to A&E at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the family of a man from the Hollinwood area of Oldham.
Residents of high rise tower blocks across Greater Manchester will be able to discuss issues and concerns about fire safety later this month.
Saddleworth Women's Institute's first guest speaker of 2020 is Michelle Nye of Chocolates and Truffles of Skipton.
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.