Oldham Reporter from Friday, August 5th, 2022
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Boy, 5, requires surgery after being hit by off-road bike
A five-year-old boy requires surgery in hospital after he was struck down by an off-road bike whilst he was playing football on fields in Oldham.
Royton dad who killed man in drunken argument is behind bars
A father from Royton who killed a 60-year-old man after an alcohol-fuelled argument got out of hand has been jailed for four years and eight months.
Greater Manchester reaches Covid vaccine milestone
Greater Manchester's Covid-19 vaccination programme is celebrating this week.
Special unit set up to beat modern slavery and human trafficking
The battle against modern slavery and human trafficking gangs in Greater Manchester has been boosted by a team of police officers dedicated to the fight.
'Transformation' in how youth offenders are handled by police
A blueprint to reduce teenage offending across Greater Manchester by transforming the way they are handled by police has been unveiled.
'Remarkable improvement' could see GMP out of special measures by end of year
Greater Manchester Police is set to come out of special measures by the end of the year, according to the senior officer overseeing its "remarkable" transformation.
Police hunt two youngsters after robbery on busy Oldham road
Police are looking to identify two young males who are suspects in a robbery where the victim was beaten up and left with facial injuries.
Four suspected Vietnamese victims of Oldham mill fire named
The four Vietnamese nationals who are missing and suspected to have been in Bismark House Mill in Oldham during a huge fire have now been named.