OCL member dances into her 93rd year at Oldham Leisure Centre

VIOLET Walpole was surprised during her weekly line dancing class by the team at Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) with celebratory cupcakes and flowers to mark…

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Oldham politicians welcome Government backing to tighten restrictions and avoid local lockdown

OLDHAM’S council leader and three MPs have welcomed the Government’s agreement to tighten restrictions in the borough rather than impose a local lockdown. The number…

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Oldham Council announces ‘voluntary redundancies’ as part of cost-cutting measures

FURTHER cost-saving measures are being implemented at Oldham Council, to tackle a funding gap of £30m in the current financial year. Due to a £215m reduction in…

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Crompton House School students ‘thoroughly deserve’ excellent GCSE results

STUDENTS at Crompton House School ‘thoroughly deserve’ their excellent set of GCSE grades, says headteacher Mr Karl Newell. Attainment at the school for this year’s…

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Cases of coronavirus back in Saddleworth as town centre neighbourhoods dominate

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter NEW cases of coronavirus are being recorded across Saddleworth for the first time in weeks but two town centre…

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Oldham branch of MS Society receives £7,000 Lottery funding boost

THE Oldham group of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society is delighted to receive more than £7,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund.  During these trying times, the group has been unable to…

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