Royton teenager qualifies for national driving competition – despite not being old enough to drive

A 13-year-old from Royton has made the final of a national driving competition – despite not being old enough to hold a driving licence.  Josh…

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Matt’s the way to do it-Shaw cyclist selected for Olympic Games

SHAW cyclist Matt Walls is celebrating after winning in a place in Team GB’s squad for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The former St…

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Theatre legend Alan steps back into spotlight with Queen’s Birthday honour

KENNETH Alan Taylor thought news of his British Empire Medal was an online scam… oh no, he didn’t! Actually, ‘oh yes, he did’ but recognition…

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Ginny will ‘cherish this journey’ as Mayor forever

OUTGOING Mayor of Oldham Councillor Ginny Alexander said she will ‘cherish this journey forever’ as she handed over the chains and robes of office. Cllr…

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Trees planted to remember life of Duke of Edinburgh

AN OLDHAM school is one of 11 Greater Manchester educational establishments and youth organisations taking part in tree-planting ceremonies to mark the life of the…

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