Affordable food for thought as Royton church becomes latest hub for FCHO and TBBT

A THRIVING community enterprise in Royton is at the centre of an on-going initiative to bring a discounted food service to families on low incomes.…

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£11,000 boost for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice thanks to online retailer Studio Retail

DR Kershaw’s Hospice is one of three charities to receive a generous boost of £11,000 thanks to Studio Retail. The online retailer is sharing its…

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Crompton Moor features on BBC’s Countryfile during flood management pilot project

CROMPTON Moor was in the spotlight on BBC’s Countryfile to highlight a pilot project to see how effective natural methods can be for preventing flooding.…

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OCL launches new bereavement, health and wellbeing sessions

FREE online bereavement, health and wellbeing sessions for anyone affected by grief have been launched by Oldham Active Communities, part of Oldham Community Leisure (OCL),…

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Oldham College gives warm welcome to ‘Skills for Jobs’ post-16 education plans

OLDHAM College has given a “warm welcome” to new plans for the future of skills, jobs and training that could significantly transform the prospects of…

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Oyez, Oyez, Oyez! Town Crier Marcus receives Mayor’s Appreciation Award on 50th birthday

THERE was an extra special present for Shaw and Crompton Town Crier Marcus Emms as he celebrated his 50thbirthday – a Mayor’s Appreciation Award. Marcus,…

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MP nominates office manager for prestigious parliamentary award

SHIRLEY Buckley, described as the “heart and soul” of the Oldham West and Royton constituency, is shortlisted for a top parliamentary award. Shirley has been…

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Brawn to be wild: New Ranger MS-RT adds street appeal, muscular design to best-selling pick-up

AN EXCLUSIVE new model of the award-winning Ranger pick-up has been unveiled by Ford, developed in partnership with vehicle design specialists MS-RT. The new Ranger…

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Residents urged to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with their own ‘services’

RESIDENTS in Shaw and Crompton are asked to light a candle and place a stone at home to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) on Wednesday, January…

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OCL’s Kate vaccine ready after successful retraining

KATE Foster, a quality and compliance manager for Oldham Community Leisure, has swapped her desk and clip board for PPE and syringes. While furloughed, Kate,…

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