“The end is in sight”- Britain’s road out of lockdown announced

BRITAIN’S way out of lockdown has been spelled out by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. And non-essential businesses, including hairdressers and beauty salons, should reopen on…

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Police investigation launched following sexual assault in Royton Park

AN investigation has been launched following a report of a sexual assault in Oldham. Officers were called around 12.40am this morning (Sunday, February 21) to…

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More than 50,000 residents in Oldham vaccinated against coronavirus

More than 50,000 registered patients across Oldham have now been vaccinated against the coronavirus. As of Monday 15 February, the number of first dose vaccinations…

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Residents asked to share their views for Covid-19 Recovery survey

OLDHAM Council has launched a Covid-19 Recovery survey to find out what residents think the town’s priorities should be while recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.…

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‘Potential significant risk of harm’: Royal Oldham Hospital told to improve emergency care after surprise inspection by watchdog

By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter THE Royal Oldham Hospital has been told it must improve its emergency care after a watchdog found there was…

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Have your say: Oldham Council calls on the public’s views on Spindles redevelopment

OLDHAM Council is calling on the public to have their say on the redevelopment of Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre.  The council purchased the landmark…

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Public support is good news for town crier Marcus after resignation shock

MARCUS Emms is reconsidering his decision to hang up his bell as Shaw and Crompton town crier after receiving overwhelming backing. Family man Marcus, who…

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Plans rejected to convert former Shaw pub into emergency homeless accommodation

A PLANNING application to convert the former Weavers Answer public house on Milnrow Road, Shaw into an 18-room, temporary homeless hostel has been refused. A…

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