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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‘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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Post some positivity this year with Oldham Coliseum

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre is launching a community project asking people of all ages to create postcards filled with positivity. The theatre is inviting people to…

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Military helps deliver rapid Covid tests at Shaw Lifelong Learning Centre for key workers

RAPID Covid-19 testing is underway across Oldham with help from the military for key workers without symptoms of the virus. From Monday, January 18, people…

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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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Military drafted in to help deliver rapid Covid tests for key workers in Oldham

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter THE military has been drafted in to help launch rapid Covid-19 testing for key workers without symptoms of the…

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Concerns over supply as health chiefs aim to vaccinate 25,000 a week in Oldham

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter HEALTH chiefs are aiming to vaccinate 25,000 people against Covid-19 every week in Oldham but warn there could be…

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Couple’s postponed wedding day made even more special by including Dr Kershaw’s Light Up a Life event

WHEN bride-to-be Kate Wilson found out her rearranged wedding fell on the same day as Dr Kershaw’s Light Up a Life event, she decided to…

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Coronavirus business grants launched to help hospitality and leisure sectors supply chain

Businesses which directly supply the hospitality and leisure sectors and have been impacted by coronavirus restrictions could benefit from a new cash grant scheme.  Oldham Council has launched supply chain grants to support businesses…

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