“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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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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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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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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Miller time criticised for Christmas consultation on homes plan

A PROPOSED new homes development for High Crompton has been criticised for the timing of a public consultation. Miller Homes want to build 25, three…

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GMP’s message to drivers and passengers: Drink or Drug Driving – Never a Good Mix

GREATER Manchester Police, alongside Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) and the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS), has launched this year’s drink/drug driving campaign…

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Oldham records highest coronavirus infection rate in country

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter OLDHAM has recorded the highest coronavirus infection rate in the country. There were 781.1 Covid-19 cases per 100,000 people in…

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Oldham records highest daily new COVID-19 cases since start of pandemic

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter OLDHAM has recorded its highest daily total of new coronavirus cases since the pandemic began as infections in town…

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Crompton and Royton Rotary helps give thank you to ‘forgotten little heroes’ – NHS children

CROMPTON and Royton Rotary Club is helping bring a smile to youngsters’ faces by supporting a project to provide goodie bags for children of front-line…

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