THERE are nine candidates on the ballot paper for the Greater Manchester Mayoral Election on May 6. As well as local borough elections, voters can…View More Who will be the next Greater Manchester Mayor?
OVER 80 fines have been issued after officers were called to a number of reports of Covid-19 regulation breaches over the weekend. A large gathering…View More Over 80 fines issued following reported Covid breaches across weekend
WHEN a request for cannula covers for new born babies was made by Royal Oldham Hospital members of Royton Townswomen’s Guild took out their knitting…View More Babies benefit from knitting skills of Townswomen’s Guild members
PEOPLE are being invited to step out for the very first virtual Greater Manchester Walking Festival this October and help reach 25,000 miles ‘around the…View More Step out for GM Walking Festival to help walk 25,000 miles ‘around the world’
By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter LOCAL lockdown measures are suppressing an explosion of new cases of coronavirus but are not enough on their own…View More Local lockdown measures working but ‘not enough’, says Oldham Council leader
A letter to the Editor by Oldham & Saddleworth Green Party THE Covid-19 lockdown has had a major impact on cycling in the UK. With…View More Letter: Cycling – let’s build on the boom!
Ring & Ride minibus services have relaunched across Greater Manchester – with safe social distancing in place – to help vulnerable residents make necessary trips.…View More Ring & Ride service back on the road
Oldham Council is supporting the #SafeStreetsSaveLives campaign and is inviting residents to get involved. Over the coming weeks and months, it is going to be…View More Get involved to help shape safer streets in Oldham
POLICE are asking members of the public to remain vigilant after a number of armed robberies in Greater Manchester. A number of victims have been…View More Police urge public to be vigilant after spate of armed robberies at scam car sales
METROLINK’S new ‘simple, convenient and flexible’ ticket zone system is now operational. Previously described as “barmy” by Councillor Howard Sykes, the change came into force…View More In the zone – new tram ticket scheme in operation