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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Plans submitted to convert former Shaw pub into emergency homeless accommodation

A PLANNING application has been submitted to Oldham Council seeking to convert the former Weavers Answer public house on Milnrow Road, Shaw into an 18-room,…

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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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Green light for £28 million extension at Royal Oldham Hospital

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter BUILDING work on a £28 million four-storey extension at The Royal Oldham Hospital has been given the final green…

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Oldham Leisure Centres to temporarily close as Greater Manchester enters tier four

LEISURE centres across Oldham will temporarily close with immediate effect from December 31, 2020. The closures are in light of the latest COVID-19 situation, which…

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Oldham Youth Mayor Samah is youngest recipient on Honours List

OLDHAM’S Youth Mayor Samah Khalil is the youngest person to be recognised in the New Year Honours list 2021. There are a total of 1,239…

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£41 million Town Investment Plan submitted to boost town centre regeneration

Oldham Town Deal Board has submitted plans to secure £41 million funding as part of the Government’s Towns Fund.  The Board, made up of representatives from across the public and…

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