Francis House Children’s Hospice supporters raise over £18,000 during evening of virtual entertainment

IT wasn’t the usual venue and guests weren’t necessarily rocking the requisite black tie and fabulous dress, but the Francis House Glass Slipper Ball still…

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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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Mahdlo joins forces with community to bring joy over festive period

MAHDLO Youth Zone teamed up with local companies and individuals to help about 2,200 people across Oldham enjoy a magical Christmas. More than £10,000 was…

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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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Community Order handed to Royton made found with ‘extreme’ pornographic images

A ROYTON man has been handed a community order after being convicted of possessing extreme pornographic images and indecent images of a child. David Pullen,…

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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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