Oldham College gives warm welcome to ‘Skills for Jobs’ post-16 education plans

OLDHAM College has given a “warm welcome” to new plans for the future of skills, jobs and training that could significantly transform the prospects of…

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From Oldham College to Celebs Go Dating for soap star Kimberly Hart-Simpson

AN ACTRESS whose skills sparkled as an Oldham College student is set to star in Celebs Go Dating 2021. Kimberly Hart-Simpson is in the line-up…

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Oyez, Oyez, Oyez! Town Crier Marcus receives Mayor’s Appreication 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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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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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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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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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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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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