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Midnight haircuts as coronavirus restrictions ease - but people are urged to be "tremendously cautious".

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Teenager Mason Greenwood scores two superb goals as in-form Manchester United hammer relegation-threatened Bournemouth.

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Local MP Lisa Nandy and Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham call for an investigation into Wigan Athletic's recent takeover.

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Rick Shiels is the first golfer to get more than one million subscribers to his channel.

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Greater Manchester Police says the woman was hit as she walked along a footpath.

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A collection of photos by Shirley Baker shows elderly people from the mid-1960s to the mid-80s.

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Tallulah learnt to sign to greet delivery driver Tim Joseph during lockdown.

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Air quality in parts of Manchester has not decreased to safe levels despite less traffic, scientists say.

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All Britons accused of terror offences linked to a Kurdish militia in Syria have been cleared.

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England forward Chloe Kelly says she has joined Manchester City because she wants to play Champions League football.

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Leroy Sane says Bayern Munich is a "great club with big goals" after completing his move to the Bundesliga club from Manchester City.

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Which children are going back to school, and what about the rest?

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Community News

Professional Head Lice treatments, worth it?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th September 2017

Professional Head Lice treatments, worth it? We know many that would like to know if opting for professional head lice/nit removal treatment worth the cost? We explore the Pro's and Con's of using professional treatment services in the UK.

Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013

LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Oldham due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.

Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

Avoid Your Home Flooding

Posted by Administrator : Monday 11th March 2013

BE PREPARED OR AT LEAST HAVE YOUR ARM BANDS READY. Flooding can be devastating for home owners but some simple tips could prevent heartbreaking and costly repairs. It is important that you understand about your property and local areas, so you can be aware of any potential flooding problems in the future.

 

What Is Next For Our Local Public House

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013

THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Oldham community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

Local Weather

Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 87%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:38 BST

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (51F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 19mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1007mb, Humidity: 69%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:49 BST, Sunset: 21:38 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (51F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 16mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1017mb, Humidity: 73%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:50 BST, Sunset: 21:37 BST

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