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Declan McNally was pulled from the Ashton Canal in Droylsden, Tameside, on Wednesday evening.

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The rapper says controversial lyrics on his latest album are "designed to shock".

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Mitchell McGivern intentionally mowed down a motorbike two rivals were travelling on at speed.

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Jessica Andrews' Saltwater wins the Portico Prize, for books that "evoke the spirit of the north".

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Manchester United remain supportive of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but could Sunday's FA Cup tie be his last match in charge?

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The 24-hour patrols of two tower blocks will continue until a new fire alarm system is installed.

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Police believe the girl was contacted online by her attacker and the rape took place in a vehicle.

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"Devious" criminals are stealing cash from people who answer fake online adverts, police warn.

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St Mary's Hospital says continuing to treat brain dead four-month old Midrar Ali was "undignified".

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She tells the BBC Labour had "a great set of policies" at the election but got its "messaging" wrong.

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The artwork, titled The Mill, Pendlebury, was lost to the art world for more than seven decades.

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Few might have predicted the marketing success of Tyson Fury. Imagination, charisma, talent - and honesty. This is how he did it.

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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: 7C (44F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1026mb, Humidity: 96%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 16:34 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (49F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (42F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1023mb, Humidity: 89%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:07 GMT, Sunset: 16:36 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 88%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:06 GMT, Sunset: 16:38 GMT

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