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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak today.

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Residents are asked to keep their doors and windows closed as firefighters battle the blaze in Wigan.

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The remains, which were found by a passer-by, are believed to be those of a woman in her 40s, police say.

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Lewis Turner and "right-hand man" Anthony Morgan recruited their girlfriends to run a drugs empire.

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Aqeel Ahmed is sentenced to four years for the "brutal" and "unrelenting" attack on a stranger.

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The argus butterfly is in severe decline in the UK but is being reintroduced to countryside.

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Sir Alex Ferguson and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sent personal messages to grandfather David Morrissey.

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Peter Richardson, 51, was taken to hospital after he was stabbed in Wythenshawe, Manchester.

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Thomas Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter will be open only to pedestrians and cyclists.

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The man was with several others at Barden Bridge when he was attacked.

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The old band are (almost all) back together for a charity event, broadcast from each of their homes.

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Guidelines to social contact are starting to change across the UK.

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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: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1024mb, Humidity: 63%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 21:26 BST

Maximum Temperature: 24C (76F), Minimum Temperature: 10C (50F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1024mb, Humidity: 47%, UV Risk: 6, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:47 BST, Sunset: 21:27 BST

Maximum Temperature: 23C (73F), Minimum Temperature: 9C (49F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1025mb, Humidity: 51%, UV Risk: 7, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:46 BST, Sunset: 21:28 BST

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