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Manchester's Andy Burnham says masses of people are gathering elsewhere once bars shut.

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Farhan Hamid, 41, has received a dose of otilimab at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

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Thousands of students are self-isolating at the start of term, with some offered remote learning.

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First-year halls were known to be at risk and outbreaks were "inevitable", top scientist says.

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Lee Knott, 45, was walking down a road when he was attacked, police say.

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Jamie Vardy's hat-trick inspires visitors Leicester City to a stunning 5-2 victory over Manchester City at Etihad Stadium.

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Manchester City set up a Women's FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal after being made to work hard by Championship side Leicester City.

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Mum Charlotte Hodgson says her daughter "Ollie" will "always be in her heart".

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Alison Howe "adored her family" and "nothing will take away the pain and loss", her mother says.

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Police officer Elaine McIver "embraced life" and was "a joy to be around", her sister says.

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Eight-year-old Saffie-Rose Roussos was a "born entertainer who loved to make people laugh".

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The mother of two, who ran an after school club, even fed a child at her home when his mum was late.

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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

Maximum Temperature: 15C (58F), Minimum Temperature: 7C (44F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 77%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:06 BST, Sunset: 18:51 BST

Maximum Temperature: 15C (60F), Minimum Temperature: 8C (47F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 77%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:08 BST, Sunset: 18:49 BST

Maximum Temperature: 14C (57F), Minimum Temperature: 8C (46F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 88%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:10 BST, Sunset: 18:47 BST

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