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Headstones and memorial crosses were damaged in the "reckless and appalling" act in Oldham.

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Senior coroner Nigel Meadows will quash his own inquest conclusion, a court hears.

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Passengers have been facing long queues at Manchester Airport after "an IT issue" affected check-in.

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Adam Ahmad's six "vulnerable" victims were suffering Alzheimer's disease and other illnesses.

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Laura Hood falsely claimed cab driver Haroon Yousaf raped her after a night out.

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Asdrit Kapaj targeted tennis ace Boris Becker during his decade-long spree in the wealthy borough.

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Manchester City Council could impose an order banning protest outside abortion clinics.

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Five years since launch, more northern children live in "poor" households, despite economic growth.

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Sale Sharks winger Chris Ashton pulls out of England World Cup training squad to be with pregnant wife.

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Wigan Warriors score six tries as they ease to a Super League victory at Huddersfield Giants.

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Warrington bounce back from their surprise Super League loss at struggling Hull KR with a workmanlike 30-6 win over Wakefield.

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Salford Red Devils draw level on points in Super League with Castleford Tigers with a four-try victory against their fellow top-five hopefuls.

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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: 22C (71F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (59F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 78%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:40 BST, Sunset: 21:42 BST

Maximum Temperature: 19C (67F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 85%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:41 BST, Sunset: 21:42 BST

Maximum Temperature: 21C (70F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (53F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1029mb, Humidity: 72%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 04:41 BST, Sunset: 21:42 BST

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