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Chefs whose businesses have shut have been volunteering to feed NHS staff working around the clock.

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Alan Henning was kidnapped and killed after travelling to Syria with the Al-Fatiha Global charity.

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The government says the items were additional supplies and "not to be confused with food boxes".

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Two friends are delighting families in lockdown by dressing as Spider-Man on their daily run.

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Hilda Churchill lived through two world wars and Spanish flu before succumbing to coronavirus.

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Staff at JD Sports warehouse in Rochdale say they are being put at risk by a lack of coronavirus safety.

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The staff member suffered a fractured cheekbone in the attack at Salford Royal Hospital.

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Steven Mackie is fined 635 after he repeatedly approached people in a supermarket queue.

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Lancashire chairman David Hodgkiss dies at the age of 71 after contracting coronavirus.

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Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford says helping children is "very important" during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ellie Crisell explains how you can help the BBC report during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Step-by-step, what to do to help prevent the spread of the virus.

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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: 6C (43F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 19:45 BST

Maximum Temperature: 10C (50F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1014mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:39 BST, Sunset: 19:47 BST

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1017mb, Humidity: 70%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:36 BST, Sunset: 19:49 BST

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