Helping Keep The Oldham Community Local
Thu January 23, 2020
- Boy, 15, dies after being rescued from Ashton Canal - Declan McNally was pulled from the Ashton Canal in Droylsden, Tameside, on Wednesday evening.
- Eminem lyrics: Rapper says album was 'not made for the squeamish' - The rapper says controversial lyrics on his latest album are "designed to shock".
- Motorbike pillion passenger murder: Salford man detained - Mitchell McGivern intentionally mowed down a motorbike two rivals were travelling on at speed.
- Jessica Andrews wins Portico Prize for novel about female 'poetry and power' - Jessica Andrews' Saltwater wins the Portico Prize, for books that "evoke the spirit of the north".
Declan McNally was pulled from the Ashton Canal in Droylsden, Tameside, on Wednesday evening.
The rapper says controversial lyrics on his latest album are "designed to shock".
Mitchell McGivern intentionally mowed down a motorbike two rivals were travelling on at speed.
Jessica Andrews' Saltwater wins the Portico Prize, for books that "evoke the spirit of the north".
Manchester United remain supportive of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but could Sunday's FA Cup tie be his last match in charge?
The 24-hour patrols of two tower blocks will continue until a new fire alarm system is installed.
Police believe the girl was contacted online by her attacker and the rape took place in a vehicle.
"Devious" criminals are stealing cash from people who answer fake online adverts, police warn.
St Mary's Hospital says continuing to treat brain dead four-month old Midrar Ali was "undignified".
She tells the BBC Labour had "a great set of policies" at the election but got its "messaging" wrong.
The artwork, titled The Mill, Pendlebury, was lost to the art world for more than seven decades.
Few might have predicted the marketing success of Tyson Fury. Imagination, charisma, talent - and honesty. This is how he did 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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