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A 19-year-old man who was stabbed in a fight with a group of men has died, police say.

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The transport secretary's remarks follow reports that China offered to build the line in five years.

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Each student affected by the fire at The Cube was given 500 in cash, free accommodation and food.

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Nearly 5bn is due to be spent on flood defences in England up until 2026, government figures show.

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A 20-year-old man was arrested after an officer was seriously injured in the crash, police say.

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A former sex worker is drawing on her experiences to help other women turn their lives around.

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BBC's Simon Stone explains what the consequences could be for Manchester City following their two-season ban from European competition.

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Manchester City thrash part-timers Ipswich Town 10-0 in the Women's FA Cup fifth round, as Birmingham City beat Sunderland.

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Wakefield Trinity battle to victory in tricky conditions to ensure England half-back Gareth Widdop's Warrington Wolves debut ends in defeat.

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Manchester City are banned from European club competitions for two seasons by Uefa.

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Cardiff City close the gap on the Championship play-off places despite being held to a draw by relegation-threatened Wigan Athletic.

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Saracens score four tries to dent Sale's Premiership hopes with a bonus-point victory at Allianz Park.

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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: 4C (40F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 26mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 994mb, Humidity: 73%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 17:21 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (38F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 18mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 75%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:24 GMT, Sunset: 17:23 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (38F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1012mb, Humidity: 78%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:22 GMT, Sunset: 17:25 GMT

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