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Boris Johnson wants schools in England to be the last sector to close in any future local lockdowns.

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PC Geoff Marshall's wife was proud but shocked he had risked his life to stop the dam collapsing.

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Market Street and Shudehill stops will shut as part of maintenance work before September.

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People are worried about taking 14 days off work and losing pay, says Greater Manchester's mayor.

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Sette Buenaventura ignored cramp in her calf to continue working but later found she had cancer.

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Manchester City reach the Champions League quarter-finals after knocking out record 13-time winners Real Madrid 4-2 on aggregate.

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A charity set up after the 1993 Warrington IRA attack says its government funding has been stopped.

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A man was arrested in connection with the death on suspicion of driving whilst unfit, police say.

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Three men and a woman are arrested after the 34-year-old man is pronounced dead at the scene in Wigan.

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James Majury crashed into a school minibus, killing a 14-year-old boy and a support worker.

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He found stardom on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1960s with songs including Game Of Love.

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Police said 50-year-old Nadeem Butt was "seriously assaulted" before his death.

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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: 23C (73F), Minimum Temperature: 15C (58F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 63%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:39 BST, Sunset: 20:49 BST

Maximum Temperature: 27C (80F), Minimum Temperature: 16C (61F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1017mb, Humidity: 70%, UV Risk: 5, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:41 BST, Sunset: 20:46 BST

Maximum Temperature: 27C (80F), Minimum Temperature: 17C (63F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 76%, UV Risk: 4, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:43 BST, Sunset: 20:44 BST

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