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Residents say Bolton "has just been very unlucky" as it braces itself against a surge in Covid cases.

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Insp Mike Smith tells an inquiry he asked paramedics to attend the foyer after the Manchester bomb.

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The teenager was walking through a park in Salford when she was attacked, police say.

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Pub and cafe owners in Bolton are apprehensive about reopening amid a rise in the Indian variant.

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Five politicians aged under 30 speak about why they stood in the local council elections.

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The Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City on 29 May is switched to Portugal from Turkey.

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Four people are convicted of killing Steven McMyler who was robbed and kicked to death in a churchyard.

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A 25-year-old man is being held after a police officer suffered a broken eye socket and nose.

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The mayor of Greater Manchester says a "worrying" spike of cases in Bolton is a "cause of concern".

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Arooj Shah becomes the first Muslim woman to take charge of a council in the north of England.

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Protesters in Cambridge, Macclesfield and Oxford are demanding the firm shares vaccine technology.

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Susan Booth, 62, died after being found with serious injuries, prompting a murder inquiry.

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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: 14C (58F), Minimum Temperature: 7C (44F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1008mb, Humidity: 69%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:13 BST, Sunset: 20:59 BST

Maximum Temperature: 15C (59F), Minimum Temperature: 8C (46F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 69%, UV Risk: 3, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:11 BST, Sunset: 21:01 BST

Maximum Temperature: 13C (55F), Minimum Temperature: 7C (45F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1000mb, Humidity: 81%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 05:09 BST, Sunset: 21:02 BST

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