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Saer Hussain Shaker came to the UK after his father was killed by a militant group opposing IS.

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Corbyn says conference speaking time will be "restricted," as big names like Andy Burnham miss out.

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Nick Hickson proposed to his girlfriend Rachel Garland at Breakout Manchester but that wasn't the only surprise he had for her.

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Charissa Brown-Wellington pleads guilty to the manslaughter of 30-year-old Philip Carter.

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Police backtrack after tweeting a sentencing for a dangerous driving conviction that was 78 years out.

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The notebook contains a range of weird and wonderful recipes and tips, including advice for moustache care.

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Rory visits a beekeeper in Manchester who is gluing wireless chips to his bees.

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Manchester City fans have swapped football stands for terraces in a theatre to star in an opera.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says digital technology helps improve reliability and safety, as he makes the announcement in Manchester.

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Therapy pet Alfie was given a helping hand to get off Ben Nevis by Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team.

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Broughton House is the only care home for former military personnel in the region.

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Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace.

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Community News

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.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F), Minimum Temperature: 12C (54F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 81%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:55 BST, Sunset: 19:06 BST

Maximum Temperature: 17C (63F), Minimum Temperature: 13C (55F), Wind Direction: South South Easterly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1019mb, Humidity: 69%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 06:57 BST, Sunset: 19:03 BST

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F), Minimum Temperature: 11C (52F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1021mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: High, Sunrise: 06:59 BST, Sunset: 19:01 BST

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