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Workers at a park, where the RSPB was set up, call for better environmental management after floods.

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Lisa Nandy also tells the BBC's Andrew Marr that current travel restrictions 'are not sufficient.'

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Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's FA Cup tie between Manchester United and Liverpool.

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Manchester City score three times in the last 10 minutes to defeat League Two side Cheltenham and avoid one of the biggest shocks in FA Cup history.

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The victim, a 38-year-old woman, died at the scene.

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A shortage of shipping containers, rising costs, and congestion at ports are holding back imports from China.

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Father-of-two Abbas Ahmed, who worked at Greater Manchester Police, contracted Covid-19 last month.

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Former British Cycling and Team Sky chief doctor Richard Freeman "crossed the line and went way beyond it", a medical tribunal has been told.

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Elizabeth Prout, known as the "Mother Teresa of Manchester", is two steps away from canonisation.

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The officer looked up the woman's personal information from Greater Manchester Police databases.

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The Grade II-listed Rylands building in Manchester will be turned into a shopping arcade and offices.

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BBC correspondents look at why their local authorities are in trouble - and it isn't just Covid...

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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: 1C (34F), Minimum Temperature: -5C (24F), Wind Direction: North Easterly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 997mb, Humidity: 83%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:07 GMT, Sunset: 16:36 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 5C (42F), Minimum Temperature: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1009mb, Humidity: 84%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:06 GMT, Sunset: 16:38 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 4C (40F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1016mb, Humidity: 94%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:04 GMT, Sunset: 16:40 GMT

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