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Ryan Gibbons struck and killed a Navy officer while trying to steal his sports car in Manchester.

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The force says it will be "upfront and honest" about its priorities and demands.

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William Smart subjected Angela Craddock to "a sustained and repeated attack" at her home.

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Two masked men armed with a gun and axe also attacked the girl's 50-year-old father.

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Police said a "bottle of accelerants" was thrown at a house in Leigh shortly after midnight.

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The move safeguards more than 200 jobs at the viral publisher, which collapsed with debts of 6.5m.

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Frustrating, expensive and unsurprising - just some of the words used by commuters about Britain's busiest rail stations.

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Salford City are investigating allegations from Braintree Town of "serious crowd trouble", BBC Radio Manchester reports.

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Ten of Britain's busiest stations have seen more than half of all trains in 2018 delayed, research finds.

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Jose Mourinho is charged with making "abusive" comments to a television camera after Manchester United's win over Newcastle.

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Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan is confident a World Club Challenge meeting with Sydney Roosters can be agreed for February.

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Port Vale beat Middlesbrough Under-21s, while fellow League Two side Bury beat Leicester City Under-21s.

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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.

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