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Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says the government's 12m pledge is "not acceptable".

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The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute was attached to the Christie hospital until the blaze.

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Inventor Richard Browning demonstrates his jet-powered flying suit in Salford.

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Former England striker Michael Owen makes his debut as a jockey, finishing second in an amateur charity race at Ascot.

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Labour says it takes sexual harassment claims "extremely seriously" and has launched an investigation.

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Brazilian footballer Robinho is sentenced to nine years in prison for raping a woman with four other men in a Milan nightclub in 2013.

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Warren Brown and Julie Hesmondhalgh will help launch writer Jim Cartwright's theatre company.

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Nine strikes in December will go ahead after union members reject Arriva North West's pay offer.

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PC Lee Kelly denies seven counts of possessing and distributing indecent images of children.

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How life has changed for people in the city six months on.

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BBC Sport links up with Greater Manchester Police to see what it takes to police a high-profile football match.

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Manchester United captain Michael Carrick reveals he has not played since September due to an irregular heart rhythm.

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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

Minimum Temperature: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1010mb, Humidity: 74%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 16:00 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 3C (37F), Minimum Temperature: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1015mb, Humidity: 87%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:51 GMT, Sunset: 15:59 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 4C (39F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 10mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1022mb, Humidity: 90%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:53 GMT, Sunset: 15:58 GMT

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