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Joseph McCann is accused of 37 offences against 11 women and children over a two-week period.

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Engineers are yet to find a way of stopping the A555 airport link road from flooding after heavy rain.

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The English Football League begins a formal investigation into Macclesfield Town's failure to pay their players.

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Match day services from Old Trafford are axed after a "vast amount of anti-social behaviour" from fans.

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A draft copy of a review into the project says it might cost even more than its current price of 88bn.

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Ask us your questions about the 2019 general election and any of the North West's burning issues.

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Lee Davenport is jailed for more than seven years after targeting the woman twice in two weeks.

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England forward Raheem Sterling will not play in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro on Thursday following a clash with team-mate Joe Gomez.

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Lottie O'Byrne launched Smiles for Scoliosis after the operation to straighten her curved spine in Shropshire.

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Pyrotechnics went off above a war memorial as hundreds of people observed the two-minute silence.

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Manager Gareth Southgate compares his squad to "a family", saying arguments were inevitable after Raheem Sterling's confrontation with Joe Gomez.

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Walsall qualify for the Trophy second round with a thumping 6-0 win over high-fliers Forest Green Rovers.

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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: 8C (46F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (38F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 997mb, Humidity: 87%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:30 GMT, Sunset: 16:16 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 8C (47F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 75%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:32 GMT, Sunset: 16:14 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 5C (40F), Wind Direction: Northerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Moderate, Pressure: 1009mb, Humidity: 82%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:34 GMT, Sunset: 16:12 GMT

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