Oldham

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2nd February 2022 | By Daisy Bradbury

‘Sadistic’ Oldham couple jailed after violent torture leaves ex-partner scarred for life

An Oldham man has been left scarred for life after the violent kidnapping and assault last summer

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8th January 2021 | By George Crafer

Man jailed for life after brutal knife attacks on two elderly women in Oldham

A man who carried out a brutal knife attack on two elderly women has today been jailed. Jayden Hayes, 24, was sentenced to life in...

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25th October 2020 | By Harry Wragg

Greater Manchester councils take action to feed the city’s most vulnerable children over half-term

Greater Manchester councils have pledged to support their most vulnerable children through this week’s half-term holiday to ensure no child goes hungry.    Many councils...

Saddleworth Santa Dash 2019

12th October 2020 | By Hayley Grice

How Saddleworth Round Table is virtually dashing to help local cause

Saddleworth’s popular Santa Dash which raises thousands of pounds for charity is being held online this Christmas because of COVID-19. The Saddleworth Santa Dash is...

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5th October 2020 | By Hayley Grice

Volunteers go on street patrol in their neighbourhood to prevent crime in Failsworth

Volunteers from Failsworth are pulling together to help tackle crime in their local community. Local resident Paul Wadsworth saw that there had been a surge of...

Oldham, Ginny Alexander, first mayor, suffragette, deputy mayor

24th May 2019 | By Kelsey Butler

First female mayor ever represents Oldham – and her deputy is a woman too!

Oldham is to get its first-ever female mayor  – and will be joined by another female councillor as her deputy to make it a historic...

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14th December 2017 | By nq_admin

Oldham Coliseum Theatre to move location

Oldham Coliseum Theatre is moving to a new location, with construction work due to begin in March 2018. The new building will be fitted with...

Oldham Coliseum

15th March 2017 | By nq_admin

Culture Review: Oldham Coliseum

The Oldham Coliseum is one of 31 regular producing theatres in England and is the only professional producing theatre in the historic cotton-mill town of...

Oldham pub covered in dirt

2nd February 2017 | By nq_admin

Oldham pub’s former landlord fined for breaching food safety

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted the former landlord of a Sholver pub after an inspection found the premises were "dirty." Health officials found the pub's...

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15th December 2016 | By nq_admin

MMU Student eye-witness account of Oldham paper mill fire

Shortly after 4am this morning, a former paper mill in Oldham became engulfed in flames.  10 fire engines along were called to the incident, with around...