Bands march at Whit Friday

Whit Friday Brass Band Contests cancelled for second year due to Covid-19 pandemic

THE Whit Friday Brass Band Contests have been cancelled in Saddleworth and Oldham for the second year running due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Group Co-ordinator…

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Saddleworth Parish Council signs up to Pledge to Peace 

SADDLEWORTH Parish Council has shown its support for the area’s thriving peace movement by signing the Pledge to Peace. The Pledge, which is administered by…

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Francis House Children’s Hospice supporters raise over £18,000 during evening of virtual entertainment

IT wasn’t the usual venue and guests weren’t necessarily rocking the requisite black tie and fabulous dress, but the Francis House Glass Slipper Ball still…

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Military drafted in to help deliver rapid Covid tests for key workers in Oldham

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter THE military has been drafted in to help launch rapid Covid-19 testing for key workers without symptoms of the…

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