New measures brought in at Dovestone reservoir to deter irresponsible visitors

POLICE, water, and council chiefs are stepping up measures this weekend (16 – 17 Jan) to reduce the number of day-trippers flouting Covid guidance at…

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Frank’s life on the ocean wave is just swell! Greenfield rower reaches halfway point of Atlantic crossing

ADVENTURER Frank Rothwell is having a ‘whale of a time’ in his bid to become the oldest man to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.…

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Supermarkets to ban shoppers without face masks

THE country’s biggest supermarket chains have united in enforcing new rules on face masks and lone shopping as Covid-19 infection rates continue to rise.  Tesco,…

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Community stalwart Kathleen Hudson dies after short illness

COMMUNITY stalwart Kathleen Hudson has died aged 82 after a short illness. Kathleen (née Wood), born in Greenfield on July 13, 1938, was the wife…

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Concerns over supply as health chiefs aim to vaccinate 25,000 a week in Oldham

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter HEALTH chiefs are aiming to vaccinate 25,000 people against Covid-19 every week in Oldham but warn there could be…

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Doyle handed contract extension by Manchester City

MANCHESTER City have handed a four-year contract extension to midfield player Tommy Doyle. The 19-year-old, the grandson of City greats Mike Doyle and Glyn Pardoe,…

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