Police appeal for information after cyclist killed in van collision in Lees

Police are appealing for information and witnesses after a man died following a road traffic collision on Huddersfield Road in Lees.  At around 5.15pm on…

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Oldham care home for children receives damning Ofsted report

By Charlotte Green – Local Democracy Reporter A CARE home where children set a bedroom on fire, use cannabis and demonstrate ‘extreme aggression’ when demanding…

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New COVID-19 testing centres in Oldham after spike in number of infections

By Charlotte Green NEW coronavirus testing centres have opened in Oldham after a spike of infections in the borough led to stricter restrictions on socialising…

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Travel updates following new Government coronavirus restrictions in Greater Manchester

DUE to increased rates of coronavirus infection in Greater Manchester, the government and its 10 local authorities have acted together to introduce new local restrictions to…

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Lines handed out to drivers for “irresponsibly” parked cars

IRRESPONSIBLE drivers have led to a Saddleworth village becoming the latest to see the introduction of new parking restrictions. Double yellow lines have been painted…

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New measures introduced to combat Greenfield parking problems

GREENFIELD is to receive another coating of double yellow lines in an attempt to alleviate obstructive parking and allow social distancing. New temporary no waiting…

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Bridge of sighs? Council bosses undecided if bridge will be replaced

OLDHAM Council bosses admit they are yet to decide if a bridge over a busy Uppermill road will be replaced.The structure over Church Road was…

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