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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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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Tributes made to ‘gentle gentleman’ Colin Smith, arts supporter and local government stalwart

“A MAN who knew everything but always made you feel you knew more” is one of the multiple tributes to Dobcross resident Colin Smith OBE,…

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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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