Tesco community grants scheme brings boost for local charities

SHOPPERS at Tesco in Greenfield can help give a welcome funding boost to local charities thanks to the superstore’s community grants scheme. The scheme, formerly…

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Pupils pick up litter across Greenfield to raise money for new sensory gym

A PAIR of football boots and a broken watch were among the items found during a sponsored litter pick in Greenfield by Bright Futures School…

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Dobcross Post Office under threat as Brian considers future plans?

VILLAGERS are urged to use Dobcross’s last shop and Post Office or risk losing both. On the second anniversary of taking over both entities, postmaster…

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Fly tipping blight repeat but can litter picking volunteers help find culprits?

FLY tippers have targeted a quiet Saddleworth road for the second time in a matter of months. The latest incident comes with Oldham Council considering…

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Funding boosts from First Choice Homes Oldham to help community groups thrive after coronavirus   

THE first round of Respect Our Community Awards (ROCA) funding for 2021 has been launched by First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO). The ROCA scheme runs…

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Grandpa Greene’s ordered to close at weekends due to potential public health risk

OLDHAM Council is to restrict the opening hours of a business because the large numbers of people visiting it are potentially creating a serious public…

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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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