Virtual music lessons and gigs in gardens have ensured music continues to be played in Oldham

THE band has continued to play for Oldham’s young musicians as they have been digitally supported through the covid-19 crisis by the Oldham Music Service.…

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VE Day: Memories of great grandfather Alfred shared by Saddleworth Parish Councillor Max Woodvine

MANY war heroes were remembered locally and nationally during the VE Day celebrations. Among them was Quartermaster Sergeant Alfred Woodvine, who was the great-grandfather of…

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Oldham doctor warns people not to use bleach to protect themselves from coroavirus

A doctor has warned that people should not be using bleach to protect themselves from coronavirus after Donald Trump suggested disinfectant could be injected to…

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Lees park destroyed by arson attack and is unlikely to be replaced

Vandals have destroyed a children’s play area that has been closed to stop the spread of Coronavirus. Due to repeated arson attacks at the site…

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Wine world raises its glass to toast life of Saddleworth-born expert Michael Broadbent

TO describe Michael Broadbent as a man who knew a thing or two about wine would not exactly be inaccurate. After all he definitely knew…

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