Greenfield resident urges political leaders to implement immediate Covid-19 risk assessment at Dovestone

A GREENFIELD resident fears thousands of visitors to Dovestone Reservoir are putting the village at increased risk of coronavirus. Catherine Knowles has called on leading…

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Councillors call for ban on HGVs using car sat navs

COUNCILLORS have written to a senior Westminster figure in an attempt to stop HGVs using satellite navigation systems intended for smaller vehicles on the streets…

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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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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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Green light for £28 million extension at Royal Oldham Hospital

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter BUILDING work on a £28 million four-storey extension at The Royal Oldham Hospital has been given the final green…

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Oldham Council leading the way on combatting street harassment

By Jacklin Kwan OLDHAM Council has become the first local authority in the country to sign up to support the Our Streets Now campaign to…

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