Local sporting ‘gentleman’ Eddie Bayliss dies after short illness

EDDIE Bayliss, a well-known and highly respected local sporting figure, has died aged 83 in a nursing home in Chadderton following a short illness. He…

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Maundy Thursday tradition upheld in Greenfield to support NHS

A CENTURIES old fair has been held to support NHS workers while maintaining tradition in a Saddleworth village. Every year stallholders gather at Road End…

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‘Barrowthon man’ to run garden half marathon for Mahdlo and NHS

PC Damieon Hartley-Pickles is once more pulling on his police helmet, lyrca and wheelbarrow to run a half marathon in his back garden in support…

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Mayor of Oldham invites children to brighten up Facebook page with rainbow pictures

THE Mayor of Oldham is calling on the borough’s children to share their rainbow photos on her Facebook page and brighten her day during the…

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Get creative for children’s Easter competitions in Lees, Springhead and Grotton

YOU may have to spend this Easter at home but one community group is making sure there is still plenty of fun for everyone. LSG…

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Oldham East and Saddleworth MP backs campaign for compensation for families of front-line coronavirus victims

DEBBIE Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, is backing calls for a Coronavirus Compensation Scheme for families of key frontline workers who lose their…

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Ticket to ride – Oldham MP gets opposition cabinet transport role

OLDHAM West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has been appointed to Sir Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet as shadow secretary of state for transport. The former…

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