Wonderful women bow out after 27 years’ fundraising brings £151,000 boost to local charities

TWENTY-SEVEN years of fantastic fundraisers have raised £151,143.45 for local charities and causes – but now the Woman of Oldham Committee is calling time on…

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Simply (one of) the best! Saddleworth recognised as one of NW’s top places to live

SADDLEWORTH has been named one of the best places to live in the North West of England The parish’s collection of cosmopolitan villages has seen…

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Fond farewell to Phil and Colin

A COLOURFUL and poignant farewell was paid to popular members of the community Phil and Colin Watson-Gledhill. Phil passed away on January 15 aged 52…

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Picture this: When Uppermill boasted its own cinema

THE lure of Uppermill hasn’t proved much less popular during the most recent lockdown restrictions with the High Street a constant throng of people –…

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Lydgate ‘suffragette’ field earmarked for home development

A FIELD in Lydgate, thought to be the birthplace of the suffragette movement, could become part of the site for a three storey, five-bedroomed house.…

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Leading employment lawyer on hand to help advise businesses

NORTH Ainley, one of Oldham’s long-established independent law firms, welcomes top Employment Law Consultant Peter Norbury to help advise local businesses. Peter has specialised in…

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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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