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22nd Mar Cancer charity Maggie’s is looking for enthusiastic volunteers this spring to help them launch their new collection tin campaign. This is a great opportunity for anyone to gain experience in charity work and to raise awareness of a local organisation. Volunteering will involve being responsible for an area in and around Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside, […]
20th Mar AN OLDHAM cancer survivor is pledging to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life alongside her daughter and is inviting everyone to join them.  Breast cancer survivor Andrea Hawker, 46, and her daughter Emily, 12, stand proudly with signs declaring their personal motivations for taking part in the Race for Life event at […]
18th Mar Barney Norris’ multi-award winning debut play Visitors is an ode to life-long love that encourages us to stop and appreciate the beauty of the every day. “You look at a wedding photograph, it looks like the end of a story. I s’pose that’s the books we read when we’re babies. But it’s not an ending, is it?” […]
18th Mar Pupils, staff and parents at a local primary academy in the heart of the Oldham community held a Safeguarding Week where visitors including The Dogs Trust, Road Safety, NSPCC, Mind and St. Johns Ambulance attended the academy to speak with parents and pupils. Oasis Academy Clarksfield, situated on Grasemere Road in Oldham, held their first […]
18th Mar Health and social care staff in Oldham are supporting a national campaign to highlight the importance of good nutrition and hydration for patients. Nutrition and Hydration Awareness Week takes place from 11th – 17th March and the aim behind the campaign is to highlight the importance of eating and drinking well, particularly for elderly people. It also […]
14th Mar The festival with its feet firmly off the ground returns to bring you its biggest and best line-up to date-Cotton Clouds is back for 2019. Cotton Clouds is brought to you by local lads the Lees brothers, Rick and Max, and local entrepreneur Luke Stanley. Developing the touring Tim Peaks Diner at major UK festivals, not to mention […]
13th Mar Angela Rayner MP joined students at Oldham Sixth Form to answer questions for International Women’s Day. Angela is MP for Ashton-under-Lyne, Droyslden and Failsworth as well as Shadow Secretary of State for Education. She spent an hour being interviewed by two Politics students from the college and taking questions from students in the audience. Questions […]
13th Mar Dr Kershaw’s Hospice are holding a Bring and Buy Coffee Morning at the Trinity Methodist Church in Royton. There will be home bakes, tombla, knitwear, Easter goods, raffle and refreshments. People can also drop off any guts the charity could use for future raffles and tombolas and ask for new items only. The coffee morning […]
13th Mar A Scarecrow Trail organised by Friends of Diggle School (FoDS) is heading to the village this Easter. The theme of the trail is ‘Children’s Books’ and people are welcome to take part by completing the trail as well as creating their own scarecrow to feature. The group already have 35 scarecrows registered and are hoping […]
12th Mar Women from across Greater Manchester celebrated International Women’s Day at Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s fourth annual event on Friday 8 March. In partnership with Jigsaw Homes Group, residents from Oldham and Tameside were given backstage access to the borough’s historic theatre for a day packed with creative activities plus inspiring talks from local actress Amy Gavin and Social […]