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Does Beating the Bounds still take place?

Yes, it certainly does- and it happens right here in Greater Manchester! Here our Oldham reporter Mike Dodd tells us all about it. Beating the...

Coming out of the COVID-19 crisis: What habits will have changed for good?

After Prime Minister Boris Johnson implemented his roadmap to cautiously ease lockdown, it got our Oldham reporter Mike Dodd thinking about how we will...

This is where each Greater Manchester region gets its name from

Every word has an origin, so where does each region of Greater Manchester get its name from? Bolton Derived from the Old English word bothl-tun, meaning...

Festive tribute made to late Oldham comedian Bobby Ball

A festive tribute has been made in memory of the late Oldham-born comedian Bobby Ball as part of the town’s Reindeer Parade Trail this...
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Doorstep volunteers doing their bit to support those isolated in Oldham

Volunteers have been doing their bit to make sure residents – including some of the most vulnerable and isolated - are getting the latest...

Residents warned of phone scammers as the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out continues next week in Oldham

The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine across Greater Manchester continues next week in Oldham, as part of the biggest mass vaccination programme in the history...

The rise of the cybercriminal: Older people scammed out of more than £2.4m during lockdown

The pandemic has seen a spike in cybercriminals targeting older people who have been scammed out of more than £2.4m during lockdown due to...

Green manifesto launches for a more active Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester’s health leaders are coming together to support the actions needed to make active travel - whether that’s cycling, walking, skating or using...

It’s National Fish and Chip Day… What’s your order?

Fish 'n' Chips, Chip Supper or Chippy tea is a staple brit takeaway treat, whether you're at the seaside or needing some late-night nosh...

New free book delivery service for those with visual impairment or limited mobility

A new free book home delivery service has been started for Manchester residents who have limited mobility, visual impairment, or any difficulty leaving home. The...
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