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£3m of Government funding has been secured to create up to 2,000 new homes and new public spaces right in the heart of Oldham town centre.

The Pennine Way from Haigh Gutter, Denshaw on the A640 is being upgraded by Oldham Council with funding from Natural England and the Pennine National Trails Partnership.

Oldham hosted Stage One of the Tour of Britain on Sunday 3rd September.

Property Developers Muse have been appointed by Oldham Council on a 15-year contract, with a potential 10 year extension to redevelop 24 acres of the town centre. 

Local residents have driven up Oldham’s household recycling rate to 46.5%, up 10%, the fourth highest improvement in the country.

On June 5 the Oldham Council will start piloting a School Street at St Anne’s Primary School, Royton.

Oldham Roughyeds have signed hooker Matty Wildie on a two year deal.

Latics have appointed  Nicky Adams as the Head Coach of the Youth Team Development Squad. 

Sala Futsal Club Girls u12s have been crowned FA Pokemon Youth Futsal Cup Regional Champions.

Oldham looked did and buried at the threequarter mark as they trailed 26-4. A stunning comeback, however, with three tries scored in ten minutes saw Doncaster hanging on

as Roughyeds pressed for victory. It was not to be as Doncaster managed to defend and run out as 26-22 Victors.

Oldham were uplifted by the Good friday success over local rivals Rochdale, which saw them score ten tries. Both Doncaster and Oldham were defending a 100% record.

Doncaster's victory see them keeping the pressure up on League leaders Dewsbury.


The Milltown Races Oldham Half Marathon returns after a 3 year break onnSunday 29th October 2023.

Oldham Council are going to invest £1million in a new 'high specification' playing surface at Latics Boundary Park ground.

The Oldham Halloween Half Marathon returns after a three year wait on the 29th October. 

A new scheme is being launched in schools across Oldham this week in a bid to help families struggling in the face of the Cost of Living crisis.

The Keep Britain Tidy’s national awareness event returns from March 17 until April 2.

Oldham Foodbank is on the lookout for volunteer drivers, to help deliver food parcels to people in Oldham.

The annual Oldham Beer Festival  takes place at the Queen Elizabeth Hall from Friday, March 31 to Saturday, April 1.

Tameside, Oldham & Glossop Mind have teamed up with 42nd Street to bring your ideas of what mental health support should look like to life.

It’s difficult to imagine, but not everyone gets as excited about insurance as we do. It’s understandable - with some cover being compulsory and some very highly advised, it can sometimes feel like a grudge purchase.

The Oldham Careers Fair is taking place on Tuesday 26 September, from 3 – 7pm at Oldham Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham.

A new Youth Hub was recently launched in the new Get Oldham Working offices on Union Street  as part of a new initiative to help  young people who are thinking about getting a job or returning to training.

The Oldham Careers fair will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in Oldham,  on Friday 24th March 2023, 10am - 4 pm.

The Oldham Enterprise Trust helps Oldham residents into enterprise and employability and contributes to long-term economic growth.

Oldham Expo is a one day exhibition showcasing local businesses.

An Oldham couple had a day to remember after heading straight from their wedding to pick up the keys to their brand new home.

Run down former Oldham Labour club in Delph is going under the hammer.

Local MP Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East & Saddleworth along with the Mayor and Mayoress of Oldham,  launched a £5.9 million housing scheme aimed at a range of buyers from the town.

House prices in Greater Manchester are up to nine times higher than the average salary according to Official data released by the Department for Communities and Local Government.