From the Oldham Archives
5th Nov This week’s additions of the Tameside Reporter, Glossop Chronicle, and Oldham Reporter will have a very different look and feel about them. We are turning the clock back 100 years as we mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War One, to recall how our communities greeted the news that the Great […]
24th Aug The British Army is running a host of recruitment events across Tameside and Oldham next week. The events will help local people find out more about what a career in the British Army is like and what opportunities are on offer. Local soldiers and career advisers will be available for people to talk to and […]
13th Aug After a difficult year so far, there was an air of celebration at Oldham Mountain Rescue Team’s headquarters last week, when not one but two awards were presented. The team have already done over 50 jobs, which is unprecedented for this time of year. Within that, they helped with two major incidents; the Beast from […]
9th Aug Several arrests were made across Tameside yesterday as part of a crackdown on the supply of Class A drugs. Officers executed multiple warrants at various addresses, including a newsagent on Manchester Road, Denton and a shop on Bentinck Street in Ashton. A property on Peterborough Close, Denton and two addresses on Rowantree, Oldham, were also […]
7th Aug The biggest number of Royal British Legion members will come together in a pilgrimage of remembrance tomorrow, including many from Tameside. Thousands of Armed Forces veterans and supporters from across the world have joined the historic ‘Great Pilgrimage’ 90 to Belgium and France, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the First World War. […]
18th Jul Oldham Athletic have been assigned a place in Group F in this season’s Checkatrade Trophy, alongside League One sides Barnsley and Bradford City, as well as Everton’s Under 21s. Details regarding home and away ties will be revealed in due course.  
12th Jul ‘Sharing The Story; Make Do And Mend’ is a new piece of professional community theatre penned by Hayfield-based author Jayne Marshall. The play was inspired by her mother, who has found it increasingly difficult to get out and about over the last few years, and Jayne’s desire to bring professional theatre into the community to […]
9th Jul Police are searching for a man with links to Oldham and Gorton. 30-year-old Gavin Hanford is wanted after failing to appear in court on May 25th in connection with drug supply and money laundering offences. As well as Oldham and Gorton, Hanford is believed to have links to Reddish and North Wales. He is actively […]
7th Jul The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) have launched an investigation after a man died in custody following an arrest made at a property in Oldham. Police were called to reports of a domestic disturbance on Seventh Avenue in Oldham last night (Friday) at around 11.35pm. They arrested a man in his 30s on suspicion […]
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]