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Former Oldham Nurse’s Death

Many people in the Oldham district, particularly those connected with hospital work, will hear with deep regret the death of Nurse Donovan, formerly connected with the Oldham Poor Law Institution. 431 more words

World War One

The Queen's Speech: What lies beneath

THE QUEEN’S Speech was laced with lots of rhetoric about devolution and the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ but in reality it’s what lies beneath those top lines that will really matter to us all. 984 more words

Thursday 28th May 2015 - Sunday 31st May 2015

Hi all,

Rumours of some summery weather on the way. More about that shortly, but what’s coming up in the next 4 days?

Thursday won’t be too bad overall but as well as sunny spells some showers are expected. 239 more words


Festival Oldham and two hundred & twenty five wish flags

On Saturday 23rd May it was Festival Oldham time again and I delivered a drop-in workshop making Oldham Wish Flags. This involved 28 metres of fabric (I don’t joke) that I had to cut into 6×14 inch rectangles using pinking shears.   174 more words

Jacqui Symons

Welcome back!

THE ELECTIONS have now finally passed and I suspect most people have now settled back into ‘normal life’.

As the dust settles we will all reflect on the campaign – nationally and locally – to understand the results and also to plan ahead for what it means to our country and, of course, to our borough. 388 more words

Thursday 21st May - Bank Holiday Monday 25th May

Hi all,

Looks like we will have to wait and see what June brings before we see our first taste of summer. Our weather has been dominated by cooler-than-normal northwesterly winds bringing showers or longer spells or rain. 231 more words


From England's Hottest Prospect to Retired at 21: The Story of Billy Kenny

At the age of 19, Billy Kenny had broken into the Everton first team, played for England U21’s and been named man of the match in the first Premier League Merseyside derby. 936 more words