The IPCC is investigating the police response to an alleged 'hostage situation' in Oldham.Read the full story ›
Firefighters have worked through the night to tackle a fire at an industrial estate in Oldham.
Crews, who were first alerted at 7.13pm on Sunday, found a large amount of waste on fire that had spread to a nearby building on Mossdown Road.
Three fire engines and an aerial appliance are still at the scene as a large pile of waste continues to burn at the site.
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Firefighters say they are liaising with the site owners and Environment Agency as they break down the waste pile and put water on any pockets of fire that remain.
No injuries have been reported but the fire service has advised residents to keep windows closed as a precaution.
A man armed with a gun has reportedly locked himself in a house in Oldham with a woman inside.Read the full story ›
The family of a man who was stabbed in the chest and left to die have paid tribute to him as his killer was jailed for more than 25 years.Read the full story ›
A man from Oldham who travelled to the Ukraine to fight against the government has been jailed.Read the full story ›
This is the shocking moment a stolen 18-tonne lorry crashes through a residential street leaving a trail of destruction in its path.Read the full story ›
It is now believed that the substance was in fact a synthetic cannabinoid, like ‘Spice’, however it was sold as MDMA.Read the full story ›
A man who mowed down and killed two young cousins in a hit-and-run on New Year's Eve has been jailed for four years.Read the full story ›
Zaneta Krokova, 11, and her cousin Helena Kotlarova, 12, were struck by a Peugeot 807 driven by Mr Hegedus on New Year’s Eve last year.Read the full story ›
A couple of weeks ago, we featured the intrepid teacher Steve Hill from Oldham who was about to take part in the infamous Jungle Ultra Marathon for charity.
Six gruelling marathons in five days in the deepest jungles of Peru.
Did Sir complete the course or come a cropper?
Paul Crone has been to find out.