Four people were arrested after officers carried out dawn raids in Oldham and Tameside yesterday.Read the full story ›
A shopkeeper has told of the terrifying moment he was threatened with a gun as he tried to fight off a gang of armed thugs.Read the full story ›
Doctors thought a little girl who died from meningitis was suffering with just ‘bruises’ instead of a rash, a damning report has revealed.Read the full story ›
Tenants in the North West will be the biggest beneficiaries with over 290,000 homes receiving solar panels in towns like Oldham.Read the full story ›
A man has been charged after shots were fired at a house in Oldham.
Police were called to Gloucester Street North, Werneth at just before 11pm. Sarfraz Nazir of no fixed abode, was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear, possession of class A drugs and affray.
He has been remanded to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court today.
A 16-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man have been bailed pending further enquiries.
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 ›