Between 2015 and 2019, Manchester City Council recorded a consistent rise in reports of rat infestations, which more than doubled in the five-year period, growing from 469 to 1058.
Our way of life has changed beyond recognition since the Covid-19 outbreak hit the UK, and for the first time in living memory the great British public house is officially off-limits.
It can often take a crisis to bring out the best in people, and that has certainly happened in Oldham where a group of ‘Coronaheroes’ have organised to help neighbours affected by Covid-19.
Silver ribbons and a disco ball sparkled above Oldham’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on election night – but which of the candidates would come away feeling like prom queens?
Despite its traditional history, Oldham is currently the host to an innovative solution to something which is, sadly, also common in quintessential Northern British Towns, male suicide. MM look at Andy’s Man Club, established by the brother-in-law of a suicide victim…
Remembering the Class of ’88: The epic tale of how Manchester City’s women’s football team grew and grew
Thirty years since Manchester City’s women’s side made their debut in Oldham, the team now share the same training facilities, corporate links and resources as the men’s team and feature in the same marketing material.
82 days until Brexit: MM discuss impact on Greater Manchester economy, trade, funding, education, residents, unemployment and aviation
In the June 2016 referendum, the city of Manchester had the fifth highest vote to Remain in the EU with 60% – here MM take a look at what the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester have done in preparation for the March 29 European exit.
Matt Walls could scarcely believe what he had achieved after stepping onto the top of the podium to receive his omnium gold medal, completing a remarkable full set for the youngster at the TISSOT UCI Track World Cup in London.
Manchester and southern Japanese prefecture Kagoshima came together today to commemorate the brave students who travelled to the UK – some to Oldham – in the 1860s to help further their country’s development.
Firefighters are currently still tackling a huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor – hours after it was declared a ‘major incident’.
Manchester Palestine Action (MPA) have told MM they witnessed a ‘sea of change on the streets’ in the last two years as people are gradually ‘waking up’ to the plight of Palestinians.