Greater Manchester Police do not believe anyone is unaccounted for following the large explosion in Shaw, earlier today. Two properties on Buckley Street, numbers 9 and 11, were significantly damaged in the explosion.
Sadly, the body of a young child, believed to be two-years-old, was found inside one of the houses and, at this time, detectives are treating [...]
Councillor Jean Stretton
Oldham Council and a range of partner organisations across all sectors have been working to assist residents affected by today’s major explosion in Shaw.
A Rest Centre set-up at Crompton House school in the wake of the blast has been providing help for people unable to access their homes. So far [...]
A young child has been killed today in a large house explosion in Shaw.
Emergency services are currently at the scene on Buckley Street in Shaw where three homes have been severely damaged by a suspected gas explosion. The explosion happened around 11.15am when the emergency services were called following a report that homes had been [...]