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More than 500 job-related opportunities will be on show to Oldham residents as the annual Get Oldham Working (GOW) Festival of Work event returns.

With a wide-range of jobs, apprenticeships and work experience openings on offer from various employers across Oldham and beyond, this is a great chance for residents to present their CVs to […]

South Pennines’ Walk and Ride Festival 2017

Pennine Prospects Holmfirth area

The South Pennines is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors, from the unspoilt beauty of the moorlands to the fascinating heritage of the industrial revolution, there’s so much choice, for families, cyclists, horse riders and walkers.

“Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to begin,” explained Adele Adams, festival […]

Saddleworth Turnpike Challenge 2017

Saddleworth Rotary and Clarion Cycle Club are once again running the Father’s Day Turnpike challenge, a 25 mile bike ride into the dramatic scenery of the Pennine moors. The ride is fully supported with roaming Clarion riders and a van. There is a half way refreshments point and at the end of the ride there […]

3D Dynamos celebrate their 25th birthday at Oldham Athletic

On Saturday 29th April over 200 players ranging from under seven years to veterans made their way to Boundary Park to celebrate the 3D Dynamos 25th birthday.

Ten matches took place involving all age groups from 3D Dynamos including the Soccer School who are the future of the club; these friendlies from 9:30am until 2:30pm […]

3D Dynamos celebrate their 25th season at Boundary Park

Saturday 29th April from 09:30 to 14:30 at Boundary Park, home of Oldham Athletic


Diggle Community Association Open Meeting

Christmas Lights Switch-On

Find your local Christmas Lights Switch-On

Grotton (Junction of Oldham Rd & Grotton Hollow) Sunday 29 Nov – 6.30pm

Lydgate (The Crossroads of Oldham Road and Platting Road, Lydgate) Thursday 3 Dec – 6.15pm

Greenfield (Intersection of bridleway with Chew Valley Road) Friday 4 Dec – 6.30pm

Springhead (Junction of Ashbrook Rd & Oldham Rd) […]

Digg-Fest 2015

Diggle Band Contest Committee AGM

First Turnpike Challenge ride raises £650 for charity

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Climbing towards Standedge (Photo: ©Stuart Coleman)

by Aimee Howarth

Daring riders tackled the first ever Turnpike Challenge Charity Bike Ride to raise £650 for Prostate Cancer UK.

Fifty-nine cyclists of all ages took on the 25-mile trip over the Pennines on Father’s Day in cool and showery conditions. The event was a joint venture […]