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Debbie is given healthy honour

MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, Debbie Abrahams, has been awarded a Fellowship by the Faculty of Public Health The Oldham MP was given the honour after the work that she has done addressing health inequalities.

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Thank-you for saving my life

A 73 year old man whose life was saved following emergency cutting-edge surgery has praised the medical professionals who saved his life. John Farrell was rushed to hospital with a leaking aneurysm and was only given a 25 per cent chance of survival.

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Big break for Carly

Oldham local Carly Tarett, a multiskilled performer and playwright is set to showcase some of her first creations. Carly first caught the performing bug when she took up acting classes with Judith Barker at the Oldham Coliseum before she went to hone her craft at the Oxford School of Drama. She is also a keen performer with the Manchester Improvisational Comedy Troupe.

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Chess ace is schoolgirl from Greenfield

Phoebe Price, a schoolgirl who has been playing chess since she was five year old has been given the chance to play chess for her country. 15 year old Phoebe, who is a pupil at Manchester High School for Girls, will fly to Romania to play for England in the world school championships.

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Pinocchio Production

This holiday season, the Oldham Children’s Theatre is putting on a production of the well-loved children’s story Pinocchio, which tells the adventures of a puppet that is carved by carpenter Geppetto. Thepuppet, however, comes to life when a magic fairy called blue fairy casts a spell, but he willbecome a real boy if he proves himself worthy and honest. The story of the puppet, whose nose becomes bigger each time he tells a lie, will be shown at the Civic Hall in Uppermill.

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Oldham Great-Grandmother is Olympic Torch Bearer

Fitness enthusiast, Muriel Brown, has been given a birthday present to remember. The great-grandmother from the village of Uppermill in Saddleworth, Oldham has been chosen to carry the Olympic torch. Muriel was told the exciting news that she was to fulfil her dream of brandishing the iconic flame during her 81st birthday celebrations.

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Launch Of Gateways To Oldham Project at Chadderton Ceremony

After years of negotiation, a ground-breaking ceremony was held in Chadderton to celebrate the start of the construction phase of the ambitious £130m ‘Gateways to Oldham’ project.

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New Carolling World Record

More than 17,000 people sang together to set a new world record for simultaneous carolling, including a group from an Oldham Church.

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Wrold at feet for local skateboarder

An Oldham skateboarder is on his way to the Big Apple to take part in skateboarding world championships.

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Paul’s blogs give him dream trips

An exciting life of adventure and exploration awaits for an Oldham blogger as he has been named one of the most influential travel writers on the Internet today.

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