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Stuart Littleford – Reporter
Allan Roach – Reporter
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Past Articles

Debbie Abrahams joins the ‘Nation of Lifesavers’ campaign to save 5,000 lives

At the Nation of Lifesavers ‘Call Push Rescue’ training event on 22 October in Parliament Debbie had a go at CPR and met Samantha, 16, and her mum and dad, Nick and Mandy, from Yeovil

Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, is urging Oldhamers to join the campaign to dramatically increase the number of people trained in life-saving CPR and help create a Nation of Lifesavers.

More than 30,000 people suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the […]

GP’s surgery in Greenfield using cutting edge technology for heart and blood pressure checks

Pictured left to right, are: Dr Bal Duper (GP Pennine Medical Centre, Greenfield) with receptionist Louise Whitehead

Cutting edge technology at a GP’s surgery in Greenfield means that fewer patients have to endure a seven-mile journey to hospital.

The new ‘Health Monitors’ machine at the Pennine Medical Centre allows patients to measure their height, weight, body mass index (BMI) and blood pressure.

And amongst those it has helped so far are elderly patients who might have faced up to […]

Ex ‘Supergrass’ comes to Saddleworth

Patrick O'Hare (centre) with Supergrass after their last gig.

A local gig in October will see ex ‘Supergrass’ member Mick Quinn, performing with his new band the ‘DB Band’ at the Uppermill Civic Hall.

The gig has been organised by music promoter Patrick O’Hare and will include support from local heroes, ‘Where’s Strutter?’ and another band.

Patrick said: “I guess you could say it was a chance to bring a hero of mine to Saddleworth and get the chance […]