Kier Starmer fake news

Trolls on ILR occasionally post words to the effect that "Keir Starmer let Jimmy Saville go free". ILR’s position is that this is almost certainly fake news and Number 10 Downing Street have reprimanded the Tory MPs who shared the fake news on Twitter...

Cathedral Pharmacy, Chadderton

I made an appeal for local pharmacies with unlimited home delivery capacity and received this last night. "Cathedral Pharmacy in Chadderton are an independent pharmacy established for over 10 years. We visit Royton daily for deliveries and can cope ab...

#FridayPieDay

ILR is sending 10 fruit pies to Oldham Hospital every week during April. We are taking donations to increase the number of pies being sent to the hospital and other key workers locally. If you want to nominate a pie for anyone in Royton please send £...

Well+ Pharmacy Update

I have to get one thing crystal clear first. The managers and staff at Royton’s 2 Well+ pharmacies are working their socks off under intense pressure due to vastly increased demand and staff shortages. We all owe them a debt of gratitude for their comm...

30.Mar.2020

Day 13 since social distancing started. 260 UK deaths in past 24 hours. 101 total confirmed cases in Oldham. ORDER GROCERIES BY PHONE FOR HOME DELIVERY Many older people don’t have internet and can’t order online so I’ve added phone numbers next to s...

29.Mar.2020

Day 12 since social distancing started. 209 UK deaths in past 24 hours. 9 more cases in Oldham in the past 24 hours. VOLUNTEER PRESCRIPTION DRIVERS NEEDED Last night I put a call out for 20 volunteers to deliver prescriptions on behalf of Royton’s 3 ...

Volunteer prescription delivery drivers wanted

20 VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED. We are looking for drivers with recent clear DBS checks to deliver prescriptions to (a) the overs 60s and (b) anyone of any age with underlying medical conditions who qualifies for free prescriptions and is isolating. WHAT...

Arundel Bakery home delivery

What do they sell? All kinds of meat pies, cheese pies, also cakes Prices Plate sized meat/cheese pies were £5. Larger sizes more expensive. Payment method Pay up front by bank transfer or pay on your doorstep with contactless card. Daniel said he w...

28.Mar.2020

Day 11 since social distancing started. 259 UK deaths in past 24 hours. 73 total confirmed infections in Oldham SHOUT OUTS There are a LOT of people putting in an unimaginable effort lately to keep our little town ticking over as smoothly as possible....

Triple safety net for those in isolation

If you are isolating and can’t get groceries, medication or other similar items, here is your triple safety net to help keep you away from the shops. SAFETY NET #1 - GROCERIES TO YOUR DOOR You can get same-day / next-day delivery from the local corner...