All of these cases involving people from Oldham or crimes committed in the town have been before the magistrates or crown courts in recent weeks.

A woman who stole more than £1,000 worth of goods from cars in Oldham has been sentenced.

Becky Holmes, of no fixed abode, committed the first theft from a car in Oldham on May 9, where she stole a Boss watch worth £350.

A few weeks later, on May 30, the 34-year-old stole a wallet worth £400, a ring worth £250 and airpods worth £130, all from the same car.

Holmes' final theft came on June 14, when she stole an iPad, sunglasses and cash to a total value of £320, bringing the total value of goods she stole from the cars to £1,450.

At Tameside Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, July 2, Holmes pleaded guilty to all three thefts and was sentenced.

Holmes was handed a prison sentence of eight weeks, suspended for two years, and was ordered to pay compensation totalling £461.

A woman who assaulted a police officer in Oldham has appeared before the courts.

Samantha Henderson, of Alder Avenue, Wakefield, assaulted the female officer on October 8 last year.

The 38-year-old was found guilty of assaulting an emergency worker on June 28 and was sentenced at Tameside Magistrates' Court on July 2.

She was handed a community order, requiring her to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work, and was made to pay £100 in compensation.

A woman has been made to pay costs for having a registration plate which did not comply with regulations.

Diane Khadam, of Shrewsbury Street, Oldham, was driving in Rhyl, North Wales, on October 10 last year when she was found to be driving a car with a registration plate which was a play on her name.

On Monday, July 1, she appeared at Mold Justice Centre where she pleaded guilty to keeping a vehicle where the registration mark failed to comply with regulations.

She was made to pay a fine of £40, a victim surcharge of £16 and court costs of £110.