Councils able to hold meetings remotely during coronavirus crisis

OLDHAM is among councils across England now able to hold public meetings using video or telephone conferencing during the coronavirus pandemic.  Legal requirements for local…

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Coronavirus business support grants launched in Oldham

Oldham businesses can now take advantage of cash grants to support them during the coronavirus pandemic.   Oldham Council is distributing the Small Business Grant Fund…

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Oldham Council stops town centre car parking charges for key workers

OLDHAM Council has stopped charges at car parks and on-street bays for key workers and NHS staff during the COVID-19 crisis. The authority has announced…

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Changes to services as Oldham Council helps support residents during coronavirus outbreak

OLDHAM Council has confirmed some changes to services as it works to keep providing advice and support to residents during the coronavirus outbreak. The local…

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Whit Friday Brass Band contests cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

SADDLEWORTH’S Whit Friday Brass Band Contests have been cancelled for only the second occasion in more than 100 years. The contests annually see thousands of…

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Unique show comes to Oldham’s ‘Live@thelibrary’ programme

Oldham Library popular live@thelibrary programme is set to bring a unique solo performance combining live music with storytelling and projected images to Oldham.‘My Jerusalem’ is…

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Boost for schools as Oldham Council splashes cash on maintenance backlog

SCHOOLS across Saddleworth are set to receive ‘priority one’ repair work as part of Oldham Council’s decision to spend more than £4.6 million fixing a…

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