Residents call for ‘transparency and honesty’ over documents for Knowls Lane plans amendment

CONCERNED residents are calling for ‘transparency and honesty’ over documents on Oldham Council’s planning portal which they claim are inaccurate and out of date. The…

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Lydgate ‘suffragette’ field earmarked for home development

A FIELD in Lydgate, thought to be the birthplace of the suffragette movement, could become part of the site for a three storey, five-bedroomed house.…

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Boost of over £23,000 for improvements in Lees

By Jacklin Kwan SIGNIFICANT upgrades are being made to the area around Lees Library thanks to a boost of more than £23,000 from the Local…

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Pot shot – fixing a hole needs long-term solution, says councillor

A Scouthead road plagued by potholes could be due for badly needed repairs. A section of the blighted surface on Higher Turf Lane deteriorated to…

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Campaigners vow to ‘fight on’ despite losing legal challenge against 265-home plan for Springhead

By Aimee Belmore and Charlotte Green (Local Democracy Reporter) DETERMINED campaigners say they will ‘fight on’ despite losing their legal challenge against plans to build…

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Application for judicial review into Knowls Lane development is dismissed

AN application for judicial review into planning permission for up to 265 homes, associated works and a new link road at Knowls Lane, Springhead, has…

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Green light sought for flats plan at former Greenfield greengrocers

A FORMER village greengrocers and fishmongers could be transformed if plans submitted to Oldham Council are approved. An “upward extension” to provide four one-bedroom flats/apartments…

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Back to the future: new heritage centre planned for Greenfield

A FORMER printer’s workshop could become a new community heritage and archive centre. Saddleworth Historical Society has submitted plans to transform the premises at Holly…

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