Cllr Arooj Shah to be elected as new leader of Oldham Council

Cllr Arooj Shah has been elected as the new leader of Oldham’s Labour Group. With Labour being the largest group on Oldham Council, holding 40…

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Egyptian Room food hall to open doors in Oldham town centre later this year

EXCITING plans to launch a food hall in the heart of Oldham town centre are now at an advanced stage – with the Egyptian Room…

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Oldham Youth Mayor Samah is youngest recipient on Honours List

OLDHAM’S Youth Mayor Samah Khalil is the youngest person to be recognised in the New Year Honours list 2021. There are a total of 1,239…

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£41 million Town Investment Plan submitted to boost town centre regeneration

Oldham Town Deal Board has submitted plans to secure £41 million funding as part of the Government’s Towns Fund.  The Board, made up of representatives from across the public and…

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Review into allegations of child sexual exploitation in Oldham expected in middle of 2021

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter A REVIEW into allegations of child sexual exploitation in Oldham is now expected to publish its findings in the…

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Campaigners urge Oldham Council to consider alternative development plans to save Chew Valley

LOCAL campaigners are urging Oldham Council to consider their alternative development plans and prevent Chew Valley being “destroyed” by the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. The…

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Oldham politicians call on Government to release lockdown exit plan after ‘failures’ handling Covid-19 pandemic

OLDHAM’s council leader and MPs have signed a letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak criticising the Government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sean Fielding, Debbie Abrahams…

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Oldham Council buys Spindles shopping centre to provide catalyst for town centre recovery

OLDHAM Council has bought the Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre, safeguarding an important town centre building and paving the way for a new Tommyfield Market, homes and businesses. The purchase will be a catalyst…

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