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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Local lockdown measures working but ‘not enough’, says Oldham Council leader

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter LOCAL lockdown measures are suppressing an explosion of new cases of coronavirus but are not enough on their own…

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Former Oldham councillor placed on sex offenders register

A FORMER Oldham councillor handed a suspended prison sentence for having indecent photographs of children didn’t download the pictures on his town hall-issued laptop, the…

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Oldham politicians welcome Government backing to tighten restrictions and avoid local lockdown

OLDHAM’S council leader and three MPs have welcomed the Government’s agreement to tighten restrictions in the borough rather than impose a local lockdown. The number…

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