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Tobacco haul goes up in flames

Oldham Council is making sure criminals who think they can make a fast buck are seeing their pipe dreams go up in flames.

Garage owner prosecuted for clocking car

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a garage owner for selling a ‘clocked’ car to a member of the public.

Council helps tackle Russian organised crime gang

Officers from Oldham Council have helped tackle a Russian organised crime gang – the first case of its kind in the country.

Oldham Council gives confiscated goods worth £45,000 to charity

Oldham Council's Trading Standards team has donated fake goods with an estimated street value of more than £45,000 to charity.

Hajj pilgrims urged to check before you travel

Oldham Council has found three travel agents were displaying fake Air Travel Organiser's Licence (ATOL) logos during a recent snap inspection.