Failsworth and Hollinwood
Failsworth lies on the Rochdale Canal and the north bank of the River Medlock, within the orbital M60 motorway.
Failsworths major landmark is the Failsworth Pole a former Maypole; it includes the village of Woodhouses and nearby Daisy Nook Country Park. One notable resident was the poet Ben Brierley.
Hollinwood is an old industrial district, contiguous with Chadderton and Failsworth at Junction 22 of the M60. The area was initially occupied by cotton mill workers, then colliers who worked at Oak and Bower. A notable resident was Albert Pierrepoint (the famous hangman who owned a pub on Manchester Road).
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Young people in Failsworth and Hollinwood
The Go Oldham website has what's on in Failsworth and Hollinwood for young people aged 20 and under.
Stuff to do in Failsworth and Hollinwood - Go Oldham website
District Youth Forum
District Youth Forums enable young people to be actively involved in decision making processes and to represent the wider views of young people.
For more info about Failsworth and Hollinwood's District Youth Forum, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Love where you live
Love where you live is about everybody doing their bit to help make Oldham a great place to live.
Meet with your District Partnership
The District Partnership makes decisions about local priorities for Failsworth and Hollinwood.
There are regular meetings (called Partners and Communities Together) where you can talk to your Neighbourhood Manager, local police, youth workers, housing staff, and others.
Your District Team
Your District Team works at district level to improve the neighbourhoods they serve. The team is led by a District Co-ordinator who works with a wide range of services and organisations to meet the unique needs of the District.
To contact your District Team:
- 0161 770 7022
Your District Co-ordinator is John Norris
Councillors and ward surgeries
Find out who your local Councillors are.
Councillors hold regular ward surgeries where you can discuss any issues in your neighbourhood.
Ward profiles show economic and social data for an area.