Latest press releases

Northern Colours exhibition at Gallery Oldham

Published on Friday, 30th September 2016

The latest exhibition at Gallery Oldham – Northern Colours, will feature a selection of work by members of the Northern Potters Association.

Phase two of improvements to Union Street West footbridge to begin

Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016

Oldham Council is informing residents that further works to improve the Union Street West footbridge are set to begin.

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Get Oldham Working helps trampoline centre launch

Published on Tuesday, 27th September 2016

Oldham Council has helped the borough's first indoor trampoline park get off the ground.

Residents reminded over changes to waste and recycling collections

Published on Monday, 26th September 2016

Oldham Council is reminding residents that changes to the way we collect your rubbish and recycling start from Monday, October 3.

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New DPD distribution centre to deliver 350 jobs

Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016

Oldham Council’s Planning Committee has agreed plans for a new £11m distribution warehouse – delivering up to 350 full time jobs.

Two new free schools set to open in Oldham

Published on Wednesday, 21st September 2016

Two new free schools will open in Oldham after approval from the government.

Oldham Council begins staff consultation over possible job losses

Published on Tuesday, 20th September 2016

Oldham Council has today begun consultation with staff and Trade Unions over potential redundancies in line with budget saving proposals.

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Oldham Council celebrates peace week 2016

Published on Monday, 19th September 2016

Oldham Council will be celebrating action on peace between Wednesday 21 September and Monday 26 September.

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Alexandra Park nominated for Green Flag People's Award

Published on Monday, 19th September 2016

Oldham’s Alexandra Park has been nominated for the Green Flag People’s Choice Award.

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If you rent out your property get a licence

Published on Monday, 19th September 2016

Oldham Council has prosecuted two more landlords for failing to obtain licences for the properties they rent out.

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Old Town Hall: Opening date revealed for flagship development

Published on Monday, 19th September 2016

Oldham Council can reveal the opening date for its flagship Old Town Hall development.

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Find a new career at the Get Oldham Working Jobs Fair

Published on Friday, 16th September 2016

Residents are invited to attend the Get Oldham Working (GOW) Jobs Fair 2016 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

An Oldham Council employee has won a national award for her dedication and hard work in delivering the Warm Homes Oldham scheme.

Warm Homes Oldham wins national award

Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016

An Oldham Council employee has won a national award for her dedication and hard work in delivering the Warm Homes Oldham scheme.

Funds for a potential new Royton and Crompton School

Published on Thursday, 15th September 2016

Oldham Council is seeking to put funds aside which could help build a new Royton and Crompton School.

Oldham’s youth to have its say

Published on Tuesday, 13th September 2016

Oldham Youth Council, as a member organization the UK Youth Parliament, is taking part in the annual Make Your Mark ballot, the largest consultation of young people in the country.

Young people invited to have their say on mental health

Published on Monday, 12th September 2016

Young people with strong views on mental health are being invited to become part of a new local initiative to help shape future mental health decisions.

Oldham Council is asking for the views of residents as it begins its annual budget consultation process

Published on Tuesday, 06th September 2016

The authority must find savings worth more than £20 million next year as cuts continue to the amount of funding it receives from Government.

Oldham’s golden girl Nicola White could soon be awarded a rare Civic Honour for her Olympic hockey heroics.

PLANS TO HONOUR OLDHAM’S GOLDEN GIRL

Published on Friday, 02nd September 2016

Oldham’s golden girl Nicola White could soon be awarded a rare Civic Honour for her Olympic hockey heroics.

Oldham gold medallist Nicola White homecoming event

Published on Thursday, 01st September 2016

Oldham Council and Oldham Community Leisure are hosting a homecoming event for local Olympian Nicola White.

Adrian Calvert has been selected to develop the education partnership behind the implementation of the Oldham Education and Skills Commission (OESC).

OLDHAM EDUCATION AND SKILLS COMMISSION PARTNERSHIP LEADER APPOINTED

Published on Wednesday, 31st August 2016

Adrian Calvert has been selected to develop the education partnership behind the implementation of the Oldham Education and Skills Commission (OESC).

OLDHAM’S LIVE@THELIBRARY AUTUMN SEASON STARTS WITH A BOOM

Published on Tuesday, 30th August 2016

There is a whole host of entertainment at your local library this autumn, starting with the launch of the Oldham-inspired “Boomtown Gals” play.

Oldham Council’s Get Oldham Working (GOW) programme is making it even easier for residents to access employment opportunities.

GET OLDHAM WORKING MOVE IS GOOD NEWS FOR JOBSEEKERS

Published on Thursday, 25th August 2016

Oldham Council’s Get Oldham Working (GOW) programme is making it even easier for residents to access employment opportunities.

OLDHAM PUPILS CONGRATULATED ON GCSE SUCCESS

Published on Thursday, 25th August 2016

Oldham is celebrating an improvement in pupils achieving five A*-C GCSE grades.

Oldham heritage and history celebrated

Published on Wednesday, 24th August 2016

Oldham Council is inviting residents to celebrate the borough’s heritage and history at a number of events.

Oldham joins Sustainable Food Cities Network

Published on Wednesday, 24th August 2016

Oldham is the latest area to join the UK-wide Sustainable Food Cities Network.

Victoria Street Pocket Park redeveloped into a community growing space

Published on Tuesday, 23rd August 2016

A Small park in Chadderton has been transformed into a community growing space for local residents.

Cabinet approves Education Provision Strategy

Published on Monday, 22nd August 2016

Oldham Council is committed to ensuring every young person in the borough has access to the right school.

More staff to help when you need it most

Published on Friday, 19th August 2016

More Oldham Council staff will be available to help residents at key periods thanks to a change in working times.

OLDHAM SEES A-LEVEL IMPROVEMENTS ACROSS THE BOARD

Published on Thursday, 18th August 2016

Oldham is celebrating improvements across the board at A-Level.

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Flytipper fined folowing airport arrest

Published on Tuesday, 16th August 2016

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a flytipper after he was arrested at Manchester Airport.