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Published on Thursday, 23rd May 2013
Oldham Council’s Educational Catering Service and East Crompton St James’ primary school are dishing up a special 1940’s-themed school dinner for pupils.
Published on Thursday, 23rd May 2013
Thousands of people are set to enjoy a spectacular day of free entertainment at our famous Whit Friday band contests.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd May 2013
Oldham Council is to implement radical new changes in District Working.
Published on Thursday, 16th May 2013
Oldham Council is hosting a visit from a Nobel Peace Prize-winning economist this weekend.
Published on Tuesday, 30th April 2013
Metrolink has reached another milestone on Oldham town centre’s new tram line as major works finished on the Manchester Street roundabout.
Published on Wednesday, 03rd April 2013
Oldham town centre is set to benefit from a major new free car parking offer.
Published on Thursday, 21st March 2013
An Oldham radio presenter who saved hundreds of pounds in the Greater Manchester-led energy switching scheme is encouraging others to see if they can reap the same rewards.
Published on Wednesday, 20th March 2013
Oldham Council is publishing new proposals designed to balance its budget for the financial year 2014/5.
Published on Monday, 18th March 2013
Town centres in Greater Manchester are working together on a unique plan to ensure they co-ordinate to earn new investment and achieve the greatest possible success.
Published on Friday, 15th March 2013
A by-election was held on Thursday, March 14 in the Royton South ward of Oldham Council following the death of Councillor Phil Harrison.
Published on Thursday, 14th March 2013
Oldham Council has teamed up with a pioneering team to tackle illegal money lending in the Borough.
Published on Tuesday, 05th March 2013
Oldham Council has been independently rated by industry experts as having one of the best local authority websites in the UK.
Published on Monday, 04th February 2013
Oldham bus passengers will continue to be offered cheaper bus fares after a value-for-money ticket offer proved popular with customers.
Published on Tuesday, 29th January 2013
A Civic Appreciation Award is to be presented to Mr Cliff Ellison at the next meeting of Full Council.
Published on Tuesday, 22nd January 2013
Oldham Council is set to consider proposals to increase Council Tax by 3.5 per cent from April 1 this year.
Published on Thursday, 06th December 2012
Oldham Council is believed to be one of the first local authorities in the country to be involved in a successful prosecution under new bribery legislation.
Published on Monday, 19th November 2012
A landmark project to unite Oldham town centre’s cultural ‘jewels’ – including plans for a new Heritage Centre and Coliseum Theatre – has been granted crucial development funding.
Published on Wednesday, 07th November 2012
Oldham Council is the first Local Authority in the country to recognise its Youth Council with full constitutional rights.
Published on Tuesday, 06th November 2012
More than 3,800 households have now signed up to the ‘Power to the People’ collective Energy Switching scheme.
Published on Tuesday, 30th October 2012
Oldham Council’s ambitious plans to transform the Old Town Hall into a cinema and family entertainment venue have cleared the final planning hurdle.
Published on Thursday, 18th October 2012
Oldham Council has outlined a range of development options to potential investors in London.
Published on Thursday, 26th April 2012
Oldham Council is saddened to announce the death of Councillor Barbara Dawson.
Published on Monday, 30th January 2012
Oldham Council is urging residents to help us ensure work carried out by utilities companies across the Borough is of the highest standard.
Published on Thursday, 15th December 2011
Oldham Council’s accounts preparation has been recognised by the Audit Commission as the best in the country.