Business press releases
Published on Wednesday, 05th August 2015
A technology firm that can trace its roots from Silicon Valley and the famous Le Mans 24-hour car race has chosen to open its new headquarters in Oldham Town Centre.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd July 2015
Today Greater Manchester’s 10 councils were informed they will receive a share of the £60m Manchester Airport dividend.
Published on Monday, 06th July 2015
A move into Oldham town centre has added up perfectly for two software firms.
Published on Tuesday, 24th March 2015
A firm which is committed to providing local young people with employment opportunities has been awarded a grant from Oldham Council’s Independent Quarter fund.
Published on Tuesday, 17th March 2015
Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a bar owner for breaching licensing laws following an investigation by the Licensing Department.
Published on Tuesday, 17th March 2015
Oldham Council and its partners are celebrating success after smashing an ambitious target to create 2,015 employment opportunities by the end of 2015.
Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2015
Multi award-winning Tymbuktu Health and Beauty clinic - one of Yorkshire Street’s longest established businesses - is the latest to receive Independent Quarter funding from Oldham Council.
Published on Tuesday, 17th February 2015
Oldham Council has found three travel agents were displaying fake Air Travel Organiser's Licence (ATOL) logos during a recent snap inspection.
Published on Thursday, 05th February 2015
A new location is being proposed as part of an Oldham Council pilot scheme looking to at help Shaw Market thrive.
Published on Monday, 26th January 2015
Oldham’s Independent Quarter is enjoying a good start to the year thanks to the news that another business has been attracted to the area.
Published on Tuesday, 07th October 2014
Oldham Council’s scheme to support new and existing independent traders in Shaw and Lees district centres could soon start paying dividends.
Published on Friday, 03rd October 2014
A familiar name from years gone by is set to make a return to Oldham’s Independent Quarter.
Published on Monday, 01st September 2014
A new business support scheme has been launched by Oldham Council’s Get Oldham Working programme to encourage more entrepreneurs to set up in the borough.
Published on Tuesday, 15th July 2014
Oldham Council is to consider extending a pioneering scheme – supporting new and existing independent traders – into Shaw and Lees district centres.
Published on Tuesday, 03rd June 2014
Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a shopkeeper after he admitted possessing counterfeit and smuggled tobacco.
Published on Wednesday, 09th April 2014
Oldham Council has awarded the first-ever grant from its £1 million investment fund designed to attract traders to the town centre's new Independent Quarter.
Published on Tuesday, 08th April 2014
Oldham Council is opening an access point for existing and new businesses to find out more about opportunities and projects in the town centre - as well as services and help
Published on Monday, 24th March 2014
Oldham Council and ODEON have agreed an exciting deal to open a seven-screen cinema in the town centre.
Published on Tuesday, 25th February 2014
Five new and existing businesses are the first to benefit from Oldham Council’s £1m investment to improve the town centre’s independent retail offer.
Published on Wednesday, 22nd January 2014
Oldham Council will be asked to agree recommendations that aim to protect local pubs from closing while promoting them as community hubs.
Published on Tuesday, 19th November 2013
Oldham Council has agreed a new policy framework designed to boost existing and new independent businesses in Oldham Town Centre.
Published on Friday, 18th October 2013
Oldham Council and Mono (a part of the National Oilwell Varco Group of Companies) are celebrating the conclusion of a major deal to keep the internationally recognised firm in the region – and expand
Published on Monday, 15th July 2013
Oldham Council is taking the next crucial step in its campaign to Get Oldham Working – setting up The Oldham Enterprise Trust.
Published on Friday, 07th June 2013
The Get Oldham Working team is currently working towards more than 1,300 employment related opportunities as a result of 82 local organisations pledging to support our campaign to Get Oldham Working.
Published on Monday, 03rd June 2013
Oldham Council has completed the disposal of land at Kings Road to a major manufacturing firm - ensuring more than 140 jobs stay in the Borough.
Published on Thursday, 09th May 2013
Oldham Council has teamed up with Blue Orchid and Oldham Business Leadership Group to give residents the chance to learn and beat the challenges that come with being self-employed or owning your own business.