Business press releases

Helping hand for Oldham start-up businesses

Shoab manchester chambers

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.

Cabinet considers boost to Shaw and Lees independent traders

Jim McMahon

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.

Shop owner fined for counterfeit tobacco

Published on Tuesday, 03rd June 2014

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a shopkeeper after he admitted possessing counterfeit and smuggled tobacco.

First independent traders awarded grant from £1m pot

Yorkshire Street, Independent Traders

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.

Town centre Team Shop set to open

Town team shop

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

Box office news: cinema deal is just the ticket for Oldham

Odeon

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.

Businesses help boost Yorkshire Street

Yorkshire Street

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.

Cabinet to discuss plans to safeguard our pubs

Cllr Jean Stretton

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.

Cabinet approves new support for Town Centre Businesses

Yorkshire Street

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.

Investment package primes Oldham pump manufacturer's future

Councillor Jim McMahon meets representatives from Mono

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

Cabinet approves set-up of The Oldham Enterprise Trust

Akhtar,Shoab,councillor,Labour,Werneth

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.

'Get Oldham Working' campaign gains early momentum

Get Oldham working

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.

Council land disposal helps secure 140 jobs in the Borough

Shoab Akhtar

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.

Launch event for 'Open For Business'

Funding, investing

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.

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