Christmas opening hours

Many public services and facilities run by the council and partners will be affected during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Christmas opening hours

Help conserve local wildlife

Help conserve our local wildlife and countryside areas for the enjoyment of all.

Ways to get involved:

  • Mucky Sundays - pond clearance, dry stone walling, woodland management
  • Gardening club - Fridays at Brownhill Nature Garden
  • Help in the visitor centres or with events
  • Conduct wildlife surveys - record bird sightings
  • Learn countryside crafts - hedgelaying, dry stone walling
  • Do patrols or help on guided walks
  • Meetings and social events

Join up

Parks and Countryside Service
Alexandra Park
Kings Road
Oldham OL8 2BH
Email: env.rangers@oldham.gov.uk
Phone: 0161 770 4056

Groundwork volunteers

Grounwork Oldham and Rochdale carry out environmental projects. Find out how to become a volunteer on their website.