5. South District

Failsworth East, Failsworth West, Hollinwood and Medlock Vale

The four wards, which are included in the South District of Oldham, are highlighted here along with the elected councillors who represent them.

Councillors and ward surgeries

Find out who your local Councillors are.

Councillors hold regular ward surgeries where you can discuss any issues in your neighbourhood.

Help near you

Oldham Council, together with its partners, are delivering more services locally as part of their drive to meet residents needs better.

Citizens Advice Oldham

Provides advocacy services and advice on housing, homelessness and money information:

TOG MIND (Tameside, Oldham & Glossop)

Mental health support and advice service providing early intervention and primary care; alongside empowering individuals and our communities to live well:

Libraries and centres in the five districts of Oldham will host core services while addressing the specific needs of its residents in the area, whether it’s people struggling to manage their money, mental health or housing issues.

At the same time help will be on hand for residents who prefer to access services online.

Failsworth Town Hall
Oldham Road
M35 0FH
Phone: 0161 770 5800

Your Neighbourhood Hub provides help and support throughout the week:

Support available at Failsworth Town Hall
ABL Smoking Clinic 9am to 5pm
Support Inclusion Team: Help with money worries, advice on benefits and Council Tax and more. 9.30am to 3.30pm
Tenancy Relations Service 10am to 4pm
Housing Options 10am to 12noon
MIND appointments 1.30 to 4.30pm
Citizens Advice drop in 9.30am to 12noon
Citizens Advice appointments 1 to 4pm
DWP advice on Employment and Training opportunities and In Work Benefit Calculations
Failsworth Town Hall
10am – 3pm

Honeywell Centre
Hadfield St,

Support available at the Honeywell Centre
Citizens Advice Drop-in 9.30am to 12noon - Appointments in the afternoon

Ward profiles

Ward profiles show economic and social data for an area.

Your District Team

Your District Team works at district level to improve the neighbourhoods they serve.

The team is led by a District Co-ordinator who works with a wide range of services and organisations to meet the unique needs of the District.


Your District Co-ordinator is Penny Kenworthy