Oldham's foster carers celebrate 160 years of service.
In a heartfelt ceremony at Oldham Athletic, 17 amazing families from different parts of the borough were praised for their combined 160 years of fostering children. The council's yearly long service awards recognised these foster carers for their amazing commitment.
Council leader and GM Mayor visit project launched to prevent young people from getting involved in crime
Yesterday, council leader Arooj Shah and the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Greater Manchester visited the Violence Reduction Unit’s (VRU’s) community-led programme in Oldham.
Cost of Living crisis sees increase in foster kids in Oldham
The spiralling cost of living is causing added pressure in many households, which sadly prompts increases in domestic violence and child neglect. We’re seeing increases in the number of children who need help
Oldham families missing out on Healthy Start food card
Families in Oldham are being prompted to check whether they are eligible for the free Healthy Start card to give them access to free healthy food, milk and vitamins
Landmark health centre opens in Royton
A landmark diagnostics centre that will provide vital testing for up to 30,000 patients per year and has created more than 50 new jobs opens next week.
New film raises awareness of foster care shortage in Oldham
Oldham Council has teamed up with more than 50 local authorities across the country to produce a short film as part of a ground-breaking national collaboration to increase the number of foster carers.
Let’s celebrate the resilience of our older people on International Day of Older Persons
The theme for this year’s International Day of Older Persons is ‘Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World’.
Leader for health and care appointed in Oldham
A new leader responsible for the integration of health and care in Oldham has been appointed.
Urgent call for Oldham foster carers during #FosterCareFortnight
Children in Oldham in need of foster care are being placed with families outside of their local authority due to a lack of local foster carers, a charity is warning.