Oldham Council appoints new VCSE Ambassador
Oldham Council has appointed Cllr Colin McLaren as VCSE Ambassador, to further improve the working relationship between the Council and the voluntary, community, faith, and social enterprise sector.
New Council Deputy Chief Executive awarded MBE in New Year Honours
Sayyed Osman, Oldham Council’s recently announced next Deputy Chief Executive for People, has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
Oldham's party leaders come together to say "politics, not personalities"
Leaders from across the political spectrum in Oldham today agreed to put politics before personalities - and set a tone of civility and respect that they hope will be mirrored by everyone.
New equalities strategy agreed by Oldham Council
A new strategy to tackle inequalities and celebrate differences across our borough was officially agreed by Oldham Council earlier tonight (Wednesday 8 September).
Council to consider Freedom of the Borough honour for Olympic champion Matt Walls
Olympic cycling champion Matt Walls is set to be awarded Honorary Freedom of the Borough status later tonight.
Women from Oldham come together for first meeting of taskforce
Inspirational women from across Oldham came together on Friday for the first meeting of a new taskforce headed by Council Leader Arooj Shah.
Council leader launches new network to inspire and empower Oldham women
Inspirational women from across Oldham are being invited to join a new taskforce headed by Council Leader Arooj Shah, with the aim of addressing disadvantage and promoting greater equality.
Building A Fairer Oldham - new strategy agreed by council's Cabinet
A place where people understand, respect and celebrate each other’s differences and nobody's left behind - that's the aim of Oldham Council's new "Building a Fairer Oldham" strategy, agreed by cabinet
Chief Executive of Oldham Council is leaving after 12 years in Oldham
Dr Carolyn Wilkins OBE, Chief Executive of Oldham Council and accountable officer of NHS Oldham CCG, is leaving after more than 12 years in Oldham
New council leader sets out post-pandemic plan for recovery
Oldham's Covid Recovery Strategy agreed at council Leader Arooj Shah's first Cabinet meeting last night.
New Oldham Council Leader unveils cabinet team
Oldham Council has unveiled a new Cabinet line-up to take the borough forward in 2021/22.
Tribute to former Mayoress Pauline Crowther
Well-respected former Mayoress, Pauline Crowther has died after being admitted to Fairfield Hospital.
Tribute to former Mayoress Kathleen Hudson
Former Mayoress, Kathleen Hudson, who dedicated her life to charity work and civic duties, has died after a short illness.
Tribute to former Oldham Council Chief Executive, Colin Smith OBE
A former Oldham Council Chief Executive, who dedicated his life to improving the lives of people across the borough, has died aged 80.
Have your say on a new political map for Oldham Council
A new pattern of wards is being developed for Oldham Council.
Mayor to remain in office
Councillor Ginny Alexander is set to continue as Oldham’s Mayor due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.