News published October 2020
Delivering a connected Oldham - laying the foundations
Work is set to start on a project to deliver more than 78km of new fibre optic broadband infrastructure across Oldham.
Barber shop that continually flouted Coronavirus rules closed
A barber shop that put staff and customers at risk of catching Coronavirus has been closed after advice and support from Oldham Council officers was continually ignored.
Invest to save: Oldham Council buys shopping centre to provide catalyst for town centre recovery
Oldham Council has bought the Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre; safeguarding an important town centre building and paving the way for a new Tommyfield Market, new homes and businesses as part of our ambitious vision for a thriving Oldham Town Centre.
Council takes action after pubs failed to follow COVID-19 advice
An Uppermill pub has been closed for breaching Coronavirus restrictions after advice from Oldham Council staff was ignored.
Halloween at home can still be fun
Halloween isn’t going to be as ‘spooktacular’ as previous years – but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some frightfully good fun.
Hollinwood Junction next stop for Costa
Oldham Council and Langtree have signed up Costa Coffee to the £35million Hollinwood Junction regeneration project
Take a stand against hate crime
Oldham Council is encouraging residents to speak up and take a stand during National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020 (October 10 to 17).
New market eateries go down a storm with Oldham shoppers
New eateries specialising in Portuguese, Indian and vegan cuisine are a hit with Oldham’s shoppers, following the recent arrival of six new traders at Tommyfield Market.
13 arrested in county-lines warrants in Greater Manchester and North Yorkshire
Dawn raids at ten addresses in Greater Manchester and North Yorkshire saw nine men and four women arrested as part of a joint-operation into county lines and modern slavery offences, led by GMP.
Growing for Oldham produces a bumper crop
Over the last six months Oldham Council staff – and those from our partner organisations – have been going above and beyond to help our communities.