News published February 2014
Oldham Council joins fight for new bookies planning powers
Oldham Council is backing a campaign calling for more powers to halt the spread of betting shops blighting high streets and targeting vulnerable communities.
Springhead schools amalgamation proposals rejected
Oldham Council has been notified that proposals to amalgamate an infant and junior school in Springhead have been rejected.
Council proud to support National Apprenticeship Week
Oldham Council is proud to support National Apprenticeship Week – which takes place from March 3-7.
Oldham's Councillor Jim McMahon wins 'Leader of the Year' award
Councillor Jim McMahon, Leader of Oldham Council, has been honoured nationally for his outstanding leadership at the C’llr Achievement Awards.
Businesses help boost Yorkshire Street
Five new and existing businesses are the first to benefit from Oldham Council’s £1m investment to improve the town centre’s independent retail offer.
Takeaway prosecuted for poor hygiene and food safety
Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted an Oldham takeaway following a food hygiene inspection – where a live rat was discovered behind a freezer.
Residents to benefit as Warm Homes Oldham continues
Residents are benefiting from energy efficient homes after more than £1.1m was invested in the ‘Warm Homes Oldham’ scheme in less than six months.
There is still time to slash your energy bills
Oldham Council is reminding residents there is just over a week left to sign up for an energy saving scheme which could help you slash your energy bills.
Book of Remembrance goes online
Oldham Council is pleased to announce a Book of Remembrance listing those who have lost their lives in conflicts since 1939 is now available to view online.
Council cabinet to consider new highways safety inspection policy
Oldham Council is set to consider proposals to update how roads in the borough are inspected.