News published February 2017
Oldham to compete in 2017 RHS Britain in Bloom Awards
Work is well underway as Oldham prepares to take part in the Champion of Champions category in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals 2017.
£4million to back Oldham business
A £4 million fund is being invested in Oldham to help the next generation of local entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.
Update statement re local schools
Oldham Council is issuing an update following media coverage about local schools at the weekend.
‘The Big Flip’ returns for another year
Oldham Council is inviting all young pancake-flipping enthusiasts to Tommyfield Market to take part in this year’s ‘The Big Flip’ competition.
Springhead heroes to be honoured
Oldham Council is set to commemorate two historically significant Springhead heroes.
Oldham Council set to finalise budget for 2017/18 and confirm 3.99 per cent Council Tax rise
Oldham Council is set to vote to finalise its 2017/18 budget which includes a rise in Council Tax.
Rogue trader jailed following trading standards investigation
A fraudster has been imprisoned following a successful investigation by Oldham Council’s Trading Standards department.
Failsworth East by-election result
A by-election result was held on Thursday, February 16 in the Failsworth East ward of Oldham Council following the decision by Jim McMahon to step down and concentrate on his duties as an MP.
Council supports Great British Spring Clean
Oldham Council is encouraging people to do their bit and take part in the Great British Spring Clean.
Council thanks residents for driving recycling rate up
Oldham Council is thanking residents for helping to boost the borough’s household recycling rates.