News published March 2022
Oldham leading the way to deliver clean and affordable energy
Oldham’s former coal mines could soon be heating buildings across the town centre thanks to an innovative scheme to tap into an unused, renewable energy source.
Poet Laureate Simon Armitage is coming to Oldham
Poet Laureate Simon Armitage embarks on a new leg of his ten-year tour of the UK’s libraries and on his list is Chadderton Library and Wellbeing on 24 March 2022 at 2pm.
Honours bestowed by Oldham Council on leading lights of the borough
Oldham Council bestowed two of its greatest honours to local businessman Frank Rothwell and former councillor, John Dillon, last night.
Nominate a torch bearer for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
A torchlit procession and beacon lighting event will kick off Oldham’s Jubilee celebrations this June - and we're looking for people to take part.
Book your holiday activities across Oldham this Easter
Young people in Oldham can now book onto fun, exciting activities for Easter and for many, it won’t even cost a penny.
Working Wardrobe support for jobseekers opens its doors
Working Wardrobe, a new one-stop-shop that helps to get unemployed people into work, officially opened its doors yesterday (Monday 21 March).
Oldham Council protecting private renters with new initiatives
Oldham Council’s cabinet is due to review a new scheme to improve the management of privately rented properties.
Better housing for all: Oldham Council’s cabinet to approve future homes for the borough
Oldham Council’s cabinet is due to approve ambitious plans to boost and improve housing across the borough.
Transformation of Royton Town Hall and Library continues
Exciting plans to transform Royton Town Hall and Library are progressing with major works to demolish rear extensions now starting.
Oldham social workers celebrated on World Social Work Day
On Tuesday 15 March social workers gathered in Oldham at an event to thank them for all of the valuable work they do to protect vulnerable children and adults.