News published June 2022
New Youth Mayor for Oldham Elected
Oldham’s 13th Youth Mayor, Hamra Hanif-Ali, was officially sworn into office on Wednesday 29 June, at a ceremony at Oldham Council Chambers.
Oldham Athletic: Statement from Oldham Council Leader Amanda Chadderton
Councillor Amanda Chadderton, Leader of Oldham Council, said: “We are delighted to hear the news of a new ownership for Oldham Athletic Football Club
Land Marks comes to Gallery Oldham
Gallery Oldham’s latest exhibition is inspired by our local quarries and the way these landscapes have changed over time.
Shopkeeper fined after illegal tobacco seized
A shopkeeper has been fined and ordered to carry out community service after illegal tobacco was found in his premises.
Flag raised in Oldham tribute to service people during Armed Forces Week
Annual Armed Forces Week celebrations, which are taking place across Oldham this week, began with a flag raising at Oldham Civic Centre on Monday 20 June.
Independent review into historic Child Sexual Exploitation: Extraordinary Council meeting
Following publication of the independent review into historic Child Sexual Exploitation in Oldham, an extraordinary council meeting has been called to discuss all the issues raised in the report.
Foster carers given more money to help with the cost of living
On Friday 17 June, it was announced that foster carer allowances are to be uplifted above the National Recommended Fostering Allowance for all carers by 4%.
Want to improve your community? Then why not apply to the Greater Manchester Green Spaces Fund
Oldham Council is urging residents to go greener.
Spindles Town Square redevelopment granted planning permission
Plans to redevelop Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre have been approved – kickstarting the major transformation of Oldham town centre.
Leader for health and care appointed in Oldham
A new leader responsible for the integration of health and care in Oldham has been appointed.