News published July 2022
Hollinwood to get the Don’t Trash Oldham treatment
Oldham Council’s Don’t Trash Oldham team is heading into Hollinwood - the final area our staff will visit as part of the ward-by-ward clean-up of the borough launched last year.
Planning application submitted for proposed new £5m bridge
Oldham Council has submitted a planning application to build an eye-catching £5m bridge that would make travelling between Ashton and the borough easier for cyclists and pedestrians.
Schools celebrate efforts to bring children closer together
Schools across Oldham have recently come together to celebrate efforts to build cohesion and solidarity within the borough’s communities.
Oldham Lifelong Learning and Get Oldham Working praised for quality services
Oldham Council’s Lifelong Learning and Get Oldham Working services are offering high quality advice, information and services according to inspectors.
Plans progress to re-open Oldham’s Old Library
The transformation of Oldham’s Old Library continues, with Oldham Council’s Cabinet due to approve the next phase of works to bring it back to life.
Oldham summit to tackle cost of living crisis locally
Oldham Council Leader commissions Cost of Living Summit as residents feel the pinch.
New Clean Air Plan to be discussed
Oldham Council’s Cabinet is set to discuss the draft Case for a New Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan – one that would not include daily charges for drivers.
Council calls for fairer funding in Early Years
Oldham Council is calling on the government’s new Secretary of State for Education to take urgent action in addressing the disproportionate levels of funding in Early Years.
Oldham residents advised to take extra care during extreme heat
Oldham residents are strongly being advised to take extra care and precautions over the coming days with temperatures set to soar over the weekend and into next week.
Oldham Council takes action to save historic Prudential building
Oldham Council has issued a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to save the derelict Prudential Assurance Building in the town centre.