News published January 2023
New road safety signs to go live across the borough
Oldham Council is looking to improve road safety by investing £80,000 on new warning signs.
Illuminate festival returns to light up Oldham town centre and beyond
The annual free Illuminate festival is set to return to Oldham - and this time it’s bigger and better than ever.
Gallery Oldham: Tony Husband – 37½ Years in Private Eye
Gallery Oldham’s latest exhibition celebrates the work of multi-award-winning cartoonist Tony Husband.
Essential work on Oldham Way bridges to start
Oldham Council is informing residents and motorists that essential improvement works on the Oldham Way bridges at Waterloo Street and Wellington Street will begin on February 6.
New greener, cleaner and active transport strategy agreed
Oldham Council’s Cabinet has agreed a new vision that looks to cut vehicle emissions and get more residents walking, cycling and using public transport.
More than £2m secured to fund green improvements at Spindles
A grant of more than £2m has been secured by Oldham Council to ensure the Spindles shopping centre is more environmentally friendly - alongside the improvements already underway.
Plans for pioneering Solar Farm to be approved by Cabinet
A solar farm that could reduce CO2 emissions by 50 tonnes each year and save money on energy bills has been approved by Oldham Council’s cabinet.
Oldham prepares to mark Holocaust Memorial Day
Oldham is to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with a special event at Waterhead Academy later this week.
Oldham Council secures £20 million of new Levelling Up funding from Government
Funding has been secured through the Levelling Up fund for eco-friendly projects in Oldham; including a learning centre at Northern Roots; a new “Green Shoots” business centre, and an “Oldham Greenway
Next phase of Egyptian Rooms redevelopment to begin
The transformation of the Old Town Hall’s Egyptian Room has reached a major step forward - with work starting on the fit-out of the unit.
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