Latest press releases

Sensory room opens its doors

A sensory room has opened at an extra care scheme in Coldhurst.

Published on Monday, 21st August 2017

A sensory room has opened at an extra care scheme in Coldhurst.

Car park opens on former leisure centre site

Published on Thursday, 17th August 2017

Oldham Council has opened its biggest car park in Oldham town centre.

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Seller prosecuted for clocked car

Published on Wednesday, 16th August 2017

Oldham Council has successfully prosecuted a Glodwick resident who sold a ‘clocked’ car over the internet.

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Dear Oldham...

Published on Wednesday, 09th August 2017

Oldham Council is asking young people to help shape Oldham’s future.

Town centre business awards

Awards recognise superb customer service in Oldham town centre

Published on Monday, 07th August 2017

Superb customer service has been recognised at the annual Oldham Town Centre Business Awards.

Oldham residents have been cooking their way to good health in a series of free classes.

Free cooking classes help prevent diabetes

Published on Friday, 04th August 2017

Oldham residents have been cooking their way to good health in a series of free classes.

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Independent Quarter ticks all the right boxes for firm

Published on Wednesday, 02nd August 2017

Oldham’s growing Independent Quarter has attracted another new firm – whose business is preventing dangers at home and at work

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Royal Horticultural Society judges coming to Oldham

Published on Thursday, 27th July 2017

Oldham’s quest to be crowned one of the cleanest, greenest and most beautiful places in Britain is nearing judgement day.

Oldham Council and developer Langtree are ready to bring forward the Hollinwood Junction project that will see 760 new jobs created

Oldham Council and Langtree sign development agreement unlocking £35m project and 760 new jobs

Published on Thursday, 27th July 2017

Oldham Council and developer Langtree are ready to bring forward the Hollinwood Junction project that will see 760 new jobs created.

Join in with family fun days this summer

Published on Thursday, 20th July 2017

A number of family fun days are happening across the borough from July to August. There are a variety of activities for children and adults to enjoy, spanning from sports to crafts.

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Duo retain prestigious parks award

Published on Tuesday, 18th July 2017

Two of Oldham Council’s parks have again retained their prestigious Green Flag Awards.

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Oldham celebrates Love Parks Week

Published on Thursday, 13th July 2017

Oldham Council is showing its support to Love Parks Week 2017 by hosting a range of events and activities across the borough’s parks from 14-23 July.

A pioneering project is drawing on the life experiences of young people to tackle youth mental ill-health in Oldham.

Oldham Council supports pioneering programme to tackle youth mental ill-health

Published on Thursday, 13th July 2017

A pioneering project is drawing on the life experiences of young people to tackle youth mental ill-health in Oldham.

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Bloom and Grow centrepiece wows again

Published on Thursday, 13th July 2017

This year’s vibrant Bloom and Grow centrepiece in the town centre has been unveiled.

Help contribute towards Oldham's Local Plan

Published on Wednesday, 12th July 2017

As Oldham Council starts work preparing its Local Plan (LP) we are asking residents how they think the borough should develop in coming years.

Councillor Amanda Chadderton.

Council supports pupils and parents of closed school

Published on Wednesday, 12th July 2017

Oldham Council is continuing to support parents and pupils affected by the closure of Collective Spirit.

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Flower Festival blooms in Parliament Square

Published on Friday, 07th July 2017

Parliament Square will be blossoming with the beauties of nature when the annual Oldham Flower Festival returns to the town centre.

A Cultural Quarter Steering Group has been established to build on the positive changes taking place in Oldham town centre.

Exciting opportunity to help shape Oldham's Cultural Quarter

Published on Thursday, 06th July 2017

A Cultural Quarter Steering Group has been established to build on the positive changes taking place in Oldham town centre.

Oldham Dance Splash returns

Published on Monday, 03rd July 2017

The annual Oldham Dance Splash event, organised by Oldham Sport Development, will once again take place at The Oldham Coliseum on Wednesday 5 July.

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A new vision to redevelop Oldham Town Centre

Published on Monday, 03rd July 2017

An ambitious new vision to deliver the Oldham town centre of the future is set to go to public consultation before being marketed to potential development partners.

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Oldham's tenth annual vintage and classic car show returns

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017

Oldham town centre is gearing up for the annual Vintage and Classic Car Show.

Your Oldham. Your Street Party. Your Hamper.

Published on Thursday, 29th June 2017

Oldham Council is working in partnership with the Tesco Oldham stores to bring ‘hampers of fun’ to party organisers across the borough.

Marouf Ahmed has been sworn in as the Youth Mayor of Oldham.

New Youth Mayor takes the chains of office

Published on Wednesday, 28th June 2017

Marouf Ahmed has been sworn in as the Youth Mayor of Oldham.

A Curious Turn: moving mechanical sculpture

Published on Wednesday, 28th June 2017

A new touring exhibition curated by the Crafts Council comes to Gallery Oldham from July 8 to September 2.

Have your say on proposals for Greenfield Primary School

Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017

Oldham Council is holding two consultation meetings so people can have their say on updated proposals for a new two-form entry Greenfield Primary School.

Oldham Council announces new partnership with Timewise

Published on Thursday, 22nd June 2017

Oldham Council has announced a new partnership with flexible working experts, Timewise.

Market street comes to Oldham

Co-operative Market Street comes to Oldham

Published on Wednesday, 21st June 2017

Oldham Council will be hosting a co-operative street market, as part of the Your Oldham Festival

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New business feels at home in the Independent Quarter

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017

The latest business to open in Oldham’s Independent Quarter is already beginning to feeling right at home.

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Local firm helps council tackle litter

Published on Monday, 19th June 2017

Oldham Council has a new tool in the fight against litter and waste left on our streets.

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Royal honour for Deputy Leader, Abdul Jabbar

Published on Friday, 16th June 2017

Councillor Abdul Jabbar has been made an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.