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2014/04/23 12:29
2014/04/23 12:29
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High-quality houses will be built across the borough in what Oldham Council is calling a once-in-a-generation opportunity. The proposals, passed at a council cabinet meeting yesterday, allow the...
2014/04/23 12:29
2014/04/23 12:29
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2014/04/22 17:20
2014/04/22 17:20
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A vintage clothing store has become the first to benefit from a new £1m investment fund hoping to attract new traders to the town centre. Scoots, Suits and Boots, has been handed £6,000 from Oldham...
2014/04/18 11:29
2014/04/18 11:29
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THE Queen Elizabeth Hall will stay open until December, seven months longer than originally planned, Oldham Council has confirmed. Bookings are now being taken for the town-centre venue until the end...
2014/04/16 11:29
2014/04/16 11:29
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Oldham Council is to lose another top officer - to the same London council. Borough treasurer Steven Mair, who transformed the council’s finances from dire to dazzling during his five-year stint in...
2014/04/15 13:28
2014/04/15 13:28
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VILLAGERS will not give up their fight against the plan to build a new £17 million secondary school in Diggle. Oldham Council announced final legal agreements had been signed last week, which means...
2014/04/09 13:28
2014/04/09 13:28
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FINAL legal agreements have been signed to confirm a new Saddleworth School will be built in Diggle. Relocating the school from Uppermill has been mired in controversy. Opponents argued it will...
2014/04/09 11:29
2014/04/09 11:29
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Special policing contracts which saw one boss handed a contract worth nearly £900,000 in wages and payments over three years have come under fire from Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner...
2014/04/06 13:58
2014/04/06 13:58
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Councils tell of child malnutrition work after Blackburn problems Councils tell of child malnutrition work after Blackburn problems TWO northern councils have outlined various initiatives they have...
2014/04/04 15:31
2014/04/04 15:31
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A councillor hailed as a community champion is to stand down from the council. Barbara Beeley, Lib-Dem councillor for Saddleworth West and Lees and chairman of Saddleworth and Lees District...
2014/04/04 12:29
2014/04/04 12:29
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VETERAN councillor Hugh McDonald has been deselected by the local Labour Party for the forthcoming local elections. The 72-year-old party stalwart has been at the centre of a 10-month investigation...
2014/04/03 11:29
2014/04/03 11:29
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Oldham Council has blasted a new report calling on it and other Greater Manchester authorities to do more to reduce the gap between high and low-earners. The report, by Steady State Manchester and...
2014/04/02 13:28
2014/04/02 13:28
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SADDLEWORTH will set an example to the rest of Greater Manchester with the introduction of life-saving defibrillators. The news followed North-West Ambulance chiefs’ claim that villagers have only a...
2014/04/01 14:29
2014/04/01 14:29
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RESIDENTS are being urged to have their say on plans to redesign the Shaw pedestrian crossing on which 11-year-old Annalise Holt died before Christmas. The four redesign proposals are on display at...
2014/04/01 11:33
2014/04/01 11:33
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RSPCA shelter to be rehomed AFTER spending years finding new homes for cats and dogs, the RSPCA is getting ready to be re-homed itself after agreeing to the sale of its current base to Oldham...
2014/03/31 10:29
2014/03/31 10:29
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A MOUNTAIN of rubbish, food waste and broken furniture left by fly-tippers has been a nightmare for residents in Clarksfield. One resident, Michael Bentley (38) can barely get out of his back gate,...
2014/03/27 12:29
2014/03/27 12:29
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Oldham Council is set to open a high street shop selling furniture and white goods on low-interest credit. The move is a radical attempt to provide an alternative to loan sharks and payday...
2014/03/26 13:29
2014/03/26 13:29
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A SHOPKEEPER sold counterfeit and illegally-packaged cigarettes and tobacco because he felt under threat by suppliers and rivals, Oldham Magistrates heard yesterday. Rana Mohammed Akram (56) of the...
2014/03/25 17:24
2014/03/25 17:24
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Paul Davies, the former executive director for social care and inclusion, has been dismissed following an investigation after ‘issues’ were raised in the department. He had been suspended from his...
2014/03/25 12:29
2014/03/25 12:29
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HUNDREDS of Oldham pupils will have a day off school tomorrow (Wednesday) when teachers take part in a national strike. Only 32 of the borough’s 102 schools have confirmed they will open as usual...
2014/03/24 12:29
2014/03/24 12:29
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EUROPE’S largest cinema operator is to run the new cinema in Oldham’s old town hall. Following months of talks, the council and Odeon Cinemas have agreed plans to transform the derelict, Grade...
2014/04/23 12:29
2014/04/23 12:29
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