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Oldham Chronicle
Rugby club plea for home comforta long-term lease for the site adjacent to Rosary Road in a bid to improve faci
Rugby club plea for home comfort
Oldham Chronicle / Posted yesterday
a long-term lease for the site adjacent to Rosary Road in a bid to improve facilities and drainage. When they quizzed Oldham Council over the agreement for the land on the former Fitton Hill Senior School, the issue was again kicked into the... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Capital gain for protest group as fight goes onDiggle. Proud The group's lawyer, Robert McCracken QC, presented the group's c
Capital gain for protest group as fight goes on
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 4 days ago
Diggle. Proud The group's lawyer, Robert McCracken QC, presented the group's case to Honourable Mrs Justice Lang alongside Oldham Council's lawyer, who argued against the full Judicial Review appeal, in a hearing which lasted more than three... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Capital gain for protest group as fight goes onDiggle. Proud The group's lawyer, Robert McCracken QC, presented the group's c
Capital gain for protest group as fight goes on
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Diggle. Proud The group's lawyer, Robert McCracken QC, presented the group's case to Honourable Mrs Justice Lang alongside Oldham Council's lawyer, who argued against the full Judicial Review appeal, in a hearing which lasted more than three... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Warehouse to bring hundreds of jobsup to 350 full-time jobs. The scheme, which will be developed by industrial de
Warehouse to bring hundreds of jobs
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
up to 350 full-time jobs. The scheme, which will be developed by industrial developer Chancerygate, was approved by Oldham Council's planning committee last night. The 60,000 sq ft centre will be built on land off Greengate in... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
New postal warehouse will deliver 350 new jobsdeliver 350 full time jobs in Oldham. Plans for the new DPD Express Courier de
New postal warehouse will deliver 350 new jobs
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
deliver 350 full time jobs in Oldham. Plans for the new DPD Express Courier depot have now been given the green light by Oldham council bosses. The new 60, 000sq ft warehouse will be built by industrial developer, Chancerygate, on land off... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Councillor opens up about cancer battleillness which he kept from voters during a hard fought campaign to hold the Con
Councillor opens up about cancer battle
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 6 days ago
illness which he kept from voters during a hard fought campaign to hold the Conservative seat for Saddleworth South on Oldham Council. The 76-year-old councillor retained his seat by 11 votes in the May elections after losing more than two... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Councillor opens up about cancer battleillness which he kept from voters during a hard fought campaign to hold the Con
Councillor opens up about cancer battle
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
illness which he kept from voters during a hard fought campaign to hold the Conservative seat for Saddleworth South on Oldham Council. The 76-year-old councillor retained his seat by 11 votes in the May elections after losing more than two... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Heritage site looks fabulousopening. Saddleworth Morris Men set off the proceedings, followed by the offic
Heritage site looks fabulous
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 7 days ago
opening. Saddleworth Morris Men set off the proceedings, followed by the official reopening of the 150-year-old building. Oldham Council said on social media: "The Saddleworth Museum reopens today after a £1.25m refurbishment. "Get down there and... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Extra £3.5m approved for school expansionmoney on top of the £14 million earmarked by the Education Funding Agency to re
Extra £3.5m approved for school expansion
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
money on top of the £14 million earmarked by the Education Funding Agency to rebuild Royton & Crompton secondary. In 2014, Oldham Council applied for Priority Schools Building Programme funding for three schools, with only Royton and Crompton... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Could George Osborne become Greater Manchester's elected mayor?measures. Responding to speculation about the former Chancellor making a bid t
Could George Osborne become Greater Manchester's elected mayor?
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
measures. Responding to speculation about the former Chancellor making a bid to become Greater Manchester mayor, ex-Oldham council leader Jim McMahon, MP for Oldham West and Royton, said: “That’d be an interesting campaign from former... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Showtime for flagship new cinemaOLDHAM'S new cinema will open to movie goers in the flagship old town hall deve
Showtime for flagship new cinema
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
OLDHAM'S new cinema will open to movie goers in the flagship old town hall development on Friday, October 21. Oldham Council has revealed the date and a grand opening event that evening which will showcase a fitting tribute to Oldham's past and an... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Opening date revealed for Oldham's all-new Old Town Hallattractions and performances with a cinematic theme. Work underway at Oldham's
Opening date revealed for Oldham's all-new Old Town Hall
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
attractions and performances with a cinematic theme. Work underway at Oldham's Old Town Hall Read More Jean Stretton, Oldham Council leader, said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be able to reveal the date when the Old Town Hall will open to the... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
A Lidl more choice for Royton shoppersby High Street, Middleton Road and Croft Head and created up to 40 new jobs. T
A Lidl more choice for Royton shoppers
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
by High Street, Middleton Road and Croft Head and created up to 40 new jobs. The store was given planning permission by Oldham Council last year following the demolition of the Royton Assembly Hall and former Albion Club. Nick Harvey, Lidl UK's... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
£17.5m school overhaul planmoney on top of the £14million earmarked by the Education Funding Agency (EFA)
£17.5m school overhaul plan
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
money on top of the £14million earmarked by the Education Funding Agency (EFA) to rebuild Royton & Crompton secondary. Oldham Council applied for Priority Schools Building Programme funding for three schools in 2014 with only Royton and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Liberal Democrats select their Greater Manchester mayoral candidatethe region following a hustings event in Manchester city centre. Coun Brophy c
Liberal Democrats select their Greater Manchester mayoral candidate
Manchester Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
the region following a hustings event in Manchester city centre. Coun Brophy came fifth with 1,024 votes, with former Oldham council leader Jim McMahon romping to victory. Read More At the packed hustings event on Wednesday - which saw a... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Housing fightANGRY residents are campaigning once again after yet another unwanted proposal
Housing fight
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
ANGRY residents are campaigning once again after yet another unwanted proposal for a housing development was submitted to Oldham Council. Oxfordshire-based Heyford Developments have placed an application for 23 houses on green belt land off Haven... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Ideas for former sports hub base optionsreplacement opened on Middleton Road. Among the sporting stars at the ceremony
Ideas for former sports hub base options
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
replacement opened on Middleton Road. Among the sporting stars at the ceremony was another Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes. Oldham Council is looking at several options for the Lord Street site, including using it as a temporary ca... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Oldham RL 'surrenders' ground leaseOLDHAM RL has surrendered the lease of its ground to the owners, Oldham Council
Oldham RL 'surrenders' ground lease
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
OLDHAM RL has surrendered the lease of its ground to the owners, Oldham Council ­- who it is reported to owe £70,000. The rugby league club have not paid any rent on the Whitebank Stadium in Limeside for the majority of the season and gave up its... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pregnant woman handed parking fine for 'pulling over because she felt sick'out that she was heavily pregnant and feeling unwell, she was issued with a £70
Pregnant woman handed parking fine for 'pulling over because she felt sick'
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
out that she was heavily pregnant and feeling unwell, she was issued with a £70 fine, reduced to £35 if she pays sooner. Oldham Council claims Hayley was asked to move several times but refused. The penalty was issued on August 30 and care... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Metrolink delays, cannabis canal find, Manchester heatwaveclub has not paid any rent on its ground virtually all season. Now the club ha
Metrolink delays, cannabis canal find, Manchester heatwave
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
club has not paid any rent on its ground virtually all season. Now the club has surrendered its lease to the owners, Oldham council, to whom it owes £70,000. Negotiations as to whether the debt will be written off or paid in full, or partly,... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Pride in Oldham News | Venture good for kids and for townHall every Friday evening, the Failsworth Youth Zone sees police officers worki
Pride in Oldham News | Venture good for kids and for town
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Hall every Friday evening, the Failsworth Youth Zone sees police officers working in partnership with youth workers from Oldham Council and dedicated staff from Mahdlo (Oldham Youth Zone), to provide a safe place for young people to visit in the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Oldham rugby club surrenders lease on ground as it owes council £70,000criticism against either party.” The report adds: “The council will continue t
Oldham rugby club surrenders lease on ground as it owes council £70,000
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
criticism against either party.” The report adds: “The council will continue to pursue the arrears.” Jean Stretton, Oldham council leader, said: “As part of ongoing negotiations with Oldham Rugby League Club we can confirm that they have... Read more
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International Business Times
Jeremy Corbyn: Highlights and low points of Labour leader's first year at the topsafe seat for Labour, but would provide Corbyn with his first electoral test si
Jeremy Corbyn: Highlights and low points of Labour leader's first year at the top
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
safe seat for Labour, but would provide Corbyn with his first electoral test since becoming leader. Jim McMahon, leader of Oldham Council, increased the party's share of the vote from 54% to 62%. Corbynistas welcomed the 3 December result, while... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
'Someone is going tobe killed or injured'older people crossing St Mary's Way to access Oldham town centre. The couple,
'Someone is going tobe killed or injured'
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
older people crossing St Mary's Way to access Oldham town centre. The couple, of adjoining Henshaw Street, have called for Oldham Council to put speed cameras in place to catch offenders. Unity, who carry out road safety works on behalf of the... Read more
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express
Labour councillor and mosque leader hired illegal immigrants and dodged taxCentral Mosque, and (inset) the industrial estate where illegal workers were M
Labour councillor and mosque leader hired illegal immigrants and dodged tax
express / Posted 19 days ago
Central Mosque, and (inset) the industrial estate where illegal workers were Montaz Ali Azad, a Labour councillor on Oldham Council and trustee of the charity which runs Oldham Central Masjid and Islamic Centre, was caught by Home Office... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Link on brinkused by support groups and charities such as Age UK, First Stop, Oldham Carers
Link on brink
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
used by support groups and charities such as Age UK, First Stop, Oldham Carers and U3A, could be shut down next year. As Oldham Council looks to save more than £20m it has warned of cuts to sexual health services and of changes to the way that... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Parish celebrates greener pasturesA WELL-KNOWN roadside open space could become a field of dreams for village com
Parish celebrates greener pastures
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 20 days ago
A WELL-KNOWN roadside open space could become a field of dreams for village communities. Because Oldham Council has granted a 12-month licence to Saddleworth Parish Council for the two-acre Dawson's Field, Scouthead. And this means the community... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Parish celebrates greener pasturesA WELL-KNOWN roadside open space could become a field of dreams for village com
Parish celebrates greener pastures
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
A WELL-KNOWN roadside open space could become a field of dreams for village communities. Because Oldham Council has granted a 12-month licence to Saddleworth Parish Council for the two-acre Dawson's Field, Scouthead. And this means the community... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Deep impactLane, in Failsworth, was revealed to be Oldham's most complained about road in
Deep impact
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Lane, in Failsworth, was revealed to be Oldham's most complained about road in both 2013/14 and 2014/15 but a spokesman for Oldham Council said it had since been resurfaced. There were 77 insurance claims for vehicle damage as a result of potholes... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
'Disgraceful' vandals cause damage to treesStreet, Delph, overlooking the River Tame and near old folks dwellings. Perple
'Disgraceful' vandals cause damage to trees
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 21 days ago
Street, Delph, overlooking the River Tame and near old folks dwellings. Perplexed villagers reported the damage to Oldham Council after discovering the cuts - known as ring barking - were believed to have been made by a circular saw. The... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Fight to keep town from going hungryEXTRA support will be given to the ever-increasing number of families in food p
Fight to keep town from going hungry
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
EXTRA support will be given to the ever-increasing number of families in food poverty if new proposals are voted through. Oldham Council will vote on whether they increase the support for the poor, in line with the aims of the End Hunger... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Electric car hub runs out of juicecar club, shop or even buy a coffee. The hub was set to be a flagship for many
Electric car hub runs out of juice
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
car club, shop or even buy a coffee. The hub was set to be a flagship for many more across Greater Manchester after Oldham Council Cabinet members agreed a report recommending a long-term lease be awarded to the Manchester Electric Car... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Your chance to meet golden girlOLDHAMERS have the chance to meet the borough's golden girl tomorrow. Oldham C
Your chance to meet golden girl
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 26 days ago
OLDHAMERS have the chance to meet the borough's golden girl tomorrow. Oldham Council and Oldham Community Leisure are hosting a homecoming event for local Olympian Nicola White, a key member of Great Britain's women's hockey team which won gold in... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Your chance to meet golden girlOLDHAMERS have the chance to meet the borough's golden girl tomorrow. Oldham C
Your chance to meet golden girl
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
OLDHAMERS have the chance to meet the borough's golden girl tomorrow. Oldham Council and Oldham Community Leisure are hosting a homecoming event for local Olympian Nicola White, a key member of Great Britain's women's hockey team which won gold in... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Police station closure talks26. Despite this, a planning application to change the layout of the Chadderton
Police station closure talks
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
26. Despite this, a planning application to change the layout of the Chadderton building has already been submitted to Oldham Council, suggesting it could be used as a support facility for the force. The application proposes the demolition and... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Park ride work well under waycar park, on land between Beaver Street and Wallshaw Street, is well under way
Park ride work well under way
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
car park, on land between Beaver Street and Wallshaw Street, is well under way following a land swap deal between Oldham Council and Transport for Greater Manchester to provide 254 spaces for commuters. The two-storey and ground-level... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Parish council funding cut furyOLDHAM council has been accused of "pick pocketing" funds from Saddleworth in a
Parish council funding cut fury
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 28 days ago
OLDHAM council has been accused of "pick pocketing" funds from Saddleworth in a bid to cut costs. The claim was made by Saddleworth parish councillor Jamie Curley during an emergency parish council meeting to discuss a letter from Oldham Council... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Oldham MP left £4m to familyOldham West was an early test of the leadership of his colleague Jeremy Corbyn.
Oldham MP left £4m to family
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
Oldham West was an early test of the leadership of his colleague Jeremy Corbyn. Labour won the seat comfortably with former Oldham council leader and close friend Jim McMahon securing a 10,722 majority. Speaking on the day of his predecessor's... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Jobs up for grabs with cinema gianthosted by Odeon's general manager Paul Dagg in collaboration with the Get Oldha
Jobs up for grabs with cinema giant
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
hosted by Odeon's general manager Paul Dagg in collaboration with the Get Oldham Working team, a campaign established by Oldham Council to help support local residents into sustainable employment. The cinema is being built using the latest... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Locals growing for it at parkbeen developed into an accessible space to learn new skills around growing food
Locals growing for it at park
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
been developed into an accessible space to learn new skills around growing food - something people of all ages can enjoy. Oldham Council was asked by residents and councillors who live and work near the park to develop it into a space the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Popular Oldham MP Michael Meacher leaves £4m fortunewas seen as an early test of the leadership of his close colleague Jeremy Corby
Popular Oldham MP Michael Meacher leaves £4m fortune
Manchester Evening News / Posted 30 days ago
was seen as an early test of the leadership of his close colleague Jeremy Corbyn, which Labour won comfortably. Former Oldham council leader Jim McMahon - a close friend to Mr Meacher - secured a 10,722 majority. Speaking on the day of his... Read more

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