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2014/07/23 10:29
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HATHERSHAW residents have spoken out after their area became the focus of negative mass media attention. BBC TV reports suggested escalating tensions between the district’s white, Asian and Romanian...
2014/07/23 10:29
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2014/07/23 10:29
2014/07/23 10:29
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PLANS to invest extra funding to support independent businesses in Shaw and Lees were given the go-ahead. As reported in the Chronicle last week, Oldham Council Cabinet members agreed to invest...
2014/07/22 13:28
2014/07/22 13:28
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PLANS for an eco-friendly, earth-sheltered home in Diggle have been submitted with a decision to be made at tomorrow’s planning committee meeting. The detached property, at Holy Lane Farm, Ward Lane,...
2014/07/22 13:28
2014/07/22 13:28
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THERE has been yet another twist in the new Saddleworth School saga as Oldham Council Cabinet members last night proposed a new site option after “listening to the community’s concerns”. Land at the...
2014/07/21 19:19
2014/07/21 19:19
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The school revamped its existing facilities after scoring a £317,000 grant from The Premier League and The FA facilities fund to help develop grassroots football, allowing even more pupils to play the...
2014/07/21 13:19
2014/07/21 13:19
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A £25m flagship academy has received one of the most damning Ofsted reports ever given to a school in Salford. Inspectors have said the Oasis Academy MediaCityUK requires special measures, after...
2014/07/21 12:29
2014/07/21 12:29
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IT failed to rain on the parade as family and friends turned out to honour the town’s graduates. Early showers stopped in time for University Campus Oldham’s (UCO) traditional celebrations on Friday...
2014/07/21 11:19
2014/07/21 11:19
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Town hall bosses say an increase in flytipping fines will send out a strong message to 'irresponsible' litter louts. The maximum fine for dumping waste has been bumped up to £3m for companies and up...
2014/07/18 14:43
2014/07/18 14:43
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WIMBLEDON may be over, but Oldhamers can serve up an ace with free sessions to celebrate the Great British Tennis Weekend. Oldham Council has teamed up with tennis clubs across the borough to offer...
2014/07/15 18:19
2014/07/15 18:19
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A park-and-ride facility will be expanded at a tram stop to help commuters. But Oldham Council has now signed a land deal which will allow it to double the capacity of the Beal Lane site. The...
2014/07/11 14:33
2014/07/11 14:33
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A councillor had accused Oldham Council of snubbing parts of a village competing in a top national award. Garth Harkness said villagers in Delph had been kicked in the teeth over the route judges...
2014/07/09 14:28
2014/07/09 14:28
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SCHOOLS and libraries across Oldham will be closed tomorrow as public-sector workers stage their biggest strike in years. Members of Unison, GMB, Unite, the National Union of Teachers, the Public and...
2014/07/09 11:29
2014/07/09 11:29
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DELIGHTED bowlers can spend a penny in style once again thanks to the revamped toilet block at High Crompton Park. The Chronicle reported on the bowlers dismay two months ago when Oldham Council...
2014/07/02 12:29
2014/07/02 12:29
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THE safety of children is more important than the rights of “inconsiderate motorists” says Oldham Council - which has slammed new government legislation to ban camera cars. Communities Secretary Eric...
2014/07/02 12:29
2014/07/02 12:29
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OLDHAM has been given £250,127 to speed up adoption in the borough. Oldham Council cabinet has accepted the central government money as part of reforms aimed at finding families for children waiting...
2014/06/30 17:19
2014/06/30 17:19
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The leader of Oldham Council has blasted how the town’s young people are perceived by employers at the launch of a project to transform education. Speaking at Stoneleigh Academy, Coun Jim McMahon was...
2014/06/27 11:29
2014/06/27 11:29
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ERRORS on an application form have led to the withdrawal of a controversial plan to convert a sports pitch into a floodlit 4G ground at a Chadderton primary school. Yew Tree Community School,...
2014/06/25 16:21
2014/06/25 16:21
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The zebra crossing where 12-year-old schoolgirl Annalise Holt died is to get a new set of traffic lights to make it safer. Oldham Council pledged to make improvements to the Crompton Way crossing and...
2014/06/25 11:30
2014/06/25 11:30
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A PLAN to upgrade safety at the road crossing in Shaw that has claimed two lives was confirmed to anxious locals last night. Twelve-year-old Annalise Holt died on the Milnrow Road-Linney Lane...
2014/06/25 11:29
2014/06/25 11:29
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Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon officially got work underway on Oldham’s new £15million flagship leisure centre - by taking the controls of a large digger! The new centre, at the junction of...
2014/07/23 10:29
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