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Oldham Chronicle
Work underway at new heritage centrelibrary which lies in Union Street. The project was given the green light foll
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
library which lies in Union Street. The project was given the green light following a successful joint funding bid by Oldham Council and Oldham Coliseum Theatre, who secured money from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Stoller Charitable... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Clocker wiped 119,000 miles off Audibut when the MOT certificate from the previous year was checked, the mileage wa
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
but when the MOT certificate from the previous year was checked, the mileage was recorded at more than 227,000 miles. Oldham Council prosecuted Zameer, who pleaded guilty at Tameside Magistrates' Court. The 21-year-old was ordered to pay a... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Plastered in the parkPark, residents are hoping Greater Manchester Police will step up efforts in pu
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Park, residents are hoping Greater Manchester Police will step up efforts in putting an end to the binges and are urging Oldham Council to make the park more secure at night. One concerned resident, who wished not to be named, said: "It is... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Facing the bootthe prospect of finding a new home at short notice after a decision was made to
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
the prospect of finding a new home at short notice after a decision was made to close the Chapel Road artificial pitch. Oldham Council jointly agreed with Oldham Community Leisure that it will no longer be responsible for the management of the... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Subway people still fear to treadbut said contractors would visit the site and see "if any more needs to be done
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
but said contractors would visit the site and see "if any more needs to be done." They pledged to raise the issue with Oldham Council, who in turn said they have been "promised new lighting for the subway." Oldham Council said they are unable... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Schools have excluded children as young as six for sexual misconductthere were six incidents which included two six-year-old pupils facing discipli
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
there were six incidents which included two six-year-old pupils facing disciplinary action over sexual misconductRead More Oldham Council said it doesn’t record the ages of children, just their school years and said it records incidents of ‘sexual... Read more
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The New Statesman
A 21st century workhouse or a second chance? My life as an Emmaus Companionborough of Tameside. The rent was cheaper and the flat was closer to my family.
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
borough of Tameside. The rent was cheaper and the flat was closer to my family. But with the move, I lost the support from Oldham Council. At the time, this didn't cause me great concern. I thought: "I don’t need to be babysat anymore." I was... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Businesses awarded for excellent servicesSUPERB customer service has been recognised at the annual Oldham Town Centre Bu
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
SUPERB customer service has been recognised at the annual Oldham Town Centre Business Awards. Organised by Oldham Council and the Town Centre Business Partnership, the awards recognise and celebrate businesses who are looking after residents,... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Power to the peoplePLANS for a £100million state-of-the-art plant which will generate energy from
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
PLANS for a £100million state-of-the-art plant which will generate energy from waste have been submitted to Oldham Council. The proposals, by applicants Woodhouse Properties, seek outline permission to develop a largely vacant and underused 6.41... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
In memory of Arena angelstotal Keeley, a singer, raised over £1,200 through a JustGiving page and began
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
total Keeley, a singer, raised over £1,200 through a JustGiving page and began getting permission for the new benches from Oldham Council. The tribute will be erected shortly before the Party in the Park fundraiser and will be officially opened on... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Huge cost to refurbish failed tech collegepoor results and pupil numbers. Councillor Amanda Chadderton, Oldham's cabinet
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
poor results and pupil numbers. Councillor Amanda Chadderton, Oldham's cabinet member for education, said: "It was not Oldham Council's decision to open or close Collective Spirit ­- it was the Department for Education. But we agree that... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
What a load of more RUBBISHTHESE pictures show the battle Oldham Council is fighting against fly-tipping.
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
THESE pictures show the battle Oldham Council is fighting against fly-tipping. The first featured in the Oldham Chronicle in January after a fed-up resident contacted us to complain about the disgusting state of the alley between Belgrave Road and... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Free music festival comes to Oldhamact The Farm, hitmakers Stooshe, Kelly Llorenna from N-Trance, a Clint Boon DJ
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
act The Farm, hitmakers Stooshe, Kelly Llorenna from N-Trance, a Clint Boon DJ set and Eighties favourites Brother Beyond. Oldham Council and Revolution 96.2 have teamed together to put on the packed day of family fun offering something for all... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
We're looking into itplaying at the site between Acre Lane and Bartlemore Street, and called for som
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
playing at the site between Acre Lane and Bartlemore Street, and called for something to be done to make it secure. Oldham Council officers attended the site yesterday morning to carry out tests, cordoned the area and said that the sewer had... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Chatty cafes help silence lonelinessUppermill, Chadderton, Oldham town centre and Shaw have so far adopted the sche
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 16 days ago
Uppermill, Chadderton, Oldham town centre and Shaw have so far adopted the scheme. The project is being supported by Oldham Council, Age UK, The Saddleworth Rotary Club and Spindles Shopping Centre. Residents are invited to attend any of the... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
It's blooming judgement daycategory thanks to its outstanding work in the past years. There are only six o
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
category thanks to its outstanding work in the past years. There are only six other places competing in that category. Oldham Council said the nomination is all down to the long-standing co-operation between its staff, volunteers, residents and... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Flying flags for solidarityculture has changed and paid tribute to the late Sgt Julie Frank, who formed th
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
culture has changed and paid tribute to the late Sgt Julie Frank, who formed the GMP Lesbian and Gay Association in 2002. Oldham Council leader Councillor Jean Stretton and Deputy Mayor Councillor Javid Iqbal were also at the event. Oldham West... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Hooray for Hollinwood760 jobs and regenerate a derelict 30-acre site at Hollinwood Junction with ret
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
760 jobs and regenerate a derelict 30-acre site at Hollinwood Junction with retail, leisure, employment space and housing. Oldham Council and developer Langtree have signed a deal to bring forward the project, which will also see the demolition of... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Bring back our local dandymanA COMMUNITY is calling for Oldham Council to return their hard working and dedi
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
A COMMUNITY is calling for Oldham Council to return their hard working and dedicated street cleaner to his original patch. A petition to return "dandyman" Owen Arthurs to the Derker, Watersheddings and Moorside area has already gathered more than... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Fight to save valleys from housebuildingBrook and Ashbrook." The group urged objectors to write to planning@oldham.gov
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 21 days ago
Brook and Ashbrook." The group urged objectors to write to planning@oldham.gov.uk or the chief planning officer at Oldham Council with their views. A public consultation was hosted by developers Russell Homes earlier this month, calling... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
How the drama unfoldedrelease a statement confirming the hostage situation is ongoing and that negoti
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
release a statement confirming the hostage situation is ongoing and that negotiators were continuing to speak to Schofield. Oldham Council offer advice such as where to go for shelter to those residents who have been evacuated. * 10pm -... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
We've gone plant potty!of £1,000 worth of equipment and ground works from local company Mitie. This en
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
of £1,000 worth of equipment and ground works from local company Mitie. This enabled them to purchase gardening equipment and plants. The group also successfully applied for Green Dividend funding from Oldham Council and got allocated an ambassad... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Stepping out for a challengeto Nick Price, a senior instructor at the Castleshaw Centre, who died of cancer
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 23 days ago
to Nick Price, a senior instructor at the Castleshaw Centre, who died of cancer last year. Nick worked at the centre for Oldham Council for more than 20 years, working with about 60,000 young people and was involved with the challenge from the... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Stepping out for a challengeto Nick Price, a senior instructor at the Castleshaw Centre, who died of cancer
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
to Nick Price, a senior instructor at the Castleshaw Centre, who died of cancer last year. Nick worked at the centre for Oldham Council for more than 20 years, working with about 60,000 young people and was involved with the challenge from the... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
New States chief exec to earn over £250,000 « Jersey Evening Postpaid a salary of between £250,000 and £259,999. Mr Parker, who is a father of
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 25 days ago
paid a salary of between £250,000 and £259,999. Mr Parker, who is a father of two, has previously been chief executive at Oldham Council before moving to Westminster. He has also held senior positions with Liverpool and Manchester city... Read more
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Bolton News
Town hall chief executive 'broke child safeguarding policy to protect council leader ahead of election''fullest possible disclosure' of its findings to the public. On April 1, 2015
Bolton News / Posted 27 days ago
'fullest possible disclosure' of its findings to the public. On April 1, 2015 Mr Owen was informed by a senior officer at Oldham Council that Carter had been dismissed from its library service in 2011 after being caught accessing images of... Read more
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Bury Times
REVEALED: Town hall chief executive 'broke child safeguarding policy to protect council leader ahead of election''fullest possible disclosure' of its findings to the public. On April 1, 2015
Bury Times / Posted 27 days ago
'fullest possible disclosure' of its findings to the public. On April 1, 2015 Mr Owen was informed by a senior officer at Oldham Council that Carter had been dismissed from its library service in 2011 after being caught accessing images of... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Two Bury council officers deliberately delayed investigating allegations against Labour politician ahead of election, independent inquiry concludes- at that point still a councillor for Tottington - were first passed to Mike O
Manchester Evening News / Posted 27 days ago
- at that point still a councillor for Tottington - were first passed to Mike Owen by an officer at his former employer, Oldham council, on April 1, 2015, five weeks before the general election. That information had been passed to the police at... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The site for a new free school has been selectedon Roxbury Avenue in Lees, which closed in 2010. Plans for the site were given
Manchester Evening News / Posted 29 days ago
on Roxbury Avenue in Lees, which closed in 2010. Plans for the site were given the green light by cabinet members at Oldham council last week, and will now be subject to a public consultation.Read More Town hall leader Coun Jean Stretton... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Hole lot of trouble is resident's nightmareOwens first noticed the issue outside her home on Ripponden Road over four week
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
Owens first noticed the issue outside her home on Ripponden Road over four weeks ago and reported the problem to Oldham Council, who had placed barriers around the hole and reduced the space available for vehicles to pass. After being... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Royal seal of approval for new hi-tech hubnew businesses. The digital hub was previously the Wahoo club, but it was refu
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
new businesses. The digital hub was previously the Wahoo club, but it was refurbished as part of a £1million investment by Oldham Council to help new businesses in the town centre. The prince saw the hub plans during a visit to Oldham in November... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Free school inquiry pleaindependent schools run by groups such as parents and charities. They are free
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
independent schools run by groups such as parents and charities. They are free from local authority control with Oldham Council forced to give part of the former South Chadderton School site to Collective Spirit which which opened in... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
'Inadequate in every area...'before I took over last year. In that time I have implemented a range of change
Oldham Chronicle / Posted a month ago
before I took over last year. In that time I have implemented a range of changes and am working closely with the IEB which Oldham Council appointed." "We have a very clear view of how we have to improve performance with regard to the curriculum,... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Note of contention on new school siteand Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). Their note to her said: "Following the outco
Saddleworth Extra / Posted a month ago
and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). Their note to her said: "Following the outcome of the Judicial Review, the ESFA and Oldham Council's Education Department have been working together to consider the options available in regards to the... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Plea for answers in school sagasite in Diggle won a high court battle which ruled that the plans to build the
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 1 months ago
site in Diggle won a high court battle which ruled that the plans to build the school in Diggle were unlawful. Risked Oldham Council and Saddleworth School are working with the Education Funding Agency (EFA) to manage the project for the... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Help shape town cultureunderstanding of current issues facing the arts and culture sector would also b
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
understanding of current issues facing the arts and culture sector would also be beneficial. Councillor Jean Stretton, Oldham Council leader, said: "If you share our passion and commitment and would relish the challenge of helping to shape our... Read more
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Bury Times
Investigation launched into death of cat Gizmofor Gizmo'. Rochdale Borough Council is investigating Miss Abrahams case and t
Bury Times / Posted 1 months ago
for Gizmo'. Rochdale Borough Council is investigating Miss Abrahams case and the work is being completed by staff at Oldham Council. Nicola Rogers, the head of public protection at Rochdale's council, said: "We are aware of this case, have... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Council lands airport windfallRECORD passenger numbers at Manchester Airport have triggered a £4.5million win
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
RECORD passenger numbers at Manchester Airport have triggered a £4.5million windfall for Oldham Council. Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which is part owned by the region's councils, has announced record profits ­- revenues rose from £779m to £840m... Read more

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