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2014/12/19 12:29
2014/12/19 12:29
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OLDHAM has been hit harder than most other boroughs in Greater Manchester by Government spending cuts. It will lose £10.4 million spending power next year through a reduction in central grants and...
2014/12/19 12:29
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2014/12/19 11:19
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Calls are growing for a referendum on Greater Manchester having an elected mayor, with council chiefs set to meet today to discuss the region’s historic devolution deal. Salford mayor Ian Stewart has...
2014/12/18 18:19
2014/12/18 18:19
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Three addresses in Shaw were raided early yesterday after concerns were raised by the community over drug dealing in the area. A Golf R32 and £700 in cash was seized from the first house on Cunliffe...
2014/12/18 18:19
2014/12/18 18:19
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Manchester has been hammered yet again in the latest round of government spending cuts. Figures released today show the city’s ‘spending power’ - the total amount it has at its disposal through...
2014/12/17 12:29
2014/12/17 12:29
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A SURVIVOR of a Second World War rocket attack on Oldham has told his story ahead of the 70th anniversary of the event. Maurice Stanley (71) was one at the time of the bombing of Abbey Hills Road in...
2014/12/17 11:19
2014/12/17 11:19
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The 130-year-old high street retailer exchanged contracts with Oldham Council yesterday on a move to the forthcoming Prince’s Gate at Oldham Mumps development. The scheme - which will see 150,000 sq...
2014/12/16 14:28
2014/12/16 14:28
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The car park at Delph Methodist Church, Gartside Street, had been closed for more than a year because of its poor condition. But the community rallied to raise the £30,000 needed to fund work on...
2014/12/16 14:28
2014/12/16 14:28
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A lorry brought more than three hours of chaos to a Saddleworth village yesterday when it jammed across a main route. The articulated HGV was attempting to enter Delph from Grains Road on to King...
2014/12/16 12:29
2014/12/16 12:29
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POOR quality accommodation in problem areas will be stamped out thanks to an innovative licensing scheme for private landlords. But council leader Jim McMahon said landlords who are honest and decent...
2014/12/12 13:29
2014/12/12 13:29
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Oldham Council has defended its gritting system after an icy road in Failsworth caused a five-car collision. Commuters cutting through Alder Road in Failsworth regretted their decision after “half a...
2014/12/12 12:29
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CONCERNED residents have voiced their fears after getting a first glimpse of plans for 210 new homes in a controversial development. The homes will form the first phase of a £100million housing and...
2014/12/12 12:29
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OLDHAM town centre’s Hobson Street multi-storey car park has been closed until further notice after an inspection found the need for immediate repair work. Motorists with permits for this car park...
2014/12/11 06:19
2014/12/11 06:19
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Greater Manchester residents could be charged a ‘mayor tax’ to fund the region’s directly elected figurehead. He argues that would make the system more transparent, so residents can see exactly how...
2014/12/09 12:29
2014/12/09 12:29
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... is facing the biggest fight it has ever had on its hands” according to Council leader Jim McMahon as next year’s cost-cutting budget plans were approved last night. Oldham Council cabinet...
2014/12/08 13:29
2014/12/08 13:29
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AN armada of gritters thwarted the first snows of winter. Oldham Council mobilised their emergency fleet yesterday afternoon, the borough-wide battle plan being masterminded by Craig Dale, the...
2014/12/05 16:29
2014/12/05 16:29
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A frustrated villager has claimed Oldham Council has “steamrollered through” new Saddleworth car parking restrictions. Changes to the maximum stay and non-return periods in some car parks in...
2014/12/05 16:29
2014/12/05 16:29
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A GREENFIELD farm owner hopes his caravan site plight will soon be over. Nigel Hadfield of the Well-i-Hole farm caravan site, has been battling for permission to set up 11 residential pitches for...
2014/12/05 12:29
2014/12/05 12:29
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MAJOR proposals that could save Oldham Council £35 million next year will be considered on Monday — at a cost of up to 122 jobs. Oldham Council must save a further £60 million over the next two years...
2014/12/03 20:19
2014/12/03 20:19
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The young leaders of tomorrow will be working even closer with council bosses – as they move into a new home in the town hall. The Oldham youth council has moved away from its Rock Street Resource...
2014/12/03 12:29
2014/12/03 12:29
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Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon has come sixth in a poll to find the most influential people in local government. Labour man McMahon came above Andy Burnham (shadow secretary of state for health),...
2014/12/19 12:29
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