New affordable housing block approved for former Parkside Mill in Royton

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter A NEW apartment block which will be ‘100 per cent affordable’ will be built on the site of a…

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Community invited to join in Captain Tom 100 challenge to help Mahdlo Youth Zone

MAHDLO Youth Zone is calling on the community to join them in tackling the Captain Tom 100 challenge to celebrate the veteran’s life and legacy…

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£56,600 grant boost for Oldham Coliseum from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund 

A WELCOME boost of £56,000 has been granted to Oldham Coliseum Theatre from the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. This award will…

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Restart grants now open for applications from businesses across Oldham

BUSINESSES forced to close during the national lockdown can now apply for a Restart Grant to help them reopen safely as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.…

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New ‘more accessible’ constituency office for MP Jim McMahon

OLDHAM West and Royton MP Jim McMahon is ‘delighted’ to unveil his new, ‘more accessible’ constituency office at Chadderton Town Hall. The MP will be…

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The show must go on! No intermission for Oldham College learners

OLDHAM College learners have been taking their cue from a star-studded line-up of industry professionals – despite learning remotely. Around 100 Performing Arts students were…

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Funding boosts from First Choice Homes Oldham to help community groups thrive after coronavirus   

THE first round of Respect Our Community Awards (ROCA) funding for 2021 has been launched by First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO). The ROCA scheme runs…

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Vaccines given to more than 100,000 registered patients across Oldham

MORE than 100,000 registered patients in Oldham have received their first coronavirus vaccination, including more than half of the borough’s adult population. As of Sunday, March 28, 52 per…

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