Affordable food for thought as Royton church becomes latest hub for FCHO and TBBT

A THRIVING community enterprise in Royton is at the centre of an on-going initiative to bring a discounted food service to families on low incomes.…

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Have your say: Oldham Council calls on the public’s views on Spindles redevelopment

OLDHAM Council is calling on the public to have their say on the redevelopment of Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre.  The council purchased the landmark…

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Public support is good news for town crier Marcus after resignation shock

MARCUS Emms is reconsidering his decision to hang up his bell as Shaw and Crompton town crier after receiving overwhelming backing. Family man Marcus, who…

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Plans rejected to convert former Shaw pub into emergency homeless accommodation

A PLANNING application to convert the former Weavers Answer public house on Milnrow Road, Shaw into an 18-room, temporary homeless hostel has been refused. A…

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MP leads opposition to proposed Royton waste to energy plant

PLANS to build an Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) – as tall as 12 double-decker buses – in Royton will be opposed by local politicians. A…

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Plans submitted to convert former Shaw pub into emergency homeless accommodation

A PLANNING application has been submitted to Oldham Council seeking to convert the former Weavers Answer public house on Milnrow Road, Shaw into an 18-room,…

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Residents urged to mark Holocaust Memorial Day with their own ‘services’

RESIDENTS in Shaw and Crompton are asked to light a candle and place a stone at home to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) on Wednesday, January…

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OCL’s Kate vaccine ready after successful retraining

KATE Foster, a quality and compliance manager for Oldham Community Leisure, has swapped her desk and clip board for PPE and syringes. While furloughed, Kate,…

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