ONLY two of the current 14 serving members – councillors Howard Sykes and Louie Hamblett – will take their seats again when Shaw and Crompton…View More Elections: All change at new-look Shaw and Crompton Parish Council
Students from Oldham Sixth Form College tackled borough politicians over local issues that matter to them at a Local Democracy Week event in October. The…View More Students tackle politicians over local issues at Local Democracy Week event
A SHAW town centre car park is to finally receive a long overdue makeover. But motorists may have to endure a bit more pain before…View More Makeover for Milne Street car park
OLDHAM Council has been slammed for spending around £10,000 sending two officials on a “French Seaside Spree”. OMBC’s Head of Regeneration and Development plus Director…View More Cannes you believe it? Oldham Council spend around £10,000 to send two officers to South of France conference
FARE dodging tram passengers are costing Metrolink around £9 millon a year after revelations 12- per-cent of all journeys are not paid for. Fares were…View More Un-fare! Catch ticket dodgers before tram price hike
MONEY-SAVING expert Martin Lewis believes up to 100,000 dementia sufferers and their carers could be paying too much Council Tax. Now Shaw councillor, Howard Sykes,…View More Questions asked about Council Tax exemption for dementia sufferers
FORMER Parliamentary candidate Howard Sykes says a potential future reduction in the number of MPs isn’t as an alarming prospect as some politicians have claimed. …View More Plans to reduce number of MPs receive mixed response
THE future of a historic Shaw pub could be back on the planning agenda. The Jubilee on Milnrow Road has been derelict for years, attracting…View More End of the line for The Jubilee?
NEW fare increases on all Metrolink services have been slammed as “another blow for hard-up passengers”. From January 2018, Metrolink fares will rise on average…View More Tram usage derailed by price increases?