£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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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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More businesses to benefit from grants thanks to new scheme

OLDHAM Council has launched a new £500,000 funding pot to support businesses that are struggling to pay ongoing commercial property costs as a result of the pandemic.  One-off grants…

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£11,000 boost for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice thanks to online retailer Studio Retail

DR Kershaw’s Hospice is one of three charities to receive a generous boost of £11,000 thanks to Studio Retail. The online retailer is sharing its…

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Residents asked to share their views for Covid-19 Recovery survey

OLDHAM Council has launched a Covid-19 Recovery survey to find out what residents think the town’s priorities should be while recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.…

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‘Potential significant risk of harm’: Royal Oldham Hospital told to improve emergency care after surprise inspection by watchdog

By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter THE Royal Oldham Hospital has been told it must improve its emergency care after a watchdog found there was…

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