Go ahead given to proposals to transform Spindles and relocate Tommyfield Market

By Charlotte Green, Local Democary Reporter COUNCILLORS have given the green light to proposals transform Spindles Shopping Centre and relocate Tommyfield Market to create a…

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Popular coffee and donut chain wants to open first Oldham branch

By Charlotte Green – Local Democracy Reporter THE popular coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons has unveiled plans to open its first branch in Oldham.…

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Green light given to controversial plans to turn former Shaw pub into homeless hostel

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter CONTROVERSIAL plans to turn a former pub in Shaw into a homeless hostel have been approved despite residents being…

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Decision on controversial homeless hostel in Shaw delayed

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter A DECISION on controversial plans to turn a former pub in Shaw into a homeless hostel has been delayed after…

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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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Plans to replace 116-year-old Royton mill with houses revealed

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter PLANS plans to demolish a 116-year-old mill in Royton and replace it with almost a hundred new homes have…

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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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