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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Oldham College helps ‘build the future’ in National Apprenticeship Week

OLDHAM College is showcasing ‘work ready’ learners whose career hopes have been put on hold by COVID-19 to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2021. The FE…

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Learn creative and employability skills with Oldham Coliseum’s online Teaching Theatre

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre’s award-nominated Teaching Theatre Pathways programme is taking place online this Spring, with a dynamic six-week course over Zoom. Teaching Theatre Pathways is…

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OCL launches new bereavement, health and wellbeing sessions

FREE online bereavement, health and wellbeing sessions for anyone affected by grief have been launched by Oldham Active Communities, part of Oldham Community Leisure (OCL),…

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Post some positivity this year with Oldham Coliseum

OLDHAM Coliseum Theatre is launching a community project asking people of all ages to create postcards filled with positivity. The theatre is inviting people to…

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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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New year, new homes: First Choice Homes Oldham plans developments in Alt and Royton

FIRST Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) housing association has kicked off 2021 by signing contracts with development partners to build 54 new homes in Alt and…

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Oldham College gives warm welcome to ‘Skills for Jobs’ post-16 education plans

OLDHAM College has given a “warm welcome” to new plans for the future of skills, jobs and training that could significantly transform the prospects of…

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