Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 28 July, 2021

Oldham Road, Grotton: 21/06/21–18/08/21. Multi way signals. Cadent Gas Ltd, gas works. Coverhill Road, Grotton: 02/06/21–28/07/21. Multi-way signals. Cadent Gas Ltd, gas works. High Street, Lees: 24/07/21–28/07/21. Multi-way signals. Virgin Media, works.

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Local Liberal Democrat Councillor Sam Al-Hamdani has received assurances that a review of the reporting of highways issues will take place, after a four-foot hole in a Grotton street was reported as “completed”. When Councillor Sam Al-Hamdani first reported the issue, there was a small sunken section of the road on the junction of Thornley […]

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Planning applications: week commending 19 July

by samalhamdani on 20 July, 2021

646 Huddersfield Road. Lees, Oldham OL4 3NL (FUL/347148/21): 1) Change of use of ground floor launderette to residential flat. 2) Retention of existing first floor flat with the addition of external staircase. 3) Basement converted to storage area. Plot 6 Ashes Lane, Springhead, Oldham OL4 4PF (FUL/347169/21): Revised house type modified from existing planning approval […]

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Planning applications: week commencing 28 June

by samalhamdani on 1 July, 2021

Land To The Rear Of Knowls Lane Farm, Knowls Lane, Oldham OL4 5RU (RES/347119/21). Reserved matters application (Appearance, Landscaping, Layout, and Scale) for residential development of 3 detached houses and associated works relating to outline approval PA/343598/19.

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Planning applications: week commencing

by samalhamdani on 24 June, 2021

Land At Lane Head Road, Oldham (FUL/347055/21): Demolition of existing 4 buildings and construction of single dwelling (Amendment to approved scheme FUL/345575/20)

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 24 June, 2021

Oldham Road, Grotton: 21/06/21–18/08/21. Multi way signals. Cadent Gas Ltd, gas works. Coverhill Road, Grotton: 02/06/21–18/08/21. Multi-way signals. Cadent Gas Ltd, gas works. Staley Street, Springhead: 02/07/21–07/07/21. Road closure. OMBC, highway works. Saint Mary’s Drive, Springhead: 02/07/21–07/07/21. Road closure. OMBC, highway works.

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Planning applications: week commencing 14/06/21

by samalhamdani on 15 June, 2021

26 Birks Avenue, Lees, Oldham OL4 3PR (HOU/346654/21): Single storey front extension, front porch, rear balcony and bifolding doors to rear elevation. Plot 5 Ashes Lane, Springhead, Oldham OL4 4PF (FUL/346945/21): Erection of detached garden room.

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Community approach can benefit survivors in Oldham

by samalhamdani on 11 June, 2021

After the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA) produced its latest report, local Liberal Democrat Councillor Sam Al-Hamdani has called on the Council to put its recommendations – and lessons from around the country – into practice in Oldham. One example is the Quetzal Project in Leicester, which provides free counselling for women recovering […]

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 9 June, 2021

Oldham Road, Grotton. 02/06/2021–06/08/2021. Cadent Gas Limited – gas works. Coverhill Road, Grotton. 02/06/2021–02/07/2021. Cadent Gas Limited – gas works. Station Road, Grotton. 09/06/2021–17/06/2021. OMBC – resurfacing.

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Planning applications: week commencing 07/06/21

by samalhamdani on 7 June, 2021

104 Stamford Road, Lees, Oldham OL4 3NB (HOU/346927/21). Part single storey, part two storey rear extension with additional fenestration to existing side elevation. 7 Station Lane, Grotton, Oldham OL4 5QY (HOU/346989/21). Single storey extension to rear elevation

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