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Saddleworth Liberal Democrat councillors Garth Harkness and Sam Al-Hamdani have expressed disappointment at local Conservative Leader Councillor John Hudson who said that councillors supporting a motion for 20MPH speed limits across the borough on residential roads were “talking c**p”. Liberal Democrats proposed a motion on 4th November 2020 to seek in principle to implement a borough-wide 20 […]

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 11 November, 2020

Huddersfield Road, Lees (outside no. 651). Stop-go boards. 20/11/20 (one day). United Utilities works. Mayfield Avenue, Springhead (full length). Road closure. 02/11/20–13/11/20. Highway resurfacing.

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 28 October, 2020

Oldham Road, Grotton (from the junction with Grotton Hollow to the junction with Station Rd.) Multi-way signals. 30/10/20 (one day). United Utilities works. Huddersfield Road, Lees (outside no. 651). Stop-go boards (off-peak – 9.30–15.00). 30/10/20 (one day). United Utilities works. Mayfield Avenue, Springhead (full length). Road closure. 02/11/20–13/11/20. Highway resurfacing. Booth Street, Lees (outside and […]

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Oldham Liberal Democrats are seeking to ensure that the findings of the Home Office-sponsored Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) deliver practical benefits for survivors of abuse, and are implemented in councils and the care home system. The investigation is due to finish hearings into the systematic exploitation of children by organised networks on […]

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No surprise at further GMSF delays

by samalhamdani on 21 October, 2020

We have just received notification that the special meeting that had been called for Oldham Council has been cancelled, following the delays in agreeing the document between two Labour-held councils, Tameside and Stockport. This now brings the number of delays to the process to seven – with a major planning review going through the works which […]

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 7 October, 2020

Hartshead Street, Lees (J/O Woodend Street To J/O Rhodes Avenue): multi-way signals – Monday, 28 September to Wednesday, 14 October. Rhodes Hill, Lees (J/O Rhodes Avenue To Lees New Road): multi-way signals – Thursday, 8 October to Thursday, 15 October Spring Close, Lees (full length): resurfacing – Wednesday, 7 October to Tuesday, 20 October Thomas Street, Lees (Wild Street […]

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Saddleworth Councillors Garth Harkness and Sam Al-Hamdani are calling on Oldham Council to make serious improvements to their plans for better broadband across the district. With the substantial changes in working patterns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, this has emphasised the need to deliver high-quality fibre optic broadband to homes across the area. They […]

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Planning applications: week commencing 5 October

by samalhamdani on 5 October, 2020

125 Lane Head Road, Oldham, OL4 5RT (LB/345386/20): Demolition of the rear porch and erection of a single storey rear extension.

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 24 September, 2020

Hartshead Street, Lees (J/O Woodend Street To J/O Rhodes Avenue): multi-way signals – Monday, 28 September to Wednesday, 14 October. Radcliffe Street, Springhead (full length): resurfacing works – Thursday, 1 October to Wednesday, 14 October. Spring Close, Lees (full length): Resurfacing works are due to take place before the end of the year – residents […]

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Local team helps get the lights turned on (or off)

by samalhamdani on 10 September, 2020

The local Liberal Democrat team has identified a series of street lights across Grotton, Springhead and Lees which have either been not working, or staying on during the day, getting them fixed. Parish Councillor Barbara Beeley identified six lights which had been left burning throughout the day, despite the fact that the PFI contract is […]

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