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At the last Council meeting, I raised the issue of the delay on Oldham’s equality objectives – setting goals for ensuring that the organisation is delivering and embedding equality into all aspects of the Council’s work. Those objectives were due – and indeed legally required – to be updated at the start of the year, an issue […]

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Repairs on Thornley Park Road/Lane Drive

by samalhamdani on 3 August, 2020

Several residents have already been in touch about the repair works finally being carried our around Thornley Park Road and Lane Drive, following gas works by Cadent late last year. Although the majority of the work has been signed off – and residents have been in touch to say they are happy with it – one of […]

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Closure of Oldham Way for bridge works

by samalhamdani on 20 July, 2020

Oldham Way will be closed overnight for the next week in order to allow for works to take place on the overhead footbridge. Roadworks have been in place reducing Oldham Way to a single lane while specialist contractors have been brought in to do the necessary work. The work is aimed to be completed by […]

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TV transmitter work due on August 12

by samalhamdani on 17 July, 2020

The final stages of required engineering work at the Winter Hill transmitter group (serving households across Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and north Staffordshire) will now take place on 12 August. This follows a successful update to main BBC services earlier in February this year and work on this day will be carried out on other […]

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Recycling centres expand access from this weekend

by samalhamdani on 28 June, 2020

From Saturday 27 June, all household waste recycling centres across Greater Manchester will be open 7 days a week. People will be able to take most items for recycling. For the full list please visit https://recycleforgreatermanchester.com/ Items that people can’t take to the recycling centre are:  Textiles, clothes and shoes Asbestos Plasterboard Food waste  The council are […]

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 24 June, 2020

26/06–02/07 – Woodend Street, Springhead, closed for resurfacing. All residents should be notified. Currently resurfacing work on Stamford Road is ongoing, with traffic diversions in place.

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Planning applications

by samalhamdani on 15 June, 2020

Week starting June 15. 1 application, illuminated and non-illuminated signage at the Grotton Co-op.

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Roadworks: weekly update

by samalhamdani on 10 June, 2020

04/06–26/06 – Hartshead Street, Lees. Two way signals, continuing to the end of the month 10/06–23/06 – Warrington Street, Lees. Road closure for electrical works opposite the former Conservative Club. 15/06 – High Street, Lees. Two way signals for two days, off peak only.

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The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to ramp up mental health support for health and care staff in Oldham to ensure “world-class” support for those tackling the virus head on. Highlighting the “deep scar” coronavirus will leave on health and care staff in Oldham, the local Liberal Democrats have put forward a package of mental health measures, […]

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Volunteering to help locally

by samalhamdani on 18 March, 2020

Many residents have been looking to contribute in the current situation by volunteering. In order to coordinate efforts, Action Together, the local volunteering body, which covers Rochdale, Tameside and Oldham, have set up a specific sign-up to enable them to coordinate volunteers. If you are interested in helping, complete the form at https://www.actiontogether.org.uk/volunteer/search-for-opportunities In the […]

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