Planning applications: week commencing 22 March

by samalhamdani on 30 March, 2021

29 The Meadows, Grotton, Oldham OL4 4LR (HOU/346429/21): Demolition of existing conservatory and erection of single storey rear extension and covered terrace. 163 Stamford Road, Lees, Oldham OL4 3NB (CEU/346464/21): Conversion of a loft space to a dormer / attic bedroom with en-suite.

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Licensing application

by samalhamdani on 29 March, 2021

Oldham Council has received an application for the grant of a premises licence for District, 103 High Street, Lees, Oldham, OL4 4LY. Full details can be found at:

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The Oldham Liberal Democrats want to see the Conservative Government honour the promise it made after the British people voted to Brexit to replace the funding received from the European Union with a new UK Shared Prosperity Fund.  In the last round of European funding (2014-2020), the ten authorities of Greater Manchester received £322.75m, from […]

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Extended hours at Milan

by samalhamdani on 23 March, 2021

An application has been received for extended hours at Milan Café Bar, Elliot Street, Lees. The application was received on the 19th March and the last date for representation is 16th April 2021. The application is to extend licensing hours until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays. To view the full details of the application, go […]

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Planning applications: week commencing 22/03/21

by samalhamdani on 22 March, 2021

616 Lees Road, Oldham OL4 5JL (MMA/346362/21): Minor material amendment to PA/339281/16. 3 Ashbrook Road, Springhead, Oldham OL4 5SA (HOU/346396/21): Single storey side extension with flat garden/patio roof and alterations to orangery. 8 Thornley Crescent, Grotton, Oldham OL4 5QX (HOU/346474/21): Single storey side and rear extension.

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Planning applications: week commencing 8 March

by samalhamdani on 10 March, 2021

Sycamore Lodge, Coverhill Road, Grotton, Oldham OL4 5RF (HOU/346344/21): Ground floor side extension connecting converted garage to existing house.

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After tens of thousands of supporters contacted the Government in support of a change to the Domestic Abuse Bill, to outlaw threats to share intimate images, the Conservatives have agreed that it should form part of the forthcoming Domestic Abuse Bill.  Local Liberal Democrat Councillor Sam Al-Hamdani, who was one of many to write to […]

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Oldham Council is still waiting for the Government to provide further funding for local businesses which have been forced to close, despite the previous funding running out on February 15. The Conservative Government will not be providing the money, which is a lifeline for local people, until they provide information on how long businesses are […]

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The Conservative Government has continued its attack on public green spaces with a new consultation on ‘right to regenerate’, which proposes that “inefficient use of public sector land” should be challenged, and used to build developments. The Government is suggesting that the current right to contest – which gives local authorities the right to refuse […]

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Planning applications: week commencing 22 February

by samalhamdani on 23 February, 2021