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Oldham is now part of Bee Network joining Rochdale, parts of Bury, Manchester and Salford.

Bellaire Contractors have just started work on Oldham's brand-new Broadway Green Development Park, set to be created at the Broadway Green development in Chadderton.

A planning application is waiting to be submited to build 250 homes on the site of the demolished Hartford Mill in North Werneth.

£3m of Government funding has been secured to create up to 2,000 new homes and new public spaces right in the heart of Oldham town centre.

The Pennine Way from Haigh Gutter, Denshaw on the A640 is being upgraded by Oldham Council with funding from Natural England and the Pennine National Trails Partnership.

Oldham hosted Stage One of the Tour of Britain on Sunday 3rd September.

Oldham is set to host the fourth stage in the Tour of Britain Women 2024 which sees the world’s top female riders and teams go head-to-head across four tough stages of a cycling race. It takes place on Sunday 9 June

This BM Fell Race takes place on May 11th over 10 miles up to 1700 feet up hill on to the moors.

Oldham Roughyeds have signed hooker Matty Wildie on a two year deal.

Latics have appointed  Nicky Adams as the Head Coach of the Youth Team Development Squad. 

Sala Futsal Club Girls u12s have been crowned FA Pokemon Youth Futsal Cup Regional Champions.

Oldham looked did and buried at the threequarter mark as they trailed 26-4. A stunning comeback, however, with three tries scored in ten minutes saw Doncaster hanging on

as Roughyeds pressed for victory. It was not to be as Doncaster managed to defend and run out as 26-22 Victors.

Oldham were uplifted by the Good friday success over local rivals Rochdale, which saw them score ten tries. Both Doncaster and Oldham were defending a 100% record.

Doncaster's victory see them keeping the pressure up on League leaders Dewsbury.

 

As patrons of Oldham-based charity, Mahdlo, M & C Risk Solutions are always keen to promote their outstanding work providing opportunities for children and young adults, and to support the cause whenever possible.

Oldham Chairman, 73 year old Frank Rothwell has just completed a 3000 mile row across the Atlantic Ocean for the second time.

Jigsaw Homes’ Voids team has partnered up with charitable trust Positive Steps on behalf of SAWN the Support and Action Women’s Network, to find a better home for quality household items left behind in their void properties.

The Oldham Halloween Half Marathon returns after a three year wait on the 29th October. 

A new scheme is being launched in schools across Oldham this week in a bid to help families struggling in the face of the Cost of Living crisis.

The Keep Britain Tidy’s national awareness event returns from March 17 until April 2.

The Oldham ‘shop local’ gift card is to be launched in May in digital and physical form.

Up to £220,000 funded by the UK Shared Property Fund, is be made available in grants for local entrepreneurs and businesses.

It’s difficult to imagine, but not everyone gets as excited about insurance as we do. It’s understandable - with some cover being compulsory and some very highly advised, it can sometimes feel like a grudge purchase.

The Oldham Careers Fair is taking place on Tuesday 26 September, from 3 – 7pm at Oldham Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham.

A new Youth Hub was recently launched in the new Get Oldham Working offices on Union Street  as part of a new initiative to help  young people who are thinking about getting a job or returning to training.

The Oldham Careers fair will be held at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in Oldham,  on Friday 24th March 2023, 10am - 4 pm.

An Oldham couple had a day to remember after heading straight from their wedding to pick up the keys to their brand new home.

Run down former Oldham Labour club in Delph is going under the hammer.

Local MP Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East & Saddleworth along with the Mayor and Mayoress of Oldham,  launched a £5.9 million housing scheme aimed at a range of buyers from the town.

House prices in Greater Manchester are up to nine times higher than the average salary according to Official data released by the Department for Communities and Local Government.
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