From the Business Archives
27th Dec By Local Democracy Reporter Charlotte Green. Plans for a huge new warehouse that promises to bring 300 jobs to Oldham have been given the green light by town hall chiefs. The borough’s planning committee this week gave the go ahead for the construction of a distribution warehouse to the south of Ram Mill and next […]
27th Dec Written by Local Democracy Reporter Charlotte Green. Plans to build a new warehouse next to a Grade II-listed mill could bring an end to anti-social behaviour. Oldham’s planning committee have this week agreed to grant permission for a new industrial unit to be built next to Lion Mill in Royton, Oldham. The new building would […]
27th Dec Written by Local Democracy Reporter Charlotte Green. A dedicated police team has been set up to tackle burglaries and robberies after a ‘crime wave’ hit businesses in Shaw. It was revealed at a meeting of Oldham’s full council meeting that a number of shops in the town centre have been broken into, with some being […]
21st Dec Aman Indian Restaurant Executive Chef Mohammed Lulu Miah is celebrating after once again being voted one of the best curry chefs in the UK at the Curry Award 2018 for the Best Chef in the North West. He previously won the prestigious Chef of the Year Award in the 2015 Curry Life Awards. Mohammed was […]
18th Dec A dedicated police team has been set up to tackle burglaries and robberies after a ‘crime wave’ hit businesses in Shaw. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. It was revealed at a meeting of Oldham’s full council meeting that a number of shops in the town centre have been broken into, with some being targeted […]
11th Dec An entrepreneur from Oldham has taken the internet by storm with hilarious videos attracting billions of views. It’s Gone Viral, which follows in the footsteps of LadBible, is the brainchild of Ryan Williams and fellow cofounders Andrew Trotman and Matthew Thomas. It has become one of the UK’s fasting growing social media companies. Williams, 29, […]
7th Dec A crowd waited outside the doors ahead of the new High Street KFC opening in Oldham today (Dec 7). The ribbon was cut by the Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Youth Fund, Alex Fairweather, who was there to receive a £1000 donation from the KFC Foundation. The charity has been the Foundation’s North West […]
5th Dec A garlic bread sold to a restaurant customer contained gluten despite being advertised as gluten free, a court was told. The customer, who is gluten intolerant, was sick and suffered abdominal and chest pains after eating the food bought from Mazzo, Radcliffe Street, Royton, in May this year. The customer had specifically asked for a […]
5th Dec Chadderton Reform Club was targeted again this week – the sixth time in 14 months. On the latest occasion, which happened on Monday, four of the club’s windows were smashed by a group of individuals. All were caught on camera by the club’s CCTV, but the latest incident comes just weeks after an appeal on […]
27th Nov Town hall chiefs have agreed to push forward with proposals for a new £16 million arts and heritage centre in Oldham. It marks the third phase of a two-decade transformation plan to establish a ‘cultural quarter’ in Oldham. At the town hall’s latest cabinet meeting, councillors voted in favour of relocating the museum, archives, local studies […]