From the Business Archives
25th Sep Environmental health officers found evidence of rats and mice when they visited a dirty takeaway. The owner has now been successfully prosecuted by Oldham Council for repeatedly breaching food hygiene laws Officers originally visited Kravings Deli and Dessert Bar, in Glodwick, Oldham in July last year after receiving three separate complaints that rodents had been […]
12th Sep The results are in…and superb customer service has been recognised at the third Oldham Town Centre Business Awards. Organised by Oldham Council and the Town Centre Business Partnership, the awards promote and recognise how businesses are looking after shoppers, visitors and residents – being judged on everything from customer service to staff image. Entrants into […]
3rd Sep More than 600 job-related opportunities will be on show at the annual Get Oldham Working (GOW) jobs fair. With a variety of jobs, apprenticeships and work experience openings on offer from employers across the borough and beyond, this is a great chance for residents who are either looking for work or a new challenge, to […]
31st Aug An Oldham man is bringing community and comics together with the opening of new shop the Comic Den. Dennis Whittle, who is also the organiser of Oldham Comic Con, has set up shop in the Manchester Chambers in Oldham town centre. The store opened six months ago helping Dennis to achieve a dream he has […]
3rd Aug Oldham Council has secured a new accreditation for its support for flexible working, becoming the first council in Greater Manchester to do so. Last June, the borough announced a partnership with flexible working experts, Timewise. Now, one year on the borough has been awarded ‘Timewise’ official accreditation, on the basis of its commitment to increasing […]
9th Jul A pub manager who allowed potentially dangerous gas work to be carried out on his premises has been successfully prosecuted by Oldham Council. On May 30 last year a qualified Gas Safe Engineer carried out a routine safety inspection at The Duke of Edinburgh Pub, Market Street, Royton. The engineer found that the gas boiler […]
5th Jul An event to ‘Get Oldham Chatting’ is taking place across the borough from Monday 23rd-Sunday 29th July to help combat loneliness in the community. The project is run by The Chatty Café Scheme and funded by Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind’s Community Chest Grant. The Chatty Café Scheme is a local initiative that has now […]
4th Jul Exciting £35 million plans to deliver 30-acres of employment space, community leisure and housing in Hollinwood have moved a step closer with work to dismantle a redundant gasholder on the site set to begin. The Hollinwood Junction development, which is being delivered by a partnership between Langtree and Oldham Council, is set to create 760 new […]
11th Jun Oldham residents can now access advice and information on how to maintain good oral health from their local pharmacy. Pharmacies already play an important role in improving people’s health and wellbeing. But with this new access to oral health information, local residents can now learn more about how to best protect their teeth and gums […]
30th May An Uppermill butcher’s shop is celebrating its 10 year anniversary in the community. Neil Mellor set up shop in the village after closing down his shop on Abbey Hills Road in Oldham after 25 years. Neil said: “The opportunity came along for the shop and I started to look into it, but then my mum […]