From the Business Archives
12th Nov Mouse droppings were found throughout the kitchen of a town centre pub, a court has heard. The uncontrolled mouse infestation was discovered when an Environmental Health Officer carried out a routine food hygiene inspection at the Buck and Union, Union Street, Oldham on July 2 last year. The droppings were discovered on food preparation surfaces, […]
9th Nov Plans for a new state-of-the-art £27 million theatre in the centre of Oldham have been scrapped after six years as cash-strapped bosses announce their intention to spend their money more ‘wisely’. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. Plans for a new £27 million theatre in the centre of Oldham have been scrapped as cash-strapped bosses […]
19th Oct Oldham Council is launching an ambitious ‘Food Enterprise Fund’ investing up to £135,000 in innovative ideas to transform the local food economy. The move – part of the Growing Oldham: Feeding Ambition programme – is seeking applications from projects which focus on enterprise opportunities through food and growing and generating income for local communities. The […]
19th Oct DO YOU WANT YOUR COMPANY TO BECOME AN OFFICIAL OLDHAM COUNCIL SUPPLIER? Companies from across the borough and beyond are being invited to a special event designed to find new suppliers for Oldham Council. The information and networking event, at Chadderton Town Hall on October 23, will give companies a chance to meet buyers from […]
16th Oct Oldham Council’s Get Oldham Working (GOW) team have now created 8,330 work-related opportunities since 2013 – and their offer to residents continues to grow. Their original aim was to support people from Oldham with access to employment opportunities within the borough, including jobs, apprenticeships, traineeships and work experience – but that isn’t all they offer […]
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 […]