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From the Chadderton Archives
20th Feb Whitegate End Primary School in Chadderton have received £3000 in funding to help build an outdoor play area. The funding comes from the Aviva Community Fund and was won by public vote. The school was the only one in Oldham competing last year and they were up against 625 other projects. Member of the PTFA, […]
31st Jan At 82, Alan Dickinson thinks nothing of driving hundreds of miles every year to help a children’s charity that he describes as ‘amazing’ The kind-hearted great-grandfather is a regular visitor to Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury, where he volunteers to collect and distribute more than 20 charity tins across north Manchester. His efforts have […]
24th Jan By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. A restaurant and bar that was twice found to have illegal immigrants as workers in Home Office raids has been stripped of its licence. Government immigration teams conducted two visits on the Chadderton Bar and Grill on Middleton Road in April 2016 and August last year. On both occasions they found people […]
23rd Jan By Local Democracy Reporter Charlotte Green. A restaurant and bar that was twice found to have illegal immigrants as workers in Home Office raids has been stripped of its licence. Government immigration teams conducted two visits on the Chadderton Bar and Grill on Middleton Road in April 2016 and August last year. On both occasions they found people […]
16th Jan By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. A bar and grill could be stripped of its licence after two raids by immigration officials found its workers were in the country illegally. Oldham’s licensing committee are due to review the premises licence of Chadderton Bar and Grill in a hearing next week. Documents submitted to the town […]
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 […]
13th Dec Officers have released photos of an elderly woman’s injuries following an incident in Chadderton. Shortly after 8.55pm on Tuesday 11 December 2018, 79-year-old Beryl Allsop had been out shopping and was returning to her car which was parked in the car park of Morrisons on Hollinwood Avenue. She was approached by a man who grabbed […]
12th Dec Police have launched an investigation after an elderly woman had her car stolen in Chadderton. Shortly after 8.55pm yesterday (Tuesday 11 December 2018) a 79-year-old woman who had been out shopping was returning to her car which was parked in the car park of Morrisons on Hollinwood Avenue. She was approached by a man who […]
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, […]
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 […]