From the Chadderton 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 […]
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 […]
15th Nov A Chadderton Primary School need your vote to help them raise money for an outdoor play area. Whitegate End Primary School are competing for funding from the Aviva Community Fund with the recipients of the funding winning through a public vote. Member of the PTFA, Claire Eccles-Waters, said: “We are the only school in Oldham […]
13th Nov Photo by Nigel Wood: Maria and Les Turner (Secretary and Treasurer at the Chadderton Reform Club). The Chadderton Reform Club is offering a reward after being targeted for the third time in 15 months. The vandalism comes right after the club had completed an £18,000 renovation on the building. At 11pm on Sunday (Nov 11) […]
2nd Nov Three teenagers from Oldham have been sent to a young offenders institute for repeatedly kicking a man as he lay in a pool of blood. The assault took place at 9.36pm on Thursday March 9th at Freehold Metrolink stop on Block Lane. The victim, a man in his 40s, was getting off the tram when […]
22nd Oct A new sports pitch at a primary school has been approved for a trial 12 months despite objections from hundreds of neighbours over traffic and parking fears. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. A new sports pitch at a primary school has been approved for a 12-month trial period despite objections from hundreds of neighbours […]
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 […]