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From the Shaw Archives
23rd Jan By Local Democracy Reporter Charlotte Green. A controversial new petrol station will be built in Shaw as the council’s decision to refuse planning permission has been overturned after an appeal. The contentious plans to erect a filling station on a section of car park at the Asda store off Greenfield Lane had been rejected over […]
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 […]
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 […]
19th Nov A £10.8 million high school extension has been given the green light despite concerns over the extra parking pressure an extra 500 students would create. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. A £10.8 million high school extension has been given the green light despite concerns over the extra parking pressure an extra 500 students would […]
5th Nov A Crompton House student is up for the Best Young Martial Artist of the Year Award. Libby Genge, 14, from Shaw is a World Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She trains with the Stealth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team in Oldham and has competed across the UK as well as the USA, Russia, Germany and Ireland. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu […]
1st Nov An Oldham secondary school is to get a £10.8m extension to meet the demand for new pupil places. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. Council bosses have agreed to invest in building a new three-storey classroom block at Crompton House CofE School, in Shaw. A dining room extension and other internal alterations will also be […]
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 […]
19th Jun A Shaw woman is inviting the community to put on their walking shoes to raise money for a worthy cause. Jacqui Madden is raising money for the Forever Angels orphanage in Tanzania where she will be undertaking volunteer work this summer. Jacqui said: “I have always wanted to do voluntary work and when I turned […]
31st May An Oldham mum is working in partnership with the Royal Oldham Hospital to create better channels of communication between them and new and expectant mums. The Rochdale and Oldham Maternity Voices Partnership is part of a national organisation which brings together teams of women and their families, commissioners and providers so they can work together […]
3rd May Don’t forget to vote! Oldham and Tameside residents go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a raft of councillors with polling stations open across the region until 10pm tonight. In Tameside 19 councillors will be elected across the borough’s 19 wards. In all, 69 candidates are standing – 19 Labour, 19 Conservative, 17 Greens, […]