CONCERNS for local justice have been raised following the annoucnement that Oldham’s county and magistrates courts are to close.
The courts are among 86 of 91 threatened courts nationwide closing within two years.
Last July the government announced a three-month consultation period to consider plans to close all county courts in Greater Manchester except those of Wigan and Manchester.
Cases at Oldham Magistrates’ Court, which has 22 staff and annual operating costs of
Date Published 12/02/2016