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Protester forcibly removed from council chambers after threatening ‘a genocide at the ballot box’

A protestor interrupts the Oldham council budget meeting

An angry protester was forcibly removed from the Oldham council chambers by security after interrupting a full council meeting.

Date Published 29/02/2024

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Garner at the double

Latics striker Joe Garner. Image courtesy of OAFC

Joe Garner bagged both goals as Latics bounced back from Saturday's home defeat by Kidderminster with an impressive 2-1 National League victory at 10-man Eastleigh.

Date Published 27/02/2024

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Community News

Children and families in temporary accommodation get half term boost with free leisure activities

Cllr Arooj Shah, Leader of Oldham Council, pictured with Stuart Lockwood, Chief Executive of Oldham Community Leisure

Children living in temporary accommodation and their families can enjoy free leisure activities this half term - as Oldham Council has teamed up with Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) to provide them with special passes to OCL’s five centres.

Date Published 21/02/2024

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Business News

Oldham outfit wins Expansion and Growth prize in FSB regional awards

Businesses from across the City Region were among the 12 regional winners shortlisted in the FSB North West Celebrating Small Business Awards 2024

An Oldham outfit is among four Greater Manchester-based businesses who are celebrating after walking away with trophies in a leading awards scheme run by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Date Published 28/02/2024

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