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Work has begun on the construction of a new £5m Hindu Temple in Oldham, whose design is a blend of modern and traditional features.
Date Published 28/07/2020
Oldham’s Mayor Ginny Alexander is backing Latics offering the chance for businesses to become the club’s back of shirt sponsor for the club’s 125th anniversary season.
Date Published 03/08/2020
BT have announced a package of support to help the nearly 600,000 small businesses in the North West get better positioned for recovery and growth following the coronavirus...
Date Published 01/08/2020
A leading rail expert has warned commuters to prepare for massive disruption from Oldham’s only mainline rail station.
Date Published 27/07/2020
Local holidaymakers and the travel industry in general are facing another spell of acute uncertainty following the Government's controversial decision on Saturday to re-impose a...
Revolution Breakfast co-hosts Elliot and Di were on hand to welcome fitness fanatics of all ages back to the Oldham Leisure Centre earlier today (Saturday).
Date Published 25/07/2020
A new web platform launched by an Oldham landlord aims to build trust within the property rental sector by allowing both landlords and tenants to achieve ‘5-star status’.
Date Published 24/07/2020
Keeping it local and investing in Oldham’s economy is the key focus for First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO), which has recently used local companies to support...
Date Published 22/07/2020
Oldham Council has now distributed more than £45 million in cash grants to support businesses across the borough impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
An eCommerce, marketplace and web design agency called Digitl, which is headed up by Oldham-based entrepreneur Darren Ratcliffe, has created and launched a brand new website...
Date Published 20/07/2020
Oldham's pub and hospitality sector is continuing to fight back as the third weekend since re-opening approaches.
Date Published 17/07/2020
A business co-founded by an Oldham-based entrepreneur is supporting bars, restaurants and cafes in how they operate under Covid-19 guidelines.
Van drivers could have to apply for a permit to visit tips across Greater Manchester as part of a further shake-up of recycling rules.
A prominent Greater Manchester business leader has backed the Government's decision to make face masks compulsory for customers when they are in shops.
Date Published 15/07/2020
Firms rewarded for bringing furloughed employees back into the workplace should do more for those more at risk of redundancy, says Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham.
Restaurants and other establishments serving food for on-premises consumption can now sign up to a new government initiative aimed at protecting jobs in the hospitality industry...
Date Published 13/07/2020
Local authorities should be responsible for new government schemes aimed at getting furloughed staff back into work and providing jobs for young people, according to Greater...
Date Published 10/07/2020
“Rishi Sunak is creating a short-term boost, but will it create long-term sustainable jobs?”
Date Published 08/07/2020
Garratts have announced the appointment of two new partners - Sarah Houghton and Loretta Smith.
The Growth Company has launched an urgent programme of support for thousands of Greater Manchester retail workers at risk of losing their jobs or already made redundant.
Date Published 04/07/2020
A new insolvency law which has come into force could be a lifeline for businesses struggling due to the pandemic, according to an Oldham expert.
Date Published 03/07/2020
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has joined business and transport leaders in reiterating a 'safety first' approach as more businesses reopen from Saturday (July 4).
Date Published 02/07/2020
Excitement coupled with a degree of cautious anticipation appears to be the order of the day as Oldham's hospitality sector gears up for re-opening on Saturday.
The owners of the Trafford centre, Intu, say it's likely they'll appoint administrators after talks with the creditors didn't go as planned.
Date Published 26/06/2020
Two local employees from leading builder’s merchants, Howarth Timber and Building Supplies, have received their Builder’s Merchant Federation Diploma in Merchanting qualification.
A grants scheme has been set up to support Oldham nurseries and childminders as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic risks many closing for good.
Date Published 24/06/2020
Oldham Council has paid out more than £600,000 to Oldham businesses in the first phase of discretionary grants.
Date Published 19/06/2020
Fifteen years ago this week 32-year-old Rick Mills joined Pearson Solicitors.
The £11.6m construction of two new facilities to manage the safe flow of gas into thousands of local homes remains on track to complete this year, project managers confirmed.
Date Published 17/06/2020
Despite more than a hundred complaints, none of Oldham’s businesses reported for allegedly operating illegally during lockdown were ordered to close.
Date Published 15/06/2020
From today, more businesses in Oldham will be allowed to open - meaning the town centre is expected to get busier.
A Saddleworth business has donated more than £40,000 worth of cutting-edge water quality monitoring systems to UK Nightingale Hospitals, to ensure clean, reliable and safe water...
Date Published 08/06/2020
Oldham Council is reminding businesses that they have until this Friday (June 12) to apply for the discretionary business grants fund.
Business activity in the North West remained severely disrupted by the coronavirus disease pandemic in May, latest UK regional PMI@ data from NatWest showed, resulting in further...
The owner of the Oldham Evening Chronicle has written to Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to highlight the struggles of local independent media.
Date Published 04/06/2020
Oldham Council has launched a toolkit of posters and signs to support businesses and organisations to re-open safely.
Date Published 03/06/2020
New data published on behalf of Sacha Lord, Night Time Economy Adviser for Greater Manchester, has shed light on the current position of the sector in Greater Manchester.
Date Published 01/06/2020
Oldhamer Greg Cox and his student pals Cogan Wade and Frederik Filz von Reiterdank were appalled when they saw the inflated prices of face masks after they had tried to source for...
Date Published 27/05/2020
JYSK re-opened its Oldham store for in-store customers from yesterday (Monday).
Date Published 26/05/2020
Oldham-based Innovation LED have just completed an amazing project to light up a San Francisco cathedral.
Date Published 23/05/2020
Government measures to help businesses survive the pandemic have been welcomed by an Oldham insolvency expert.
Date Published 22/05/2020
A new online service will launch on May 26 for small and medium sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the Government has...
Date Published 19/05/2020
Government figures which show a fall in the number of businesses going bust in April do not reflect the true impact of the pandemic, according to an Oldham expert.
Date Published 16/05/2020
While the re-opening of the housing market is welcomed, 80% of contributors to a new survey say they have seen buyers and sellers pulling out of transactions in April.
Date Published 14/05/2020
New data from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has underscored the threat posed to millions of livelihoods by a sudden retraction of support for small firms in the weeks...
Date Published 13/05/2020
A family-run manufacturing business has committed to a significant expansion programme, involving a move to a new factory and the installation of new machines, so it can increase...
Date Published 11/05/2020
Oldham Council has shone a spotlight on the many local businesses which have gone above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic.
Date Published 07/05/2020
Hundreds of Oldham businesses could be missing out on cash grants to help support them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Date Published 06/05/2020
In response to the Coronavirus crisis, Oldham-based Innovative Technology has created CashGenic, the hygienic cash automation kit.
Think Inks, a UK printer consumables recycling organisation based in Oldham, is donating up to £5 to the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal for every single used ink...
Last Friday Oldham MPs Jim McMahon and Debbie Abrahams held an online support session for over 50 Oldham-based businesses.
Date Published 05/05/2020
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is preparing to start contacting around three and a half million customers who may be eligible for the government’s Self-Employment Income Support...
Date Published 04/05/2020
The management team of Ultimate Products, the Chadderton-based company behind leading household brands such as Beldray, Intempo and Progress, are donating their salaries to help...
Date Published 01/05/2020
Oldham community groups are being urged to take up the offer of financial support from Forever Manchester and the National Lottery Community Fund to support their response to the...
Date Published 29/04/2020
Oldham company Innovative Technology, which is usually renowned for manufacturing leading cash handling products, has turned its production to Personal Protective Equipment in the...
Local MPs Jim McMahon (Oldham West and Royton) and Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth) are set to hold a webinar for businesses based in Oldham and Saddleworth...
Date Published 28/04/2020
Digital and creative businesses in Greater Manchester struggling to adapt to the challenges caused by COVID-19 can receive assistance from the sector-specific Greater Connected...
Date Published 23/04/2020
Ultimate Products, the Chadderton-based owner, manager, designer and developer of an extensive range of value-focused consumer goods brands, has been working hard since the...
Date Published 22/04/2020
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been launched this week to protect the jobs of employees whose work has been stopped or prevented by Coronavirus.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham today led calls for businesses to urgently apply for a share of the £629m coronavirus grant funding available from Local Authorities in the...
Date Published 17/04/2020
The Greater Manchester LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership), working with the Growth Company, has unlocked an initial £3m package of urgently needed financial support for Greater...
Date Published 09/04/2020
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