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Oldham Council has launched a new £500,000 funding pot to support businesses that are struggling to pay ongoing commercial property costs as a result of the pandemic.
Date Published 12/03/2021
Plans to convert a former beauty salon into a huge shared house have caused outcry among residents of an Oldham village.
Date Published 10/03/2021
A Failsworth hair salon, owned by locally-based Ashley Higgins, has been nominated for THREE top industry awards.
Date Published 08/03/2021
Rochdale is eyeing an exciting future as a ‘centre of manufacturing excellence’ after it was awarded £23.6m from the government’s Towns Fund.
To mark International Women’s Day 2021, the theme of which is ‘choose to challenge’, Donna Cezair, who recently joined First Choice Homes Oldham as CEO, has spoken about the...
Oldham Council has joined forces with a range of Oldhamers, including young people, Oldham College and even a Rugby League great to film a video to celebrate social workers across...
Business activity across the North West private sector rose only fractionally in February, recovering very little of the ground lost at the beginning of the third national...
Concerns have been raised over Rochdale’s flagship Riverside shopping centre after it emerged the council is liable for the rent and business rates on empty units.
Date Published 05/03/2021
Andy Burnham has described Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget as a ‘packet of Polos’ boasting some ‘refreshing’ economic ideas – but with many policy-shaped holes.
A senior director at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has given a mixed reaction to today's Budget announcement, welcoming help for hospitality and tourism but saying there...
Date Published 03/03/2021
An Oldham-based business finance firm which brokers over £150m of lending a year has been acquired by its management team.
Chadderton-based non-profit organisation, Dream Big Sports, are tackling mental health and wellbeing in the education sector thanks to a brand-new partnership with T-Cup Studios...
A residential care home in nearby Hyde has received a charitable donation of £500,000 following work by insolvency specialists Smith & Williamson.
Date Published 02/03/2021
Stagecoach, Britain’s biggest bus, coach and tram operator, has announced a major investment in new technology that will help plan the bus networks of the future to match the...
The Oldham Academy North and Royton and Crompton E-ACT Academy, both part of the multi-academy trust E-ACT, have launched their Kickstart Placement Scheme, designed to support...
Date Published 01/03/2021
First-time buyers in Greater Manchester have an opportunity to take the first step on the property ladder in 2021 following the launch of a new government-backed Help to Buy...
The jobs frontline in Greater Manchester has been boosted by another 611 Work Coaches – helping people get back into work.
Date Published 27/02/2021
Some of the biggest names in business and government in the North West have already signed up for NorthWestWorks4U, a brand-new virtual jobs fair taking place this April thought...
Date Published 26/02/2021
Cancer charity Maggie’s has partnered with Barclays LifeSkills to offer support sessions for people aged 50 and over with cancer, who want to remain in or return to work.
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has asked government for an urgent meeting, following concerns from the taxi and private hire trade that the impacts of the pandemic combined...
Oldham’s Deputy Leader, Cllr Abdul Jabbar, has called for Councils to be given new tools to help people back into work as unemployment figures reveal the extent of the jobs...
Oldham’s council leader has claimed people receiving Covid-19 support grants have been making ‘bizarre complaints’ about getting them ‘slowly’ online.
The Leader of the Opposition and the Liberal Democrat Group, Councillor Howard Sykes MBE, has shown his support for the ‘Shopkeepers’ Campaign’ that is calling for a cut in the...
Date Published 25/02/2021
In the rush to meet March 31 Stamp Duty deadline, homebuyers are being warned not to rush ahead assuming the property they are buying is not affected by Japanese Knotweed.
Date Published 24/02/2021
Aldi will reveal a fresh new look for its Failsworth store when it re-opens to customers on Thursday (February 25) at 8am.
Date Published 23/02/2021
The former ‘Squire Knott’ Wetherspoons pub on Yorkshire Street in Oldham town centre could be transformed into a new restaurant with a glass covered rooftop terrace.
Date Published 22/02/2021
Maggie’s and Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisors are working together to offer visitors to the Oldham centre free advice on future planning.
A pilot programme which has helped hundreds of Greater Manchester manufacturers access technology and digital tools to boost productivity, growth and create jobs, is to continue...
Leaders from politics, business, and energy infrastructure providers in the North West will today (Monday) launch an ambitious vision to become a UK leader in tackling the climate...
Self-employed people across Greater Manchester have praised a free programme which has helped them to adapt their businesses and thrive as the coronavirus pandemic continues.
Date Published 21/02/2021
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