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While violent crime and unemployment in Oldham have increased by the highest percentage in the country how does Oldham Council think its obsession with growing vegetables will have any significant socioeconomic impact?

Anyone heard of “Northern Roots”? No neither have we, it appears to be another of those secretive Oldham Council public funded schemes which should be filed in a utopia wishful thinking portfolio. Although the council…



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Fewer children in Oldham live in fully working households than in every other authority in the UK other than Newham, Tower Hamlets and Brent

Government statistics released today show that in 2013 fifty one other UK local authority areas had a lower percentage of children living in “working households” where all adults worked than Oldham, by 2017 just three…







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Labour Oldham are spending 60% of the money they receive from the governments Controlling Migration Fund creating four new high salaried positions

Oldham Council has been given £602,000 from the government’s oddly named “Controlling Migration Fund” to deal with pressures from high volumes of migrants and in true Labour Oldham style they are spending 60% of the…


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On Tuesday Oldham Council leader Jean Stretton was ousted by her own local Labour group and MP Debbie Abrahams was sacked from Labour’s shadow cabinet

On Tuesday Oldham council leader Jean Stretton has been ousted by the council’s Labour group, Failsworth Councillor Sean Fielding will become the new leader on the 23rd of May. Councillor Fielding took to twitter on…


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Between spring 2013 and spring 2017 the number of foreign born children in Oldham schools increased by a staggering 777%

Here’s Oldham Labour Council’s response to our freedom of information request on the numbers of foreign born children in Oldham schools. Apparently the Council the body who oversee school admissions don’t actually collect any data…