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Figures released today show the number of adult migrants registering as living in Oldham between April and June 2019 is the highest number ever recorded for any second quarter time period on record.

Figures released today show the number of adult migrants registering as living in Oldham between April and June 2019 is the highest number ever recorded for any second quarter time period on record. Don’t expect…

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The unsustainable population of England continues to rise by over a million every three years, ten times the combined rise in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Here’s our graph with the updated ONS mid 2018 population estimates released yesterday. There has been no population density increase in Scotland population up by just 13,300, no population density increase in Wales population up…






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Oldham has three times more social housing demand than most of Greater Manchester and First Choice Homes Oldham is demolishing 247 rental properties to build 100 new homes

First Choice Homes Oldham is demolishing 247 rental properties at two high-rise blocks in Coldhurst namely Crossbank House and Summervale House, Oldham’s largest social housing provider will then build 100 new family homes. Like most…


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The St Mary’s ward in central Oldham has 38% more universal credit claims, 41% more PIP claims, 45% more housing benefit claims and three times more carers allowance claims than any other area

Local MP Debbie Abrahams Twitter account has endless tweets about the benefits system and failures as a consequence of the Governments ill thought out universal credit system. What she most definitely is not obsessed with…




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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…