Oldham council pays out eighteen thousand three hundred and thirty pounds just for a giant puppet and aerial performers at the Old Town Hall Cinema opening

Remember bin collection’s being cut in 2016? Remember plans announced to close The Link Centre on Union Street? Remember the opening of Oldham Council’s Old Town Hall Cinema? We can only guess what the entire cost of the self-lauding, back-slapping budget challenged council cinema opening extravaganza was but can confirm records show the Oldham Giant puppet & associated services plus the aerial performers alone cost the council, you and me, £18,330.