Mammatus Clouds over Bingley (Photo: M. Hartshome)
A cold, cloudy but largely dry day. Road surfaces will be close to or just below zero in the early evening to the north and east side of Oldham. Cloud will then thicken through the evening bringing some outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow, and milder temperatures. [...]
Self Portrait: Woodcut
Gallery Oldham is delighted to be able to showcase the work of one of the most important artists to emerge from South Africa in the 20th century. The work of Albert Adams, from the collection of the University of Salford, will be on show from November 30 until April 19.
Albert Adams [...]
Opportunities for training update!
These are new or on-going opportunities available to apply for within Oldham council:
(Click each link for details on how to apply)
· Oldham Council Traineeship Programme
To apply for any of the above vacancies, follow the link below to complete [...]
Oldham Council has revealed the final arrangements and running order for when Oldham Edge hosts ‘The Big Bang’ on Bonfire Night.
Local residents are invited to enjoy a spectacular evening of free family entertainment at the grassed parkland site – near to Oldham town centre – on Tuesday, November 5. Gates will open at 5pm and [...]
Oldham has scooped the title of Best City*, for the fourth year in a row, at the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society’s North West in Bloom competition.
The judges were bowled over by Oldham’s entry and awarded the Borough the top prize at an awards ceremony held in Southport Theatre and Convention Centre that was attended [...]
From Parents of Oldham in Touch (P.O.I.N.T)
Marketplace event for additional needs and disabilities at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldham onFriday 27th September, 5.30pm to 8.00pm
If you or anyone in your family has an additional need or a disability then come along to this fantastic free event where you will be able to meet service [...]
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP, Debbie Abrahams, has signed up to be a Dementia Friend ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day on Saturday 21st September.
After completing the Dementia Friends training facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Society, Debbie has also pledged to take action to support the 800,000 people living with the condition across the UK and [...]
Charlie Parker is set to leave his post as Chief Executive of Oldham Council to take up one of the top jobs in Local Government. The 52-year-old has today been recommended for appointment to the post of Chief Executive at Westminster City Council. The recommendation will go before a Full Council meeting at Westminster [...]
by Oldham Gallery
October 2013 – March 2014
This season we have an extensive programme for your enjoyment including three new exhibitions and an exciting Community Gallery programme.
As well as our new permanent gallery, Oldham Stories: Encounters with our Collections, we also welcome exhibitions from Albert Adams one of South Africa’s greatest artists, [...]
Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth was interviewed on the Today programme today regarding late payments to small and medium sized businesses. To listen go to the BBC iPLayer.
A cross-party parliamentary inquiry, convened and chaired by Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth, has published 11 recommendations* about how to tackle [...]