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Greater Manchester announces plans for ‘Beelines’ – the UK’s largest cycling and walking network

Chris Boardman

Chris Boardman, Greater Manchester’s Cycling and Walking Commissioner, has unveiled an innovative new plan to create a city-region-wide cycling and walking network made up of more than 1,000 miles of routes, including 75 miles of Dutch-style segregated bike lanes.

The ‘Beelines’ network will be the largest joined-up system of walking and cycling […]

Cinema deal for Oldham

Oldham Council and ODEON have agreed an exciting deal to open a seven-screen cinema in the town centre.

The local authority has been in discussion with Europe’s largest cinema operator for several months about plans to transform the Old Town Hall into a first-class family entertainment venue. This landmark development will restore the Grade-II listed […]

Golf to the fore at Bishop’s Park

Mark Cumiskey with Councillor Shoab Akhtar

Oldham Council has given the green light for a new and improved golf facility at Grains Bar where golfers can go to improve their game.

The Local Authority has granted an initial licence to allow the Bishop Park facility to re-open immediately and conclude a 25-year lease of […]

Letter to the editor

Providing something for young people in Diggle should be a priority

I have received an update from Diggle Bowling Club regarding the effect of the sale of land, which includes the bowling green, is having on them and its future.

‘Since the for sale signs were erected we have been plagued almost every night with […]