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Thursday 24th April - Sunday 27th April


Hope you all enjoyed the Easter break which saw some warm sunshine at times. We now have replaced this with more unsettled conditions.

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Recreating the world of Mitchell and Kenyon

With a new play being staged highlighting the world of visionary film-makers Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon, writewyattuk talked to Northern Irish playwright Daragh Carville about the lasting legacy of these celebrated Lancastrians… 1,673 more words

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Thursday 17th April - Sunday 20th April


It’s been a lovely week but all change on Thursday as we lose the lovely Spring sunshine.

Thursday will be a cloudy day with a cool northwesterly breeze with some light rain possible during the morning. 165 more words


A time for reflection

As we move from one business year into the next it’s worth taking stock of how we’re evolving as an organisation to better serve our local communities. 420 more words


Where Value Was Always in Fashion: C&A in Oldham

Remembering the discount clothiers’ Oldham stores

Before Primark’s rise, there was one other retailer known for cheap clobber. Throughout the UK from 1922 to 2000, their stores were a feature of most major town’s shopping streets. 631 more words


Of Horse Thieves and Irish Famines

I think I was born curious. I’ve always been interested in family history, though, not the obsession it has become since the internet made access to records so much easier. 1,129 more words


Improving lives, homes and communities

THIS WILL be my final blog before the election period officially begins and council publicity is restricted.

It’s been an interesting week for several reasons but what’s been particularly striking on my visits around the borough is how increasingly clear it is to many people that Oldham is now finally setting out its own future and – in a short space of time – things are really coming together. 958 more words