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  • Conference on cohesion - OREP facilitating seminar on peace at QE hall Oldham
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  • Oldham remembers Holocaust horrors - OLDHAMERS of all faiths and communities came together to reflect on the atrocities of the Holocaust. Events in the borough yesterday marked Holocaust Memorial Day on the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. A special service took place in the Performance Suite of Gallery Oldham, led by the Mayor, Councillor Jim McArdle. [...]
  • School message says it all -       COLOURFUL message . . . NHS Oldham chief executive Gail Richards with the poster designed by pupils from St John’s Primary School, Failsworth. Launching the campaign are (from the left): Councillor Keith Pendlebury, OREP manager Tariq Rafique, Chief Supt Tim Forber and NHS Oldham chief executive Gail Richards IT’s a message Oldham [...]
  • Rugby boss joins board of OCL - ROUGHYEDS chairman Chris Hamilton has joined the board of Oldham Community Leisure.(OCL) He will be joined by director of Oldham Race Equality Partnership, Tariq Rafiq. “These are exciting times for OCL and we have been strengthened by the addition of two quality new board members,” said Stuart Lockwood, OCL’s chief executive. Mr Hamilton said that [...]
  • Walkers help flood victims - Walkers stepped up Oldham’s efforts to help flood victims, with a sponsored Sunday stroll. Around 65 people took part in the trek from St Patrick’s RC Church in Oldham Town Centre to Rochdale Town Hall to raise over £4,000 for the Oldham Pakistan Flood Relief Appeal. Cricket ace Sajid Mahmood was due to start the [...]
  • Oldham Riots: 10 Years On - Father Phil says much has been done to improve community cohesion with schools bringing children from different backgrounds together and people finding more opportunity for them to mix with those of different ethnic and religious backgrounds. It has reduced the BNP vote considerably with no candidates standing in the local elections and the number of [...]
  • OREP Recieves Share of Local Fund - NINE voluntary and community organisations are to receive a substantial cash boost to ensure they continue to thrive in the difficult economic climate. Oldham Council has distributed a share of the £150,000 Local Transition Grant Fund to the groups, in the hope they will use the money to put into practice innovative business ideas while [...]