With Covid infection rates at worrying levels (107.5 per 100,000 people for the week end 8th August, up from 57.8 per 100,000 in the previous week) across Oldham, the Government has warned Oldham Council that unless the levels of Covid infection across the borough start reducing significantly, Oldham will face a full lockdown similar to […]

Covid-19 update

Late on Thursday night, 30th July, Greater Manchester, parts of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire were told by the Government that the increase in Covid-19 positive cases meant that local restrictions would need to be imposed in these areas. Oldham Council’s public health team had already acted on the increase in infections earlier in the […]

Protecting our countryside during Covid-19 & beyond

The Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenge for most of us, but particularly for those families who have lost loved ones; my heart goes out to you all. Our heroic and selfless NHS and care workers have kept going in horrendous circumstances, all too often at their own cost. For me, they reflect what is […]

Debbie Abrahams MP: Official response to the revised draft GMSF

As the Member of Parliament for Oldham East and Saddleworth, I submitted my response to the revised draft Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) consultation on Monday. Many constituents have been in touch with me sharing their comments and expressing their concerns about this. Whilst there are improvements to the GMSF, I share some of these […]

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