Oldham Council (UK)

Oldham Council is a local authority in the North of England, situated in Greater Manchester, it is one of 10 local authorities that make up the Greater Manchester Combined Authority.  Oldham Council was established in 1974 and has been serving the Borough ever since.

The Council has many responsibilities for the provision of an extensive range of public services, some of these services include social services, housing, environment and waste, roads and recreation.  Currently employed in Oldham Council are around 2681 employees serving 240,000 households within the Borough.

In 2011 the Council became a Co-operative Borough which means it is committed to developing a co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough and create a confident and ambitious place.  Within the council we are working to ensure all of our policies, procedures and practices are co-operative. This means we’ve made fundamental changes to the way the organisation works”