For the second time in a day over one year a Council Leader has accepted her defeat with good grace and dignity, despite being another victim of a grotesque smear campaign, writes Neil Wilby. Amanda Chadderton became the third Leader in successive elections (2021, 2022 and 2023) to lose her seat and the top jobContinue reading “Departing with dignity”
Category Archives: Miscarriages of Justice
Notorious ‘cover-up’ council shamed yet again
Another day, another gaffe and another ‘cover-up’ by beleaguered Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council. This year sees the once in a generation ‘all-out’ local elections when voters go to the polls on Thursday 4th May, 2023 to elect sixty councillors, instead of the more usual twenty by rotation. But it has already proved too much forContinue reading “Notorious ‘cover-up’ council shamed yet again”
What must her mother think?
During a YouTube broadcast yesterday (10th April, 2023), on his frequently banned Recusant Nine social media platform, an unemployed, Tameside-based conspiracy theorist, Raja Miah, once again plumbed the depths of depravity and raised further safeguarding concerns over his fitness to be around children. The twenty-eight second clip at the top of this page recounts howContinue reading “What must her mother think?”
Raja to the rescue?
Fresh from saving The Coliseum in Oldham (the only man who could do so, he said) and the town’s two professional sports teams, Oldham Athletic (The Latics) and Oldham Rugby Leage Football Club (The Roughyeds), from the evils of a £1 million investment at Boundary Park, it appears, in his mind only, that Raja Miah,Continue reading “Raja to the rescue?”
‘Rabble’ Leader to stand for election in Saddleworth South
An unemployed conspiracy theorist and noted political ‘Jonah’ has put his Oldham Council local elections curse onto the residents of Saddleworth South this year. A ward in which he does not live and with which he has no known connection, whatsoever. Gary Tarbuck, 47, who moved to Diggle, in the Saddleworth North ward, in 2014,Continue reading “‘Rabble’ Leader to stand for election in Saddleworth South”
Police appeal for witnesses to ‘life threatening’ car crash
Police are appealing for information after a serious collision on Vulcan Street at 6:25pm last night. A young boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries that are believed to be life threatening. Any information please call GMP 0161 856 4741 quoting 2889 of 30/03/2023. Vulcan Street runs off Ripponden Road, the main A672Continue reading “Police appeal for witnesses to ‘life threatening’ car crash”
Public Health Alert: Norovirus super-spreader at large
Against all medical advice, and even the most basic common sense, a notorious Bradford-born, Tameside-based conspiracy theorist is set to become a norovirus super-spreader today. On his frequently banned Recusant Nine social media platform yesterday, at around 9.30am, Raja Miah posted that he was ill with norovirus and would be off-line for the rest ofContinue reading “Public Health Alert: Norovirus super-spreader at large”
Oldham Council Leader kicks local Tories all over the Park
In an article published late yesterday evening (26th March, 2023) news was broken of a bid by a renegade group within the Conservative Party in Oldham and Saddleworth to undermine their main political opponents in what appeared, objectively viewed, to be blatant electioneering. Briefly, four of the nine Tory councillors in the Borough had bandedContinue reading “Oldham Council Leader kicks local Tories all over the Park”
Corrie stars call for Coliseum ‘sit-in’
Earlier today (22nd March, 2023), The Stage newspaper exclusively revealed that two famous actresses, Julie Hesmondhalgh and Maxine Peake, have called on supporters of the 138 year old Oldham Coliseum to stage a sit-in at the venue in protest against its forthcoming closure. This follows the announcement on 16th March, 2023, by the management ofContinue reading “Corrie stars call for Coliseum ‘sit-in’”
Warm tributes paid to retiring public service ‘legend’
It has been another tough municipal year in the troubled history of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council but the final Full Council meeting of 2022/23 was lit up by the warm tributes paid to stalwart public servant and Labour Party politician, Cllr Riaz Ahmad. Riaz was first elected to the Council in 1992 and has servedContinue reading “Warm tributes paid to retiring public service ‘legend’”
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