PC who hid in wardrobe during warrant search is dismissed

At a disciplinary hearing yesterday (12th December, 2022), Police Constable Elaine Taylor was found guilty of gross misconduct and dismissed without notice. She formerly served in Greater Manchester Police’s ┬áBolton Division. She faced allegations relating to Discreditable Conduct and Honesty and Integrity as set out in the Police (Conduct) Regulations, 2012 The ‘Home Office GuidanceContinue reading “PC who hid in wardrobe during warrant search is dismissed”

Extraordinary Council meeting set to rubber stamp top officer appointment

Following an exclusive posted elsewhere on this website on 17th August, 2021 (read here), Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council sits this evening in an Extraordinary session, starting at 6pm, to consider a motion approving the appointment of Harry Catherall as interim chief executive. The proposal to bring Harry out of semi-retirement was considered by the Council’sContinue reading “Extraordinary Council meeting set to rubber stamp top officer appointment”

Number of candidates set to contest Oldham elections drops to 95

With the local elections in the East Lancashire mill town less than three weeks away, the statutory list of wards, candidates, and their proposers and seconders, has been published by Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council (see here). There are twenty wards in the Borough, and the Council, as part of its Publication Scheme, provides impressive in-depthContinue reading “Number of candidates set to contest Oldham elections drops to 95”