Social media giants continue conspiracy theorist purge

Following a report here on Neil Wilby Media on 7th January, 2023 (read in full here) it has emerged that the social media giant, YouTube (owned by the even larger Google), continues to remove the content of Greater Manchester’s most infamous conspiracy theorist from its platform. Unemployed, Tameside-based Raja Miah, whose perennially disgraced Recusant NineContinue reading “Social media giants continue conspiracy theorist purge”

Borough Solicitor ‘reported to SRA’

Following publication of an article on Neil Wilby Media yesterday, cataloguing a series of alarming blunders made by Oldham Council’s Borough Solicitor (read here), a source has subsequently claimed that a very well-known, indeed infamous, local politician has ‘reported Paul Entwistle multiple times to the Solicitors’ Regulatory Authority (SRA)’. Given the highly attritional relationship betweenContinue reading “Borough Solicitor ‘reported to SRA’”

Doctor loses patience over ‘smear’ campaign

On Monday 21st November, 2022 it was exclusively revealed, here on Neil Wilby Media, that lawyers acting for an Oldham general practitioner (GP) had issued letters warning of legal action to a Liberal Democrat councillor and one of the town’s two newspapers (read the article here). This followed the issue of a press release byContinue reading “Doctor loses patience over ‘smear’ campaign”

Familiar face embroiled in more court controversy

An unemployed conspiracy theorist from Mossley, Tameside has become one of the most familiar faces around courtrooms in Greater Manchester over the past nine months. Not least as Raja Miah, 49, is usually accompanied at court by a servile group of fellow conspirators whom self-style as The Rabble and whose role appears to be toContinue reading “Familiar face embroiled in more court controversy”

To the bitter end

A long-running, bitterly fought legal battle is set to reach a conclusion at the Royal Courts of Justice in London next month, writes Neil Wilby. In a High Court judgment handed down in February, 2022 a Conservative Party activist from Oldham, Greater Manchester was found to have harassed and libelled a long-serving, well known andContinue reading “To the bitter end”

Raja Miah harassment trial may be adjourned tomorrow

The long-delayed trial of a 49yo unemployed conspiracy theorist from Mossley, Tameside, listed to be heard tomorrow morning (17th August), is facing another setback: The defendant, Raja Miah, has claimed that his solicitors have dropped him on the eve of the trial over a ‘conflict of interest’. As a result, he says, an adjournment applicationContinue reading “Raja Miah harassment trial may be adjourned tomorrow”

Another High Court court setback for disgraced Tory

In what has been a turbulent year for former Oldham councillor, Khazir Rehman, his fall from grace has been rapid and almost complete. Better known locally as ‘Kaiser’, he was convicted on 9th July, 2021, in Tameside Magistrates’ Court, of harassing the high profile Oldham Council Cabinet Member (and now Deputy Mayor), Dr Zahid Chauhan. AContinue reading “Another High Court court setback for disgraced Tory”

Tory denials blown apart

At the Oldham Council election count last Thursday (writes Neil Wilby), the first two of a significant number of councillors, candidates and party officials, from across the political spectrum, to visit me in the media centre were Cllr Graham Sheldon (Conservative Group leader) and Cllr Dave Arnott (media lead). Amongst other topics, mostly off theContinue reading “Tory denials blown apart”

Controversial ex-councillor may to be removed as candidate in 2022 election

Politics in East Lancashire is rarely dull and today is no exception. Following publication overnight of the list of candidates who will contest the local elections in Oldham next month, an objection to one of them has already been raised with the Returning Officer, Harry Catherall.  Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972 statesContinue reading “Controversial ex-councillor may to be removed as candidate in 2022 election”

Oldham Council election candidates announced for 2022

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council has published its full list of nominations for the local elections due to take place on 5th May, 2022 (read in full here).  There are 84 candidates in total, down from 95 last year and 103 the year before. 19 wards will see a poll for just one seat, Medlock ValeContinue reading “Oldham Council election candidates announced for 2022”