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1. About Oldham

1.1. Crime and safety

1.2. Funding

1.3. Neighbourhoods

1.3.1. Chadderton

1.3.2. Shaw and Crompton

1.3.3. Saddleworth and Lees

1.3.4. Failsworth and Hollinwood

1.3.5. Green Streets

1.3.6. Royton

1.3.7. East Oldham

1.3.8. In your area

1.3.9. West Oldham

1.3.10. Love where you live

1.3.10.1. Green schemes

1.3.10.1.1. Green dividend fund

1.3.10.1.2. Generation Oldham

1.3.10.1.3. Street trees fund

1.3.10.2. Get involved

1.4. Profile of Oldham

1.5. Welcome to Oldham

1.5.1. Welcome to Oldham: New residents

2. About the council

2.1. Councillors and leadership

2.1.1. Ward surgeries

2.1.2. The Mayor

2.1.2.1. Donate to the Mayor's charities

2.1.2.2. About the Mayor

2.1.2.3. How is the Mayor chosen

2.1.2.4. Heritage and Civic Centre tours

2.1.2.5. Invite the Mayor to an event

2.1.2.6. Receiving the Mayor events

2.1.2.7. The Mayors 1000 Photography competition

2.1.2.8. Upcoming Mayoral events

2.1.2.9. Coat of Arms

2.1.2.10. Past Mayors

2.1.2.11. The Youth Mayor

2.1.2.12. Awards

2.1.2.12.1. Honorary freeman of the borough

2.1.2.12.2. Honorary Alderman of the borough

2.1.2.12.3. Civic appreciation award

2.1.3. MPs and MEPs

2.1.3.1. MPs

2.1.3.2. MEPs

2.1.4. Cabinet

2.1.5. Chief Executive and Executive Management team

2.1.6. Overview and scrutiny

2.1.7. District Partnerships

2.1.8. Councillor Annual reports

2.1.9. The leader of the council

2.1.9.1. The leader's annual reports

2.1.10. Full Council

2.1.11. Officers of the council

2.1.12. The role of a Councillor

2.1.13. Find a Councillor

2.1.14. Cabinet and chairs

2.1.15. Become a councillor

2.1.16. Role of a councillor

2.1.17. Councillors' allowances

2.1.18. Officers of the council

2.1.19. Mayor Greater Manchester

2.1.20. Parish councils

2.1.21. Councillor political makeup

2.2. Elections

2.2.1. Election notices

2.2.2. General election 2017

2.2.3. Register to vote

2.2.4. Election results

2.2.5. Polling stations

2.2.6. Postal/Proxy voting

2.2.7. Become a Councillor

2.2.8. Work during an election

2.2.9. Election day tips

2.3. News and consultations

2.3.1. News

2.3.1.1. Latest news

2.3.1.2. Borough Life

2.3.1.3. Family Life

2.3.2. Social media

2.3.3. Public notices

2.3.4. Public notices

2.3.5. Consultation

2.3.5.1. Consultation portal

2.3.5.2. Engaging with citizens

2.3.6. E-Petitions

2.4. Budgets and spending

2.4.1. Audits, inspections and assessements

2.4.2. Council spending records

2.4.3. Salaries and allowances

2.4.3.1. Executive salaries

2.4.3.2. Councillors' allowances

2.4.3.3. Pay policy

2.4.4. Budget consultation video

2.4.5. Big budget consultation

2.4.6. How are we doing

2.4.6.1. How are we doing (Customer Services)

2.4.6.2. How are we doing (roads and pavements)

2.4.6.3. How are we doing (Bins and recycling)

2.4.6.4. How are we doing (parks and street cleaning)

2.4.6.5. How are we doing (social care)

2.4.6.6. How are we doing (Libraries sports and leisure)

2.4.6.7. Lets talk budget

2.4.7. Council Tax and Budget Information 2018/19

2.4.8. Gross Expenditure and income

2.4.9. Local government transparency code

2.4.10. Financial publications

2.4.11. Lets talk budget

2.5. Strategies, plans and policies

2.5.1. Strategies

2.5.1.1. Housing

2.5.1.2. Environment

2.5.1.2.1. Environmental policy

2.5.1.2.2. Air quality management

2.5.1.2.3. Sustainability projects

2.5.1.2.4. Climate change

2.5.1.3. Children and families

2.5.1.3.1. Travel to school

2.5.1.3.2. Looked after children

2.5.1.3.3. Participation and engagement

2.5.1.3.4. Aiming high

2.5.1.3.5. Placement information

2.5.1.3.6. Family and friends care policy

2.5.1.3.7. Vision for residential services

2.5.1.3.8. Children and young people aged 0-25 with SEND

2.5.1.3.9. Oldham's autism strategy

2.5.1.4. Health strategies and reports

2.5.1.4.1. The Oldham public health public charter

2.5.1.4.2. Oldham public health annual report

2.5.1.4.3. Child and adolsecent mental health strategy

2.5.1.4.4. Oldham locality plan for health and social care transformation

2.5.1.4.5. Oldham adult care information and advice strategy 2015-18

2.5.1.4.6. Adult social care provider failure policy and procedure

2.5.1.4.7. Public health intelligence privacy notice

2.5.1.4.8. Adult social care accomodation and top up arrangements

2.5.1.4.9. adult social services local account

2.5.1.4.10. Think local act personal (TLAP)

2.5.1.4.11. Understanding Oldham's health and adult social care market

2.5.1.4.12. Right Start Pre-school children's oral health strategy 2018-2021

2.5.2. Plans

2.5.2.1. Corporate planning

2.5.2.1.1. Corporate plan

2.5.2.1.2. Key decision document

2.5.2.2. Community issues

2.5.2.2.1. Safe and strong communities plan

2.5.2.2.2. Domestic violence strategy 2017-2020

2.5.2.2.3. Registrar's annual service plan

2.5.2.2.4. Libraries

2.5.2.3. Emergencies

2.5.2.3.1. Council responsibilities

2.5.2.3.2. Business continuity

2.5.2.3.3. Preparing for emergencies

2.5.2.3.4. Evacuations

2.5.2.3.5. Floods

2.5.2.3.6. What to do in an emergency

2.5.2.3.7. Heatwave

2.5.2.3.8. Flu pandemic

2.5.2.3.9. Terrorism

2.5.2.4. The Oldham Plan

2.5.2.5. Local Plan

2.5.2.5.1. Adopted plans and guidance

2.5.2.5.2. Supporting evidence

2.5.2.5.3. Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

2.5.2.5.4. Consultation

2.5.2.5.5. Documents in the Local Plan

2.5.2.6. Oldham registration services

2.5.2.7. Council Tax reduction team

2.5.3. Policies

2.5.3.1. Pay policy statement

2.5.3.2. Flag flying policy

2.5.3.3. Enforcement policy

2.5.3.4. Local welfare provision

2.5.3.5. Modern slavery act 2015 - transparency statement

2.6. Data protection and freedom of information

2.6.1. Cookie policy

2.6.2. Open data

2.6.2.1. Transparency code

2.6.2.2. Terms and licensing

2.6.2.3. Other data sets

2.6.3. Privacy notice

2.6.4. Your data rights

2.6.5. Freedom of information

2.6.6. Reuse of information

2.6.7. Data protection officer and further information

2.7. Consultation

2.7.1. Engaging with citizens: A guide for practitioners

2.7.2. Local Democracy Week

2.8. MPs and MEPs

2.9. Co-operative Oldham

2.9.1. Co-operative council

2.9.2. Your Oldham

2.9.3. The Oldham Partnership

2.10. Meetings

2.10.1. Live Council meetings online

2.10.2. Ask a question

2.11. Contact

2.11.1. Report a problem

2.11.2. Emergency contact details

2.11.3. Access Oldham

2.11.4. Councillors

2.11.5. Complaints and feedback

2.11.5.1. Council complaints and feedback

2.11.5.2. Councillor complaints and feedback

2.11.5.3. School complaints

2.11.5.4. Services for children and families complaints

2.11.5.5. Talk to your Councillor

2.11.6. Media queries

2.11.7. MPs and MEPs

2.11.8. Social media

2.11.9. Mailing list

2.12. Council constitution

3. Benefits and money

3.1. Housing benefit

3.2. Council Tax reduction (for people on low income)

3.3. Get money off your Council Tax

3.3.1. Single person discount

3.3.2. Council tax reduction (low income)

3.3.3. Empty properties

3.3.4. Students

3.3.5. Young people

3.3.6. Severely mentally impaired people

3.3.7. People with disabilities

3.3.8. Properties in need of major repair

3.3.9. Carers

3.3.10. Residents in homes/hospital

3.3.11. People in detention (prisoners)

3.3.12. Second Adult Rebate

3.3.13. Second homes

3.3.14. Annexes

3.3.15. Religious community members

3.3.16. Visiting forces

3.4. Ask for help with benefits

3.5. Change of circumstances

3.6. Universal credit

3.7. Emergency support - Local Welfare Provision

3.8. Children and family benefits

3.9. Education grants and allowances

3.9.1. Free school meals

3.9.2. Student allowances

3.9.3. Student travel

3.9.3.1. Discount passes

3.9.3.2. Additional support

3.9.3.3. Courses outside Greater Manchester

3.9.3.4. Fares for disabled students

3.9.3.5. Application for College Travel Assistance

3.9.3.6. Application for a free school travel pass

3.9.3.7. Free school travel pass appeal form

3.9.3.8. Home to school transport form

3.9.3.9. Home to school transport SEND / temporary medical condition

3.9.4. Children and family benefits

3.10. Benefit fraud

3.10.1. Report benefit fraud

3.10.2. Types of benefit fraud

3.10.3. Administrative review policy

3.10.4. Interview under cuation

3.10.5. Formal caution interview

3.11. Appeal a decision

3.12. Benefits cap

3.13. Over-payments

3.14. Employment and jobseeker benefits

3.15. Health and social care benefits

3.16. Housing grants, loans and benefits

3.16.1. Affordable warmth

3.16.1.1. Warm Homes Oldham

3.16.1.2. Help and support

3.16.1.3. Strategies

3.16.1.4. Full central heating grants

3.16.2. Disabled facilities grant

3.16.3. Home improve loan

3.16.4. Housing benefit

3.16.5. Fair Home Contents Insurance

3.16.6. Difficulty paying your water bill

3.17. Make the most of your money

3.17.1. Money matters

3.17.2. Jobs, training and courses

3.17.3. Housing

3.17.4. Family and emotional support

3.17.5. Ways to spend less

3.17.6. Free activities

3.17.7. Help and advice about gambling

3.18. Personal benefits information

3.19. Benefits Calculator

4. Births, marriages and deaths

4.1. Births registration

4.2. Deaths

4.2.1. Register a death

4.2.2. Cemeteries, graves and memorials

4.2.2.1. Graves and memorials

4.2.2.2. Cemeteries

4.2.2.3. Buying a grave or cremation

4.2.2.4. Transferring grave rights

4.2.3. Arrange a funeral

4.2.4. Council Tax

4.2.5. Stillbirths

4.2.6. Coroners

4.2.7. Wills

4.2.8. Search records

4.2.9. Public health funerals

4.3. Marriages and civil partnerships

4.3.1. How to get married

4.3.2. Civil partnerships

4.3.3. Getting married at Chadderton Town hall

4.3.4. Wedding fees list

4.3.4.1. Approved wedding venues

4.3.5. Eligibility and special circumstances

4.4. Request a certificate

4.5. Venues

4.5.1. Approved wedding venues in Oldham

4.5.2. Queen Elizabeth Hall

4.5.3. Failsworth Town Hall

4.6. Citizenship

4.6.1. Apply for citizenship

4.6.2. Citizenship ceremonies

4.6.3. Settlement checking

4.7. Naming cermonies

5. Business

5.1. Invest in Oldham

5.1.1. Regeneration

5.1.1.1. Town centre masterplan

5.1.1.2. Investment schemes

5.1.1.2.1. Why Oldham?

5.1.1.2.2. Investment and regeneration

5.1.1.2.3. Location and transport

5.1.1.2.4. Retail Catchment

5.1.1.2.5. Key statistics

5.1.1.3. Development opportunities

5.1.1.3.1. Town centre sites

5.1.1.3.2. Wider Borough sites

5.1.1.3.3. Residential developments

5.1.1.3.4. Site map

5.1.1.3.5. Featured properties

5.1.1.3.6. Available properties

5.1.1.4. Support and assistance

5.1.1.5. Key documents

5.1.1.6. Strategic Investment Framework

5.1.1.7. About the team

5.1.2. Business

5.1.2.1. How we can support you

5.1.2.2. Start up support

5.1.2.3. Growth and relocation support

5.1.2.4. Finance

5.1.2.5. Commercial property

5.1.2.6. Business events calendar

5.1.2.7. Innova Foster

5.1.3. Skills and training

5.1.3.1. How we can support you

5.1.3.2. Free recruitment service

5.1.3.3. Apprenticeships

5.1.3.4. Training support

5.1.3.5. Work and skills strategy

5.1.4. Council and partner services

5.1.4.1. Libraries

5.1.4.2. Business rates

5.1.4.3. Licensing

5.1.4.4. Environmental health

5.1.4.5. Trading standards

5.1.4.6. Planning

5.1.4.7. Building control

5.1.4.8. Security and CCTV

5.1.4.9. HM Revenue and customs

5.1.5. Visitors

5.1.5.1. HM Revenue

5.1.5.2. Key facts

5.1.5.3. Visit Oldham

5.2. Licensing

5.2.1. Hackney carriages and private hire

5.2.2. Food, drink and entertainment

5.2.3. Gambling and lotteries

5.2.4. Trade and industry

5.2.5. Animals

5.2.6. Transport and streets

5.2.7. House to house street collections

5.2.8. Health and beauty

5.2.9. Corporate enforcement policy

5.2.10. Search public registers

5.2.11. Privacy notice

5.3. Business rates

5.3.1. Account enquiries

5.3.2. Pay business rates

5.3.3. Who pays business rates?

5.3.4. How business rates are calculated

5.3.5. Business rates relief

5.3.6. Revaluation

5.3.7. Appeal business rates

5.3.8. Frequently requested business information

5.3.9. Business rates explanatory notes

5.4. Oldham enterprise trust

5.5. Business waste

5.6. Food safety

5.6.1. Food safety advice

5.6.2. Make a food complaint

5.6.3. Food safety inspections

5.6.4. Food hygiene rating

5.6.5. Register a food business

5.6.6. Apply for premises approval

5.7. Procurement

5.8. Health and safety

5.8.1. Getting started

5.8.2. Inspections

5.8.3. Prosecutions

5.8.4. Premises and facilities

5.8.4.1. Body art / Acupuncture

5.8.4.2. Cooling towers

5.8.4.3. Equipment at work

5.8.4.4. Hairdressers and barbers

5.8.5. Report an accident

5.9. Early payment scheme

5.10. Oldham Work and Skills Strategy 2016-20

6. Council tax

6.1. Pay your council tax

6.1.1. Direct debit

6.1.2. Pay online

6.1.3. pay by phone

6.1.4. Pay in person

6.1.5. Pay by internet or telephone banking

6.2. Council tax competition

6.3. Get money off your Council Tax

6.3.1. Single person discount

6.3.2. Council tax reduction team (low income)

6.3.3. Empty properties

6.3.4. Students

6.3.5. Young people

6.3.6. Severely mentally impaired people

6.3.7. People with disabilities

6.3.8. Property in need of major repairs

6.3.9. Carers

6.3.10. Residents in care homes / hospital

6.3.11. People in detention (prisoners)

6.3.12. Second adult rebate

6.3.13. Second homes

6.3.14. Annexes

6.3.15. Religious community members

6.3.16. Visiting forces

6.4. Account enquiries

6.5. Appeals

6.6. Bands and charges

6.7. Changing address

6.8. Unpaid Council Tax

6.9. What Council Tax pays for

6.10. Exempt properties

6.11. What to do when someone dies

7. Education

7.1. Schools and colleges

7.1.1. Admissions

7.1.1.1. Apply for a primary school place

7.1.1.2. Apply for a secondary school place

7.1.1.3. Changing schools

7.1.1.4. Admission arrangements (2019/20)

7.1.1.5. Admission arrangements 2020-21

7.1.1.6. Appeals

7.1.1.7. Schools adjudicator report

7.1.1.8. deferring or delaying school entry

7.1.1.9. Getting ready for school

7.1.1.10. Fair access protocols

7.1.1.11. Schools and education for armed forces families

7.1.1.12. Transition documents

7.1.1.13. Oldham's strategy for the provision of education places 2016-2020

7.1.1.14. Proposed expansion at North Chadderton Secondary Academy - consultation document

7.1.2. School Complaints

7.1.3. Find a school

7.1.3.1. Primary schools

7.1.3.2. Secondary schools

7.1.3.3. Post 16 education and training

7.1.3.4. Special schools

7.1.4. School governors

7.1.4.1. Oldham Governors Pulse

7.1.4.2. Clerks

7.1.5. Learning difficulties

7.1.6. Problems at school

7.1.6.1. Bullying

7.1.6.2. Exclusions

7.1.6.3. Children missing education

7.1.6.4. Truancy

7.1.7. Resources and support for schools

7.1.7.1. Community cohesion in schools programme

7.1.7.2. Cycling to school programme

7.1.7.3. Extended services

7.1.7.4. Supplementary schools

7.1.7.5. Schools and waste education

7.1.7.6. Road safety

7.1.8. School holidays

7.1.9. School performance

7.1.10. Sharing personal information

7.1.11. Schools forum

7.1.12. Alternative vocational experiences for young people

7.1.13. Home education

7.1.14. Resources and support

7.1.15. School closures

7.1.16. Vocational experiences for young people

7.1.17. Oldham's inclusion policy

7.1.18. Poor attendance penalty notices

7.2. Lifelong learning

7.3. Castleshaw Centre for Outdoor education

7.3.1. Book a visit

7.3.2. What to bring

7.3.3. Facilities

7.3.4. Staff at the Castleshaw Centre

7.3.5. Days out and adventures

7.3.6. Information for group leaders

7.4. Music tuition

7.4.1. Music for young people

7.4.2. Community and adult groups

7.4.3. Support for music students

7.4.4. Overseas tours

7.4.5. About the Music Service

7.4.6. Videos, sound clips and photos

7.5. Early years

7.5.1. Find childcare

7.6. Children's centres (right start)

7.6.1. Saddleworth West and Lees Children's Centre activities

7.6.2. Saddleworth North and South Children's Centre activities

7.6.3. Coldhurst Children's Centre activities

7.6.4. Failsworth Children's Centre activities

7.6.5. Hollinwood Children's Centre activities

7.6.6. Holly Grove Children's Centre activities

7.6.7. Medlock Vale Children's Centre activities

7.6.8. Royton Children's Centre activities

7.6.9. Shaw and Crompton Children's Centre activities

7.6.10. Spring Meadows Children's Centre activities

7.6.11. St James Children's Centre activities

7.6.12. Stanley Road Children's Centre activities

7.6.13. Stockbrook Children's Centre activities

7.6.14. Werneth Children's Centre activities

7.7. Children and family benefits

7.8. Working in childcare

7.9. Free early education

7.10. Support families to access the information they need

7.11. Consultations (early years)

7.12. Early Years SEND support

7.13. Free early education: Information for providers

7.13.1. Delivery of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

7.14. School readiness

7.14.1. Families

7.14.2. Schools and settings

7.14.3. Community

7.15. Education grants and allowances

7.15.1. Student travel

7.16. School holidays

7.17. Children with disabilities

7.18. School closures

7.19. Learning at Gallery Oldham

7.20. Oldham learning festival

8. Environment

8.1. Animals and pests

8.1.1. Dogs

8.1.1.1. Report a problem dog

8.1.1.2. Dog fouling

8.1.1.3. Dogs on leads

8.1.1.4. Stray animals

8.1.1.5. Dog exclusion areas

8.1.1.6. Dog neutering

8.1.1.7. Buying a puppy

8.1.1.8. Dogs left in unattended cars

8.1.1.9. Dog collars

8.1.1.10. Maximum number of dogs

8.1.2. Stray animals

8.1.3. Pest control

8.1.4. Animal welfare

8.1.4.1. Report animal cruelty

8.1.4.2. Advice

8.1.4.3. Animal welfare inspections

8.1.4.4. Animals on allotments

8.1.5. Animals and fireworks

8.1.6. Microchipping your pet

8.1.7. Licensing

8.2. Environmental health

8.2.1. Report a property

8.2.2. Drains and sewers

8.2.3. Asbestos

8.2.4. Contaminated land

8.2.5. Food safety

8.2.5.1. Food safety advice

8.2.5.2. Make a food complaint

8.2.5.3. Food safety inspections

8.2.5.4. Food hygiene rating scheme

8.2.5.5. Register a food business

8.2.5.6. Apply for premises approval

8.2.6. Health and safety

8.2.6.1. Getting started

8.2.6.2. Inspections

8.2.6.3. Prosecutions

8.2.6.4. Premises and facilities

8.2.6.4.1. Body art / acupuncture

8.2.6.4.2. Cooling towers

8.2.6.4.3. At risk of becoming homeless

8.2.6.4.4. Equipment at work

8.2.6.4.5. Hairdressers and barbers

8.2.6.5. Report an accident

8.2.7. Flytipping

8.3. Pollution

8.3.1. Noise nuisance

8.3.2. Air pollution

8.3.3. Light pollution

8.3.4. Smoke nuisance

8.3.5. Water pollution

8.3.6. Vehicle emissions

8.4. Environmental data

8.5. Fireworks

8.6. Environmental policies and plans

8.6.1. Environmental policy

8.6.2. Air quality management

8.6.3. Sustainability projects

8.6.4. Climate change

9. Housing

9.1. Benefits to help pay rent

9.2. Look for home to rent or buy

9.2.1. Renting

9.2.2. Buying

9.3. Housing advice and support

9.4. Grants, loans and help to improve your home

9.4.1. Affordable warmth

9.4.1.1. Warm homes Oldham

9.4.1.2. Help and support

9.4.1.3. Strategies

9.4.1.4. Full central heating grants

9.4.2. Disabled facilities grant

9.4.3. Home improve loan

9.4.4. Housing Benefit

9.4.5. Fair Home Contents Insurance

9.4.6. Difficulty paying your water bill

9.5. Private tenants and landlords

9.5.1. Tenant advice and duties

9.5.2. Landlord duties

9.5.3. House in multiple occupation

9.5.4. Selective licensing

9.5.5. Landlord portal

9.6. Homelessness

9.6.1. Drop-in shelters and food providers

9.6.2. Homelessness report

9.6.3. Let us know about someone rough sleeping

9.6.4. Homelessness - Your righs

9.6.5. Refer someone to us

9.7. Helpline / Response Service

9.8. Report a housing problem

9.9. Supporting people

9.10. Housing for armed forces personnel

9.11. Inspecting homes for immigration

9.12. Housing strategies and research

9.13. Greater Manchester Energy Smart Homes Project

9.14. Empty Homes

9.15. Advice to residents living in high rise tower blocks

9.16. Bringing empty homes back into use

10. Jobs

10.1. Latest vacancies

10.2. Teaching careers

10.2.1. Search for teaching jobs

10.2.2. Teach Oldham website

10.2.3. Primary teaching pool

10.2.4. Oldham Learning Festival

10.3. Volunteering

10.3.1. Conservation volunteers

10.3.2. Sports volunteers

10.3.3. Public sector volunteers

10.3.4. Action Together website

10.3.5. Do It Website

10.3.6. Buzy bee cafe

10.3.7. Become a school governor

10.3.8. Volunteer at Oldham Libraries

10.3.9. Reach volunteering

10.4. Working at Oldham Council

10.5. Get Oldham Working

10.5.1. What is Get Oldham Working?

10.5.2. Career advancement service

10.5.3. Skills for employment

10.5.4. Sign up for the Get Oldham Working register

10.5.5. Oldham Council Traineeship

10.5.6. Free recruitment Service

10.5.7. National Careers Service

10.6. Get Oldham Working jobs board

10.7. Ageing Well Oldham - Support for the over 50s

10.8. Career advancement service

10.9. Oldham Work and Skills strategy 2016 - 2020

10.10. Oldham's fair employment charter

11. Leisure and culture

11.1. Sports and leisure

11.1.1. Leisure centres, pools and football pitches

11.1.2. Youth sport

11.1.2.1. Coaching

11.1.2.2. Leadership training

11.1.2.3. Oldham Active

11.1.3. Club support

11.1.4. Outdoor activities

11.1.5. Fishing

11.1.6. Cycling

11.1.7. Grounds maintenance

11.1.8. Get Oldham Active

11.1.8.1. Walking

11.1.8.2. Cycling

11.1.8.3. Jogging

11.1.8.4. Parks and outdoors

11.1.8.5. Swimming

11.1.8.6. Yoga and pilates

11.1.8.7. Dance and movement

11.1.8.8. 5 Ways to wellbeing

11.1.8.9. Take the quiz

11.1.8.10. Where do I start?

11.1.8.11. Anyone can be active

11.1.8.12. 10 minute motivators

11.2. Whats on

11.3. Visit Oldham

11.4. Parks and greenspaces

11.4.1. Parks, countryside and canals

11.4.2. Playgrounds

11.4.3. Bloom and grow

11.4.4. Historic cemeteries

11.4.4.1. Chadderton cemetery

11.4.4.2. Greenacres cemetery

11.4.5. Grass cutting

11.4.6. Trees

11.4.7. Green Dividend Fund

11.5. Markets

11.5.1. Town centre markets

11.5.2. Royton market

11.5.3. Saddleworth markets

11.5.4. Shaw market

11.5.5. Become a market trader

11.5.6. Have your say about our markets

11.5.7. £5 Fridays

11.6. Events and activities

11.7. Arts and culture

11.7.1. Gallery Oldham

11.7.2. Coliseum Theatre

11.7.3. Saddleworth Museum

11.7.4. Oldham Theatre Workshop

11.7.5. Music Service

11.7.5.1. Contact the music service

11.7.5.2. About the music service

11.7.5.3. Support for the music students

11.7.5.4. Music and young people

11.7.5.5. Community and adult groups

11.7.5.6. Overseas tours

11.7.5.7. Pay invoices online

11.7.5.8. Videos, sound clips and photos

11.7.5.9. Music service on Tiwtter

11.7.5.10. Music service on Facebook

11.7.5.11. Events calendar

11.7.5.12. GM Music hub

11.7.6. The Arts Room

11.8. Allotments and gardening

11.8.1. Bloom and grow

11.8.2. Allotments

11.8.3. Composting

11.9. Local History

11.9.1. Contact

11.9.2. Events

11.9.3. Family history

11.9.3.1. Family history help

11.9.3.2. Local register offices

11.9.3.3. Sources

11.9.3.3.1. Census records

11.9.3.3.2. Internet and CD ROM

11.9.3.3.3. Historical maps

11.9.3.3.4. Election registers and Burgess rolls

11.9.3.3.5. Probate records

11.9.3.3.6. New communities

11.9.3.3.7. Trade and telephone directories

11.9.3.3.8. Memorial inscriptions

11.9.3.3.9. Military sources

11.9.3.3.10. Parish registers

11.9.3.3.11. Newspapers and obituaries

11.9.3.4. Ancestry Library

11.9.3.5. Oldham remembers

11.9.3.6. British Newspaper archive

11.9.3.7. Find my past

11.9.4. Archive Sources

11.9.5. Books for sale

11.9.6. Research guides

11.9.7. Education history

11.9.8. Bardsley / Park Bridge

11.9.9. Donate your archives

11.9.10. Charges

11.9.11. Blue plaques

11.9.12. Rolls of remembrance

11.9.13. Oldham Remembers

11.10. Tourist information

11.10.1. Visitor information centre

11.10.2. Visit Oldham website

11.10.3. Twin towns

11.11. Connect with nature in Greater Manchester

11.12. Holiday activities

12. Libraries

12.1. eBooks, Audiobooks and online reference

12.1.1. eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines

12.1.2. Dictionaries, encyclopaedias and online reference

12.1.3. Business services at the library

12.1.4. Jobs and skills services at the library

12.1.5. Health information at the library

12.1.6. Children, young people and families at the library

12.1.7. Information for schools at the library

12.1.8. Family history

12.1.9. Theory test pro

12.1.10. Jack and lucy comic

12.2. What's on

12.2.1. live at the library

12.2.2. All library events

12.2.3. Health and wellbeing events

12.2.4. Events for children, young people and families

12.2.5. Information, learning and digital events

12.2.6. Events for jobseekers

12.2.7. Events for readers and writers

12.2.8. Events for businesses

12.2.9. Sensory room

12.2.10. SEND actvities

12.3. Find a library

12.4. Library charges

12.5. Join the library

12.6. Search the library catalogue

12.7. Renew a book

12.8. Home library service

12.9. Second hand books

12.10. Oldham libraries on facebook / Twitter

12.11. Sensory room

12.12. SEND Local Offer

13. Planning and building

13.1. Planning

13.1.1. Apply for planning permission

13.1.1.1. Apply

13.1.1.2. About the application process

13.1.1.3. Fees

13.1.1.4. Constraints

13.1.1.5. Validation checklists

13.1.1.6. Serve notice of application

13.1.2. Implement planning permission

13.1.3. Search for an application

13.1.4. Objections and comments

13.1.5. Section 106 planning obligations

13.1.6. Environmental impact assessments

13.1.7. Minerals and waste

13.1.8. Appeals

13.1.9. Contact planning

13.1.10. Hoardings and advertisement control

13.1.11. Watch planning meetings live

13.1.12. Enforcement

13.1.12.1. Enforcement register

13.1.12.2. Guide to planning enforcement

13.1.13. Contact

13.1.14. Trees and high hedges

13.1.14.1. Protected trees

13.1.14.2. High hedge complaints

13.1.14.3. Dangerous trees

13.1.15. Heritage

13.1.15.1. Planning for historic environment

13.1.15.2. Conservation areas

13.1.15.3. Listed buildings

13.1.15.4. Records search

13.1.15.5. Blue Plaques

13.1.15.6. Historic gardens

13.1.15.7. Scheduled monuments

13.2. Building control

13.2.1. Apply for approval

13.2.1.1. Contact building control

13.2.1.2. Extensions

13.2.1.3. Lofts

13.2.1.4. Retrospective approval

13.2.1.5. Alterations

13.2.1.6. Conservatories and porches

13.2.1.7. Chimneys and flues

13.2.1.8. Building control portal

13.2.1.9. Domestic electrical alterations

13.2.1.10. Drainage

13.2.1.11. Fire escape windows

13.2.1.12. Garages

13.2.1.13. New build dwellings

13.2.1.14. Party walls

13.2.1.15. roofing

13.2.1.16. Smoke alarms

13.2.1.17. Staircases

13.2.1.18. Underpinning foundations

13.2.1.19. Windows

13.2.1.20. Completion Certificates

13.2.1.21. Charges

13.2.2. Information for architects and developers

13.2.3. Contact building control

13.2.4. Choosing a builder

13.2.5. Enforcement

13.2.6. Report illegal building work

13.2.7. Search applications

13.2.8. Street naming and numbering process

13.2.9. Sewers and drains

13.3. Local plan

13.3.1. Adopted plans and guidance

13.3.2. Supporting evidence

13.3.3. Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

13.3.4. Consultation

13.3.5. Documents in the Local Plan

14. Bins, rubbish and recycling

14.1. Check your bin collection dates

14.2. Get a new bin, box or bag

14.2.1. Grey bin

14.2.2. Brown bin

14.2.3. Blue bin

14.2.4. Green bin

14.2.5. Black box

14.2.6. No Blo bag

14.3. Report missed collection

14.4. What goes in which bin

14.5. Unwanted bulky or large items

14.6. Putting your bins out

14.7. Household waste and recycling centres

14.8. Need help managing your rubbish?

14.9. Flytipping

14.10. Business waste

14.11. Keeping streets clean

14.11.1. Street cleaning

14.11.2. Fly tipping

14.11.3. Litter

14.11.4. Graffiti and fly-posting

14.12. Moving house

14.13. Help to put your bin out

14.14. How to recycle your food waste

14.15. Contact the waste team

14.16. Where to get compostable liners for your food caddy

14.17. Recycling banks

15. Roads, streets and pavements

15.1. Report a problem on a road or pavement

15.1.1. Report a pothole

15.1.2. Report a damaged pavement

15.1.3. Report an obstruction

15.1.4. Keeping streets clean

15.1.4.1. Street cleaning

15.1.4.2. Flytipping

15.1.4.3. Litter

15.1.4.4. Graffiti and fly-posting

15.1.5. Street lights

15.1.6. Grids, gully and manhole covers

15.1.7. Traffic signals

15.1.8. Road crossings

15.1.9. Street furniture

15.1.10. Verges

15.1.11. Yellow lines

15.1.12. Road signs

15.2. Roadworks

15.2.1. Map of roadworks

15.2.2. St Paul's methodist church roof collapse

15.2.3. Retaining wall work Standedge road

15.3. Public rights of way

15.4. Road safety

15.4.1. Physical road safey measures

15.4.2. Abnormal loads

15.4.3. Speed cameras

15.4.4. Parking outside schools

15.4.5. Speed limits

15.4.6. Road safety support

15.5. Traffic orders and road closures

15.6. Highway excavations

15.7. Road signs

15.8. Oldham highway improvements

15.9. Dropped kerbs

15.10. Bridges

15.11. Motorways and trunk roads

15.12. Street index

15.13. Street name plates

15.14. House numbers

15.15. Unadopted streets

15.16. Highways policies and strategies

15.17. Government grants for Oldham's roads

15.18. Highway Maintenance Challenge fund bid

16. Transport, parking and travel

16.1. Parking

16.1.1. Car parks

16.1.1.1. Oldham town centre

16.1.1.2. Chadderton

16.1.1.3. Crompton

16.1.1.4. Failsworth

16.1.1.5. Lees

16.1.1.6. Royton

16.1.1.7. Saddleworth

16.1.1.8. Shaw

16.1.1.9. Rest of Oldham

16.1.2. Free town centre parking

16.1.3. Parking tickets and fines

16.1.4. Disabled parking badges and spaces

16.1.5. Residential parking permits

16.1.6. Clamping and removal

16.1.7. Parking outside schools

16.1.8. Bus lane enforcement

16.1.9. Car park permits

16.1.10. PATROL Adjudication joint committee

16.2. Buses and bus passes

16.2.1. Plan your journey

16.2.2. Bus passes for people over 60

16.2.3. Disable bus pass

16.2.4. Discount passes (students)

16.3. Metrolink

16.4. Disabled and community transport

16.5. Cycling

16.6. Gritting and winter travel

16.6.1. Gritting routes

16.6.2. Grit bins

16.6.3. Grit sales

16.6.4. Clearing pavements yourself

16.6.5. Your questions answered

16.6.6. Getting ready for winter

16.7. Roadworks

16.8. Plan your journey

16.9. MOT tests

16.10. Home to school travel

16.10.1. Discount passes

16.10.2. Additional support

16.10.3. Courses outside Greater Manchester

16.10.4. Fares for disabled students

16.10.5. Application for college travel assistance

16.10.6. Application for a free school travel pass

16.10.7. Free school travel pass appeal form

16.10.8. Home to school transport appeal form

16.10.9. Home to school transport for SEND /temporary medical condition

16.11. Public toilets

17. My Account

18. Health and Social Care

18.1. Help to live at home

18.1.1. Care and support to live at home

18.1.2. Occupational therapy

18.1.3. Helpline / Response service

18.1.4. Meals and nutrition

18.1.4.1. Lunch clubs

18.1.4.2. Equipments

18.1.4.3. Wiltshire farm foods

18.1.4.4. Oakhouse Foods

18.1.5. Managing your home

18.1.5.1. Cleaning services

18.1.5.2. Shopping services

18.1.5.3. Handy van services

18.1.5.4. Laundry service

18.1.6. Equipment and adaptations

18.1.6.1. Equipment

18.1.6.2. Adaptations

18.1.6.3. Helpline / response services

18.1.6.4. Move to a more suitable home

18.1.6.5. Disabled facilities grant

18.1.7. Taking medication

18.1.8. Link centre

18.2. Ask for an assessment

18.3. Child protection

18.3.1. What is child abuse?

18.3.2. Report child abuse

18.3.3. Child protection conferences

18.3.4. Protection orders

18.3.5. Child employment

18.3.6. Child entertainment licences

18.3.7. Local safeguarding children board

18.3.8. Children and young people provider panel

18.4. Arranging and paying for your social care

18.4.1. What will I have to pay for care services?

18.4.2. Direct payments

18.4.3. Appeal social care charges

18.4.4. Viewing your personal file

18.4.5. Health and social care benefits

18.4.6. Advocacy

18.4.7. Managing your finances

18.4.8. Benefits and money

18.4.9. Self-funding guide

18.5. Looking after myself and keeping helthy and safe

18.5.1. Find a health service

18.5.2. Recovering from illness

18.5.2.1. Hospital stays

18.5.2.2. Short term illness

18.5.2.3. Intermediate care

18.5.2.4. Patient Opinion website

18.5.3. Drug and alcohol treatment services

18.5.4. Specialist health services

18.5.4.1. Palliative cancer care

18.5.4.2. Sexual health

18.5.4.3. NHS 111

18.5.4.4. NHS Choices

18.5.4.5. Dementia services

18.5.5. Stop smoking

18.5.6. Mental health

18.5.6.1. The mental health act explained

18.5.6.2. Service directory

18.5.6.3. Mental capacity act

18.5.6.4. Independent mental capacity advocates

18.5.6.5. Independent mental health act advocates

18.5.6.6. Dementia

18.5.7. NHS health check

18.5.8. Short breaks and respite

18.5.8.1. Children

18.5.8.2. Adults

18.5.8.3. Older people

18.5.9. Find a social care service

18.5.10. Stay warm in winter

18.5.11. Staying safe

18.5.11.1. Helpline / Response service

18.5.11.2. Falls prevention

18.5.11.3. Crime and safety

18.5.11.4. Report a concern or abuse

18.5.12. Assisted bathing scheme

18.5.13. Get Oldham Active

18.5.13.1. Walking

18.5.13.2. Cycling

18.5.13.3. Jogging

18.5.13.4. Parks and outdoors

18.5.13.5. Swimming

18.5.13.6. Yoga and pilates

18.5.13.7. Dance and movement

18.5.13.8. 5 Ways to wellbeing

18.5.13.9. Take the quiz

18.5.13.10. Where do I start

18.5.13.11. Anyone can be active

18.5.13.12. 10 minute motivators

18.5.14. Getting a flu jab

18.5.15. How are you? quiz

18.6. Disabilities and sensory loss

18.6.1. Link centre

18.6.2. Children and young people with SEND

18.6.2.1. Your local offer

18.6.2.1.1. What is the local offer

18.6.2.1.2. You said, we did - Local Offer review

18.6.2.1.3. Minutes, reports and statutory documents

18.6.2.1.4. Animations by young People

18.6.2.2. Ask for help or advice

18.6.2.2.1. Advice and support for parents

18.6.2.2.2. Report an incident or concern

18.6.2.3. Activities, leisure and short breaks

18.6.2.3.1. SEND activities for 0-25 year olds

18.6.2.3.2. Short breaks

18.6.2.3.3. What's on in Oldham

18.6.2.3.4. Free activities and places to go

18.6.2.3.5. Autism friendly activities

18.6.2.3.6. Library events for families, children and young families

18.6.2.4. Additional needs and disabilities

18.6.2.4.1. Autism and learning disabilities

18.6.2.4.2. Visual, hearing and speech support

18.6.2.4.3. Dyslexia

18.6.2.4.4. Down's syndrome

18.6.2.4.5. Dyspraxia

18.6.2.5. Education (SEND)

18.6.2.5.1. Early years childcare, education and support (0-5yrs)

18.6.2.5.2. Primary school education and support (5-11yrs)

18.6.2.5.3. Secondary school education and support (11-16yrs)

18.6.2.5.4. Post 16 education

18.6.2.5.5. SEND advice

18.6.2.6. Support, information, advice

18.6.2.7. Money matters (SEND)

18.6.2.7.1. Disability benefits (SEND)

18.6.2.7.2. Benefits if you can't work (SEND) - gov.uk website

18.6.2.7.3. Benefits for carers (SEND) - gov.uk website

18.6.2.7.4. Benefits for disabled students (SEND) - gov.uk website

18.6.2.7.5. Personal budgets: paying for services (SEND)

18.6.2.7.6. Apply for a grant or financial support (SEND)

18.6.2.7.7. Early years: additional SEND funding

18.6.2.7.8. Disability Access Fund (DAF)

18.6.2.7.9. Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)

18.6.2.8. Health and emotional wellbeing

18.6.2.8.1. Health - list of service

18.6.2.8.2. Emotional health and mental wellbeing

18.6.2.9. Support for carers

18.6.2.10. Transport, travel and mobility (SEND)

18.6.2.10.1. Travel assistance to get to school or college

18.6.2.10.2. Travel if you can't use public transport

18.6.2.10.3. Concessionary fares for people with a disability

18.6.2.10.4. Travel, transport and mobility

18.6.2.10.5. Motability: lease cars for disabled people

18.6.2.10.6. Disabled parking (blue badges)

18.6.2.10.7. Travel training in Greater Manchester

18.6.2.10.8. Travel to school policy and strategy

18.6.2.11. Housing

18.6.2.11.1. Supported housing

18.6.2.11.2. Living at home

18.6.2.11.3. Equipment and adaptations

18.6.2.11.4. Central access point for supported accomodation

18.6.2.12. Training and employment

18.6.2.12.1. Adult education and training organisations

18.6.2.12.2. Find an apprenticeship

18.6.2.12.3. Job-seeking and work clubs

18.6.2.12.4. Get Oldham Working

18.6.2.12.5. greater.jobs

18.6.2.12.6. Groundwork (16+)

18.6.2.12.7. National careers service

18.6.2.12.8. Running your own business

18.6.2.12.9. Online and flexible learning

18.6.2.12.10. Lifelong learning (19+)

18.6.2.13. Apps and learning resources

18.6.2.13.1. Learning resources

18.6.2.13.2. Apps

18.6.2.13.3. Information and advice sheets (SEND)

18.6.2.14. Preparing for adulthood (14 - 25 years)

18.6.2.14.1. Preparing for life after school

18.6.2.14.2. Preparing for adulthood

18.6.2.14.3. Post 16 education

18.6.2.14.4. Training and development

18.6.2.14.5. Independent living

18.6.2.14.6. Health

18.6.2.14.7. Community inclusion

18.6.2.14.8. Resolve SEND disagreements

18.6.2.14.9. Transport, travel and mobility

18.6.2.15. Information for professionals

18.6.2.16. We'd love to hear from you

18.6.2.16.1. Local Offer feedback form

18.6.2.16.2. Add a new service or activity

18.6.2.16.3. Amend or remove your existing service or activity

18.6.2.16.4. Compliments and complaints

18.6.2.16.5. Add your child to our additional needs register

18.6.3. Sight, hearing and speech support

18.6.3.1. Speech and language support

18.6.3.2. Hearing support

18.6.3.3. Visual support

18.6.4. Transport

18.6.4.1. Bus passes for people over 60

18.6.4.2. Dial-a-ride & Ring & Ride

18.6.4.3. Disabled bus pass

18.6.4.4. Disabled parking (Blue Badge)

18.6.4.5. Motability cars

18.6.5. Learning disabilities and autism

18.6.5.1. Support services

18.6.5.2. short breaks and respite care

18.6.5.3. Shared lives

18.6.5.4. Accommodation options

18.6.5.5. Find a community group

18.6.6. Employment and disabilities

18.6.7. Radar keys and disabled toilets

18.6.8. Support groups

18.6.9. Find someone to speak on your behalf

18.6.10. Accessible information standard

18.6.11. caring for someone

18.6.11.1. Oldham's carers' service

18.6.11.2. Support groups

18.6.11.3. Financial help for carers

18.6.11.4. Young carers

18.6.11.5. Carer's assessments

18.6.11.6. Short breaks and respite care

18.6.11.7. Dementia

18.6.11.7.1. Dementia services

18.6.11.7.2. Trouble sleeping

18.6.11.7.3. Helping someone with dementia

18.6.11.8. Practical support

18.6.11.9. Help to live at home

18.6.11.9.1. Care and support to live at home

18.6.11.9.2. Occupational therapy

18.6.11.9.3. Helpline / Response Service

18.6.11.9.4. Meals and nutrition

18.6.11.9.5. Managing your home

18.6.11.9.6. Equipment and adaptations

18.6.11.9.7. Taking medication

18.6.11.9.8. Link centre

18.6.11.10. State of caring survey 2018

18.6.11.11. Oldham's Carers' Strategy 2018 - 2021

18.6.12. Living at home

18.6.12.1. *see help to live at home above*

18.7. Caring for someone

18.7.1. *see caring for someone above*

18.8. Choosing somewhere to live

18.8.1. Care homes

18.8.2. Housing with care and support

18.8.3. Live at home

18.8.3.1. *see help to live at home above*

18.9. Report a concern or abuse

18.10. Families and parenting

18.10.1. Family information services

18.10.1.1. Children and family benefits

18.10.1.2. Find childcare

18.10.1.2.1. *See above*

18.10.1.3. Family support services

18.10.1.4. Children and young people with SEND

18.10.1.5. Early years

18.10.2. Find childcare

18.10.2.1. *See above*

18.10.3. Children's centres

18.10.4. Family support service

18.10.4.1. Health and social care directory

18.10.5. Adoption and fostering

18.10.5.1. *see above*

18.10.6. Children in care and care leavers

18.10.6.1. Care leavers

18.10.6.2. Children's social services

18.10.6.3. Corporate parenting

18.10.6.4. Children in Care Council (External site)

18.10.6.5. Children in care survey

18.10.6.6. Care leavers survey

18.10.7. Teen pregnancy

18.10.8. Relationship support

18.10.9. Children and family benefits

18.10.10. Real nappy voucher

18.10.11. Family and friends care policy

18.10.12. Special guardianship

18.11. Getting out and about

18.11.1. Transport

18.11.2. Social and Leisure activities

18.11.2.1. Oldham Community Leisure sessions

18.11.2.2. Lunch clubs

18.11.2.3. Adult day care service

18.11.2.4. Day care

18.11.2.5. Find a community group

18.11.3. Shopping and errands

18.11.3.1. AgeUK shopping service

18.11.3.2. Accompanied shopping

18.11.3.3. Promobility

18.11.4. Volunteering

18.11.4.1. *See above*

18.11.5. Get Oldham Active

18.11.5.1. *see above*

18.12. Care leavers

18.12.1. Your money

18.12.2. Your home

18.12.3. Your health and wellbeing

18.12.4. Your education and work life

18.12.5. Your passport to independent living

18.12.6. Your rights

18.13. Armed forces personnel support

18.13.1. Our resolution

18.13.2. Health and wellbeing

18.13.3. Discounts

18.13.4. Leisure services

18.13.5. Help finding work

18.13.6. Support agencies

18.13.7. Rolls of remembrance

18.13.8. Oldham Remembers

18.13.9. Schools and education for armed forces families

18.13.10. Register to vote as a member of the armed forces

18.13.11. Housing for armed forces personnel

18.14. Health and social care strategies and reports

18.14.1. The Oldham Public Health Charter

18.14.2. Oldham Public Health Annual Report

18.14.3. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Strategy

18.14.4. Oldham Locality Plan for health and social care transformation

18.14.5. Oldham Adult Social Care Information and Advice Strategy 2015-18

18.14.6. Adult Social care failure policy and procedure

18.14.7. Public Health Intelligence Privacy Noitce

18.14.8. Adult social care accommodation and top up arrangements

18.14.9. Adult social services loacl account

18.14.10. Think local act personal (TLAP)

18.14.11. Understanding Oldham's health and adult social care market

18.14.12. Right start pre-school children's oral health improvement strategy 2018 - 2021

18.15. Resources for practitioners

18.15.1. Vulnerable adults

18.15.2. Children's workforce practitioners

18.15.3. Infection prevention

18.15.4. Dementia toolkit

18.16. Young people

18.16.1. Young carers

18.16.2. Oldham Youth Council

18.17. Contact social services

18.18. Health and social care directory

18.18.1. Directory