News

Find out about the latest news from FCHO

Our regular newsletter First Choice for News is sent out to all our tenant and leaseholder customers every six months, in April and September. We will post news items here too so you can still keep up to date with the latest news from across Oldham.

For media enquiries please contact a member of the Communications team on 0161 393 8803. Alternatively, you can email communications@fcho.co.uk.

First Choice For News previous editions:

An Open Letter to Andy Burnham

An Open Letter to Andy Burnham

We congratulate our new GM Mayor Andy Burnham and ask him to work with us to achieve our goal of building homes and ending the housing crisis.

Benefits are Changing - do not get caught out

Benefits are Changing - do not get caught out

Starting in April, Universal Credit in Oldham is Changing. If you make a new claim or make changes to your claim, you will have to go on to the new online portal for benefits.

Growing Together Ceremony - The Results

Growing Together Ceremony - The Results

The Winners are....

find out who came out on top, at our annual Growing Together Ceremony.

Value for Money statement

Value for Money statement

View our VFM report showing how we invest in our homes, services and community.

Starts at Home Day

Starts at Home Day

FCHO are supporting the National Housing Federation #StartsatHome day.

A day out and about

A day out and about

We recently took part in Give & Gain Day, a global day of employee volunteering. 39 of our colleagues went out and about around Oldham to hold community events including how one of our residents started blogging in her 80s

Rent Prize Draw winners announced

Rent Prize Draw winners announced

FCHO recently took part in celebrating the annual Rent Prize Draw, read on to find out the winners of this years' event!

Apfel Lane Community Centre undergoes a makeover

Apfel Lane Community Centre undergoes a makeover

FCHO's Stronger Communities and Neighbourhood Teams recently gave the Apfel Lane Community Centre a makeover! Read on to find out all about it.

SWAPASKILL is coming to Derker

SWAPASKILL is coming to Derker

Do you live in Derker?

Do you have a skill you could share with others? Find out more about our new SKILLSWAPPA initiative!

ROCA funding for 25 local groups

ROCA funding for 25 local groups

FCHO recently hosted a 'Rapid ROCA' event, where community groups were invited to apply for small pots of funding top get their ideas off the ground. Find out all the news about who got the cash!