Angela Cosgrove

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Party: Labour

Ward: St James

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Councillor A Cosgrove
Tel: 07515 190 476

Contact information

Home address: 
6 Kipling Road

Mobile:  07515 190 476

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Cllr Angela Cosgrove – St James Ward                        

My Ward priorities

·         Community engagement

·         Parks and open spaces

·         Environmental issues and enforcement

·         ASB & Crime reduction

·         Young people and family services

·         Highways and Traffic concerns


Training completed

·         Safeguarding

·         Licensing safeguarding

·         Enforcement



Work in the community

·      District Lead for the East Cluster, Licensing committee, Licensing Driver Panel, Planning committee

·      Secretary of The Friends of Stoneleigh Park, Member of Oldham’s Poverty Action Group, Derker Community gardens and Stoneleigh Park bowling teams

·      Campaigned and supported residents with St James planning concerns throughout the ward.

·      Working with the Police, FCHO and community Safety on residents’ concerns around ASB and crime

·      I volunteer at Stoneleigh Parks growing hub, the twice weekly Brew and Natters which are warm spaces for residents. By being based daily at Stoneleigh Park Community cabin I am accessible to residents to help, support and signpost them to help with a range of issues.

·      I volunteer each school holiday at the family sessions in Stoneleigh Park with food provision and activities. Providing help, signposting/referring, advice and support to local families

·      I complete daily casework issues around the communities within the St James ward, so that issues can be raised and to engage with residents so I am aware of resident priorities. I have also worked with the door-to-door engagement teams out in the communities of my ward, supporting residents on the doorstep during my street surgeries as well as completing monthly surgeries and walkabouts with FCHO.

·      I organise and volunteer on Monthly litter picks with community volunteers throughout the year weather permitting.

·      My mobile phone is busy with residents calling for support/help/advice with everyday problems and issues.  I manage several community FB pages as well as the St James Labour page to try and get information out to residents.

·      This last year I have used my Councillor budget to fund several community groups throughout the ward as they provide essential service and activities for St James residents. Events and activities I have supported are:

Ø  Christmas light switch on at Moorside and refreshments at St Thomas Church afterwards

Ø  Derker Community Gardens project site clearance

Ø  Dirt Track bike track at Stoneleigh Park

Ø  Sholver and Moorside Flower show

Ø  Oldham Play action group activities near shops on Sholver

Ø  Christmas project throughout the ward

Ø  Pennine Cascades Dance Troupe

Ø  Quality sports at Stoneleigh Park

Ø  Sholver and Moorside Christmas raffle

Ø  Residents requests for drop Kerb marking

Ø  Memorial in memory of Rose Johnstone

Ø  Match funding for the LIF bids for Stoneleigh Park play area and Pearly Bank clean up


Monthly street surgeries and joint monthly surgeries with FCHO and GMP.

Please contact me by phone or email for any issues or problems.





T: 0161 7700000

M: 07515190476