Colin McLaren

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Title: Councillor

Party: Labour

Ward: Chadderton North

Other councillors representing this Ward:

Surgery details

Tuesday 9 July 2024
4.00pm – 4.45pm
Councillor’s C McLaren, E Moores and B Brownridge (Labour)
North Chadderton School
Chadderton Hall Road

Tuesday 9 July 2024
5.00pm – 5.45pm
Councillor’s C McLaren, E Moores and B Brownridge (Labour)
Mills Hill Primary School
Baytree Avenue

If you have any queries or problems that need to be discussed with your Labour Councillor please contact Councillor Colin McLaren on telephone number 0 161 627 4197or via email at

Contact information

Home address: 
4 Rowanwood
Firwood Park

Phone:  0161 627 4197


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Committee appointments

Appointments to outside bodies


Cllr Colin McLaren – Chadderton Central Ward



·         Promoting Health and Wellbeing

·         Improving Community Safety

·         Preserving our Heritage


Training Completed


·         Safeguarding

·         Prevent Training




Work in thecommunity

·         Member of Chadderton District Executive

·         Chair of Policy Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Vicechair of Health Scrutiny Committee, Member of Licensing Committee, Member of GMCA Audit Committee, Member of GMCA Corporate Issues and Reform Scrutiny Committee, Member of Peak District National Park Authority, Trustee of Chadderton Together, Trustee of Crossley Community Association, Trustee and Vice Chair of Peak District National Park Foundation, Vice President of Chadderton Historical and Heritage Society, Governor of The Radclyffe School.

·         Supported various voluntary organisations working to access the grant system to fund projects and activities within the local community.

·         Full attendance at Oldham Council and Committee meetings.

·         Worked with Oldham Council Officers and the Police to tackle ongoing issues relating to anti-social behaviour at Foxdenton Park and other locations leading to a reported reduction in incidents.

·         Worked with individual residents and community groups on various issues relating to planning applications, parking, fly tipping, housing, litter, and other local matters.

·         Taking part in local litter picks and walk-a-bout/street surgeries

·         Held surgeries at Crossley Community Centre, Mills Hill Primary School or Kingfisher Community School (when circumstances relating to Covid-19 allowed).

·         Worked with local community groups to deliver food and other packages whenever necessary during the pandemic.



Contact me

E: 0161 627 4197
M: 27581 464 535


Crossley Community Centre Saturday between 10 and 11am

Kingfisher Community Special School Friday 5-6pm

Mills Hill Primary School Friday 5-6pm

please see local press for further details.