First of our new entries for 2017 is Oldham. The most deprived town in England according to the ONS, where the streets have been described as “graffiti covered, fly-tipped shells of what they once were”. Here are some lovely quotes from our readers about this down-at-heel Lancashire town:
I think Oldham was best summed up by a friend of mine who upon a visit to this fair town one day remarked that the people of Oldham look as though the government has been performing nuclear testing in the area.
The parenting skills of the local Oldham populace are unrivalled. It is common to see disobedient kids being quickly put into place by their mothers, who employ such tactics as threatening to knock out their kids.