The latest news and articles from Oldham.

How long will your caplamp last?

Not just in terms of hours from each recharge, but how many years will your caplamp last? Oldham lamps are made with an absolute focus on performance, safety and reliability. If you've ever bene disappointed in a "budget" product that failed on any one of those criteria, you'll be surprised at how little extra it would have cost to buy a caplamp that will work for 12-hours everyday, year after year... ... be a brighter miner; drop us a line and we'll be delighted to help you out of the darkness and back into the light! email: Phone: +44 (0)1847 808000

Queens of the Coal Age - extended run

We're delighted to learn that after rave reviews at The Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester, Oldham caplamps are going on an extended tour as part of the show's vital set of props when Queens of the Coal Age heads south to The New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme. If you've never been to the theatre before, this would be a great show to call your first, and if you're a regular theatre-goer, or have any family history in the mining industry, this funny-moving-poignant play will reaffirm everything you feel about live stage performance! http:/