WHAT'S IN FRIDAY'S CHRONICLE
Date published: 30 August 2013
TRAVELLERS have been accused of using a sledgehammer to smash their way into a Failsworth metal works before making off with power tools, steel and a company van worth #15,000.
Meanwhile, the biggest ever haul of suspected stolen petrol in Greater Manchester was seized by police in Shaw yesterday.
On the sporting front, Latics boss Lee Johnson has moved quickly to bolster his squad following the sale of Jose Baxter to Sheffield United. Latics have agreed a deal with an Italian defender and are hot on the heels of an attacking midfielder from Manchester City.
These stories and much more in tonight's Oldham Evening Chronicle. Make sure you buy your copy or check out the eChron and iChron for laptops, tablets and mobiles.