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Date published: 16 December 2013

POLICE are urging residents to be on their guard after two Oldham families had all their Christmas presents stolen in raids by heartless thieves.

The National Farmers Union has also teamed up with police for a Flock Watch scheme after a spate of sheep rustling in Saddleworth.

Meanwhile, Council Leader Jim McMahon and deputy chief executive Carolyn Wilkins were among the hardy souls to take part in a charity abseil down the civic centre.

In sport, Latics are today expected to announce they have terminated the contract of winger Cristian Montano over spot-fixing allegations.

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 and mobiles.


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