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Lifting the misery of troubled families

THE FRIDAY THING: “TROUBLED families” is a tag that includes thousands of homes across the UK and for many draws...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Bike thefts

SEVERAL bikes have been reported stolen in the Saddleworth area in recent weeks. Greater Manchester Police has released images on...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Comic Mick’s Fringe prize

DERKER comic Mick Ferry has bagged one of comedy’s top prizes. Mick was part of the team that won the 2014...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Wrong medication but no neglect

A CORONER has ruled out neglect as the cause of an elderly patient’s death the morning after being given the...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Jamie gig will be something special

A CONCERT tomorrow in memory of two-year-old Shaw explosion victim Jamie Heaton could help his family to hit their target...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

‘Cattle trucks’ to stay another 10 years

THE Government has done a U-turn on its promise to give the North-West a world-class rail network says Oldham MP...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Lee backs Kelly to get his eye in

LIAM Kelly will ultimately become a “great” player for Athletic, says his manager. The skipper has played in all five of...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Flat out to put things right

ATHLETIC goalkeeper Paul’s exclusive weekly Chronicle column THE END product wasn’t quite there at Preston and it’s a real source of...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Taylor’s tonic

ANGLING: ROYTON ace Martin Taylor (Matrix Halifax) continued his terrific recent form in Wigan AA matches on the Leeds and...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Delph looking up

CRICKET: A TERRIFIC second half of the season for Delph has seen them zoom into fifth place in the Drakes...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

St Anne’s out to regain momentum

RUGBY: OLDHAM St Anne’s are back from a two-week break and are aiming to put right what went wrong on...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

RU team hit by early setbacks

RUGBY UNION: OLDHAM RUFC face a tough away tie at Garstang in the first round of the Lancashire Plate tomorrow...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Sunday league football returns

THE 2014-15 Midas Plumbing and Heating Services Oldham Sunday League campaign gets underway in earnest this weekend with the usual...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Springhead’s last-minute stunner

FOOTBALL: SPRINGHEAD were out of luck when they conceded an injury-time penalty to draw 2-2 at home to Monton in...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Title race nears crunch

CRICKET: THIS weekend could well be a pivotal one for Saddleworth and District Cricket League title ambitions. It’s another hectic double-header,...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Crompton face acid test

CRICKET: MONTON and Weaste ended Crompton’s winning streak last weekend, but a quirk in the fixture list gives Simon Wright’s...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Van Gaal ready to spend

MANCHESTER United’s boss expects to be busy before the transfer window closes on Monday. Louis Van Gaal wants to bring in...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

So far, so good for Lilywhites

Non-league football: MOSSLEY joint-boss Peter Band has declared himself satisfied with his team’s start to the 2014-15 season. Lilywhites got off...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Thunder ‘ready’ for challenge

AS Oldham’s players were leaving Gateshead after their 32-14 win in June, Thunder boss Stanley Gene was already looking ahead...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Celebration dinner will hail three anniversaries

RUGBY: THIS year is a special one for the rugby league fraternity in Oldham, for it marks the anniversary of...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Former Oldham prop dies at 78

ALF Mumberson, Oldham RL Club's popular prop of the early 1960s, has died in Cumbria of a heart attack at...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Escape hopes alive after Werneth weekend double

CRICKET: FEW saw it coming, but the belief in the Werneth dressing room had never waivered. Last weekend’s Lake Garage CLL...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

’Head on a roll at Elton Vale

CRICKET: SPRINGHEAD impressed when getting the better of Elton Vale in the North Manchester Cricket League. In their Division One clash,...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Cec still has Wright stuff

CRICKET: CEC Wright has achieved many things in a local cricket league career which has spanned more than six decades. The...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Shed break-ins

POLICE are warning residents to be on their guard after a number of attempted shed break-ins across Shaw recently. BUDDING actors...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Woman of Oldham set to be revealed

The 2014 Woman of Oldham will be unveiled at the annual lunch and presentation on September 24. The winner will follow...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Care home gets the go-ahead

A care home is to be built next to Hotel Smokies Park. The 47-bed home will be built on a site...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Troupe hits cash trouble

ONE of Oldham’s most successful dance schools is facing closure. Anne Melia has run Collette’s Dance Troupe, based at Beulah Baptist...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Capital gain for charity riders

FIVE miles from the end of an epic bike ride from Oldham to London over the bank holiday weekend, Mujib...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Still heartbroken over missing Hugo

AFTER a year of searching a devastated dog owner is still appealing for the return of her beloved pet. Hugo, a...

Date Online: 29/08/2014