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Neighbours shocked by housing go-ahead

ANGRY residents are up in arms over plans to squeeze a house in between two rows of terrace homes. Proposals for...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

£6.25m new school for autistic children

OLDHAM is to build a special school with state-of-the-art facilities for pupils with autism. Contractors Extraspace Solutions will begin work...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

£300,000 drugs haul

CANNABIS worth £300,000 has been seized by police who made four arrests during raids in Oldham. The 30kg haul was found...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Child-sex alert over change in cab law

PLANS to relax taxi laws could put children at greater risk of sexual exploitation, councils are warning. At present minicab drivers...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Let me put Posh under the cosh - Philliskirk

DANNY Philliskirk is hoping to land a starting role at Peterborough. The two-goal hero of the Scunthorpe win wants to...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Major youth services shake-up

Oldham Council Cabinet Councillors have “reluctantly” approved a plan for community organisations to provide services for young people previously the job...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Cookson out to cap season in style

DAVID Cookson is ready to go into Grand Final battle for Oldham with his gashed head protected by a scrum...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Cole’s Roma targets Euro boost

ASHLEY Cole claims the pressure is on Manchester City to beat his new side Roma tonight – or face Champions...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Van Persie urges Reds to kick on

ROBIN van Persie believes Manchester United’s formidable attacking force will instil fear into their rivals. United boss Louis van Gaal has...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards NEWCASTLE 2.00 Keble 2.30 Alnashama (nb) 3.00 Taysh 3.35 Direct Times 4.10 Breakable 4.40 Moscato 5.10 Jay Kay 5.40...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Have-a-go mum foils car thief

A FEISTY Oldham mum became an internet sensation at the weekend when a shocking video of her fighting-off a thug...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Council leader backs power for the region

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon is backing calls for more power for Greater Manchester. He said Westminster is disconnected from the...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Academy principal in line for £95,000

OLDHAM Academy North is advertising for a new principal - and is willing to pay up to £95,000 for the...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Breathing life into live music

SIMON SMEDLEY meets Martin Schofield of Oldham’s live music venue, Whittles - and hears of his plans to have more...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Latics facing anxious wait over Elokobi

ATHLETIC face the possibility of losing George Elokobi for up to six weeks after the imposing centre-back hobbled off the...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Oldham to meet Hunslet in final

SCOTT Naylor wasn’t surprised by Hunslet’s semi-final play-off victory at York - which set up an Oldham-Hunslet final at Headingley...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Danny simply sublime after his call from the bench

Oldham Athletic 3, Scunthorpe 2 YOU have to go back to the extraordinary 5-4 win over Peterborough last season for the...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Patience paid off, says boss

LEE Johnson hailed the character of his side as Athletic stretched their unbeaten run to seven matches. The side came from...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Skipper backs big ‘Man’ to bounce back

MANCHESTER City captain Vincent Kompany has backed Eliaquim Mangala to bounce back from a day to forget against Hull. Mangala lived...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Humble Roo says sorry for red card

WAYNE Rooney apologised to his Manchester United team–mates for his reckless lunge on Stewart Downing - and has no plans...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards AYR 2.10 Triggers Broom 2.40 Juncart 3.15 Shadows Ofthenight 3.50 Rioja Day 4.25 Princess Rose 5.00 Exotic...

Date Online: 29/09/2014

Three and easy for ace Cantello

ANGLING: JAMES Cantello is the man to beat at Old Hough Farm Fishery. He took top honours for the third time...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Quality shines through for in-form Heyside

FOOTBALL: IN-form Heyside made it 16 goals in their opening two games in Huddersfield League Division Two as they saw...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Springhead thwarted by leaders

FOOTBALL: SPRINGHEAD came within three minutes of beating FBT Manchester League Premier Division leaders Wythenshawe Amateurs, only to be be...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Horseshoe’s luck runs out as Fitton Hill hit 13

FOOTBALL: FITTON Hill were the biggest scorers of the day as the Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League President’s...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Lampard yet to discuss City future

FRANK Lampard insists there haven’t been any discussions about extending his loan at Manchester City. The former England midfielder signed for...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Van Gaal happy to put faith in youth

LOUIS van Gaal insists he isn’t taking a risk by looking to Manchester United’s Academy to solve his injury crisis. Van...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Worthy favourites – but no room for below-par show

The Oldham golakeper writes every week for Chron Sport THE RYDER Cup got underway today and like a lot of footballers,...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Hot-shot’s target

MOSSLEY joint-boss Peter Band has saluted new hot-shot Mitchell Bryant and backed the ex-Reading youngster to score 20 goals this...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Goal-ace Forte taking pressure in his stride

IF THE pressure is weighing heavily on Jonathan Forte’s shoulders, it’s not showing. Athletic’s top scorer was thrown back into the...

Date Online: 26/09/2014