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Do the maths...

WHEN four Year 6 primary school brainboxes sat down to do their GCSE maths exam five years early, they were...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Tributes to a star of stage and screen

TRIBUTES have been flooding in for Oldham actress Dora Bryan who has died aged 91. The star, a former student at...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Green light for unique eco home

A SELF-sustaining eco home will be built into a Diggle hillside after innovative plans were approved by Oldham Planning Committee. The...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Bumper crowds for flower show

SOARING temperatures attracted bumper crowds to the first day of the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park. Around 80,000 people are...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Fit and flying

CARL Winchester is grasping his fresh chance to impress with both hands. The 21-year-old from Belfast was in danger of...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Long injury list is a worry

OLDHAM are continuing to follow up leads on loan players as they battle to overcome a long injury list ahead...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

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Date Online: 24/07/2014

Scholes looks likely to stay on

MANCHESTER United still want Grotton-based Paul Scholes at the club next year despite his public criticism of Wayne Rooney and...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Van Gaal off to flying start

LOUIS van Gaal hailed his “fantastic” players as he began his reign as Manchester United manager with a 7–0 win...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Thunder stars aim to make a mark

THREE Manchester Thunder and Oldham netball stars are hoping to make their mark at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as...

Date Online: 24/07/2014

Happiness and heartbreak...

BOTH of these women endured gruelling chemotherapy while pregnant and went on to give birth to healthy babies . ....

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Arson attack wasn’t murder

A COPPICE woman has been found guilty of manslaughter after two children died as part of a revenge arson attack...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

‘Talk of racial tension is media hype’

HATHERSHAW residents have spoken out after their area became the focus of negative mass media attention. BBC TV reports suggested escalating...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Blockades to halt farm 4x4 gangs

BELEAGUERED farmers have been advised to set up blockades to stop valuable vehicles being stolen off their land. The drastic measures...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

£100,000 scheme to boost trade

PLANS to invest extra funding to support independent businesses in Shaw and Lees were given the go-ahead. As reported in the...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

It’s your call

MIGUEL Llera will continue to take a full part in Athletic’s pre-season preparations, with Lee Johnson hopeful he will ultimately...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Oldham eyes on new recruits

OLDHAM RL hope to bolster their injury-hit squad with at least one addition as they prepare for Sunday’s top-three clash...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Johnson’s Latics on the right track

Morecambe 2, Athletic 2 EVEN allowing for two slipshod moments in defence which twice allowed Morecambe to equalise in the second...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Loving the Games buzz

JESSICA Fullalove is determined to cherish every moment of her first Commonwealth Games experience, which begins tonight with Glasgow 2014’s...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Van Gaal unhappy about US tour

LOUIS van Gaal thinks Manchester United are putting his chances of success in jeopardy by dragging the first–team squad across...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Keith's Tips

Oldham Evening Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings are...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Kyle’s mission

KYLE Eastmond wants to keep the England international call-ups coming as excitement ahead of next year’s World Cup on home...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Thunder signing

MANCHESTER Thunder have announced the signing of Australian star Chelsea Pitman. Pitman (26) has penned a one-year contract with the...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Mine’s a pint!

NEVER mind Woodpecker Cider, it seems magpie bitter is now further up the pecking order. This magpie lived up to its...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

‘L’ of a car to learn in

MOST parents would be terrified by the thought of their 17-year-old daughter learning to drive in their cherished classic car. But...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

End of an era for Chronicle’s Marina

REPORTER Marina Berry has written her last story after 25 years at the Oldham Evening Chronicle. Marina (54) joined the paper...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Sally secures sensory room for her school

A SCHOOL pastoral support worker who goes above and beyond to make sure all her pupils are happy is thrilled...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Student trio celebrate ‘passing- out’ parade

A TRIO of Oldham students have “passed out” in spectacular style at Hopwood Hall College. Callum Barnett (17), Leanne Palfrey (20)...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Mental health support

OLDHAM West and Royton MP Michael Meacher is supporting a call to secure counselling for those in need within 28...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Serve and brolly!

THE only time I have ever had to use a tennis racquet was to swat an annoying fly that was...

Date Online: 22/07/2014