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Tri-Cast rod keeps rivals at armís length

ANGLING: JAMES Cantello continued his strong form with victory in the five-hour Northern AA open match on the Miners Arms...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Oldham sunk by nine-man Whalley Range

FOOTBALL:WHALLEY Range showed the qualities that have won them the Lancashire and Cheshire League Premier Division title for the past...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Fitton Hill punished

FOOTBALL: OLDHAM Sunday League Premier Division side Fitton Hill and player Aaron Murdoch have been punished by the Manchester County...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Rampant Heyside in seventh heaven

HEYSIDE had few problems in seeing off Black Horse 7-1 in the Huddersfield FA Challenge Cup. The Huddersfield League Division Two...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Four-timer Franklin is Amateur Cup hero

FOOTBALL: CALLUM Franklin bagged a super four-timer as Fitton Hill saw off Nello James 6-1 in the Manchester FA Amateur...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Town take Heart to task

Royton Town 6, Rochdale Sacred Heart 4 FOOTBALL: ROYTON Town displayed their attacking threat to the full against Rochdale Sacred Heart Town...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Lilywhites appeal against ban

Non-league football: MOSSLEY have appealed against the “excessive” length of suspension handed to star striker Mitchell Bryant. Former Reading youngster Bryant...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Woman in police chase crash escape

A WOMAN escaped with her life after a police chase led to an horrific crash in the early hours of...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

NHS workers to strike

HOSPITAL radiographers will strike on Monday over a continuing national pay dispute. The Government has rejected a recommended one per cent...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Trains of woes and strains

FRUSTRATED commuters have called for drastic changes to “diabolical” services from Oldham’s only train station. Greenfield Rail Action Group (GRAG) put...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Oldhamers living life on the edge

THE next generation of Oldhamers can expect not to live as long as people elsewhere in the UK. The Office of...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Forest School site reopens after facelift

THE newly-transformed South Failsworth Forest School site was officially unveiled this week. Children are now able to enjoy classes outside the...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Big switch-on

SHAW and Crompton’s Christmas lights switch-on takes place on Friday, November 28, with “Frozen” stars Anna and Elsa from 6.30pm...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Support rains in after BBC appeal

A CHARITY is reporting a surge of interest after a Hollinwood-based family support worker featured on the BBC’s Children in...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Skills, thrills and spills for BMX daredevils

TWO-WHEEL stars Lee Hebb and Aaron Heywood are taking the British BMX scene by storm. The duo showed their rivals how...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Ton-up Mary toasts big day

AN active lifestyle has helped Mary Lazenbury reach her 100th birthday. Mrs Lazenbury, nee Hanley, of St George’s Square, celebrated her...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

£9,900 Lottery grant transforms playground

CHILDREN at Crompton Primary School have a new playground, courtesy of a £9,900 grant from the Big Lottery Fund. The money...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Spirit of 2012 lives on through Rebecca

FAILSWORTH School’s Rebecca Thomson admitted her hard work had been worth it when her effort was rewarded by Olympic gold...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Mahdlo night of wonder

CHRISTMAS came early for youth zone Mahdlo when its annual winter ball raised a staggering £34,000 in donations. The Egerton Street...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Brian takes a Magic Leap to tell story of universe

OLDHAM physicist Brian Cox has teamed up with the special-effects team behind an Oscar-winning film to tell the story of...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Perfect fit at a great club, says Holden

DEAN Holden could hardly have been better prepared for his new life with Athletic. The 35 year old finally landed at...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Homework pays off as Ford gets the nod

RUGBY UNION:  GEORGE Ford has revealed he used to do Owen Farrell’s French homework when the school friends were growing up...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Sober warning of whatís to come...

THE FRIDAY THING: AS we move inexorably towards next year’s general election we can expect a huge increase in ideas...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Village fair

THE Denshaw Christmas Fair takes place at the village hall tomorrow from noon to 4pm. It features craft stalls, a...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Rukia marries training with business

A NEW Oldham business is offering training courses to help young people get into the lucrative Asian wedding market. Rukia Khan...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Airport is jewel in the crown

MANCHESTER Airport - which is part-owned by Oldham Council - is flying high after being crowned UK Airport of the...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Late heartbreak for Oldham

HOCKEY:  OLDHAM felt they were on the wrong end of a couple of crucial decisions as they slipped to a 4-2...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Festive fair

ST Matthew’s Playgroup holds its Christmas Fair at North Chadderton School, Chadderton Hall Road, from noon to 4pm on November...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Sweet and sour for smart Alex

SNOOKER:  A BREAK of 41 from Alex Bamford was enough to secure a frame success for High Crompton in their Oldham...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

King Chris set for 60-night tour

ROYTON crooner Chris Connor is donning his blue suede shoes for an appearance at Heywood Civic Centre on Saturday. Fresh from...

Date Online: 21/11/2014