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Eastmond precaution

RUGBY UNION:  OLDHAM-born centre Kyle Eastmond injured his shoulder in Bath’s 20–15 win over Glasgow Warriors yesterday, but is expected to...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Thunder ready for Storm challenge

MANCHESTER Thunder start the defence of their Netball Superleague crown tonight against Surrey Storm. The game is a repeat of last...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Dronsfield named Werneth skipper

CRICKET:  WERNETH has appointed long-serving player Ian Dronsfield as first-team captain for the 2015 Lake Garage CLL season. The 35 year old...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Photo display

STUNNING photographs by SLIC (South Lancashire Imaging Club) are on display at Royton Library, Rochdale Road, until Saturday, January 31....

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Mossley sign up to new academy

MOSSLEY FC have officially signed up to the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Football Academy. The Lilywhites’ Seel Park stadium is one...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Steve proud of his dream team

MEMBERS of 1855 Squadron Royton Air Training Corps have been crowned ATC netball champions of Greater Manchester, beating 35 squadrons...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Snorkel dad’s holiday tragedy

A FATHER of two died of heart problems while snorkelling in the sea at an Egyptian resort, an inquest has...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Kyan’s an instant hit

TABLE TENNIS:  Newest member of the Oldham and District Table Tennis League Kyan Chin produced a masterclass of three wins for...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

First impressions

RUGBY:  CRAIG Farrimond and Mick Slicker junior ran the rule of their new charges for the first time in the Oldham...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Coffee and chat

SHARE readings and songs with other worshippers before enjoying fellowship over coffee on Tuesday, February 3, at the Roman Road...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

134 homes get go-ahead

Oldham Council’s ruling cabinet last night gave developers the go-ahead to build 134 new homes on Limehurst estate. Three developers bid...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

A perfect chance to bounce back

The City roving reporter wrotes every week for Chron Sport I RETURNED to the office after a few days off last...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Footbridge’s fate sealed

WORK to demolish the Manchester Street footbridge will start this weekend, signalling road closures and diversions for three weeks. Diversions will...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Housing group’s green HQ opens

CROWDS gathered to celebrate the opening of First Choice Homes’ flagship headquarters in Union Street. The new glass building — First...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Proud of our vision for Oldham...

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon is proud of the council’s plan to transform the former town hall into an 800-seat...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Tram fine Jim taken for a ride

A PENSIONER has been dragged through the courts after a tram fare dodger used his name and address. Despite being 49...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Stranded Lloyd gets green light to come home

AFTER being stranded in Jamaica for more than three months, Royton man Lloyd Bogle has finally been granted permission to...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Hospital prepared for strike action...

...but keep your appointments PATIENTS are being advised to attend hospital appointments as usual on Thursday - despite a planned strike...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Knife terror as couple grapple with raiders

A COUPLE have spoken of their terror after being victims of a knife-wielding gang during a robbery in Failsworth. The attack...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Clash of family members worlds apart

EAST IS EAST Opera House, Manchester BACK in 1996, Ayub Khan Din, fresh from a role as a pony-tailed business man in...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Johnson demands the wins Latics deserve

LEE Johnson is keen to shake off Athletic's tag as unlucky losers. After seeing his side again dominate swathes of the...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Man who spat at police faces jail

DRUNKEN Kieron Stewart faces possible jail after twice spitting in a policeman’s eyes. Stewart, of Heron Street, Oldham, pleaded guilty at...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Palfrey desperate to get back on the pitch

AS Oldham RL club skipper Lewis Palfrey continues his recovery from surgery, he admits he’s... bored! Palfrey (24) had a hernia...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Reds pave way for Fletch exit

MANCHESTER United have told vice-captain Darren Fletcher he can leave on a free transfer after a 20-year association with the...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards CHELMSFORD 1.40 Twin Turbo 2.10 Westminster 2.40 Flighty Clarets 3.10 Trojan Rocket 3.40 Willie Wag Tail...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Under starter’s orders

ATHLETIC hope to be in a position to start Jacob Mellis as soon as possible, after the midfield schemer made...

Date Online: 26/01/2015

Marooned on paradise holiday isle

A MAN who has lived in Oldham for more than 50 years has been stranded for three months in his...

Date Online: 26/01/2015

Bright: life sentence for killing popular young mother

FAMILY members of murdered Victoria Adams have spoken of their “soul-crushing despair” after Andre Bright was jailed for life on...

Date Online: 26/01/2015

Johnson rues early errors

EARLY mistakes and a lack of second-half nous were the main reasons Athletic manager Lee Johnson felt his men failed...

Date Online: 26/01/2015

£6.5m push to make it easier to see a GP

A NEW £6.5 million investment in Oldham GPs will make it easier for patients in the borough to see their...

Date Online: 26/01/2015