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One swallow doesn’t make a summer, but it had me beaming!

The Chron’s managing editor continues his award-winning, week by week story of his battle with throat cancer WHEN the super-cool Professor...

Date Online: 04/03/2015

Parents’ evening

THE Radclyffe School holds its Year 10 parents evening at 6pm tomorrow. The Hunt Lane secondary is also collecting Sainsbury’s...

Date Online: 04/03/2015

Latics claim Vale scalp

PORT VALE 0 ATHLETIC 1 A SUPERB free-kick by Mike Jones earned Dean Holden his first three points as Athletic's caretaker...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Elliott collects singles crown

TABLE TENNIS:   BARRY Elliott lifted the men’s singles title at the Oldham and District Table Tennis League Closed Championship — but...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Giant stride in title quest

RUGBY UNION:  Garstang 1sts 20, Oldham 1sts 24 NORTH Lancashire Division One title favourites Oldham looked to be cruising to victory, but...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Community bank would be a winner - Sykes

OLDHAM’S Lib-Dem group is calling for Oldham to have a community bank to support local business. Shaw councillor Howard Sykes, the...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Health budget control welcomed

OLDHAM health chiefs have welcomed the move to put Greater Manchester councillors and doctors in charge of the area’s health...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Six unbeaten for Thunder

NETBALL:   MANCHESTER Thunder won a pulsating clash against Loughborough Lightning 68-52 to make it six on the bounce in Superleague. It wasn’t...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Market hope

HOLLINWOOD Hub is starting up an indoor market, thanks to funding from Contour Homes. The market will take place on...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Olympic heroine’s captive audience

Hockey:  WITH eyes on a top-three finish, Oldham Women’s Hockey Club received a helping hand with a special visit from an...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

McGrath was the master motivator

Manchester City’s roving reporter writes every week for Chron Sport IT’S been a disappointing week for Manchester City, with results against...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Pregnant Alisha safe and well

Alisha Khan, the missing 19 year old from Oldham, has been found safe and well in the Farnworth area of...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Bogarde joins manager job queue

Former Netherlands international Winston Bogarde is believed to have applied for the vacant Athletic manager's job. The 44-year-old, who once won...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Latics boost as Winchester signs

CARL Winchester has handed Athletic a major boost by signing a new contract up to the summer of 2017. The 21-year-old...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Valiants rise above Pope’s warning

THE FUTURE of crucial players remains in doubt, but the uncertainty isn’t harming Port Vale’s results. Star striker Tom Pope, quicksilver...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

E-fit clue to snare tie-up terror raider

AN E-FIT of one of the thugs who tied up a 13-year-old girl and threatened to cut off her fingers...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Locky preaches upbeat approach

A POSITIVE mindset is key for Athletic’s dual-role defender Adam Lockwood. The 33 year old returned from his injury-imposed exile for...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Violence and abuse reach danger level outside school

IRRESPONSIBLE parents and unruly pupils are making life hell for desperate residents living near Chadderton’s Radclyffe School One family last week...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Fitness guru Kane vital to the cause

Oldham bosses are delighted at the way the link is developing between Roughyeds and Super League club Huddersfield Giants. Oliver Roberts...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Band hails team spirit after Mossley bag award

FOOTBALL:  JOINT-boss Peter Band has saluted a collective effort after Mossley won the Evo-Stik League Division One North February club of...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 5.45 The Bay Bandit 6.15 Kristal Hart 6.45 Beach Bar 7.15 Inexorable Tide 7.45 Tychaios 8.15...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Doctor lied over home visit

A GRIEVING family yesterday discovered a doctor lied to his bosses about visiting their home to see their sick baby,...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Five face child sex offences

Five men will appear in court later today charged with child sex offences in Rochdale. The accused were among 10 men...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Suspended doctor in dock

A FAILSWORTH GP has appeared in court charged with possessing, making and distributing indecent images. David McMaster (50), a doctor at...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

‘Cheshire’ housewife is from Shaw!

READERS will know Ampika Pickston as the glamorous star of ITV’s “The Real Housewives of Cheshire”. But Ampika grew up in...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

800 years of love and hope

THE Bishop of Manchester has suggested Saddleworth’s ancient churches could become centres for arts and community-based events. The Rt Rev Dr...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Planning chiefs end farm frustrations

AN overjoyed farmer has settled a planning wrangle that threatened his long-standing family home and business. Nigel Hadfield is “overwhelmed with...

Date Online: 02/03/2015

Home knife raid ordeal

A RETIRED nurse from Clarksfield came face-to-face with a knife-wielding burglar in her home. Great-grandmother Velma Mckenzie was alone in Ronald...

Date Online: 02/03/2015

Pregnant woman missing

POLICE are appealing for help to find a missing pregnant woman from Oldham. Alisha Khan (19) was last seen at around...

Date Online: 02/03/2015

McMahon in TV spotlight

GREATER Manchester’s £6bn NHS budget devolution has been hailed as a major step forward by Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon. The...

Date Online: 02/03/2015