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Power show

Angling: KEN Power had a profitable weekend with a win double. The Tri-Cast Highfield rod demolished the opposition on the West...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Soccer round up

DIGGLE secured a 3-3 draw at Berry Brow in the First Division of the Huddersfield League. Chris Woods scored seven times...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

County Cup delight for hot-shot Sultan

FOOTBALL: THERE were hat-tricks galore for local players as a clutch of Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League sides...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Another dismal day for Oldham football

IT seems like abandoned matches are becoming something of the norm these days. The latest victim was the Manchester Cup second...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Acid test awaits Lilywhites

Non-league football: MOSSLEY joint-boss Peter Band has ordered his players to keep up the good work in tomorrow’s crunch Evo-Stik...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Lampard set to extend City stay

FRANK Lampard could be set to extend his stay at Manchester City further into next year, provided the midfield veteran’s...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Rival bosses in battle of wits

TWO of Europe’s most celebrated coaches are set to lock horns at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon. Louis van Gaal and...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

We can’t afford to get shirty!

Athletic’s goalkeeer writes every week for Chron Sport I HAVE been lucky enough to swap shirts after a Champions’ League game. It...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

24 jobs axed in college cost-cutting

Oldham College is to axe 24 jobs — but 16 new ones are being created. All the posts affected are non-teaching...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

GCSE slump blamed on exam reforms

OLDHAM’S GCSE results are among the worst in Greater Manchester following major changes to the exams and school league tables. Fewer...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Bedroom tax ‘devastating’

The impact of bedroom tax has been devastating for many families across Oldham, according to Councillor Abdul Jabbar. Initially, 2,334 households...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Are we Ed-ing to a catastrophe?

THE FRIDAY THING: ARE you among the group of people getting excited about the prospects of the next general election...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Table-top sale

SPRINGHEAD Congregational Church is holding a table-top sale tomorrow. Taking place at the church from 9am-4pm, all proceeds go towards...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Marathon effort inspired by stepson

A DETERMINED runner is preparing to tackle the Snowdonia Marathon in memory of his stepson, whose death six years ago...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Inequality minister needed - Meacher

THE gap between the rich and poor is growing at such a rate a dedicated government minister must be appointed,...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Medics let down my Daiseigh

AN angry mum has slammed the NHS for failing to treat her sick daughter - who was eventually rushed to...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Canal group’s hard work is rewarded

DEDICATED volunteers have scooped a major award for their work on the Greenfield section of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. The work...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Council bows to youth pressure

OLDHAM Council is to investigate the possibility of allowing the borough’s youth council to become part of the local government...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Greenacres hit heights

SNOOKER:   GREENACRES have reached the top of the Saw-Tech Shaw Snooker League. They hit the heights courtesy of an impressive 5-1 success...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

All options still open on market

NO final decision has been made on the future of Shaw Market, Oldham Council heard on Wedneaday. All options are still...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Depleted ’Wood no match for Trojans

RUGBY:   HOLLINWOOD’S search for a first win in Pennine League Division Five goes on after they were swept aside 56-0 at...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Floral display ‘well worth £70,000’

THE floral display that formed the town centre part of Oldham’s winning entry in the Britain in Bloom contest cost...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Higgy show promise in first-day loss

HIGGINSHAW kicked-off the 2014-15 campaign against the know-how of Simms Cross - and weren’t too downhearted after losing 36-20. Simms Cross...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Firsts respond with gutsy win

HOCKEY:  OLDHAM produced the perfect response to their 7-0 hammering of the previous week as they clinched a hard-fought 3-2 victory...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Surgery set to open

A new doctors’ surgery that had lain idle since July could open in days - thanks to intervention by the...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Josh out to shine on the big stage

SNOOKER:  OLDHAM Snooker Academy youngster Josh Cooper has qualified for the last 16 of the English Amateur 6 Reds competition. He was...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Play-off beckons

GOLF:  A PLAY-OFF will be needed to decide the winner of the Final Day Medal, the last major of the season...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

United 25-1 for league title

SPORTS BETTING:  MANCHESTER United’s odds for winning the Premier League title have been cut after successive home wins against West Ham...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Four-star Three Crowns

Saddleworth’s longest serving landlord Ray Hicks is toasting success with his roadside pub winning a four-star rating from international travel...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Do you have brainiest business?

ENTRIES are now flowing in for the second Oldham Corporate Quiz at the White Hart, Lydgate, on November 20. Following the...

Date Online: 24/10/2014