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Lockwood body blow

ADAM Lockwood’s season is in tatters with the news that he may need knee surgery, keeping him out of action...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Nine accused in new grooming scandal

A GANG of nine men — three of them from Oldham — are accused of grooming vulnerable teenagers before sexually...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Holmes gets his chance to shine

OLDHAM have signed a young player from Leigh whose ambition is to carve a full-time career out of rugby league. Once...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Racy calendar to raise money

AN Oldham man has put some prestigious wheels in motion to help defeat a killer disease. Paul Sutcliffe, an Oulton Park...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

A proud day for legend Sinfield

OLDHAM’S Kevin Sinfield was awarded an MBE at a Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony yesterday. Loose forward Sinfield (34) – who has...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Lee’s glance at cup rivals

LEE Johnson didn’t need to stay to the end as upcoming FA Cup opponents Doncaster easily beat Weston-Super-Mare 4-1 last...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Inequality’s returned to Victorian times — MP

OLDHAM MP Michael Meacher was today leading a Commons debate demanding action over what he describes as growing inequality. The Oldham...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Dale continue to defy the odds

Keith Hill’s Rochdale side still has plenty of fight - even without a host of key performers. Heading into the game...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Lilywhites win cup shoot-out

FOOTBALL:   MOSSLEY made it to the semi-finals of the Manchester Premier Cup by the skin of their teeth. The Lilywhites saw off...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Owner in plea for missing pet

BONFIRE night fireworks went off with too much of a bang for terrified young german shepherd Kane, who fled from...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards DONCASTER 12.15pm Jimmy Shan 12.45 Relic Rock (nap) 1.20 Un Ace 1.55 Solway Sam 2.30 Big...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Why will nobody give me a home?

THE RSPCA is looking for a permanent home for one of its longest serving residents. Tara has been at the Rhodes...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Awash with cash!

Eco-friendly lovebirds Sue and Wayne Hubbard have found a romantic way to save water: they shower together every day! The Hubbards...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Johnson points finger after trophy exit

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson felt his fringe men did their cause no good at all in last night's first-half horror...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Murdered Lee Rigby: Facebook ‘has his blood on its hands’

The family of Lee Rigby holds social network company Facebook partly responsible for his murder. A report found Facebook failed...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Nurse jailed for butting patient

AN Oldham nurse has been jailed for 15 months after he was convicted of unlawfully wounding a 72-year-old patient. David Hadfield...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Shoot-out heartbreak in Trophy thriller

Athletic 2, Preston 2; Preston win 10-9 on penalties Athletic's players were applauded off the field after the latest infliction of...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Lloyd’s a Beano hero!

Impish Lloyd Coulter’s love of an ace schoolboy rogue has earned him a unique place in a comic’s hall of...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Aguero keeps City’s European dream alive

SERGIO Aguero revived Manchester City’s Champions League hopes with a sensational hat–trick against Bayern Munich. The prolific Argentinian struck twice in...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Non-league action tonight

FOOTBALL: MOSSLEY and Chadderton are both in knock-out action tonight. The Lilywhites host Trafford in a Manchester Premier Cup quarter-final clash...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Sinfield’s big day at the palace

RUGBY LEAGUE:  OLDHAM’S Kevin Sinfield was being awarded an MBE at a Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony today. Sinfield is the most successful...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 3.55 Compton Silver 4.25 Niblawi 4.55 Flamborough Breeze 5.25 Engaging Smile 5.55 Althania 6.25 Zaza Zest 6.55...

Date Online: 26/11/2014

Representing Oldham my greatest privilege

MARTYN TORR talks to MICHAEL MEACHER MP, part two I WAS most surprised by Michael Meacher, not so much by his...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Meredith treble lifts Werneth in top clash

TABLE TENNIS:   WERNETH ‘B’ defeated Unison ‘B’ 8-2 in a clash of the top two teams in the Oldham Table Tennis...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

WW1 explored

LEARN about the origins of the First World War at a talk at St Margaret’s Church by Terry Jackson, chairman...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Tributes to optician Llew, 104

A FORMER Chadderton optician and pharmacist has died at the age of 104. Llewelyn Patch ran T.B. Patch Ltd, an opticians...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Mud, sweat and cheers

RUNNING:  ALEXANDRA Park was awash with mud-splattered young athletes after the Hathershaw Sports Cluster Schools Cross-Country Championships. More than 400 pupils gathered...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Last call for eco home families

A COMMUNITY hopes its plan to build seven eco-homes in Diggle will soon become a reality as it looks for...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

McGeeney’s magic show

DARTS:   OLDHAM’S town team won 6-4 at Burnley in the Lancashire GMC Super Eights Elite League. They lost the first leg, but...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Foodbank gets a helping hand

Oldham’s Co-operative Funeralcare service has pledged its support for the Oldham Foodbank. Staff at the John Street premises had the idea...

Date Online: 25/11/2014