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Under-age girls lured in for sex

TWO vulnerable under-age girls were plied with booze and drugs by older men bent on taking advantage of them to...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Ace Lilley in a hurry

DELPH secured victory in a real Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership run-fest at fellow mid-table outfit Shelley. The visitors took first knock...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

LCB Cup duo make round two

LCB CUP CRICKET GLODWICK and Uppermill booked their tickets for round two of the LCB Cup — but fellow Saddleworth and...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Austerlands in party mood

SADDLEWORTH LEAGUE SPOTLIGHT HATS with corks, copious amounts of beer and blow-up kangaroos perched on the boundary edge — ‘Australia Day’...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Howard shows way to route 66

SADDLEWORTH LEAGUE SATURDAY STEVE Howard rolled up his sleeves and dug leaders Saddleworth out of a hole at home to Whalley...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

T20 triumph for Heyside

CLL SUNDAY HEYSIDE followed up their league derby win over Oldham with success at Middleton in the Lake Garage CLL Twenty20...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Shad makes hay while sun shines

CLL CRICKET SATURDAY HEYSIDE’S South African star Shadley van Schalkwyk was in terrific nick as the Little Hey Street side sunk...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Wembley winners!

IT proved to be a dream day at Wembley Stadium for South Failsworth Primary School yesterday as they won the...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Stating a case for the defence

ATHLETIC’S defensive options for next season remain unclear, with the club waiting on answers on contract offers. Centre-back pair George Elokobi...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Woman, 50, in taxi rape ordeal

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 50-year-old woman was raped in a taxi in Royton. Detectives have arrested a 45-year-old...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Award for tragic PC Nicola

A POSTHUMOUS award has been dedicated to the late Saddleworth PC Nicola Hughes in recognition of her dedication to duty. It...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Best foot forward for Whit Walkers

WHIT walkers had their prayers answered when the skies cleared up just in time for the celebrations. The grey clouds and...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Tuning up for the band contests

THOUSANDS of Oldhamers will take to the streets to enjoy a spectacular day of free entertainment at the famous Whit...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Parking mad

DOZY parkers of Oldham beware — there’s a Facebook group ready to catch you out. “Bad Parking Greater Manchester” invites people...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Town’s glass is half full

OLDHAM amateur football has definitely seen a mixture of positives and negatives this season. It would seem that some would have...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Second spot within reach

A WIN against Walshaw Sports tomorrow would see Avro securing a hugely impressive runners-up spot in the FBT Manchester League...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Fuller salutes his cup double kings

IT took a late goal from Mike Barnes-Gott to secure Avro’s Manchester League Gilgryst Cup final success against a Royton...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Brownbill pockets victory

THE latest Medlock Bridge AC open match on the Park Lake saw improved weights as Tom Brownbill took the winners’...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Perfect ‘10’ for rapid Smith

FRANK Smith is an East Lancs Road Club record-breaker. He dug deep to smash his own and the club’s 10-mile best...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Neighbours urged to safeguard vulnerable

NOSEY neighbours can help vulnerable members of the community living with dementia, according to Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) Chief Constable...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

‘We need to fight together to take Oldham forward’

RETURNING Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon said he remains devoted to the regeneration of the town as he officially resumed...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Speed of accounts put council in credit

OLDHAM Council has beaten its own record for closing its final accounts in super quick time. The final accounts for 2014-15...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Where there’s a will, there’s a way to help

AGE UK Oldham is encouraging residents to consider plans for their funeral as part of Dying Matters Week. The awareness week,...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Search launched for Oldham’s Silver Star talent

ARE you over 60 with an unusual talent? Can you entertain a room full of people for six minutes? If...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

It is a Great Place to work

IT’S official . . . Great Places Housing Group is one of the country’s best places to work. The company, which...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Keep nose clean with rehab team

OFFENDERS who quit drugs in prison can now benefit from Oldham’s first drop-in centre to prevent them from falling off...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Setting talent free

A GROUP of artists in Saddleworth and Mossley are sharing their work with the public in a very special way. The...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Teamwork will cut fire risk for tenants

VITAL lifesaving training will be given to social housing staff who look after thousands of Oldhamers. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Champions whitewashed by C&R aces

GOLF: CROMPTON and Royton got their Oldham and District Golf League season off to a perfect start by whitewashing reigning...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Werneth members boost charity

GOLF: MARIANNE Pickford won the women’s charity day at Werneth, which raised £400 for Cancer Research UK. She registered 35 points...

Date Online: 22/05/2015