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Defeat ends third-place hopes

HOCKEY: OLDHAM Ladies Hockey Club firsts had to settle for fifth spot in Division Two South-West of the North Manchester...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Football needs technology desperately

Manchester City’s roving reporter writes every week for Chron Sport IT was good to see City get back to winning ways...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Bulldogs shine with stylish win

RUGBY: FITTON Hill Bulldogs took their second win of the North-West Men’s League season with a 30-16 success at home...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Sultan’s goal salute

FOOTBALL: CHADDERTON triumphed 1-0 at fellow North-West Counties League First Division play-off chasers AFC Darwen last night. Niall Sultan scored...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Duo sign pro deals

SECOND-year scholars Jack Tuohy and Danny Byrnes have been offered professional contracts with Athletic once their apprenticeships finish at the...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Tuohy seals final berth

JACK Tuohy struck a last-minute winning goal at Accrington Stanley to send Athletic’s under-18s into the Northern final of the...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Champions crash

FOOTBALL: FAILSWORTH’S Katie Zelem was in the Liverpool Ladies starting line-up as they started the defence of the Women’s Super...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Trip down the Old Kent Road

BOARD game enthusiasts can play Risk, Monopoly and other classic games at Crompton Conservative Club, Queen Street, on Wednesday between...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

A winning way with words

YOUNGSTERS were in fine voice once again at the 31st Oldham Primary Schools Choral Speaking Festival. The event, at Oldham Parish...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Link-up lifeline bid to save volunteers

A CRISIS meeting could revive the fortunes of the struggling Lees Community Association. A lack of volunteers willing to take on...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Together we can stamp out hatred, say police

OLDHAMERS are urged to Stand Together on Saturday to stamp out hatred and prejudice. The Mayor of Oldham, Councillor Fida Hussain,...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Lever stars as Tara ‘B’ claim title

TARA ‘B’ clinched top honours in the Saw Tech Shaw League with a stylish 5-1 win over their Comrades counterparts. P...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Easy as 1-2-3 as trio repel big turnout

GOLF: A CRACKING field of 140 members played in Stamford’s 1-2-3 competition over 15 holes. Winners with 71 points were Colin...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Thunder experience key

MANCHESTER Thunder beat a spirited Team Bath 40-37 in a thriller. Thunder coach Tracey Neville fielded the same starting seven for...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Kids Camp

BEAT the holiday boredom this half term with the Kids Camp at Radclyffe Athletics Centre, Hunt Lane, for six to...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Sunny outlook for firm as it goes solar

Shaw-based JD Williams has installed a giant rooftop solar panel system to help slash its carbon emissions. The 960-panel array now...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

John plays Pied Piper to support his band

A fundraising mission turned into a Pied Piper jamboree when John Holden stepped out to support his village band. Dobcross Band...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Eye-catching honour for optician

A DELPH optician has been given the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his outstanding contribution to...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Mental health waiting times tumbling

OLDHAM MP Debbie Abrahams says her local mental health services check-up shows a lot of improvement. The Oldham East and Saddleworth...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Lee takes Old Hough open laurels in style

Angling: The Old Hough open match was staged on Lower Benbo, Prospect and Lucky Dip lakes, where Lee Turner got...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Athletic stunned by Carrion treble stars

FOOTBALL: CARRION Crow were the big scorers again in the latest round of Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Heyside see off plucky Linthwaite

FOOTBALL: HEYSIDE took another step towards promotion to Huddersfield League Division One thanks to a 3-2 victory at Linthwaite Athletic. Linthwaite,...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

No complaints as King George suffer cup woe

Limeside King George 1, Middleston Colts 6 LIMESIDE King George exited the North-West Champion of Champions’ Cup at the last-eight stage...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

NCL sides looking for lift-off

RUGBY: CAN the borough’s Kingstone Press National Conference League clubs end their barren run this weekend? Oldham St Anne’s, Saddleworth Rangers...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Mossley respond to cool approach

THE calm approach appears to be working for Mossley joint-bosses Peter Band and Lloyd Morrison. The Lilywhites are currently flying high...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Extreme case for next PM

THE FRIDAY THING: HOME Secretary Theresa May has done herself no harm at all in the upcoming race to be...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Superfast net link - be quick!

BUSINESSES are being urged to act “superfast” and take advantage of a voucher broadband scheme from Oldham Council. From Wednesday the...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

School minibus smash

EIGHT children were taken to hospital after their school minibus ploughed into a safety barrier near a crossing on a...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Councillor’s ‘not guilty’ plea on child pics charges

PARISH councillor Mike Buckley appeared in court yesterday for allegedly making and possessing indecent images of children. Buckley (67) of Dobcross,...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Fighting for a fairer Oldham

CHILDREN from low-income households are Oldham’s worst-off - and women are still being paid less than male colleagues says a...

Date Online: 27/03/2015