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Latics well beaten at Walsall

WALSALL 2 ATHLETIC 0 TOM Bradshaw made it 20 goals for the season as Athletic slumped to another tame defeat. Walsall's main...

Date Online: 25/04/2015

Super Simon

CHADDERTON'S Simon Wood was crowned BBC MasterChef after beating off competition from fellow finalists Emma and Tony. Three outstanding dishes earned...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

A royal baby could banish political blues

THE FRIDAY THING: SO what are you looking forward to with the most eager anticipation: the General Election or the...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Unsung heroes

THE chairman of Saddleworth Parish Council, Councillor Enid Firth, is looking to honour a person or couple who donate time...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Moody views

MOORSIDE artist Hugh Winterbottom has set out on a marathon journey to capture the North in all its moods. In a...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Crime rise concern

Recorded crime rose by eight per cent in Greater Manchester in 2014. Statistics reflect a “worrying” trend identified by Greater Manchester...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Care centre’s broken barrier sparks fury

FRUSTRATED patients have criticised Oldham’s Integrated Care Centre after a broken car park barrier prevented dozens of people from parking...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Mountain of waste keeps rising

ROTTING window frames, a fridge freezer and an old steering wheel are just some of the items causing misery for...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Open and shut case for Brierley

ANGLING: BILLY Brierley took top spot in the Medlock Bridge AC open match on the Park Lake. His 12lb 2oz catch...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Eight’s great as Brooks excels

BOWLS: TONGE made a great start to their Manchester Premier League season with an 11-3 (200-134) triumph at home to...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Giant strides!

OLDHAM Titans’ National League programme has joined forces with the Manchester Junior Giants for the 2015-16 season. The merged set-up becomes...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Tough challenges await in pursuit of elusive win

RUGBY: WILL this be the weekend the borough’s clubs break their duck in the Kingstone Press National Conference League? The 2015...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Uppermill take heart from first encounter

CRICKET PREVIEW: THE loss of five players hit Uppermill hard in the build up to the new SWB Commercials Saddleworth...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Relentless champions sink Aimbry

FOOTBALL: Huddersfield League Division Two champions Heyside shrugged off the unavailibility of a number of players as they triumphed 2-1...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Heyside book final date with unbeaten Rifle

FOOTBALL: RIFLE ‘A’ and Heyside are to meet in the final of the Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League’s...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Hollinwood denied by last-gasp equaliser

Hollinwood 1, Leigh Athletic 1 HOLLINWOOD had to settle for a point in their FBT Manchester League Division One clash with...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

League to create morning division

FOOTBALL: THE Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League is hoping to trial morning football from next season after 48...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Flying the flag for dedicated Darryl

GOLF: SADDLEWORTH Golf Club chairman Neil Bamford has saluted the hard work and dedication of head greenkeeper Darryl Smethurst, who...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Forshaw’s feet firmly on the ground

GOLF: AFTER spending two years on the Brookdale committee, Philip Forshaw has become captain of the club. A job in the...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Egan bags opening major at Werneth

GOLF: PAUL Egan claimed the first Spring Eclectic Trophy — the opening major of the 2015 season at Werneth. The seven...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Moorside ace’s Brands agony

MOTORCYCLE RACING: ASHLEY Beech’s hopes of finishing among the front-runners in the National Superstock Championship have been hit by a...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Celebrating top honours

WATERHEAD Shepherds Boy are celebrating after clinching the Saddleworth Charity Pool League Division One title. But the side lost out...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Reform heroics in vain as North pocket title

SNOOKER: NORTH Chadd ‘A’ clinched the Oldham Amateur Snooker League title in a thrilling end to the season. A battling 3-3...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

A&E wait times a ‘crude’ measure’

ACCIDENT and emergency waiting time statistics are “too crude a measure” to determine the quality of a hospital’s services, according...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Pictures win prizes

OLDHAM photographers could win £200 in the latest borough “Bloom and Grow” photography competition The contest is open to anyone, of...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Alzheimer’s help

THE Alzheimer’s Society and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust holds a drop-in session on the fourth Thursday of every month...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Flats revamp a ‘significant win’ for Zen

A CHADDERTON company has played a major role in converting the upper six floors of Watsons Chambers in Sheffield —...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

New league sponsor

CRICKET: STEVE Bird, a well-known face in Saddleworth and District Cricket League circles, is to sponsor the competition for two...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Hero Jim felt the pain after saving Woody

Manchester City’s roving reporter writes every week for Chron Sport I WATCHED the first leg of the FA Youth Cup final...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Victorious Barnes stays grounded

CRICKET: HEYSIDE couldn’t have asked for a better start in the Central Lancashire League — but club skipper Ryan Barnes...

Date Online: 24/04/2015