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Phone row may have riled road-rage killer

A LORRY driver, found guilty of murder after driving his 17-ton truck over the head of a fellow motorist, may...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Police probe after car hits pedestrians

A WOMAN in her 60s suffered serious leg injuries yesterday when a car reversed into her at speed. She was airlifted...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Dumpers landed in a fine mess

FLY-TIPPERS and litter louts who blight the borough by refusing to clear up after themselves have been successfully prosecuted by...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Debbie calls for Gaza ceasefire

MP Debbie Abrahams and local councillors are calling for peace in Gaza and they want Oldhamers to support the campaign. The...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

ĎYanksí actress is back for encore

An actress who was heartthrob Richard Gere’s leading lady in the screen blockbuster “Yanks” is to return to the village...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Johnson hopeful of Forte signing

JONATHAN Forte is expected to add to Athletic’s forward options by signing a contract with the club by the end...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Naylor is on loan search

WITH the play-offs only six weeks away and several of his Oldham RL players nursing injuries, Scott Naylor hopes to...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Luke vows to meet demands

LUKE Shaw insists he has no problem putting in the hard yards to make sure he is fully fit for...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Yaya: Iím a true Blue

YAYA Toure has reaffirmed his commitment to Manchester City and said he wants to stay at the club for "as...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Wernethís date with destiny

OLDHAM GOLF LEAGUE WERNETH ‘A’ face a showdown with Stamford tonight as the Oldham and District Golf League reaches its regular-season...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Top marks for Abbott

WERNETH golfer Mark Abbott had an amazing week. First he shot his lowest-ever score around the Garden Suburb course — a...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Thompsonís top prize

STUART Thompson shot nett rounds of 65 and 67 for a two-round total of 132 and victory in the Captainís...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Keith's Tips

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s race meetings are - GOODWOOD 2.05 Top Tug 2.35 Ivawood (n.b.) 3.10 Brown Panther 3.45 Talent 4.20 Shagah 4.50 Ifwecan (nap) 5.25 Tigers Tale...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Naylor praises response to Knights horror show

ICE-COOL Scott Naylor rarely shows emotion, but he couldn’t conceal his delight — and relief — at the end of...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Home so close to top mark

A WATERHEAD care home was found to be meeting all but one of the standards set out by the Care...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Smell of success for young tycoons

ENTREPRENEURIAL students know the sweet smell of success after being nominated for a Pride in Oldham award. Sweet Course Candle, the...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

MP launches summer school

MP Debbie Abrahams has launched a summer school to give young people a peep into politics and vital work experience. As...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Ace Ďredí team blackballed

A PUB team from the White Hart in Royton has been blackballed from the Shaw Pool League — for being...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Power sell-back drive

OLDHAM Councillor Howard Sykes is calling for parish councils to be able to sell electricity that they produce through renewable...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Booted-off players win red card apology

OLDHAM Council has apologised to members of a football team for mistakenly ejecting them from Clayton Playing Fields. Oddies 14, who...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Little Leo set to lead out Latics

A FOOTBALL-mad two-year-old, who needs a life-changing operation before he can play his beloved sport, will lead out Latics at...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Ticking all the boxes

TWO teachers from Oasis Academy Oldham won’t be putting their feet up during the summer holidays. Instead, principal David Hayes and...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

College and Giants forge new link-up

OLDHAM College have formed a new partnership with Manchester Giants. The agreement will see the Giants run a basketball academy at...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Challenge Cup revamp unveiled

BASKETBALL MANCHESTER Phoenix are set to be part of a revamped English Challenge Cup competition this coming season. Teams from the English...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Sneyd stars for Saints

CARL Sneyd was the scoring hero for Oldham St Anne’s as they brushed aside the challenge of Askam to record...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Vicki goes back to grassroots

IT was back to the shop floor for Groundwork chief executive Vicki Devonport when she spent the week grafting with...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Disabled mum delighted with her new home

A £30 million housing development has already made the world of difference to one Chadderton family. After a nine-year wait, visually...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Stinking bins are emptied at last

HORRENDOUS smells, maggots and rubbish piling up in the streets made the lives of Oldham residents miserable after bins remained...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Village social club looks to future

A wide-reaching survey will lay down a blueprint for an historic village club’s future. More than a third of members at...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

How I finally found grandadís grave

A SPECTACULAR coincidence meant an Oldham woman could finally honour her heroic grandfather who was one of the first Oldham...

Date Online: 29/07/2014