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Strum along

THE Arts Hub, in Ashton Road, is hosting drama and guitar workshop sessions this week. Tonight is “drama for fun”,...

Date Online: 22/04/2014

Men bailed after shooting incident

TWO men who were arrested after a shot was fired in Failsworth on Tuesday, April 15, have been bailed until...

Date Online: 22/04/2014

Two quizzed in gun probe

TWO men are still being questioned after shots were fired at a house in Failsworth. Police were called to Ashton...

Date Online: 17/04/2014

Wine-making

SPEAKER Andy Mullington will be talking to Failsworth and Beyond Women’s Institute members about wine making tomorrow at the Middleton...

Date Online: 15/04/2014

Clock ticks into place

THE restored clock tower of St John’s Church in Failsworth has been unveiled after eight years of fundraising by parishioners...

Date Online: 15/04/2014

Ex-councillor to stand for Parliament

A FORMER Oldham councillor has been selected as a parliamentary candidate for the next general election. Graeme Currie was a...

Date Online: 11/04/2014

‘Good Life’ plans for Lancaster Club site

AN ambitious vision to transform Failsworth’s Lancaster Club site into a 21st century garden suburb has been unveiled by the...

Date Online: 10/04/2014

Olympic stars provide a golden experience

Failsworth School pupils spent the day with Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill as part of a national project to build...

Date Online: 08/04/2014

Give it a try

SPORTY boys and girls who fancy rugby can join the Limehurst Lions in training tonight from 7pm at the Oasis...

Date Online: 08/04/2014

Three year exclusion order on ex-lover

A Failsworth man who threatened to ruin his girlfriend’s life after she dumped him was ordered by magistrates not to...

Date Online: 04/04/2014

King cotton

What made Manchester and how did it become the cotton capital of the world? These are the questions that will...

Date Online: 01/04/2014

Julie’s retro rocket

SPOTTING a market for vintage clothing has helped a Failsworth woman set up her own business and ditch the dole....

Date Online: 28/03/2014

New primary for tots boom

A NEW primary school could be built on the former Grange School site to cope with Oldham’s booming toddler population....

Date Online: 28/03/2014

Tribute paid to former councillor

A FORMER Failsworth councillor was found dead at home by his distraught sisters. Andrew Lyon, who represented Failsworth West from...

Date Online: 25/03/2014

Limehurst of yesteryear

ANYONE with memories of Limehurst they would like to share can do so on Friday at noon as Regenda Housing...

Date Online: 25/03/2014

Hooray for housing in Hollinwood

AMBITIOUS plans to develop the derelict Royd mill site in Hollinwood include 52 homes. Councillor Brian Ames, Labour’s Hollinwood representative,...

Date Online: 21/03/2014

Childminders together

SHARE experiences and learn new skills at a childminders’ drop-in session at Failsworth Children’s Centre on Propps Hall Drive on...

Date Online: 18/03/2014

Probe into blaze that left man injured

INVESTIGATIONS continue into the cause of a fire in an antiques warehouse that left a 69-year-old man in hospital. Fire...

Date Online: 14/03/2014

Lent course

A BIBLE study course starts tonight at Hollins Methodist Church. The Lent course is titled “The Way of the Cross”....

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Woman dies three months after accident

AN elderly woman badly injured in a road accident in Failsworth in December has died in hospital. Doreen Jones (79),...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Warehouse blaze rescue

A 69-YEAR-OLD man was taken to hospital after being rescued from an antique warehouse fire in Failsworth. Fire services from...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Phone thief strikes on trams

A thief snatched mobile phones from their owners on a Metrolink tram before jumping out and running off. Police have...

Date Online: 07/03/2014

Wrestling world loses a legend

BRITAIN’S “greatest ever wrestler” has died aged 74. Manchester-born wrestling legend Billy Robinson, who once ran a gym in Failsworth,...

Date Online: 07/03/2014

Stroke boy beats the odds

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy is back on his feet despite being told he might never walk again. Just before his fourth...

Date Online: 06/03/2014

Rugby roar

SEVEN to 11-year-olds can release some energy with rugby training Limehurst Lions-style at Oasis Academy tonight from 7-8pm. The first...

Date Online: 04/03/2014

£50,000 boost for fitness sessions

Military-style fitness camp Commando Joes has been given £50,000 by an anonymous donor to run events aimed at inspiring young...

Date Online: 04/03/2014

Labour MP Heyes to stand down

LABOUR MP David Heyes intends not to contest his seat at the next General Election, for health reasons. The Ashton...

Date Online: 04/03/2014

She’s Jess such an inspiration

FAILSWORTH School pupils have won a national competition to spend a day with Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill. They will meet...

Date Online: 04/03/2014

Dovestone body is missing father

A BODY recovered from Dovestone reservoir on Monday is believed to be that of missing Failsworth father Craig Wilcox. The...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Readers’ group

TAKE part in a lively discussion on Thursday at Failsworth Library’s Rush Hour Readers’ Group. It mets once a month,...

Date Online: 25/02/2014