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820 Article(s) Found

Sick sex pics GP walks free

A RESPECTED GP has escaped jail despite possessing hundreds of thousands of indecent images. David McMaster (50), a doctor at Quayside...

Date Online: 28/05/2015

Football star to present Ted with spare shirt

PRESTON North End hat-trick hero Jermaine Beckford has come to the rescue of South Failsworth Primary pupil Ted Dockray. TV cameras...

Date Online: 27/05/2015

On the run

CHEER on runners at a 5k relay fundraiser taking place on Saturday at the Hollinwood Bodybuilding Gym, Bourne Street. The...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Shirt-grab Ted’s Wembley woe

A SOUTH Failsworth Primary School pupil is at the centre of an apparent shirt theft that has grabbed the attention...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Brave Gary uses bike ordeal to help others

WHEN a freak motorbike accident left Gary Dawson paralysed from the chest down, he could have locked himself away and...

Date Online: 14/05/2015

Party tributes to heroes of VE Day

FROM ration books to the Lindy hop and seamed stockings to Jeeps, things took a vintage turn at the Old...

Date Online: 12/05/2015

Baby photos

PUT your little ones in their finest spring wear for the Baby Days photo booth at Limehurst Library tomorrow from...

Date Online: 12/05/2015

McMahon retains Council leader role

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon has retained his seat in Failsworth East with a 1,453 majority over his nearest rival,...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Here’s how you voted...

Oldham East and Saddleworth 2011 byelection turnout: 48 per cent 2011 byelection majority: 3,558 Debbie Abrahams (Lab) 17,529 Sajjad Hussain (Con) 11,527 Peter Klonowski (UKIP) 8,557 Richard...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Decision day

AND they’re off! 100 candidates are battling for the 20 Oldham Council seats up for grabs as the borough prepares...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Clean-up

HELP clean up Rochdale Canal on Sunday. Volunteers should meet at the Royal Oak pub on Oldham Road at 10am....

Date Online: 05/05/2015

COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2015 — PARTY STATEMENTS

LABOUR We are continuing to invest WITH your support Labour gained control of Oldham Council in 2011. We’ve come a long way...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Local Election Candidates part two

MEDLOCK VALE Neil Allsopp (Con): Aged 62. Married to Carol and they have a son, Richard. Neil and Carol will be...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Bakery’s taste for politics

IT’S neck and neck in the race to win control of Number 10 if the Failsworth “muffinometer” is to be...

Date Online: 01/05/2015

General Election 2015 spotlight

Meet the candidates WITH just over a week to go before the country goes to the polls, Oldhamers are deciding who...

Date Online: 29/04/2015

General Election 2015: ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE and Failsworth CANDIDATES

Carly Hicks (Lib-Dem) THE Ashton-under-Lyne constituency has been represented in Parliament by one party since the reign of King George V. I...

Date Online: 29/04/2015

Get growing

GREEN-fingered residents can get involved with a community allotment plot off Park Avenue every Tuesday and Saturday from 10.30am-12.30pm. Call...

Date Online: 28/04/2015

We’re on team Leyton

A GROUP of kindhearted local business owners are going all out to give a family in need a life-changing boost. When...

Date Online: 27/04/2015

Growing pains for gardeners

DISGRUNTLED allotment owners want compensation from Oldham Council after discovering the new patch of land they have been moved to...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Carnival crowns

EVER thought of yourself as royalty? Girls in the borough have the chance to be crowned at the Failsworth Carnival...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

21-day wait for ‘bitten finger’ inquest result

THE family of a 93-year-old man who died after being bitten by a fellow care home resident must wait up...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Racist rants of the Red Baron

A FAILSWORTH UKIP candidate has come under fire for racist and offensive comments on his Facebook page. Police and Crime Commissioner...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Couple died in freak accident

DETECTIVES investigating the death of an elderly couple in Failsworth say they died in a freak tragic accident. The 67-year-old man...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Double death riddle

POLICE are investigating the deaths of two pensioners at a house in Failsworth yesterday. Police were called to the end terrace...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Racers fly high with rock star Bruce’s support

PAUL Wighton with the Volkswagen Beetle decorated in the Iron Maiden Trooper logo after the band’s frontman sponsored the team. A...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Centre closed

FAILSWORTH Children’s Centre will be closed due to building work until Monday, April 20. All classes except antenatal and the...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Care home bite victim died of blood poisoning

A 93-year-old man died from blood poisoning and infection after being bitten and assaulted by a fellow Failsworth care home...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Riddle of animal parts in canal

POLICE are investigating after animal parts were found in the Rochdale canal in Failsworth. Parts of a pig or sheep -...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Candidates revealed in race for ballot box

A TOTAL of 100 candidates are fighting for 20 Oldham Council seats, it was revealed yesterday. Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

So, who will get your vote?

Here is a list of all the candidates submitted for the council elections this...

Date Online: 10/04/2015