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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

‘Matchstick’ sketch to go under the hammer

A RARE Lowry sketch of Daisy Nook Country Park is expected to fetch thousands of pounds when it goes under...

Date Online: 09/04/2015

True love waits half a lifetime

AN OLDHAM couple are about to marry 40 years after first meeting. Martin Luke and Shirley Stock, who met again by...

Date Online: 08/04/2015

Sweet-treat cheer for poorly children

CHILDREN at Ronald McDonald House in Manchester were surprised when the Easter bunny hopped in to deliver chocolate treats over...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Holiday goal

Failsworth Soccer Centre is putting on activities for sporty youngsters aged 8-13 during the holidays. Costing £5 per day and...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Fuel leak chaos

A nursery and two supermarkets were evacuated yesterday when gallons of propane leaked from a storage tank at a garage...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Your Chronicle delivers for Oldham

It’s all about Oldham! WHEN it comes to bringing you the Oldham news, sport and advertising - your Oldham Evening Chronicle...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

Daisy Nook fair

Silcock’s fun fair is back at Daisy Nook with over 150 rides and attractions from Thursday until April 11. TAKE part...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

Homes growth at Lancaster Club

THE Lancaster Club will be transformed into a 21st century “Garden Suburb” with aspirational homes, Oldham Council cabinet has agreed. Councillors...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

21st century Garden Suburb moves closer

THE Lancaster Club will be transformed into a 21st century Garden Suburb if ambitious plans get the go-ahead. Councillors will be...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

Burglary bid

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an attempted burglary in Chamber Road on Wednesday, March 11, shortly after 10pm. The...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Ex-gangster’s story has the shock factor

A HARD-HITTING talk on how drugs and gangs can ruin lives gave pupils at Springbrook School a stark reality check. Reformed...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Councillor banned for rudeness

UKIP councillor Warren Bates has been censured for being “rude and disrespectful” to a veteran soldier at a public meeting....

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Paul’s team tackles 25-hour challenge

A CHADDERTON racing driver is teaming up with a motorsport hero to take on the world’s longest - 25 hour...

Date Online: 18/03/2015