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782 Article(s) Found

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-gangsterís 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

Paulís 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

Talent show

CAN you sing, dance, do impressions or tell jokes? Showcase your skills at the Holy Family’s Got Talent contest this...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

£100,000 business boost on A62

BUSINESSES in Failsworth are to be given a £100,000 boost to spruce up their premises. The Oldham Council money is in...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Helenís lifeline

WORKING for the Get Oldham Working team has been a lifeline for Helen Longshaw and now she is eager to...

Date Online: 12/03/2015

Spring fair

GET your babies to relax and have fun at Limehurst Library’s baby days spring fair tomorrow, from 9.30-11.30am. MEET boxer Anthony...

Date Online: 10/03/2015

Market hope

HOLLINWOOD Hub is starting up an indoor market, thanks to funding from Contour Homes. The market will take place on...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Tie-up terror of young girl

Armed thugs tied up a 13-year-old girl and threatened to cut off her fingers before ransacking the family home. The schoolgirl,...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Volunteer plea

RAINBOWS, brownies and girl guides are looking for volunteers to help out. An open evening takes place tonight at Failsworth...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Thatís magic, Ysabella!

KIND-HEARTED Ysabella Strudwick said goodbye to her “magic hair” as it was cut off to donate to a charity which...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Panto time

PANTOMIMES are not just for Christmas. Dunamis Church, in Thorley Street, is staging “Cinderella” on Friday at 7.30pm. You can...

Date Online: 17/02/2015

Work starts on new school

WORK has started on Oldham’s new £6.25 million Hollinwood Academy special school. Contractor Extraspace Solutions (UK) is clearing the site of...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Back of the net as footballís a winner

Lucy Kenderdine: Oldham Planning Committee FOOTBALL is coming to Failsworth following approval of plans to create a new 10-pitch complex on...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Canal clean-up

DO a good deed by helping to clean up the Failsworth canal towpath on Sunday. Volunteers will meet at the...

Date Online: 10/02/2015

Jim gets chance to reach for the Stars

JIM Thompson knew his shower-singing days were over when he told the TV nation: ďTonight Harry, Iím going to be...Ē The...

Date Online: 09/02/2015

Walk it in the net

ENJOY walking football — a slower variation of the beautiful game for the over-50s - from 7-8pm at Failsworth School...

Date Online: 03/02/2015

No court for voyeur suspect PC

AN Oldham policeman has been cleared of being a voyeur in changing rooms for the second time in his career. PC...

Date Online: 03/02/2015

Love split ends in tragedy

A HAPPY-go-lucky teenager hanged herself following trouble with her boyfriend. Hairdresser Holly Drew Anderson (19) was found at her home at...

Date Online: 29/01/2015

Child sex offence charges

A 40-YEAR-OLD man has appeared at Oldham Magistratesí Court on two charges of sexual assault, one of rape and one...

Date Online: 28/01/2015

Drugs raid drama at dawn

Twenty cannabis plants were seized from an empty house in Valentine Street, Failsworth in dawn raids this morning. GMP’s Operation Trafalgar...

Date Online: 28/01/2015

Coffee and chat

SHARE readings and songs with other worshippers before enjoying fellowship over coffee on Tuesday, February 3, at the Roman Road...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Knife terror as couple grapple with raiders

A COUPLE have spoken of their terror after being victims of a knife-wielding gang during a robbery in Failsworth. The attack...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Little Miss Magic!

A NINE-year-old girl who overcame leukaemia is planning to help other children battle cancer - by donating her long hair...

Date Online: 21/01/2015

District meeting

Find out what is going on in your local area at the Failsworth and Hollinwood district executive meeting at Failsworth...

Date Online: 20/01/2015

Head injury led to driverís death

THE death of a Failsworth man who drove his car into a lamp post was the result of a brain...

Date Online: 20/01/2015

Moneylending arrests

A FAILSWORTH man has been arrested following a crackdown on illegal money-lending by Greater Manchester Police and the National Illegal...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Oldham man caught with 200,000 cigarettes

AN Oldham man has been jailed for his role in a plot to flood Greater Manchester with duty free cigarettes...

Date Online: 14/01/2015