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Brownie party

THE 3rd Oldham brownies are having their 60th anniversary and reunion get-together on Saturday at Hollins Methodist Church, Millgate from...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

£6.25m new school for autistic children

OLDHAM is to build a special school with state-of-the-art facilities for pupils with autism. Contractors Extraspace Solutions will begin work...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Brownie reunion

THE 3rd Oldham Brownies is trying to contact former brownies from 1954 onwards — who attended the Hollins Methodist brownie...

Date Online: 23/09/2014

Big kick-off at mini league’s new home

THE Manchester Youth and Mini Soccer League kicked off the new season in style at its new home in Failsworth. The...

Date Online: 23/09/2014

Charity collection

COLLECTION box co-ordinators for Marie Curie Cancer Care are needed in the Failsworth area. The role requires around two or...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Hazel to head proton treatment centre

THE Christie has appointed a Failsworth radiographer to lead its revolutionary Proton Beam Therapy Centre in Manchester in 2018. Hazel Pennington...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

January’s date with talent finals

A LOCAL singer has made the final 10 in a competition to form a girl band and perform at the...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Vital shopping service axed

A VITAL transport link connecting housebound pensioners with local supermarkets is set to be cancelled. Transport for Greater Manchester’s Shopping Link...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Black-out at wheel ended in tragedy

A PENSIONER died after her husband blacked-out at the wheel and smashed their car into the back of a lorry. Doreen...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Angela named MP candidate

LABOUR has chosen its prospective parliamentary candidate for the Ashton constituency, which covers Failsworth. Angela Rayner will stand for the seat...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Lift-trap ladies joke their way to freedom

FIVE members of Failsworth Townswomen’s Guild cracked jokes to keep their spirits up getting stuck in a lift for more...

Date Online: 08/09/2014

All part of the furniture

CHRISTMAS may be 111 days away, but that hasn’t stopped Santa, Rudolph and the Elves from making themselves at home...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Gone in a flash

ARSONISTS wrecked a speed camera in Oldham Road, Hollinwood last night. Firefighters were called to a spot near Housing Units at...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Camera arsonists strike again

THREE Failsworth speed cameras have been destroyed in two nights by arsonists. Yesterday the Chronicle reported how a speed camera on...

Date Online: 04/09/2014

Growing up with grandma

FREDA Millet will be sharing stories of her time growing up with her grandmother at the Failsworth Historical Society meeting...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

GP arrest over indecent images

A FAILSWORTH GP has been arrested on suspicion of possessing and distributing indecent images. Dr David Stuart McMaster, a GP at...

Date Online: 01/09/2014

Readers’ group

LIVELY discussion takes place at Failsworth Library on Thursdays from 6pm, at the Rush Hour Readers’ Group. New members are...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

The years roll on for former POW George

A FORMER Japanese prisoner of war has celebrated his 100th birthday at the bowls club at which he has been...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Safety call after bus death horror

THE family of a pensioner who died after being thrown from her seat on a bus has backed a coroner’s...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Getting to know you

AN arts group is hoping to reach out to Oldham’s older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by working with...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Raider jailed for 10 years

A BURGLAR who carried out 140 raids and stole £250,000 in Cheshire has been jailed for 10 years. Daryl Kennedy, from...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Ward surgeries

Residents with queries can put them to Failsworth West Councillor Sean Fielding tonight at the Church of the Holy Family...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Pride in our alley

Neighbours have proved community spirit is alive and well in Failsworth by transforming their alleyway from drab to dazzling. Dalton Street...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Four arrested in murder inquiry

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the death of a young father whose body was found in Dovestone...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

Shots fired: two arrests

TWO men have been arrested after a gun was fired in Failsworth yesterday. Police were called to Cormallen Grove at 2.30pm...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Jake’s a hit!

MUSICIAN Jake Smith is off to study law after hitting the right notes in his A-levels at Oldham Sixth Form...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Kenzie is a boy on a mission

WHEN Kenzie Higgins was diagnosed with an extremely rare bone disorder, he was forced to stop playing all the sports...

Date Online: 14/08/2014

Gas blast fear

DOZENS of worried residents fled their homes in panic last night after a car ploughed into a house, hit a...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Lights out to remember

OLDHAMERS joined a national tribute to those who lost their lives during the First World War last night. From 10-11pm, households...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Turn out the lights

LIGHTS will go out across the borough tonight as Oldham pays tribute to the fallen on the 100th anniversary of...

Date Online: 04/08/2014