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The real issues of the day: obesity, the NHS, and toilets

THE FRIDAY THING: NO politics today — I can hear the huge sigh of relief. Ed Miliband has his fans thanks...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Iíve had the best of times in newspapers

Martyn Meets... Martyn Torr, part 4 WHEN Oldham lads Bob Wright and Brian Prescott walked into the Hunters Tavern in Stalybridge...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

The long and winding road to job at the Chron

Before he retires, our business editor Martyn Torr makes himself the subject of his final Martin Meets interview - part...

Date Online: 15/04/2015

Those Torr-id early years!

ASIDE from being the Chronicle’s Business Editor, Martyn Torr has interviewed many of Oldham’s most famous people for his popular...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Getting the heave-ho was a game changer

Martyn meets Martyn, part two WORKING as a cub reporter at Oldham Press Agency in the mid 1960s was certainly not...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Graham Parkerís gig more than a rumour

MUSIC EXTRA: LEGENDARY singer-songwriter Graham Parker is heading to town with his Rumours band-mate Brinsley Schwarz. The hugely-popular London duo will...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Rainkings are back to Ďbang out a few tunesí

MUSIC EXTRA: AS if Oldhamís Steve Holt hasnít got enough on his plate as popular front-man with indie legends the...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Free Spinal Check at Oldham Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Clinic

OLDHAM Chiropractic and Physiotherapy Clinic are taking part in the British Chiropractic Association's Chiropractic Awareness Week. We will be offering spinal...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Vincentís life behind the lens

FIVE decades and half a million photographs later, Chronicle photographer Vincent Brown is showcasing his work in his latest exhibition. Picture...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Oldham Chronicle Day trip - Fatherís Day In York

Sunday 21st June 2015 £32 per person Enjoy Fatherís day in the beautiful city of York, were you will have the...

Date Online: 09/04/2015

Inspirals take their foot off the gas ó for now

OLDHAM indie legends the Inspiral Carpets are taking things easier this year following a whistle-stop end to 2014. There are still...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Loss of privacy costs pennies

THE FRIDAY THING: CAN we not have secrets anymore? There used to be something called privacy, but it seems the...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Oldham Chronicle Day Excursion - Morecambe Bay Walk

Sunday 9th August £45.00 per person Join us for this famous walk across Morecambe Bay from Arnside to Kents Bank in the...

Date Online: 02/04/2015

Your Chronicle delivers for Oldham

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

Date Online: 01/04/2015

Johnís back living The High life

OLDHAM tunester John Matthews is relishing the prospect of a ďsecond comingĒ with The High. The former Radclyffe School pupil is...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

VIPs for tea in the Whaley parlour...

The Chron’s managing editor’s continuing saga of his battle with throat cancer WE have been both the visited and visitors in...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

Oldham Chronicle Day Excursion - Liverpool - See the Cunards - Three Queens Ships

Oldham Chronicle Day Excursion - Liverpool - See the Cunards - Three Queens Ships Bank Holiday Monday 25th May £15.00 per person UPDATE:...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

Extreme case for next PM

THE FRIDAY THING: HOME Secretary Theresa May has done herself no harm at all in the upcoming race to be...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Too much too soon takes its toll on a body

The Chronicle’s managing editor continues the story of his recovery from cancer surgery SO there I was last week, dishing out...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

Eric lights touchpaper for parking WW3

THE FRIDAY THING: PARKING is the bane of many people’s lives, and not only for those who actually have a...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Keeping chipper for others in the woods

The Chronicle’s managing editor continues his saga on throat cancer treatment and recovery WHEN I started writing this feature all those...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Daniel brushes up his skills

UNTIL March 13, National Apprenticeship Week celebrates apprenticeships and the positive impact they can have on individuals and the wider...

Date Online: 12/03/2015

An appetite for healing!

Managing editor David Whaley continues the story of his battle with throat cancer WHEN one was previously such a highly-tuned athlete...

Date Online: 11/03/2015

Cuts playing into the hands of our enemies

THE FRIDAY THING: WHILE the murderous fanatic Jihadi John continues to burn people alive and behead growing numbers of innocents,...

Date Online: 06/03/2015

One swallow doesnít make a summer, but it had me beaming!

The Chron’s managing editor continues his award-winning, week by week story of his battle with throat cancer WHEN the super-cool Professor...

Date Online: 04/03/2015

Political marriage made in heaven

THE FRIDAY THING: IT is a seriously long time since we heard from Warren Bates (and yes, many will be...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Souper to see angel Jane again

Chronicle managing editor Dave Whaley continues the story of his fight against throat cancer AS I turned the corner our eyes...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Charityís appeal for mutt-needed funds

A LOCAL animal rescue charity is facing an uphill battle to raise almost £70,000 to provide a better home for...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Janet and John and the birds and the bees

THE FRIDAY THING: MAYBE it is all this serious concern about child sexual exploitation, where young people are lured into...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Hitting home... with the Ď15 rounds with Tysoní effect

The Chronicle’s managing editor continues his award-winning articles about his battle with throat cancer THEY say there’s nothing quite like your...

Date Online: 18/02/2015