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33 Article(s) Found

Getaway blunder is video smash

A SUSPECTED shoplifter has been caught on video being flung into the air by a car as he ran from...

Date Online: 18/10/2012

Ban the pan!

An 83-year-old Royton woman was just seconds away from a blaze ripping through her home. Catherine Dunnís experience shows how...

Date Online: 20/06/2012

That Alfie, he does go on a bit...

Alfie, Grange Arts Centre The Coliseumís co-production of Bill Naughtonís problematic play-turned movie-turned novel finally arrives in Oldham after touring...

Date Online: 13/04/2012

Tricks of the lighting..

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield, to Saturday) BOUND over the moor ó albeit Saddleworth not Dartmoor...

Date Online: 14/03/2012

Grange Ayckbourn an all-round hit

TAKING STEPS, Coliseum at Grange Arts Centre, to March 10 IT is easily well over a decade since I last...

Date Online: 20/02/2012

Heart of the community

THE true power of a community united could be witnessed in Shaw yesterday as a search team of more than...

Date Online: 01/12/2011

Search party in ashes hunt

A DETERMINED community, touched by the death of Nellie Geraghty, are staging a public search of Shaw in a bid...

Date Online: 29/11/2011

And a fine time was had by all

DICK WHITTINGTON, Oldham Coliseum (to January 14) DICK comes from Oldham, his vessel is the good ship Metrolink, (which sinks,...

Date Online: 28/11/2011

Dawn raids swoop

Pair held in 6.30am police storm TWO men have been arrested during dawn raids to crack down on organised crime....

Date Online: 21/11/2011

Faithful four gallop off to pastures new

FOUR police horses who have together notched up almost 50 years of service have been put out to pasture. The...

Date Online: 10/11/2011

Wakey, wakey one and haul

POLICE have made 14 arrests in dawn raids as part of a crackdown on drug-dealing in Oldham. More than 100...

Date Online: 04/11/2011

Alloy, alloy, alloy... scrapyards swoop

SCRAPYARDS in Oldham were targeted as part of Greater Manchester Policeís force-wide day of action to tackle metal theft. Three...

Date Online: 31/10/2011

Classic drama doesnít disappoint

THE GLASS MENAGERIE, Oldham Coliseum TENNESSEE Williamsís part-autobiographical play is a gentle, faded portrait of a boiling cauldron of intense...

Date Online: 24/10/2011

Entertaining look into the evil of man

GOOD, Royal Exchange, Manchester I SUPPOSE the ultimate praise for first-time Exchange director Polly Findlay is that she manages to...

Date Online: 18/10/2011

Dangerous world of the playwright

A THRILLING combination of youth and experience leads the way in Oldham Coliseum's season-opening thriller, Deathtrap. The curtain rises tomorrow night...

Date Online: 08/09/2011

Holiday warning 1950s-style

ARE YOU MR CAREFUL OR MR CARELESS? Cancel the papers and milk. Lock your windows and doors. All good advice for the...

Date Online: 22/08/2011

Feelgood evening of fifties romance

A FINE BRIGHT DAY TODAY, Oldham Coliseum IT seems virtually every new play these days is an ďeventĒ. If itís...

Date Online: 20/06/2011

Video: Dramatic collapse caught on camera

Dramatic footage showing a fire-fighter narrowly escaping death or serious injury as the front of a derelict house collapsed, almost...

Date Online: 07/06/2011

Smoking

Smoking test...

Date Online: 08/02/2011

GONE IN 30 SECONDS!

Mumps bridge disappears As Oldham prepares to see the second half of Mumps bridge disappear this weekend to make way for...

Date Online: 19/01/2011

CCTV film released of hit-and-run at club

DETECTIVES hunting a man wanted after a motorist ploughed into revellers outside a Rochdale nightclub have released CCTV of the...

Date Online: 01/11/2010

Thunder at the double

NETBALL: TITLE hopefuls Northern Thunder followed up a 61-39 defeat of Leeds Carnegie with an equally emphatic 67-38 win at...

Date Online: 31/03/2010

Thunder show their mettle

NORTHERN Thunder moved level on points with Hertfordshire Mavericks in the Co-operative Netball Superleague table thanks to their 45-38 victory...

Date Online: 17/02/2010

Deathly humour

BEATRIZ AYALA talks to the director and leading actor of the Coliseumís first show of the New Year ó a...

Date Online: 21/01/2010

Gemima Puddle Duck

Gemima Puddle Duck was born on June 17, 2011, at the Royal Oldham Hospital. She weighed 10lb 6oz ....

Date Online: 01/01/2010

Fun and slapstick

The coaches are lining Yorkshire Street again as children and grown-ups head for Oldham Coliseum and its traditional pantomime ....

Date Online: 14/12/2009

Partnership is best in Europe

Oldham Partnership has been judged the best in Europe, from 81 organisations. Made up of public, private, voluntary, community and...

Date Online: 25/11/2009

Fine Time promised

OLDHAM Coliseumís pantomime has all the right ingredients to be a Christmas cracker . . . Oh yes it has! Due...

Date Online: 18/11/2009

Soldiers storm into charts at number 4

FAILSWORTH soldier Richie Maddocks is battling it out at the top of the charts. His debut album with Army threesome...

Date Online: 04/11/2009

Missing Madeleine video appeal

BRITISH police appealed today for internet users worldwide to spread a new video aimed at pricking the conscience of the...

Date Online: 03/11/2009