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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

‘Chasm of mistrust’ over school fight

A community association at the centre of the £19 million Diggle school row says a “chasm of mistrust” has grown...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

White Hart named top local boutique hotel

Saddleworth’s White Hart Inn has been named North Manchester’s Boutique Hotel of the Year by public vote at the first...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

Satellite centre seeks tenant

COMMUNITY groups are being urged to secure the future of a popular Greenfield centre. A tenant is being sought to take...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

Colourful clog dancers garlanded with praise

THE clash of clogs heralded the arrival of spring in Saddleworth. Saddleworth Clog and Garland Dancers staged stunning performances outside Uppermill...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

New school will be built in Diggle

IT’S now official: Saddleworth School will move to Diggle. Oldham Council’s cabinet members last night formally approved the 18-acre WH Shaw...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

Saddleworth School ‘past sell-by date’

THE head of Saddleworth School today told the Chronicle: “We are propping this building up.” Matthew Milburn is in charge of...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

Fire rescue’s tragic aftermath

A HAVE-A GO hero who rescued his neighbour from a house fire in Mossley has launched a petition to fully...

Date Online: 30/03/2015

Hannah celebrates centenary

THE Mayor of Oldham helped great-grandmother Hannah Dutton celebrate her 100th birthday by joining family and friends for yesterday’s celebrations...

Date Online: 30/03/2015

John plays Pied Piper to support his band

A fundraising mission turned into a Pied Piper jamboree when John Holden stepped out to support his village band. Dobcross Band...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Eye-catching honour for optician

A DELPH optician has been given the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of his outstanding contribution to...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Councillor’s ‘not guilty’ plea on child pics charges

PARISH councillor Mike Buckley appeared in court yesterday for allegedly making and possessing indecent images of children. Buckley (67) of Dobcross,...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Guitar hero

A TALENTED blues musician who has been unable to perform for 12 years due to illness is taking to the...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Rescue heroes

HEROIC neighbours rescued a couple from a burning house in Mossley this morning. Darren Mellor and Andy Harris pulled a couple...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

Landfill windfall tip-top for centre

St Chad’s parish centre in Uppermill has just been refurbished - thanks to landfill. The Veolia Environmental Trust gave the centre...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Socks raise lots for Down Syndrome Day

WHEN a pupil whose sister has Downs Syndrome asked teachers if he could wear wacky socks to school, they invited...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Mossley folk just say no — parking fees have to go!

MOSSLEY folk are giving Tameside Council the rap over parking charges. The “Just Say No — Mossley” campaign has just hit...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Tasty tipple

FRIENDS of St Mary’s Church Organ Trust are holding a whisky tasting event tonight, at Boarshurst Band Club, from 7.30pm....

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Child pictures: councillor accused

A RESPECTED parish councillor has been summonsed to appear in court over allegedly possessing indecent images of children. Mike Buckley (67),...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Controversial MP comes to Uppermill

CONTROVERSIAL MP George Galloway is to appear in a Saddleworth pub - to support a brass band’s mission to lay...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Crash driver held

A MAN has been arrested after crashing a car while allegedly under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The 36 year...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Pervert’s golfing history to be erased

A picture of a disgraced golf club captain is to be removed from the club’s honour board. The Chronicle revealed on...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

School row just runs and runs

An anonymous consultation document has refuelled the debate over the siting of the new £19 million Saddleworth School. The document highlights...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Dodgy diesel riddle was a tank issue

THE mystery of Scouthead Filling Station’s diesel fuel contamination might have been solved. The Chronicle reported on Friday that at least...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Village loses much-loved vicar

SADDLEWORTH’S most isolated village is mourning the death of its much-loved and longest serving vicar. The Rev Sydney Leigh Clayton (77),...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Sat-nav snarl-ups strike Saddleworth

FRUSTRATED drivers are becoming stranded on Saddleworth’s narrow lanes because of satellite navigation system mistakes. Alan Belmore, a Greenfield accountant, is...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Pervert’s picture shames golf club

GOLF club officials have been asked to remove a picture from its place of honour of a former captain jailed...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Victim challenges candidates to back cancer campaign

A SADDLEWORTH mother who has faced cancer several times is backing an appeal from Cancer Research UK to increase awareness...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

Dodgy diesel

MYSTERY surrounds how Scouthead Filling Station’s diesel supply became contaminated — causing at least £16,000 worth of damage to the...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

When I grow up, I want to be a...

YOUNGSTERS have been given an exclusive insight into the world of work from leading local business figures. Children from a dozen...

Date Online: 13/03/2015