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‘I don’t feel safe anymore’

CALLOUS thieves stole £1,200 from a vulnerable pensioner’s bag in Oldham town centre after she withdrew the cash to pay...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Doctors had no record of urgent scan results

DOCTORS at the Royal Oldham Hospital missed the opportunity to consider treatment for an Oldham woman who later died because...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Conman ransacks pensioner’s home

A CONman forced his way into a 90-year-old man’s home before threatening him and ransacking the property. He knocked at the...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Hunt for flasher

POLICE have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an indecent exposure in...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Stalker posted naked wife on Facebook

A STALKER who posted a picture of his estranged wife on Facebook has been hauled before the courts. Martin Smith (45),...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Chadderton link with palace corruption case

A CHADDERTON man is due in court in relation to contracts awarded by the Royal Household. Harry Howard (80) is linked...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Phone row may have riled road-rage killer

A LORRY driver, found guilty of murder after driving his 17-ton truck over the head of a fellow motorist, may...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Police probe after car hits pedestrians

A WOMAN in her 60s suffered serious leg injuries yesterday when a car reversed into her at speed. She was airlifted...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Dumpers landed in a fine mess

FLY-TIPPERS and litter louts who blight the borough by refusing to clear up after themselves have been successfully prosecuted by...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Debbie calls for Gaza ceasefire

MP Debbie Abrahams and local councillors are calling for peace in Gaza and they want Oldhamers to support the campaign. The...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

‘Yanks’ actress is back for encore

An actress who was heartthrob Richard Gere’s leading lady in the screen blockbuster “Yanks” is to return to the village...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Little Leo set to lead out Latics

A FOOTBALL-mad two-year-old, who needs a life-changing operation before he can play his beloved sport, will lead out Latics at...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

War letter was another piece of the jigsaw...

THE discovery of a letter was “another piece of the jigsaw” for one woman who wanted to know more about...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Stinking bins are emptied at last

HORRENDOUS smells, maggots and rubbish piling up in the streets made the lives of Oldham residents miserable after bins remained...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Power sell-back drive

OLDHAM Councillor Howard Sykes is calling for parish councils to be able to sell electricity that they produce through renewable...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Stone gets the ball rolling again

OLDHAM band Porter’s Forces are back in business after drafting an experienced new lead vocalist in James Stone, and additional...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Star DJ wants Ibiza the fashion action

UP and coming teenage fashion designer Eric Bishyika had to miss his biggest break — the launch of his new...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Vicki goes back to grassroots

IT was back to the shop floor for Groundwork chief executive Vicki Devonport when she spent the week grafting with...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Ticking all the boxes

TWO teachers from Oasis Academy Oldham won’t be putting their feet up during the summer holidays. Instead, principal David Hayes and...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Disabled mum delighted with her new home

A £30 million housing development has already made the world of difference to one Chadderton family. After a nine-year wait, visually...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

How I finally found grandad’s grave

A SPECTACULAR coincidence meant an Oldham woman could finally honour her heroic grandfather who was one of the first Oldham...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Vintage motor owners on the road

CAR enthusiasts from Oldham are taking part in the Hebden Bridge Vintage Weekend. The premier event, in its 32nd year, is...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Annalise death-drive charge

A DERKER man will appear at Minshull Street Crown Court charged with causing death by driving without due care and...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Home so close to top mark

A WATERHEAD care home was found to be meeting all but one of the standards set out by the Care...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Parks keep their green flags flying

A PAIR of Oldham parks have retained their prestigious Green Flag status ranking them among the best in the country. Alexandra...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Football dads to the rescue

DEDICATED volunteers have been nominated for a Pride in Oldham award after guiding their daughters’ football team to a cup...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Smell of success for young tycoons

ENTREPRENEURIAL students know the sweet smell of success after being nominated for a Pride in Oldham award. Sweet Course Candle, the...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Police praise for the street watchers

OLDHAM’S fourth emergency service has been praised by police for doing its bit to keep the town safe. The council’s First...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Village social club looks to future

A wide-reaching survey will lay down a blueprint for an historic village club’s future. More than a third of members at...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

MP launches summer school

MP Debbie Abrahams has launched a summer school to give young people a peep into politics and vital work experience. As...

Date Online: 29/07/2014