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Latics smashed at MK Dons

MK DONS 7 ATHLETIC 0: Humiliation for Athletic in Milton Keynes. Match report here, leave your...

Date Online: 20/12/2014

‘Most popular’ schools figures axed from web

COLLECTIVE Spirit Free School has removed a story from its website which wrongly acclaimed it as the “most popular” secondary...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Motorists back lower drink-driving limit

THREE quarters of UK drivers want a lower drink-drive limit, according to a survey published today. In the wake of Scotland...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

‘Slammed’ phone gets Tracy down

A disabled woman from Derker will be without the internet or a landline throughout the festive period because her provider,...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Proud tradition’s on song

THE Saddleworth Male Voice Choir and augmented ladies chorus are rehearsing for their 52nd consecutive performance of Handel’s Messiah. Under their...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

That’s all folks!

OLDHAM artist Emily Harvey has made a big impression on the town with her weekly illustrations in the Evening Chronicle...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Paying price of bedroom tax slumber

OLDHAM’S Labour MPs have slammed the Government for blocking an attempt to scrap the bedroom tax by Christmas. The news comes...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Devon is star turn

PUPILS at Christ Church School, Denshaw, didn’t just act out the nativity story, they lived it, as the cast followed...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Drugs runner is dealt jail term

AN Oldham drugs courier has been jailed for his part in the supply of Class A drugs from Manchester to...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Even thinner blue line

CONCERNS have been raised after it was revealed a further £28m will be axed from the police budget next year. The...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

College mourns loss of popular assistant

DEVASTATED staff and students at Hathershaw College have paid tribute to one of their learning support assistants after she was...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Oldham is second biggest grants loser

OLDHAM has been hit harder than most other boroughs in Greater Manchester by Government spending cuts. It will lose £10.4 million...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

£15,000 cannabis farm found

POLICE are appealing for information after a cannabis farm with £15,000 of the drug was discovered in Heyside. Oldham’s Organised Crime...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Ambulance plea over ‘Mad Friday’

AMBULANCE chiefs are urging party-goers to drink responsibly whilst enjoying themselves and to think before they dial 999, only calling...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

117 over-the-limit drivers are caught

POLICE have arrested 117 people during the first fortnight of a crackdown on drink and drug drivers. Between December 1 and...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Organised crime unit holds 5 in drug raids

FIVE people have been arrested as part of an operation to tackle organised crime in Oldham. Officers from the Oldham Divisional...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Crolla attack: teenager arrested

A 17-YEAR-OLD male has been arrested on suspicion of assault after Chadderton boxer Anthony Crolla suffered a fractured skull when a...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Stage set

THIS is what the new Oldham Coliseum and Heritage Centre will look like if plans for the multi-million pound development...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

£60million will help improve Mills Hill station

MILLS HILL rail station has been awarded part of a £60million jackpot fund to improve access for passengers. This comes as...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Elderly woman dies in Summervale fire

AN elderly woman died in a flat fire in Werneth shortly before 1am this morning. At 12.40am crews from Oldham, Hollins...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Samaritans volunteers offering support 24/7

OLDHAMERS needing a friendly ear throughout the festive period can rely on the Samaritans to provide support around the clock. The...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Aglow with festive cheer

IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Wensleydale Close, with one family going all out with their decorations. The...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Council harvest a bumper donation

KINDHEARTED council staff have done their bit to make Christmas a bit more merry for struggling Oldham families. For the third...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

£49,400 to explore teenage life in Northern town

AN Oldham organisation has been awarded nearly £50,000 to explore a teenage-eye view of the borough going back decades. The Heritage...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Take action to aid Maiama, 7

OLDHAM residents can put a smile on the face of a little girl more than 6,000 miles away by sponsoring...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Beaming smiles as last steel goes in

THE final steel beam has been put in place on Oldham’s £15 million sports centre. A ceremonial event was held to...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Sniffer dogs have nose for trouble

A KEEN pair of four-legged crime fighters sniffed out Oldham Trading Standards team’s biggest seizure of illegal tobacco. Detection dogs Bradley...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Booze warning sent to 9,000 homes

MORE than 9,000 homes in Failsworth have received advice and information about the dangers of binge drinking ahead of the...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Soldier was witness to Christmas truce

‘I shall never forget . . . the Germans and ourselves declared peace for a few days’ OLDHAMERS are being urged...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Defiant Crolla vows to return to boxing

CHADDERTON boxer Anthony Crolla said his dream of becoming world champion is far from over. The defiant 28-year-old told the media...

Date Online: 18/12/2014