• Search

Oldham News Archives

Welcome to the News Archives.

 

You can browse the archives using the list below or alternatively, you can use the following search box.

 

  1.      

24980 Article(s) Found

Chronicle’s Mr Business bows out

IT’S the end of the era as the Oldham Chronicle bids happy retirement to business writer Martyn Torr. For many readers...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Police commissioner in mayoral bid

GREATER Manchester police and crime commissioner Tony Lloyd is hoping to become the region’s new Interim Mayor. The mayoralty is the...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Staff push FCHO into top 100

First Choice Homes Oldham has been named one of the UK’s top companies to work for. The firm is in the...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Summer start for Grange demolition

Oldham Planning Committee DEMOLITION of the former Grange School will start this summer ahead of construction of a new primary school. Full...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

M-way closures alert for drivers

SECTIONS of the M60 will be closed overnight for six nights this month as overhead gantries are demolished. The work is...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Special race in Nicola’s memory

RUNNERS are being invited to take to the streets in a memorial race for Diggle PC Nicola Hughes. PC Hughes was...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Climbing high for Mahdlo

TWO Oldhamers have completed the trek of their life after scaling Mount Kilimanjaro to raise thousands of pounds for the...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Picture Editor Vincent in the frame

FRIENDS and colleagues joined guests in a trip down memory lane as Chronicle Picture Editor Vincent Brown marked more than...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Racist rants of the Red Baron

A FAILSWORTH UKIP candidate has come under fire for racist and offensive comments on his Facebook page. Police and Crime Commissioner...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Rambo bench mark of respect

A TRIBUTE page to one of Oldham’s most well-known characters has been inundated with donations to buy a memorial bench...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Couple died in freak accident

DETECTIVES investigating the death of an elderly couple in Failsworth say they died in a freak tragic accident. The 67-year-old man...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Councillor in court on pics charges

A SADDLEWORTH parish councillor has appeared at crown court facing charges of making and possessing indecent images of children. Mike Buckley...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Corrie bosses create fitting farewell for Deirdre

CORONATION Street legend Anne Kirkbride will soon be laid to rest on the ITV soap. ITV bosses have been talking to...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Man bit a second care home resident

A MAN who bit a fellow care home resident - who later died from his injuries - was accepted at...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Woman stabbed in chest dies

A WOMAN who was stabbed in the chest in Alt last month has died. The attack happened on March 17. Police...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Tuba player Tommy joins top band

TOP tuba player Tommy Tynan is pitting his musical talents alongside the best in the world. At 18 Tommy, from Springhead,...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Reds aces in Amarillo tribute to Thunder

MANCHESTER United legends Paul Scholes and former team mates Gary and Phil Neville are showing their support for netball aces...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Debbie’s fair-pay push wins national award

DEBBIE Abrahams has won a national prize for her “Be Fair — Pay on Time” campaign. The Labour parliamentary candidate for...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

GPs prescribe £10,200 of sun cream

DOCTORS in Oldham handed out more than 300 prescriptions for suncream and more than 2,500 items of shampoo and scalp...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Double death riddle

POLICE are investigating the deaths of two pensioners at a house in Failsworth yesterday. Police were called to the end terrace...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

RIP, Geoffrey

AN empty bench, two bunches of flowers and a can mark the spot where one of Oldham’s best-known characters once...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Driver jailed for police van crash

A MAN has been jailed for 26 months and disqualified from driving for four years after crashing into a police...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Foodbank manager’s shock revelation

AT least four people in Oldham have been left so destitute they live in cars on friends’ driveways, says Oldham...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Family living in fear after arson attack

A FATHER of seven claims his wife and children are living in fear after an arson attack destroyed a car...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Change of drugs a fatal error

A 92-YEAR-OLD man who died after being attacked and bitten by a fellow care home resident may have survived had...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Lidl on the way to Royton

Oldham Planning Committee ROYTON will be getting a new Lidl supermarket in the district centre. Oldham Council planning committee granted permission for...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Racers fly high with rock star Bruce’s support

PAUL Wighton with the Volkswagen Beetle decorated in the Iron Maiden Trooper logo after the band’s frontman sponsored the team. A...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Erin tackles marathon for her mum

FORMER Chronicle reporter Erin Heywood will put her best foot forward to raise cash for The Christie in memory of...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

Parks land ‘sale’ sparks outrage

SHOCKED residents launched a petition after a council public notice detailed the sale of land in three popular Oldham parks. Oldham...

Date Online: 15/04/2015

Social workers act after girl complains about being hit by mother

PROTESTERS gathered at Oldham Civic Centre yesterday after three Somali children were removed from their parents by social services. The children...

Date Online: 15/04/2015