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All options still open on market

NO final decision has been made on the future of Shaw Market, Oldham Council heard on Wedneaday. All options are still...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Marathon effort inspired by stepson

A DETERMINED runner is preparing to tackle the Snowdonia Marathon in memory of his stepson, whose death six years ago...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Burglary alert

RESIDENTS are being warned to be extra vigilant after two televisions and a white Seat Ibiza were taken from a...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Shoppers so generous, families so grateful..

VULNERABLE families in Werneth and Shaw have been overwhelmed by the generosity of shoppers who donated household items to help...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Shaw not sold on market move...

SHAW and Crompton Parish Council has recommended the market remains where it is, despite controversial plans to move it. Parish councillors...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Tragic sonís life-saving legacy

A COUPLE whose son died suddenly during a cross-country run hope their gift to his former school will prevent other...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Dragonsí Den challenge for traders

INDEPENDENT traders are showcasing their flair as part of an ambitious plan to boost business in Lees and Shaw. Oldham Council’s...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Diving into the future

IT was an emotional night for members of Crompton Classics swimming club as they competed in their last gala before...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Wright partners for firmís growth

JD Williams has appointed Eric Wright Construction to build its warehouse extension in Shaw. Beal Lane is a distribution centre for...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Moors menace

DOG walkers are warned to be on their guard as there has been complaints of riders using their motorbikes on...

Date Online: 03/10/2014

Optician helps to save Nicolaís sight

AN optician spotted a potentially life-threatening condition during a routine eye test. And now Nicola Delves (24) has thanked practitioner Komrul...

Date Online: 02/10/2014

Green light for safer crossing

SAFETY upgrades at an accident blackspot where a 12-year-old schoolgirl was killed just days before Christmas are due to be...

Date Online: 02/10/2014

Concerns voiced on market plans

Concerns over Oldham Council’s proposals for the relocation of Shaw Market have been voiced by Lib-Dem leader Councillor Howard Sykes. The...

Date Online: 01/10/2014

Market opinions sought

TRADERS and shoppers are being asked for their opinion on plans to invest £120,000 in Shaw market. Oldham Councilís investment is...

Date Online: 30/09/2014

Axeman arrest

A MAN was seen wielding an axe on High Street, Shaw, at around 2pm on Saturday. The man was arrested...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Woman named

THE a man from Shaw is accused of murdering has been identified. The body of Lynn Howarth (43) was found at...

Date Online: 24/09/2014

Scam alert

POLICE are warning residents to be on their guard after a man was seen acting suspiciously on High Street, Shaw,...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Head-shave sponsors are a cut above

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and former Conservative MP Edwina Currie have agreed to sponsor young Oldhamer Tom Hulme’s head-shave for...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Mick gives doctors the runaround!

Shaw athlete Mick Flatley ignored his doctor’s advice about running a marathon only days after surgery and his daring paid...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Fundraiser

STEVEN’S Get Well Soon fundraiser will be held at Crompton Cricket Club on Saturday, September 20, from 2pm till late....

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Vital shopping service axed

A VITAL transport link connecting housebound pensioners with local supermarkets is set to be cancelled. Transport for Greater Manchester’s Shopping Link...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Pooling resources in pulling-the-plug row

A 960-name petition has been handed to Oldham Council by Liberal Democrats in Shaw and Crompton protesting the decision to...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Volunteer appeal

FRIENDS of Crompton Moor are looking for volunteers to help maintain the moor and the surrounding area. To get involved...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Dig deep for little Joe Joe

OLDHAM RL is helping a local family to raise money for their four-year-old boy with severe disabilities. Joseph Atherton - known...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Mumís Ďwrong schoolí stand

A MOTHER could face fines for not sending her autistic child to school in a stand-off over his placement. Emma Brooks...

Date Online: 04/09/2014

Rain doesnít spoil Jamieís day

SUPPORTERS turned out in force on Saturday for a concert in memory of two-year-old Jamie Heaton, who died in the...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

Carry on caring!

Childminder overturns ruling A CHILDMINDER has successfully appealed an Ofsted decision that she couldn’t look after children in her home because...

Date Online: 01/09/2014

Man on murder charge

A SHAW man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Heywood. Steven Dunks (45) of Milnrow...

Date Online: 01/09/2014

Jamie gig will be something special

A CONCERT tomorrow in memory of two-year-old Shaw explosion victim Jamie Heaton could help his family to hit their target...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Shed break-ins

POLICE are warning residents to be on their guard after a number of attempted shed break-ins across Shaw recently. BUDDING actors...

Date Online: 29/08/2014