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Trip down the Old Kent Road

BOARD game enthusiasts can play Risk, Monopoly and other classic games at Crompton Conservative Club, Queen Street, on Wednesday between...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Sunny outlook for firm as it goes solar

Shaw-based JD Williams has installed a giant rooftop solar panel system to help slash its carbon emissions. The 960-panel array now...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Proud moment for tram planner Tony

A CIVIL engineer from Shaw was at Buckingham Palace last week to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston’s legacy. Tony...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Boy, 14, hit by bus

A head teacher has issued a road safety warning after one of his pupils was hit by a bus on...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

Off-road drivers ‘butchering’ moorland

A PLAGUE of vehicles is turning Crompton Moor into a “quagmire”, according to its protection group. Friends of Crompton Moor raised...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

Party fundraiser

A BODY Shop party in aid of dementia takes place at Shaw and Crompton Parish Council offices, Kershaw Street, at...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Four year old struck down by mystery illness

BRAVE little Tehyah Solan-Clarke is still fighting for her life at home, where she receives full-time care from her family...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Work set to start on Jamie’s dream park

Fundraisers in final push to hit £45,000 target THE dream to create Something Special in memory of Jamie Heaton — who...

Date Online: 13/03/2015

Warehouse woe

‘Unbearable’ building noise angers residents DISGRUNTLED residents have hit out at the excess noise early in the morning and late at...

Date Online: 12/03/2015

Steve’s mentally chilled for the great ice run

POLAR bears and temperatures of minus 40C are some of the challenges a superhero teacher will face when he takes...

Date Online: 12/03/2015

Ex-Corrie star Shobna relives phone hacking ordeal

SHAW actress Shobna Gulati has told the High Court how phone hacking led to her son being bullied at school. Ms...

Date Online: 10/03/2015

Off to the forum

SHAW and Crompton Community Forum and District Executive meeting takes place on March 24 (6pm) at Shaw Lifelong Learning Centre,...

Date Online: 06/03/2015

Tow dopes...rope snaps as wife chases van thieves

BUNGLING thieves had to abandon a van they had stolen - when the rope they used to tow it away...

Date Online: 06/03/2015

Mum’s disgust at A&E care

A DISABLED woman was left in tears after being sent home from hospital in soiled underwear in the early hours...

Date Online: 04/03/2015

‘Cheshire’ housewife is from Shaw!

READERS will know Ampika Pickston as the glamorous star of ITV’s “The Real Housewives of Cheshire”. But Ampika grew up in...

Date Online: 03/03/2015

Spring fair

A SPRING fair takes place at Mind and Body fitness studio on March 29, at noon. There will be a...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Danny’s style skills set tongs wagging

A barber from Shaw is being groomed for superstardom after being selected as a member of the Mens Hairdressing Federation...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Net hits!

AN Oldham netball mascot double act has been watched well over 7,000 times online. Under the dance costumes are Tom Nokes...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Brutal killer gets life in jail

A JEALOUS lover who battered his girlfriend to death then covered his crime for a month by sending texts from...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Big Lottery grant heaven sent

A SHAW church’s prayers have been answered with a £120,900 repair grant. The Heritage Lottery grant means St James parish church...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Smash and drive

A CAR was stolen from a home on Delamere Avenue between 10pm last Tuesday and 7am last Wednesday. Offenders smashed...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Burglary arrest

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested in connection with a burglary and the theft of a £1,000 heart defibrillator at...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Home rule

SOME Shaw householders would rather see a local abattoir enlarged than the land turned into a housing estate and country...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Murder suspect admits lying to police

A SPURNED lover admitted he lied to police about his girlfriend’s death - but denies responsibility for her murder. Steven Dunks...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Heart defib machine stolen in raid

LIFE-SAVING medical equipment has been stolen from Crompton ambulance depot. Raiders smashed a window in the early hours of Monday and...

Date Online: 18/02/2015

Kit man Jack’s on the ball

FOOTBALL-MAD youngster Jack Hurst’s heart condition stops him playing his favourite sport. But when his school team made him kit man...

Date Online: 17/02/2015

Burglars on prowl

POLICE are hunting burglars who broke into a house in Arley Drive on Saturday between 10am and 6pm. Thieves smashed...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Green light for park and ride

A NEW park and ride site for Shaw and Crompton’s Metrolink stop has been given the go-ahead. Transport for Greater Manchester...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Man injured in pub assault

A MAN suffered a fractured cheek bone and eye socket after he was punched in an unprovoked attack in a...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Farewell to former nurse Sadie, 100

A FORMER nurse in the Second World War has died, aged 100. Sadie Dawson, from Shaw, died peacefully at Shaw Side...

Date Online: 13/02/2015