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Play bridge

A BRIDGE club takes place every Friday from 1.30 to 3.30pm at the Life Long Learning Centre in High Street....

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Estate agentsí anger over rivalís leaflet

TWO estate agents in Shaw were left fuming when a rival firm distributed leaflets claiming they had both closed down. Ryder...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Annalise death charge

A MAN charged with causing death by driving without due care and attention after his van hit and killed 12-year-old...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

Land cleared as work starts on new houses

LAND behind the former Mathias Pilling sheltered housing site in Shaw has been cleared ready for development. The land, in Siddall...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Itís a full House!

THE world is Tom Upton’s oyster after the studious Crompton House pupil swept the board with four A*s. Tom has been...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Oxford-bound friends are sticking together

BEST pals Harvey Jones and Zac Keane are inseparable — they got the same A-level results in the same subjects...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Four flee sheltered housing blaze

FOUR people were treated for smoke inhalation following a fire at Hopwood Court in Shaw on Saturday afternoon. Crews from Oldham...

Date Online: 11/08/2014

Kick-off for football fun

SHAW councillors donned their trainers and joined in with the first of a series of football kickarounds at High Crompton...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

In at the deep end

FUNDRAISER Nicola Hall jumped in at the deep end when she agreed to raise money for Dr Kershaw’s Hospice with...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

ĎOur sunshine girl...í

THE heartbroken family of a teaching assistant and former national swimming champion who died at home following a collapse in...

Date Online: 07/08/2014

Work to start on tragic crossing

WORK to improve the safety of a Shaw crossing where 12-year-old Annalise Holt was killed will start on Monday. Following public...

Date Online: 07/08/2014

Annie dies, aged 101

A SHAW woman who ran a sweet shop near Dunwood Park has died aged 101. Annie Preston passed away peacefully at...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Jet-Vac Ken cleaned up with design

THE founder of a small family business which helped put Oldham on the map with a product used across the...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Lights out to remember

OLDHAMERS joined a national tribute to those who lost their lives during the First World War last night. From 10-11pm, households...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Turn out the lights

LIGHTS will go out across the borough tonight as Oldham pays tribute to the fallen on the 100th anniversary of...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Remembering the fallen

A SINGLE candle burned brightly as Oldham remembers the fallen on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Check out my new look

ASDA worker Claire Garlick was tickled pink to lose all her locks. Claire, who works at Asda Shaw, said she’d always...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

This is for you, mum

A BOTCHED injection which changed her mum’s life forever inspired a remarkable carer to pursue a career in law to...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

Judgment day for Britain in Bloom

JUDGES for Britain in Bloom assessed Oldham’s entry into the competition yesterday after the borough represented the North-West in last...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

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

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

Big bullies

AN “outstanding” childminder has hit out at Ofsted after being told she cannot continue to look after children in her...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Needle-phobe Martin grins and bears it to aid hospice

A MAN who is terrified of needles says he is delighted with his new tattoo after volunteering to get inked...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Shaw salon back on track

A BEAUTY salon owner who has battled to keep her business on track in the face of Metrolink has turned...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Cycle ride raises £700 for Jamieís fund

TWO kind-hearted children got on their bikes to raise over £700 for Jamie’s Something Special fund. Alex Dowd, right, Jamie’s cousin,...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

£100,000 scheme to boost trade

PLANS to invest extra funding to support independent businesses in Shaw and Lees were given the go-ahead. As reported in the...

Date Online: 23/07/2014

Golden year for centre

A SHAW distribution centre is preparing to deliver a double celebration as it marks a milestone and a top employer...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Serve and brolly!

THE only time I have ever had to use a tennis racquet was to swat an annoying fly that was...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

Seven years and not a day off school

MOST children come up with various excuses to avoid going to school in the morning. But not Ryan Chipchase. The Year...

Date Online: 22/07/2014

A-mazing piece of mowing

TWO Oldham Council workers have got a little creative and produced a stunning labyrinth design in Dunwood Park, Shaw. Gardener Andy...

Date Online: 18/07/2014