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Get creative

CROMPTON and Shaw Art Group is appealing for new members. The group meets at the Royal British Legion Club, Newton...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Fire crew tackles moorland blaze

FIRE-fighters from Oldham tackled a moorland blaze above Shaw last night. They were called to Brushes Clough, off Buckstones Road, shortly...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Let’s rock!

Losing six relatives to cancer has inspired a teenager to organise a charity rock gig to help fight the disease. Nathan...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Salon hits back over pay claim

A HIGH Crompton hairdresser has hit back over GMB union claims it failed to pay an employee almost £700 in...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Annual meeting

FRIENDS of Dunwood Park’s annual general meeting is on Thursday, April 23, between 7 and 8pm at St James Church...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Pole marathon man plans next challenge

Teacher Steve Hill has returned from a freezing trip to the North Pole... and has immediately started planning his next...

Date Online: 15/04/2015

Ellie makes final cut for beauty crown

A BID to shake off a crippling anxiety condition has thrust biology student Ellie Darlington under the microscope. Last week Ellie...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Shaw shop grants a surefire winner

SHOPS in Shaw are being revitalised with Oldham Council business improvement grants. The first independent traders in Shaw have benefited from...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Pet chipping

MICROCHIP your pet in Asda car park between 8.30am and 1pm on April 22 for £5. A FAMILY fun day will...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Candidates revealed in race for ballot box

A TOTAL of 100 candidates are fighting for 20 Oldham Council seats, it was revealed yesterday. Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

So, who will get your vote?

Here is a list of all the candidates submitted for the council elections this...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Plane problem delays Steve’s North Pole marathon

TEACHER Steve Hill’s latest daredevil challenge has been delayed by an aeroplane problem. The deaputy head of St Joseph’s Primary School,...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

A beautiful mind

FOR Ellie Darlington, desperate times called for desperate measures. To confront a sudden and extreme social anxiety disorder last year, the...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

No masking support for daredevil teacher

PUPILS staged a special send-off for super teacher Steve Hill, who is tackling the gruelling North Pole marathon next Thursday. Children...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Homes suffer blackout

HUNDREDS of homes in Oldham were left in the dark for several hours yesterday after a power cut affected several...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Road closed

MOTORISTS are warned that Blackshaw Lane will be closed to through traffic with no access to or from Cornish Way...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Your Chronicle delivers for Oldham

It’s all about Oldham! WHEN it comes to bringing you the Oldham news, sport and advertising - your Oldham Evening Chronicle...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

Steph goes in search of love on TV

SINGLE girl Steph Roberts will be looking for love on the small screen again when she appears on tonight’s edition...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

United legend opens school pitches

A GUARD of honour greeted Manchester United legend Paul Scholes as he officially opened Crompton House School’s new “3G” pitches. The...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

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