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£15,000 cannabis farm found

POLICE are appealing for information after a cannabis farm with £15,000 of the drug was discovered in Heyside. Oldham’s Organised Crime...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Annalise death trial goes ahead

A VAN driver charged with causing the death of an Oldham schoolgirl on a zebra crossing in Shaw at Christmas...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Festive advice

POLICE will be at Asda, Greenfield Lane, on Saturday between 4pm and 7.30pm to offer advice on crime prevention ahead...

Date Online: 05/12/2014

Everybody’s having fun!

LOCAL Christmas spirit spread over the weekend as villages and districts switched on their annual festive lights. Families enjoyed the big...

Date Online: 01/12/2014

Man told police he would shoot

A MAN who was “down in the dumps” falsely told police he had a shotgun and was going to shoot...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Son swerves jail after car ‘frolic’

A SHAW man has avoided prison after a “stupid frolic” in his father’s car. Spencer Morris (24), of Sumner Street, pleaded...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Tunes help Peter breathe more easily

A GRANDFATHER is singing the praises of an Oldham choir after it dramatically improved his health and reduced his hospital...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Switch on

SHAW and Crompton’s Christmas lights switch-on takes place tomorrow, with “Frozen” stars Anna and Elsa from 6.30pm in the town...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Hope Street

HOPE is rising from the rubble of the Shaw gas blast following a submission to build six new homes on...

Date Online: 24/11/2014

Firm’s £10,000 after man fell in bleach vat

A FABRICS firm has been fined £10,000 after an employee suffered severe chemical burns when he fell into a vat...

Date Online: 24/11/2014

£9,900 Lottery grant transforms playground

CHILDREN at Crompton Primary School have a new playground, courtesy of a £9,900 grant from the Big Lottery Fund. The money...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Big switch-on

SHAW and Crompton’s Christmas lights switch-on takes place on Friday, November 28, with “Frozen” stars Anna and Elsa from 6.30pm...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Police arrest flasher suspect

POLICE have arrested a 26-year-old man after a spate of indecent exposures in Shaw. Officers received seven reports of a...

Date Online: 19/11/2014

M&S coming to Oldham

THE 130-year wait to bring Marks and Spencer to Oldham is finally over. The retail giant will open a clothing, homeware...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Stolen car

A SILVER VW Golf was stolen from Edward Road between 6.30pm last Friday and 11am on Saturday. The thief took...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Police hunt flasher

POLICE are appealing for information after a man exposed himself to a woman in Shaw on Monday night. The man is...

Date Online: 12/11/2014

Warning as thieves target vans

MERCEDES truck and van catalytic converters are being targeted by thieves: five have been reported in Royton and Shaw over...

Date Online: 11/11/2014

Toddler’s determination to walk

LITTLE Leo Stott has taken the first step in his mission to walk unaided. The Shaw toddler has undergone a complex...

Date Online: 11/11/2014

Have a rummage

A JUMBLE sale takes place tonight at Heyside Reformed Church, Hebron Street from 7. Admission is 20p and all proceeds...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

A step in the wrong direction

PATIENTS are angry over the closing of the podiatry service at Crompton Health Centre. Sufferers will have to travel to Royton...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Power deal has many plus points, say Lib-Dems

OLDHAM’S Liberal Democrat leader has given a guarded welcome to Greater Manchester’s devolution deal. Councillor Howard Sykes said: “Much of what...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

MP opens new-look post office branches

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has officially opened two remodelled post offices. Both the Hardy Street and Shaw branches...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Spooky party

THERE will be a Halloween Party at Crompton Bowling Club tomorrow from 6.30pm, featuring a fancy-dress parade, pumpkin competition, face...

Date Online: 31/10/2014

Nowhere to go

AFTER recently spending an evening with the police as they tackled anti-social behaviour, reporter Robbie Gill spoke to teenagers on...

Date Online: 29/10/2014

Tina told to dock height of her deck

A CHILDMINDER who spent £3,600 on wooden decking to provide a safe area for children in her care has been...

Date Online: 28/10/2014

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