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Judith’s medal pride

COMMUNITY stalwart Judith Haughton beamed with pride as she received her British Empire Medal for years of dedication to Oldham....

Date Online: 18/04/2014

Make your point

SUBMIT your views on the proposals for upgrading the Milnrow Road and Crompton Way zebra crossing before the April 22...

Date Online: 18/04/2014

Theatre festival

PLAYHOUSE 2, Shaw, is holding a children’s theatre festival this month. Youth theatre day will be on Tuesday, April 15,...

Date Online: 11/04/2014

Pensioner targeted by conmen

A VULNERABLE Shaw pensioner was robbed of £100 on Monday afternoon by two men claiming to be council workers. The...

Date Online: 09/04/2014

Fairness fight wins professor’s backing

ACCLAIMED author Richard Wilkinson is backing Oldham’s fight against inequality The professor praised the work of the Oldham Fairness Commission,...

Date Online: 08/04/2014

£3,000 donation - out of the blue

SHAW youth centre has been given £3,000 by Greater Manchester Police to set up an after-school homework club. The group,...

Date Online: 08/04/2014

Hospice walk

A HOSPICE to hospice walk in aid of Dr Kershaw’s takes place on Sunday, April 27. Fund-raisers will walk over...

Date Online: 04/04/2014

Have your say on fatal crossing

RESIDENTS are being urged to have their say on plans to redesign the Shaw pedestrian crossing on which 11-year-old Annalise...

Date Online: 01/04/2014

Everest marathon will be teacher’s toughest challenge yet

HE has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and Mont Blanc, trekked through the Sahara Desert and the jungles of Borneo and driven...

Date Online: 28/03/2014

PCSO meeting

MEET local police community support officers to talk about crime issues affecting your area at Crompton Library between 9.30 and...

Date Online: 28/03/2014

Businesses back Olympian

OLYMPIC bronze medallist Nicola White is the proud driver of a sparkling new Nissan Qashqai - thanks to the generosity...

Date Online: 28/03/2014

Ill-health forces head to leave her post

THE head of one of Oldham’s top secondary schools is stepping down. Sarah Calvert, who has been diagnosed with chronic...

Date Online: 26/03/2014

Tribute to Indian Association leading light

TRIBUTES have been paid to a leading figure in Oldham’s Indian Association, who has died aged 85. Vasumati Kunverba Sisodia,...

Date Online: 25/03/2014

Howard falls £3,500 prey to net scammers

THE victim of a £3,500 internet scam has warned buyers to beware online auctions. Howard Maloney of High Crompton fell...

Date Online: 25/03/2014

Art and a brew

SHAW Art Society is holding a coffee morning and art exhibition at St Andrew’s Church, High Crompton, on Saturday, March...

Date Online: 21/03/2014

Danger crossing options on the table

Four solutions for safety upgrades at a Shaw pedestrian crossing on which an 11-year-old girl and a pensioner were killed...

Date Online: 19/03/2014

Talent pool!

CROMPTON House girls have become the school’s first national water polo champions. Team members were crowned Northern under-16 champions when...

Date Online: 18/03/2014

Forum meets

SHAW and Crompton Community Forum takes place at Crompton Library, Farrow Street East, Shaw, on Tuesday, March 18, from 6pm....

Date Online: 14/03/2014

Oyez, oyez . . . it’s celebration time

Shaw marks 150 years since historic occasion ONE hundred and fifty years of local government in Shaw and Crompton has...

Date Online: 14/03/2014

Landmark anniversary celebration

Shaw and Crompton will mark 150 years of local government at a special event on Monday. The District Executive will...

Date Online: 07/03/2014

Teenager wins place at leading music college

A Shaw viola player has won a place at one of the world’s leading music colleges. Student Dominica Hallstead (18)...

Date Online: 04/03/2014

Four injured in M62 smash

A CRASH involving two cars on the M62 between Shaw and Saddleworth left four people in hospital during the early...

Date Online: 04/03/2014

Hill’s charity angels

A STAR class of fundraisers at Shaw’s St Joseph’s Primary School is celebrating after hitting the £40,000 mark for charity...

Date Online: 28/02/2014

Tuck into swing

MUSICAL sensation King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys are swinging into Playhouse 2 on Saturday. Tickets are available from the...

Date Online: 28/02/2014

Deadline looms to save town’s last green space

HUNDREDS of flyers have been distributed by residents around Shawside Park in the fight to save the only remaining green...

Date Online: 27/02/2014

Rogue roofers on the knocker

POLICE are warning residents to be vigilant as rogue traders are working in the area to take advantage of the...

Date Online: 21/02/2014

The doctor won’t see you now...

AN angry mum has blasted a Shaw medical practice as “heartless” after it turned away her sick two-year-old son when...

Date Online: 21/02/2014

One step from Wembley!

CHILDREN from St Joseph’s RC Primary School are only one round away from making it to Wembley. The team will...

Date Online: 20/02/2014

No donor match yet for Nicola

AN “overwhelming” number of people have volunteered to give a Shaw woman a life-saving kidney since the Chronicle ran the...

Date Online: 19/02/2014

First step in crossing upgrade

BRIGHT new lights have been installed at the crossing where 12-year-old Annalise Holt was killed in Shaw. Protesters campaigned for...

Date Online: 17/02/2014