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883 Article(s) Found

Mick gives doctors the runaround!

Shaw athlete Mick Flatley ignored his doctor’s advice about running a marathon only days after surgery and his daring paid...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Fundraiser

STEVEN’S Get Well Soon fundraiser will be held at Crompton Cricket Club on Saturday, September 20, from 2pm till late....

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Vital shopping service axed

A VITAL transport link connecting housebound pensioners with local supermarkets is set to be cancelled. Transport for Greater Manchester’s Shopping Link...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Pooling resources in pulling-the-plug row

A 960-name petition has been handed to Oldham Council by Liberal Democrats in Shaw and Crompton protesting the decision to...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Volunteer appeal

FRIENDS of Crompton Moor are looking for volunteers to help maintain the moor and the surrounding area. To get involved...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Dig deep for little Joe Joe

OLDHAM RL is helping a local family to raise money for their four-year-old boy with severe disabilities. Joseph Atherton - known...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Mum’s ‘wrong school’ stand

A MOTHER could face fines for not sending her autistic child to school in a stand-off over his placement. Emma Brooks...

Date Online: 04/09/2014

Rain doesn’t spoil Jamie’s day

SUPPORTERS turned out in force on Saturday for a concert in memory of two-year-old Jamie Heaton, who died in the...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

Carry on caring!

Childminder overturns ruling A CHILDMINDER has successfully appealed an Ofsted decision that she couldn’t look after children in her home because...

Date Online: 01/09/2014

Man on murder charge

A SHAW man has been charged with murder after a woman was found dead in Heywood. Steven Dunks (45) of Milnrow...

Date Online: 01/09/2014

Jamie gig will be something special

A CONCERT tomorrow in memory of two-year-old Shaw explosion victim Jamie Heaton could help his family to hit their target...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Shed break-ins

POLICE are warning residents to be on their guard after a number of attempted shed break-ins across Shaw recently. BUDDING actors...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Ammonia sprayed in dog’s eyes

BURGLARS sprayed ammonia into a dog’s face as they ransacked its owners’ home in Shaw, police revealed today. The offenders broke...

Date Online: 28/08/2014

Estate agents’ anger over rival’s 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

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

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

It’s 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

‘Our sunshine girl...’

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