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1021 Article(s) Found

Dancers go Madd for UK success

A SHAW dance school is celebrating after scooping an incredible haul of national championship wins. Six of its students won UK...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Thanks so much, youíre an angel...

AFTER reading how an Oldham Street Angel saved the life of a young man left for dead in Oldham town...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Best foot forward for Whit Walkers

WHIT walkers had their prayers answered when the skies cleared up just in time for the celebrations. The grey clouds and...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Democracy? Councilís like North Korea, says Sykes

OLDHAM’S Liberal Democrat leader has accused Labour of running the council “like North Korea”. Councillor Howard Sykes has attacked Labour for...

Date Online: 20/05/2015

Car vandals leave motorist stranded

A DEVASTATED job hunter returned from an interview to find his car windows had been smashed by vandals Komruz Zaman (29),...

Date Online: 20/05/2015

Sunshine Blinds break-in storm

A BUSINESS owner has been left stunned after thieves broke into his industrial unit and made off with £5,500 worth...

Date Online: 20/05/2015

Much moor than a fun run for Gary

TACKLING dementia doesn’t need to be an uphill battle — unless you’re taking on the Milltown to Moors 7k this...

Date Online: 15/05/2015

Sykes gets Lib-Dem vote

IT’S business as usual for the Liberal Democrats as Howard Sykes has retained his role as Oldham group leader . Councillor...

Date Online: 15/05/2015

Eleven days, six bikes... one cause

Motorbike-mad mates are planning to coast their way round Britain to raise money for cancer research. Former Shaw resident Stephanie Ratcliffe...

Date Online: 15/05/2015

Fundraiser

PLAYHOUSE 2 is holding a fund-raising concert in aid of Ward F11 at the Royal Oldham Hospital and New Bridge...

Date Online: 15/05/2015

Earlier diagnosis could have saved mum

A HEAVILY pregnant teacher who died from internal bleeding due to a rare complication would have been “guaranteed” survival had...

Date Online: 14/05/2015

Pregnant teacher died from rare complication

A PREGNANT teacher with a history of miscarriage died of massive internal bleeding caused by a rare complication, an inquest...

Date Online: 13/05/2015

Marieís puppy pledge

A guide dog owner from Shaw is hoping to raise £5,000 in memory of the animal that helped to turn...

Date Online: 12/05/2015

Delighted Sykes eager to kick on

LEADER of the opposition Howard Sykes declared himself ecstatic with the Liberal Democrats’ performance at this year’s local elections. The...

Date Online: 11/05/2015

Arrest drama

A MAN was arrested on Saturday after being seen entering several gardens and trying house and shed doors on Park...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

McMahon retains Council leader role

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon has retained his seat in Failsworth East with a 1,453 majority over his nearest rival,...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Hereís how you voted...

Oldham East and Saddleworth 2011 byelection turnout: 48 per cent 2011 byelection majority: 3,558 Debbie Abrahams (Lab) 17,529 Sajjad Hussain (Con) 11,527 Peter Klonowski (UKIP) 8,557 Richard...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

How parish candidates line up

OLDHAM will go to the polls tomorrow to elect MPs, councillors and parish councillors. Previews of the parliamentary and Oldham Council...

Date Online: 06/05/2015

COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2015 ó PARTY STATEMENTS

LABOUR We are continuing to invest WITH your support Labour gained control of Oldham Council in 2011. We’ve come a long way...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Local Election Candidates part two

MEDLOCK VALE Neil Allsopp (Con): Aged 62. Married to Carol and they have a son, Richard. Neil and Carol will be...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Dedicated Arnie hangs up his lolly!

AFTER 12 happy years of safely guiding children in Shaw across the road, popular lollipop man Arnie Marsden has hung...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Decision day

AND they’re off! 100 candidates are battling for the 20 Oldham Council seats up for grabs as the borough prepares...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Park and ride boost for tram users

The number of park and ride spaces at the Shaw & Crompton Metrolink stop has been doubled. A new section, which...

Date Online: 01/05/2015

Eee...Aww...

RUSTY the donkey was the mane attraction for the residents at Shaw Side Nursing Home this week. The Donkey Sanctuary in...

Date Online: 30/04/2015

General Election 2015 spotlight

Meet the candidates WITH just over a week to go before the country goes to the polls, Oldhamers are deciding who...

Date Online: 29/04/2015

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

Letís 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