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Spring fair

A SPRING fair takes place at Mind and Body fitness studio on March 29, at noon. There will be a...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Danny’s style skills set tongs wagging

A barber from Shaw is being groomed for superstardom after being selected as a member of the Mens Hairdressing Federation...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Net hits!

AN Oldham netball mascot double act has been watched well over 7,000 times online. Under the dance costumes are Tom Nokes...

Date Online: 27/02/2015

Brutal killer gets life in jail

A JEALOUS lover who battered his girlfriend to death then covered his crime for a month by sending texts from...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Big Lottery grant heaven sent

A SHAW church’s prayers have been answered with a £120,900 repair grant. The Heritage Lottery grant means St James parish church...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Smash and drive

A CAR was stolen from a home on Delamere Avenue between 10pm last Tuesday and 7am last Wednesday. Offenders smashed...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Burglary arrest

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested in connection with a burglary and the theft of a £1,000 heart defibrillator at...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Home rule

SOME Shaw householders would rather see a local abattoir enlarged than the land turned into a housing estate and country...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Murder suspect admits lying to police

A SPURNED lover admitted he lied to police about his girlfriend’s death - but denies responsibility for her murder. Steven Dunks...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Heart defib machine stolen in raid

LIFE-SAVING medical equipment has been stolen from Crompton ambulance depot. Raiders smashed a window in the early hours of Monday and...

Date Online: 18/02/2015

Kit man Jack’s on the ball

FOOTBALL-MAD youngster Jack Hurst’s heart condition stops him playing his favourite sport. But when his school team made him kit man...

Date Online: 17/02/2015

Burglars on prowl

POLICE are hunting burglars who broke into a house in Arley Drive on Saturday between 10am and 6pm. Thieves smashed...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Green light for park and ride

A NEW park and ride site for Shaw and Crompton’s Metrolink stop has been given the go-ahead. Transport for Greater Manchester...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Man injured in pub assault

A MAN suffered a fractured cheek bone and eye socket after he was punched in an unprovoked attack in a...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Farewell to former nurse Sadie, 100

A FORMER nurse in the Second World War has died, aged 100. Sadie Dawson, from Shaw, died peacefully at Shaw Side...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Killer’s bogus texts cover-up

A SHAW man beat his partner to death - then hid her murder for a month by sending messages from...

Date Online: 11/02/2015

Fund tribute to secret Santa Roy

SECRET Santa Roy Taylor’s family has set up a fund in memory of the late dad and grandad. Only a week...

Date Online: 09/02/2015

Car stolen

A VAUXHALL Corsa was stolen from a driveway in Avis Street, Shaw, between 10pm on Tuesday, January 27, and 8.15am...

Date Online: 06/02/2015

Group seeks £100,000 lottery money to restore drinking fountain

CROMPTON’S Friends of Dunwood Park group is to bid for £100,000 - to restore the park’s historic drinking fountain. Group secretary...

Date Online: 26/01/2015

School plans to become an academy

PUPILS and parents at East Crompton St George’s Primary School will get the chance to have their say on plans...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Spring ball

TICKETS are still available for Crompton House School’s Spring Ball on Saturday, March 28. The theme is “Party Like It’s...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Child sex pictures charges

A 57-YEAR-OLD Shaw man has been charged with a string of offences after more than 4,200 indecent images were allegedly...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Market ice proves a thaw point

TRADING at Shaw market was almost frozen yesterday after the recent snowfall caused havoc. Icy conditions meant setting up stalls was...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Secret Santa Roy loses fight for life

ROY TAYLOR, who for the past decade was best known for his Secret Santa gifts of £10 notes to Oldham...

Date Online: 21/01/2015

Tram park & ride expansion boost

COMMUTERS at the Shaw and Crompton Metrolink stop could soon benefit from extra parking spaces The 50 spaces will be on...

Date Online: 20/01/2015

Vehicle theft

A VEHICLE was stolen in Beal Lane at 7.15am on Monday. The driver was delivering newspapers and stopped outside a...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Horror house landlord to pay more than £4,000

TENANTS at a house of horror in Shaw were forced to find emergency accommodation when an inspection revealed a shocking...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Plea for help over stolen gems

POLICE have issued photographs of expensive jewellery stolen during a break-in in Oldham. On January 2, burglars broke into a house...

Date Online: 13/01/2015

Pam, 76, loves living life on the edge

Pensioner Pamela Henthorn certainly has a head for heights. At 76 she has just abseiled down Table Mountain in South...

Date Online: 12/01/2015

Police warning

POLICE are warning residents on Longley Street to be on their guard after youths were seen trying door handles at...

Date Online: 09/01/2015