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Cricket fund-raiser

ROYTON Cricket Ladies Charity Fundraisers will hold a family fun day and cricket tournament on Saturday. The event, taking place...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Streets to be named after war heroes

THREE World War One Oldham heroes who received Britain’s highest military award, the Victoria Cross, are to have streets named...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Residentsí concern over park drugs

ROYTON residents took to social media this week to express their concern about the number of empty bags being left...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

War talk

ROYTON Townswomen’s Guild will hear from Richard Wimpenny as he gives a talk, “The Causes of WW1”, at Royton Town...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Dog savaged to death

TWO shih tzu dogs were savaged and one of them killed by a pair of Staffordshire bull terriers. Distraught owner Debra...

Date Online: 09/09/2014

Masked men snatch £15,000

MASKED raiders armed with batons and a knife stole £15,000 in cash and travellers cheques from Royton Post Office. The men...

Date Online: 08/09/2014

Electric shock kills worker

An engineer has died after receiving a fatal electric shock while working at a Royton school. Father-of-two Jason Haslem (24) was...

Date Online: 03/09/2014

Local cricket legend Trevorís final stand

Royton cricket veteran Trevor Lewis died following years of exposure to asbestos, an inquest heard yesterday. Mr Lewis (62) had suffered...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

Rain doesnít spoil Jamieís 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

Bring and buy

DR Kershaw’s Hospice will be hosting an autumn bring-and-buy sale on Saturday, September 6, from 10am to 1pm. There will...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

Amazing face!

THANK you very much... Royton rocker Chris Connor has topped a global poll to find the world’s best Elvis impersonator. Chris...

Date Online: 28/08/2014

Feast of fun

HELP raise money for Dr Kershaw’s on Sunday by supporting a Lifenotes Concert at the Old Grey Mare, Oldham Road,...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Swift action sends travellers packing

POLICE and Oldham Council acted swiftly when travellers arrived at a Royton park yesterday. Officers and officials reached the field within...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Blast over car tax changes

OLDHAM garages say they have been left in the dark over impending changes to car taxation. Motorists could face big fines...

Date Online: 20/08/2014

Sporting chance

TAKE part in the last week of a summer multi-sports camp at Oldham Academy North. every weekday until Friday. Aimed...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Sex-crime copper jailed for 17 years

A RETIRED Royton police officer has been jailed for 17 years for subjecting a girl to an eight-year spell of...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

Richard embarks on 874-mile charity trek

SWAPPING banking for his bike is Richard Harrison, who is using pedal power to raise pounds. The 30-year-old clerk, of Royton,...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Itís 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

Songs and smiles for Winís 100th birthday

Win Doolan always has a smile on her face — and it is sure to be there today as she...

Date Online: 13/08/2014

Bereaved look to the skies in remembrance

BEREAVED parents released balloons in memory of their lost loved ones as part of a symbolic ceremony. The Oldham branch of...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Mudder marvel

A ROYTON man has set about conquering five gruelling challenges to raise money for research into Alzheimer’s. Patrick Harwood (26) completed...

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

ĎOur sunshine girl...í

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

Travellers told to make a move

TRAVELLERS who pitched up on a town-centre car park have been told by police they must move today having just...

Date Online: 07/08/2014

New homes open door to fresh start

SHOLVER is now home to 12 new families after First Choice Homes handed over the keys to a dozen new...

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

Worker in machine hand-trap ordeal

A 41-year-old man suffered serious injuries to his hand after an industrial accident at a Royton engineering firm. The incident, which...

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

Charlie chops locks to see funds grow

A LITTLE boy who grew his hair for two-and-a-half years has had his long flowing locks chopped off to raise...

Date Online: 01/08/2014