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810 Article(s) Found

Guitar hero

A TALENTED blues musician who has been unable to perform for 12 years due to illness is taking to the...

Date Online: 27/03/2015

Fair pay help

A FAIRTRADE stall at Trinity Methodist Church, Royton, raised £218 for Traidcraft, an organisation which works to provide fair pay...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

Four year old struck down by mystery illness

BRAVE little Tehyah Solan-Clarke is still fighting for her life at home, where she receives full-time care from her family...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Solar specs at the ready

YOUNG astronomers have been gearing up for tomorrow morning’s solar eclipse — a spectacle that won’t be repeated in the...

Date Online: 19/03/2015

Fairtrade funds

A FAIRTRADE stall at Trinity Methodist Church, Royton, raised £218.05 for Traidcraft, an organisation which works to provide fair pay...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

First test-tube baby hails birth pioneers

THE world’s first test-tube baby paid tribute to the pioneers who made her birth possible. A message from Louise Brown was...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

It’s showtime

THE Rotary Club of Crompton and Royton will be hosting an evening of songs and entertainment from well-known musicals at...

Date Online: 02/03/2015

New home for Bloom and Grow ‘wool’

OLDHAM’S award-winning Bloom and Grow entry has found a new home at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice. The Royton hospice’s voluntary gardening group...

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

Fairtrade sale

TRINITY Methodist Church, Radcliffe Street, Royton, is celebrating Fairtrade fortnight by selling Fairtrade goods and groceries during a coffee morning...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Supermarket leap

THE Lidl supermarket chain is to open a new branch in Royton centre. Oldham Council Cabinet last night agreed to...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Red mist attack on traffic warden

AN outraged motorist attacked a traffic warden who had given him a parking ticket in Oldham. Matthew Chamberlain (34) demanded the...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Cannabis plants seized at house

CANNABIS plants worth £30,000 have been seized from a house in Royton. Officers from Oldham’s Organised Crime Unit raided the property...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Exhibition

STUNNING landscape paintings by a local artist are currently on display at Royton Library. Robert Lees, a retired mechanical design engineer...

Date Online: 17/02/2015

Thug’s raid on nursery

A thug created terror in a Royton nursery by forcing his way into the building and pushing a member of...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Royton rebuild angers Diggle campaigner

OLDHAM Council received an angry sideswipe after revealing it is to rebuild a secondary school on its existing site. Royton and...

Date Online: 11/02/2015

Cat nappers

POLICE have issued advice to vehicle owners after three cars had their catalytic converters stolen. One was taken from a car...

Date Online: 10/02/2015

Crumbling school set to rise again

ROYTON and Crompton School will be one of 11 across Greater Manchester to share £100 million for major building works. The...

Date Online: 10/02/2015

Future bright for crumbling school

CRUMBLING Royton and Crompton School could be completely rebuilt on its current site if a funding bid is successful. The council...

Date Online: 09/02/2015

Craft gifts

A CRAFT fair selling a range of handmade gifts, items for the home and toiletries will take place at the...

Date Online: 02/02/2015

Photo display

STUNNING photographs by SLIC (South Lancashire Imaging Club) are on display at Royton Library, Rochdale Road, until Saturday, January 31....

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Stranded Lloyd gets green light to come home

AFTER being stranded in Jamaica for more than three months, Royton man Lloyd Bogle has finally been granted permission to...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Marooned on paradise holiday isle

A MAN who has lived in Oldham for more than 50 years has been stranded for three months in his...

Date Online: 26/01/2015

Parents are proud as Becky beats her demons

AN inspirational 16-year-old girl has beaten bullies and overcome an eating disorder which dropped her weight to under six stone. Now...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Stolen van recovered - minus £2,000 of tools

A VAN stolen from a Royton firm was found abandoned in Coldhurst a day later - without the £2,000 worth...

Date Online: 21/01/2015

In the net

NETBALL in the community sessions take place at Oldham Academy North every Wednesday from 6.30pm to 8pm — open to...

Date Online: 13/01/2015

In the net

NETBALL in the community sessions take place at Oldham Academy North every Wednesday from 6.30pm to 8pm — open to...

Date Online: 13/01/2015

Zimbabwe trip a life-changer, says aid worker

A YOUNG charity worker is swapping Royton for Zimbabwe as he prepares to help children and orphans affected by HIV...

Date Online: 13/01/2015

Blood levels drop

AN urgent appeal has been made for blood donors this month after stock levels fell drastiaclly over Christmas. All blood types...

Date Online: 09/01/2015

Amy dies at 101

A great-great-grandma, who lived in Royton all her life, has died aged 101. Amy Robinson, a resident at Oaklands Rest Home,...

Date Online: 09/01/2015