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Lidl on the way to Royton

Oldham Planning Committee ROYTON will be getting a new Lidl supermarket in the district centre. Oldham Council planning committee granted permission for...

Date Online: 16/04/2015

History talk

A TALK entitled “A Search for a Victorian Fidler Across the Seas”, by John Fidler, will take place at Royton...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Arsonists caught on camera

OLDHAM Police are investigating arson attacks on a mill and two cars last night. A black Mini Cooper in Windsor...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Security firmís risk management failure

THE boss of the security firm that hired a guard who later killed two of his colleagues in Iraq admitted...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Candidates revealed in race for ballot box

A TOTAL of 100 candidates are fighting for 20 Oldham Council seats, it was revealed yesterday. Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

So, who will get your vote?

Here is a list of all the candidates submitted for the council elections this...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Lidl details go to planners

A NEW Lidl supermarket will be on its way if planning permission is granted later this month. Plans for the 22,000...

Date Online: 09/04/2015

Teen falls victim to school dinner scam

A teenager was forced to go hungry when her lunch account was cleared by other pupils. Now Aaron Greaves, the father...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Homes suffer blackout

HUNDREDS of homes in Oldham were left in the dark for several hours yesterday after a power cut affected several...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Your Chronicle delivers for Oldham

Itís all about Oldham! WHEN it comes to bringing you the Oldham news, sport and advertising - your Oldham Evening Chronicle...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

Storm-lashed Oldham

A 30ft tree clipped a parked car as gales, torrential rain and hail blew it down as they battered the...

Date Online: 01/04/2015

Music night

ROYTON Townswomen Guild will host Kershaw’s Crooners for a musical evening on Tuesday, April 14. The concert is at Royton...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

Machete manís threat to chop up ex-partner

A DRUNKEN ex-boyfriend who threatened to chop up his former partner with a foot-long machete has been jailed. Aaron Walker (32),...

Date Online: 31/03/2015

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

Itís 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 Ďwoolí

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

Thugís 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