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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

Area forum

HAVE your voice heard and speak to local councillors at the Royton District Executive meeting and community forum on Monday,...

Date Online: 06/01/2015

Mum in appeal over daughter’s accident

THE mother of a 15-year-old girl who was left with serious leg injuries after being hit by a van in...

Date Online: 31/12/2014

Pelican brief: new call

CALLS to upgrade a Royton zebra crossing to a pelican crossing have been renewed after another accident. A 65-year-old woman was...

Date Online: 30/12/2014

Snowed Under!

SNOW fell across Oldham on Boxing Day evening as temperatures plunged and icy winter weather arrived. A white blanket covered hill...

Date Online: 29/12/2014

Man critical after crash

A 24-YEAR-OLD man is in a critical condition in hospital after a car crashed into a garden wall in Royton. The...

Date Online: 22/12/2014

Aglow with festive cheer

IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Wensleydale Close, with one family going all out with their decorations. The...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Chance to dance

INTERESTED in street dancing? Fierce Dance, based at St Mark’s Parish Centre, Heyside, is looking for children aged three to...

Date Online: 02/12/2014

Royton all switched on for Christmas

CHRISTMAS cheer filled Royton last night at the switch-on of the town’s seasonal lights. Hundreds braved the chilly night to watch...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Big switch-on

ROYTON’S Christmas lights will be officially switched on at Royton Town Hall on Thursday. Members of the public should gather...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

King Chris set for 60-night tour

ROYTON crooner Chris Connor is donning his blue suede shoes for an appearance at Heywood Civic Centre on Saturday. Fresh from...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Rogue traders

POLICE are urging Royton residents to be vigilant following reports of bogus workmen targeting elderly residents in the area. GRAB some...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

M&S coming to Oldham

THE 130-year wait to bring Marks and Spencer to Oldham is finally over. The retail giant will open a clothing, homeware...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Gran is scooter scam victim

A GREAT-grandmother has lost £1,000 after buying a faulty mobility scooter from a suspected rogue trader. Margaret Turner agreed to buy...

Date Online: 12/11/2014

Whit memories

MEMORIES of the Whit Walks will be brought to life at the Royton Local History Society meeting tonight. Canon Jim Burns...

Date Online: 11/11/2014

Warning as thieves target vans

MERCEDES truck and van catalytic converters are being targeted by thieves: five have been reported in Royton and Shaw over...

Date Online: 11/11/2014

Farewell to former MP

FORMER Oldham Labour MP Joel Barnett has died, aged 91. Awarded a life peerage in 1983, Lord Barnett, MP for Heywood...

Date Online: 04/11/2014

Taking charge

INTERIM chief Martin Knowles has been formally appointed principal of Oldham Academy North. Mr Knowles has been acting principal for four...

Date Online: 31/10/2014

VC hero given memorial stone honour

THE heroic actions of Royton-born Sergeant John Hogan were commemorated with the unveiling of a special memorial stone. The ceremony, which...

Date Online: 30/10/2014

Nowhere to go

AFTER recently spending an evening with the police as they tackled anti-social behaviour, reporter Robbie Gill spoke to teenagers on...

Date Online: 29/10/2014

Thief pinches your Chron!

OUR Royton readers were almost left without their copy of the Chronicle last night after a delivery van with more...

Date Online: 22/10/2014