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730 Article(s) Found

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

It’s 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 Win’s 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

‘Our sunshine girl...’

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

Natasha’s Euro glory brings local cheer

A ROYTON woman, who won the European Cheerleading Championships with her squad earlier this month, is urging Oldhamers to take...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

We didn’t buckle...

CHARITABLE cyclists endured canalside calamities as they peddled their way through a fund-raising feat of endurance. Geoff Stocks, along with colleagues...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

This is for you, mum

A BOTCHED injection which changed her mum’s life forever inspired a remarkable carer to pursue a career in law to...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

Judgment day for Britain in Bloom

JUDGES for Britain in Bloom assessed Oldham’s entry into the competition yesterday after the borough represented the North-West in last...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

Police probe after car hits pedestrians

A WOMAN in her 60s suffered serious leg injuries yesterday when a car reversed into her at speed. She was airlifted...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Ace ‘red’ team blackballed

A PUB team from the White Hart in Royton has been blackballed from the Shaw Pool League — for being...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Booted-off players win red card apology

OLDHAM Council has apologised to members of a football team for mistakenly ejecting them from Clayton Playing Fields. Oddies 14, who...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

A new march of the mods?

OLDHAM could well be on the verge of witnessing another mod revival – and multi-talented guitar/vocalist Matt Cummings would love...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Needle-phobe Martin grins and bears it to aid hospice

A MAN who is terrified of needles says he is delighted with his new tattoo after volunteering to get inked...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Brilliant talents of young artists

Primary school pupils enjoyed getting involved in arts activities such as drawing and creating woven and textile pieces at the...

Date Online: 25/07/2014