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Art display

BEAUTIFUL landscapes and stunning scenes by local artist Barbara Travis are being showcased at Royton Library throughout May. ENJOY delicious food...

Date Online: 19/05/2015

Rock star Edith’s high hopes

A TALENTED nine-year-old girl from Royton has scaled the heights in a national climbing competition — just over a year...

Date Online: 19/05/2015

Drain works

RADCLIFFE Street with its junction at Cardigan Street will be closed for five weeks starting from Monday, May 18 to...

Date Online: 12/05/2015

Routine winner

A TALENTED teenager from Royton has danced her way to victory in a national competition. Sixth-former Emily McGowan saw off 12...

Date Online: 12/05/2015

Tribute to former teacher

TRIBUTES have poured in for a former Royton and Crompton School teacher who has died of cancer. Joe Henderson taught English...

Date Online: 12/05/2015

McMahon retains Council leader role

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon has retained his seat in Failsworth East with a 1,453 majority over his nearest rival,...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Meacher full of praise

VETERAN MP Michael Meacher comfortably retained his Oldham West and Royton seat with a whopping 14,738 majority. The 75-year-old Labour stalwart,...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Here’s how you voted...

Oldham East and Saddleworth 2011 byelection turnout: 48 per cent 2011 byelection majority: 3,558 Debbie Abrahams (Lab) 17,529 Sajjad Hussain (Con) 11,527 Peter Klonowski (UKIP) 8,557 Richard...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Attacks linked?

TWO “mindless and reckless” arson attacks on Royton businesses over the last few days could be linked. The first, at the...

Date Online: 06/05/2015

Girl’s guide to voting

AN Oldham Girl Guide is championing the voice of young women as she prepares to vote for the first time...

Date Online: 06/05/2015

Decision day

AND they’re off! 100 candidates are battling for the 20 Oldham Council seats up for grabs as the borough prepares...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2015 — PARTY STATEMENTS

LABOUR We are continuing to invest WITH your support Labour gained control of Oldham Council in 2011. We’ve come a long way...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Local Election Candidates part two

MEDLOCK VALE Neil Allsopp (Con): Aged 62. Married to Carol and they have a son, Richard. Neil and Carol will be...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Pub shooting probe

POLICE were called to a pub in Royton after rumours a gun had been fired. Police were called to the Duke...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Fire rips through furniture workshop

A THRIVING furniture firm has been left devastated after an arson attack caused more than £15,000 worth of damage. Firefighters were...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Standby for a colour blast!

DR Kershaw’s Hospice is set to paint the town red - and green, blue, yellow and orange - for its...

Date Online: 01/05/2015

General Election 2015 spotlight

Meet the candidates WITH just over a week to go before the country goes to the polls, Oldhamers are deciding who...

Date Online: 29/04/2015

General Election 2015: OLDHAM WEST & ROYTON CANDIDATES

Michael Meacher (Lab) There are three central issues at this election. First, the NHS is being hammered by the Tory £20 billion...

Date Online: 29/04/2015

Faster broadband in a month - BT

COMPANIES hampered by slow broadband speeds at Oldham’s Salmon Fields business village should have faster services by the end of...

Date Online: 28/04/2015

Rainbow tree

BRING colour to Dr Kershaw’s by making a dedication to someone who has brought colour to your life as the...

Date Online: 28/04/2015

Brave Tehyah continues her fight

KIND-HEARTED locals continue to rally for brave four-year-old Tehyah Solan-Clarke, who is still fighting for her life following a series...

Date Online: 24/04/2015

Broadband gripes reach new heights

A COMPANY plans to leave Oldham because of slow internet connections to an office park. VSM Healthcare at Salmon Fields Business...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Help the brownies

SS Aidan and Oswald RC Church brownies group is looking for a few extra adults to help the leaders for...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Muddy hell, that was fun

GETTING down in the mud in a gruelling obstacle course was no sweat for Royton chippy owner Kwok Wong. Thrill-seeking Kwok,...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

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 firm’s 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