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889 Article(s) Found

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

Muslim graves attacked

VANDALS have desecrated Muslim graves in Chadderton Cemetery. Police were called by the distraught relative of a woman buried within the...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Miracle girl Jesmin is an inspiration

A MIRACLE teenager who spent 13 days in a coma after being hit by a lorry is celebrating her A-level...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Strikes go on in fire dispute

FIREFIGHTERS in Oldham are continuing to strike this week in their long- running dispute with the Government over changes to...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Chloe follows her business dream

YOUNG entrepreneur Chloe Booth already has a successful business under her belt. And the 18-year-old will now study business management at...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Students are top of the form

SUPER students at Oldham Sixth Form College (OSFC) have been celebrating great grades. The overall pass rate for all advanced courses...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Head teacherís joy at results

NORTH Chadderton School is celebrating another year of A-level achievement, with 97 per cent of students achieving A* to E...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Dancing through gap year

BALLET enthusiast Amy Thompson is taking a year out to teach dance at Kennedy’s College, Manchester, before studying physics and...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Anxious wait finally over

THE waiting is over for Oldham students who received their A-level results today. Schools across the country opened their doors early...

Date Online: 14/08/2014

Princely results for Eleanor

ELEANOR Prince has returned from a 12-day guides project in Armenia — and is now off to Cambridge. The Blue Coat...

Date Online: 14/08/2014

It all adds up as Sam overcomes Aspergerís

A-level success has added up to a place at university for a student who has overcome the difficulties associated with...

Date Online: 14/08/2014

Match up of the day at jobs fair

YOUNGSTERS from across Oldham turned out for a jobs fair and football tournament organised by Greater Manchester Police (GMP). Off the...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Taking leap of faith

THREE women from one family are just about coming down to earth after a thrilling 14,000ft skydive for charity. Kim Worrall...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Mum of seven jailed for driving offences

A MOTHER-of-seven has been jailed after driving while disqualified and three times over the drink-drive limit. Mary Whitehead (43) of Wimpole...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Drunk threw kitten

A CHADDERTON man who caused unnecessary suffering to a kitten pleaded guilty at the 11th hour. Jason McClean (38), of Ramsdale...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Woman mugged under subway

POLICE have made a fresh appeal for witnesses after a woman was punched to the ground and robbed by a...

Date Online: 07/08/2014

Rolls Royce of garage sales

A GREAT garage sale with bargains galore, raised a whopping £2,100 for charity. Despite the downpours, more than 450 went to...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

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

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

Campaigning Christina unites her community

A COMMUNITY figure has been nominated for a Pride in Oldham award for her work as chairman of the Foxdenton...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

Dog Inn boss in TV licence dodge

A CHADDERTON pub owner caught without a TV licence was ordered to pay £860 at Wigan Magistrates’ Court. Andrew Yates, who...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

Super-fan Cliff takes the bus to Colchester

GETTING to the first game of the season is never a simple affair for Latics fan Cliff Taylor. When the retired...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

Chaddy Park book place at Wembley

CHADDERTON Park Sports Club is in line for a national award in recognition of its devotion to grassroots football. The club...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

ĎI donít feel safe anymoreí

CALLOUS thieves stole £1,200 from a vulnerable pensioner’s bag in Oldham town centre after she withdrew the cash to pay...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Smell of success for young tycoons

ENTREPRENEURIAL students know the sweet smell of success after being nominated for a Pride in Oldham award. Sweet Course Candle, the...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Police praise for the street watchers

OLDHAM’S fourth emergency service has been praised by police for doing its bit to keep the town safe. The council’s First...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Stone gets the ball rolling again

OLDHAM band Porterís Forces are back in business after drafting an experienced new lead vocalist in James Stone, and additional...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Disabled mum delighted with her new home

A £30 million housing development has already made the world of difference to one Chadderton family. After a nine-year wait, visually...

Date Online: 29/07/2014