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£137 bean count

GET outdoors on Monday with Mills Hill Baptist Church, Mills Hill Road. Meet at the church at 10am for an...

Date Online: 18/04/2014

Mum, you’re a life-saver!

A GRATEFUL daughter has paid tribute to her mum’s determination to keep her well. Claire Barrow (50) of Chadderton, had...

Date Online: 15/04/2014

Three jailed after drugs seized

THREE men have been jailed after hundreds of pounds worth of drugs were seized from an Oldham house. Christian Beverley...

Date Online: 14/04/2014

Gas pipe fractured as car hits house

EMERGENCY crews were called to deal with a gas leak after a car hit the side of a house and...

Date Online: 11/04/2014

Historic wedding day for Natalie and Tracey

Partners Natalie Brophy and Tracey Wild became Oldham’s - and Greater Manchester’s - first female married couple. The pair -...

Date Online: 09/04/2014

HomeWatch

JUSTIN Freeman, from the Master Locksmiths Association, will be guest speaker at Tuesday’s HomeWatch meeting at the Wellbeing Centre, Burnley...

Date Online: 04/04/2014

Angela’s delight at MBE

OLDHAM charity fundraiser and nursery pioneer Angela Kirkham has received her MBE from the Queen. Mrs Kirkham (67), of Chadderton,...

Date Online: 31/03/2014

Quilting fair

PHILOMENA Langford from Patchwork Parade, Russell Street, has organised Oldham’s second annual patchwork, quilting and craft fair at the Queen...

Date Online: 28/03/2014

School report makes the news

RADCLYFFE School pupils made headlines yesterday . . . by becoming journalists. They were among thousands of students who took...

Date Online: 28/03/2014

Going the extra miles for Sport Relief

FROM volleyball to skipathons and penalty shoot outs to photoshoots — Oldhamers came out in force to do their bit...

Date Online: 25/03/2014

Lifesavers

QUICK-THINKING students have been praised for helping to save the life of a vulnerable 14-year-old girl. The girl - not...

Date Online: 25/03/2014

School ball

KINGFISHER Special School, Foxdenton Lane, holds its annual findraising ball at the White Hart, Lydgate, on Saturday. Guests include top...

Date Online: 21/03/2014

Elyar gig just what we Wanted

NEW pop sensation Elyar Fox played a surprise gig at North Chadderton School yesterday. The 18 year old, currently supporting...

Date Online: 21/03/2014

Jabeen’s killer husband jailed for 22 years

DISTRAUGHT family members saw justice yesterday as the man who killed his wife in a frenzied attack was jailed for...

Date Online: 21/03/2014

Killer was depressed, court told

A PSYCHIATRIST at the trial of a man who killed his wife told the court the defendant was suffering from...

Date Online: 18/03/2014

Problem shared

FIND out more about prostate and renal disease at South Chadderton Methodist Church, Thompson Lane, Chadderton, tomorrow from 6.30pm. Speakers...

Date Online: 14/03/2014

Witness collapses at brother’s murder trial

A WITNESS in the trial of a man accused of murdering his wife in Chadderton last year collapsed under questioning...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Killer ‘trapped by a very smart plan’

AN illegal immigrant who killed his wife in Chadderton believed he was “trapped by a very smart plan” according to...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

I don’t believe it!

A STUNNED cancer patient fulfilled a lifelong dream when she met her idol Richard Wilson — TV’s Victor Meldrew —...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Book day fun

RADCLYFFE School is holding a series of events tomorrow to celebrate World Book Day. Pupils will take part in creative...

Date Online: 07/03/2014

Proud day for St George’s

A CHADDERTON parish is celebrating the start of a new chapter in its 103-year history. The Rev Dave Leaf has...

Date Online: 04/03/2014

Inside workings

FIND out more about the work of various local community organisations at an event at Chadderton Library, Burnley Street, from...

Date Online: 28/02/2014

Locals in tears as trees come down at Foxdenton

RESIDENTS have been reduced to tears at the sight of the felling of dozens of trees and wildlife habitats to...

Date Online: 27/02/2014

Custody cells to shut at police base

Weekday closure part of pilot scheme THE future of the cells at Chadderton Police Station are in doubt — only...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

That’s the Wates to do it!

A HARD-WORKING Chadderton man has proved volunteering can pay - after winning the Trainee of the Year award by his...

Date Online: 24/02/2014

Legs waxed

CALLUM Macrae and Dan Parkin from accountancy software company Keytime, Denton Lane, are getting their legs waxed in aid of...

Date Online: 21/02/2014

Marathon year is the goal for Andy

FOOTBALL coach Andy Eastwood is going the extra mile - - and then some - this year by tackling 14...

Date Online: 21/02/2014

New line in Lego

WHAT was all the fuss about? Alex Bidolak has proved building Metrolink in Oldham is easy. The 29 year old...

Date Online: 17/02/2014

Grow your own

FIND out more about growing veg at the Digging the Dirt gardening club at Chadderton Hall Park. The event is...

Date Online: 14/02/2014

MP helps pupils enter competition

OLDHAM MP Michael Meacher has given children a helping hand in their attempt to influence the corridors of power. The...

Date Online: 14/02/2014