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898 Article(s) Found

Henna tattoo leaves its mark

A CONCERNED mum has issued a warning after a holiday henna tattoo put her son in a hospital burns unit. Three-year-old...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

Chadderton man in dock in Royal palaces bribe scam trial

THE £100,000 bribery scam trial of the Queen’s former deputy property manager - whose co-accused includes a Chadderton man -...

Date Online: 02/09/2014

Home Watch

DARREN McGrattan, from Oldham Council’s First Response Team, is guest speaker at the the next Chadderton and District Home Watch...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Troupe hits cash trouble

ONE of Oldham’s most successful dance schools is facing closure. Anne Melia has run Collette’s Dance Troupe, based at Beulah Baptist...

Date Online: 29/08/2014

Estate agent owes £10,000 rent claim

A LANDLORD was outraged when a local letting agent stopped paying her rental money she was owed — leaving her...

Date Online: 28/08/2014

Russians blamed for holiday hell

TERRIFIED Chadderton family members were forced to book an emergency flight home only 24 hours into their holiday after being...

Date Online: 26/08/2014

Boy, 13, serious after being struck by lorry

A 13-year-old boy is in a serious but stable condition after being in collision with a lorry in Eustace Street,...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Park play day

TAKE the children down to Chadderton Hall Park between 1 and 4pm today for a range of activities with Oldham...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Schools turn the tables

CONFUSION reigned in Oldham over GCSE results yesterday as some schools released results out of line with new government guidelines. Schools...

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

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 teacher’s 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 Asperger’s

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