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955 Article(s) Found

Festive fair

ST Matthew’s Playgroup holds its Christmas Fair at North Chadderton School, Chadderton Hall Road, from noon to 4pm on November...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

Woman in police chase crash escape

A WOMAN escaped with her life after a police chase led to an horrific crash in the early hours of...

Date Online: 21/11/2014

All in a day’s work

WORKERS impressed residents in Chadderton after dismantling and replacing an electricity pylon in a matter of a few hours. The workers...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

M&S coming to Oldham

THE 130-year wait to bring Marks and Spencer to Oldham is finally over. The retail giant will open a clothing, homeware...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Vandals have a field day

Vandals have damaged Chadderton playing fields undergoing a major refurbishment. Quad bike riders left pitches at Crossley playing fields heavily rutted....

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Your vote can help disabled youngsters

YOUR vote could help make life easier for disabled pupils at a Chadderton Primary School. Corpus Christi is one of 152...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Lots on offer

FIND out what’s on offer at Stockbrook Children’s Centre, Albion Street, at a meet and greet session at 9am on...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Leap threat roads chaos

TRAFFIC ground to a halt in Chadderton yesterday after a woman threatened to jump from a bridge. The A627M, near Elk...

Date Online: 13/11/2014

Power plant ‘lesser of two evils’

Oldham Planning Committee A power-generating plant has been given the go-ahead by Oldham Planning Committee. UK Power Reserve Limited got agreement...

Date Online: 13/11/2014

Whisky in tea is Sally’s secret

HALF of Oldham’s oldest couple celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday. Sally Littlewood was born in Lees in 1914, and lived...

Date Online: 11/11/2014

Sea of red tribute a lasting memory

SIX North Chadderton School pupils honoured the fallen on a trip to the spectacular “Blood Swept Lands and Seas of...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Courier king Warren clocks up 25 years

AN Oldham man is celebrating 25 years in business. Warren Etchells (46) from Chadderton, owns QED Business Services which evolved...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Festive bargains

DE-CLUTTER in time for Christmas or bag a festive bargain when the Crossley Centre in Denton Lane, holds a table...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Electricity plant generates fears

SPARKS are flying over plans to build an electricity generating plant close to homes. UK Power Reserve Limited has submitted plans...

Date Online: 05/11/2014

Baby freed from car

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a five-month-old baby from a car in Chadderton yesterday. The incident happened on Bowling Green Close at around 1.30pm...

Date Online: 04/11/2014

Halloween party

CROSSLEY Community Centre holds a Halloween party from 5pm-7.30pm tomorrow. The fun includes a children’s entertainer, DJ and fancy dress...

Date Online: 31/10/2014

DJ Hazera gets cash boost

A BROADCAST journalism student who hopes to emulate Oldham’s own BBC 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw has been given £3,000 to...

Date Online: 31/10/2014

By George, church is newest parish — after 57 years

St George’s Church, Broadway, is celebrating a new look and a new status as the borough’s newest parish church. The building...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Fashion show

A fashion show in aid of the breast cancer charity Tickled Pink is being held at Chadderton Reform Club, Middleton...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Gang’s plot to rob dealers

A GANG of thieves who used hi-tech tracking devices to steal from drug dealers and cannabis farmers has been jailed. Jack...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Rape charges remand

A CHADDERTON man has been remanded in custody until his trial date, charged with assaulting one woman and sexually assaulting...

Date Online: 24/10/2014

Car-unch!

DRIVER Adrian Murray was left counting the cost as the tail-end of Hurricane Gonzalo batterred Oldham with gusts of almost...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Woman badly hurt in attack

A YOUNG woman is in a serious but stable condition after being admitted to hospital following a suspected domestic incident...

Date Online: 20/10/2014

£104 raised

A COFFEE morning at Newman College, Broadway, raised £104 for Macmillan Cancer Support. PLANT a winter hanging basket or decorative container...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

Clare pulls out all the stops for bus Oscars

A Chadderton bus driver is one of eight stand-out bus drivers nominated for a top accolade at this year’s UK...

Date Online: 17/10/2014

People power delays residential proposal

Plans to turn a former residential home into shared living accommodation have been delayed following a 250-name petition against the...

Date Online: 16/10/2014

Man, 66, exposed himself

A CHADDERTON man has been given a three-year community order for exposing himself. David Chantler-Walker (66) was told by Oldham magistrates...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

School must do more about ‘British values’

OLDHAM Academy North is among the first schools in the country to be told to do more to help pupils...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Girls’ goalkeeper

CHADDERTON Park under-13 girls’ team is looking for a goalkeeper. Anyone in years seven or eight and interested can contact...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Business in bulking up for pair

TWO men with a passion for keeping fit have turned their hobby into a fast-growing business. Mark Strain from Chadderton and...

Date Online: 10/10/2014