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911 Article(s) Found

Hunt for park flasher

POLICE are hunting a man in his 40s who exposed himself to two 16-year-old girls in Chadderton Hall Park. Last Wednesday...

Date Online: 17/09/2014

Ex-Red ace Scholes goes back to school

PUPILS at Firwood Manor preparatory school in Chadderton were in for a surprise when they saw who had been invited...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Busking boys put on a capital show

A Chadderton guitarist and his fellow band members have been named London’s best buskers. Aaron Murphy (23) moved to London last...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Simple Living project sparks objection

Residents have reacted angrily to a planning application to turn a former residential home into private “Simple Living” rooms. Over 250...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Foxdenton gig

UKULELE band Barnhowlers Banjo, from the George Formby Appreciation Society, and Stomp-box Clive will play a fund-raising gig for the...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

History crew see wishes granted

YOUNG people will be able to learn about life in Chadderton in years gone by with a £40,800 lottery grant. Research,...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Fright night

A have-a-go grandad grappled with a burglar who attacked him at home — even though he was recovering from broken...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Vital shopping service axed

A VITAL transport link connecting housebound pensioners with local supermarkets is set to be cancelled. Transport for Greater Manchester’s Shopping Link...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

In at the deep end

Luckily it wasn’t wet wet wet when singer Kwabs performed at Chadderton’s former swimming pool. The free show was part of...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Children go green on yellow school buses

CHADDERTON school pupils returned from their summer holidays this week by going green on a new environmentally-friendly yellow bus. Children at...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Dig deep for little Joe Joe

OLDHAM RL is helping a local family to raise money for their four-year-old boy with severe disabilities. Joseph Atherton - known...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Player appeal

CHADDERTON Park FC Juniors are looking for new players for the new season. For more information visit www.chaddertonfcjuniors.co.uk. The club...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Day trips while work is finished

DELAYS to building work have hit the new Collective Spirit Free School. The start of the new term was put back...

Date Online: 04/09/2014

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