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£60million will help improve Mills Hill station

MILLS HILL rail station has been awarded part of a £60million jackpot fund to improve access for passengers. This comes as...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Defiant Crolla vows to return to boxing

CHADDERTON boxer Anthony Crolla said his dream of becoming world champion is far from over. The defiant 28-year-old told the media...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Bank branch to shut down

The Natwest bank branch in Chadderton is to close down. It was only six years ago that the branch celebrated its...

Date Online: 16/12/2014

Walsh in pole position for F1 job

CHADDERTONíS Paul Walsh is thought to be in talks to become the next chairman of Formula One (F1) motor racing. Mr...

Date Online: 16/12/2014

Website launched by Foxdenton developer

A WEBSITE designed to keep the public informed about developments at the Foxdenton site has been launched. The latest information about...

Date Online: 16/12/2014

Car torched in wrecking spree

A CAR was set alight and others were bricked in a wrecking spree in Chadderton. Two drunks are believed to have...

Date Online: 15/12/2014

Club plans cracker of an anniversary

A LOCAL swimming club, which helped to train the most successful British swimming Olympian of all time, is celebrating its...

Date Online: 12/12/2014

Foxdenton pain

CONCERNED residents have voiced their fears after getting a first glimpse of plans for 210 new homes in a controversial...

Date Online: 12/12/2014

Coupleís joy is tinged with sadness

THE first couple in Oldham to have a civil partnership have become the first to convert it into a marriage...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

'This certificate, itís a massive milestone'

IT was a historic moment for Paul Burgess and Jason Bromley as they become the second gay couple in Oldham...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Gift ideas

LOOKING for festive gift ideas? Chadderton Christmas market runs from noon to 6.30pm on Friday in Chadderton precinct and will...

Date Online: 05/12/2014

Doris reveals saucy secret of living to 100!

IF you wear knickers down to your knees, you might live to be 100! That’s Doris Casey’s theory - and she...

Date Online: 05/12/2014

Vile sex beast must remain behind bars

A PERVERT who was jailed for five years after subjecting a 12-year-old girl to a brutal sex attack has had...

Date Online: 04/12/2014

From B&Q to beauty queen

A TALENTED singer has been picked to compete in Miss Galaxy UK. Bethany Allt (18), the reigning Miss Galaxy Oldham, hopes...

Date Online: 02/12/2014

£5,000 grant lifts school

PUPILS at a Chadderton primary school have won a £5,000 grant to help install a wheelchair lift. Corpus Christi beat more...

Date Online: 01/12/2014

Everybodyís having fun!

LOCAL Christmas spirit spread over the weekend as villages and districts switched on their annual festive lights. Families enjoyed the big...

Date Online: 01/12/2014

Research cash

PUPILS at Burnley Brow Primary School, Victoria Street, raised £345 for research into genetic disorders when they took part in...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Double helping of festive fun

HEALTH and safety regulations have forced Chadderton’s annual festive celebrations to be split over two days, and the traditional parade...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Matt set to take on the universe

A CHADDERTON bodybuilder has stormed to victory in his first British championships. Matthew Bowd (28) made his bodybuilding debut in front...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Black Friday big shop

Bargain hunters queued outside Asda in Chadderton early this morning as they hunted down huge savings on “Black Friday”. Hundreds of...

Date Online: 28/11/2014

Owner in plea for missing pet

BONFIRE night fireworks went off with too much of a bang for terrified young german shepherd Kane, who fled from...

Date Online: 27/11/2014

Tributes to optician Llew, 104

A FORMER Chadderton optician and pharmacist has died at the age of 104. Llewelyn Patch ran T.B. Patch Ltd, an opticians...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Newcomer Clare among nationís top bus drivers

Chadderton bus driver Clare Akehurst has won third prize in the Top National Driver category of the NAtional Bus Awards. Despite...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

Martial arts team takes home a mass of medals

A TALENTED local martial arts team fought their way to more than 100 medals at a world championship competition in...

Date Online: 25/11/2014

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

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

All in a dayís 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