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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

Light at the end of the tunnel

CAMPAIGNERS have won a battle for better lighting in a subway in which a woman was mugged. Six out of ten...

Date Online: 08/10/2014

Andy’s welcome home is a fistful of fines

FURIOUS Andy Cardiff returned from a holiday to find his two vehicles slapped with six parking tickets — only to...

Date Online: 06/10/2014

Five generations gather for Mary’s centenary

FIVE generations of a family’s women came together to celebrate a 100th birthday on Tuesday. Mary Beels, who has lived in...

Date Online: 03/10/2014

Foxdenton fund-raiser

FOXDENTON and District Protection Group is holding a fund-raising evening at Nimble Nook Social Club, Foxdenton Lane, on Saturday. Live...

Date Online: 03/10/2014

Hayley leads march on cancer battle

A YOUNG woman who lost her mum to cancer is calling on everyone in Greater Manchester to stand up to...

Date Online: 03/10/2014

An estate to be proud of...

A NEW community centre with easy access to council services has opened in Chadderton. The Crossley Centre in Denton Lane, has...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Coffee mornings

ENJOY a cake and a cuppa at St Herbert’s Parish Centre, Broadway, from 10am to 1pm on Sunday, in aid...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Sickening air gun attacks on pet cats

Two pet cats have been shot with pellet guns - and one was so badly injuired it had to have...

Date Online: 26/09/2014

Living the dream...

Children had a chance to show off their stick-skills when Commonwealth bronze medal-winning hockey player Charlotte Hartley visited their school. Mills...

Date Online: 23/09/2014

Damages bid rejected following police raid

TWO Oldham brothers whose shop was damaged in a drugs raid have been refused compensation by Greater Manchester Police -...

Date Online: 22/09/2014

Fly-tipper arrested at airport

A FLY-tipper’s holiday ended on a sour note when he was arrested at Manchester Airport after landing. A warrant for the...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Yew Trees chief defends home plans

The company behind the conversion of the former Yew Trees care home into shared-occupancy flats has reassured objectors its tenants...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

Poison gas puts two in hospital

TWO people, one a 76-year-old woman, are in hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after being evacuated from their homes in...

Date Online: 19/09/2014

125 jobs to go at security printers

A CHADDERTON technology firm that lost a profitable passport contract five years ago is set to close. 3M has announced the...

Date Online: 18/09/2014

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

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

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