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Chirpy centenarian Sally bows out with a smile

ONE half of Oldham’s oldest couple has died at the age of 100. Sarah “Sally” Littlewood (nee Burton) died peacefully in...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Have your say on Foxdenton

THE public can have their say on plans for a 20-acre park between Broadway and Foxdenton Lane as part of...

Date Online: 25/02/2015

Your say will shape look of new park

Local people are being encouraged to offer ideas to help create a new linear park as a part of the...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Family views tributes to tragic Rashid

THE family of teenager Rashid Hussain has visited his school to read moving tributes in a books of condolence. Books have...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Half-term fun

CIRCUS skills, arts, crafts and games are just some of the free activities taking place for children in Chadderton Hall...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Operation Hope for smiling Charlotte

CHEEKY Charlotte Roberts wants to be able to walk, dance and have fun with her friends at school — just...

Date Online: 16/02/2015

Road closure

MIDDLETON Road will be closed between Broadway and Edward Street for up to seven days from Monday to repair a...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Fast-acting Nabil twice a life-saver

A Chadderton pharmacist has twice helped save the life of a woman who had collapsed after suffering a hypoglycaemic attack. Nabil Bhatti,...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Gold-ilocks and the hair

WHEN Louis Freers decided to shave off his hair to show support for his mum during chemotherapy, he had no...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Drink-driver’s ‘get out of jail’ card

A DRINK-DRIVER has been spared jail after pleading guilty to writing-off two parked cars and assaulting one of the owners. Billy...

Date Online: 11/02/2015

Half-term fun

CIRCUS skills, arts and crafts and games are just some of the free activities taking place for children in Chadderton...

Date Online: 06/02/2015

Grieving driver loses daughter - and his job

A GRIEVING bus driver on sickness leave since his daughter died in childbirth seven months ago has lost his job...

Date Online: 05/02/2015

York visit

YEAR five pupils from Burnley Brow Community School, Victoria Street, visited the Jorvik Viking Centre in York as part of...

Date Online: 30/01/2015

Bertha dies, aged 103

A FORMER Oldham landlady has died at the age of 103. Bertha Taylor (nee Crowther) died peacefully at her home in...

Date Online: 30/01/2015

Teen released over attack on boxer

A TEENAGER arrested in connection with an attack on world title-chasing boxer Anthony Crolla has been released without charge. The 17...

Date Online: 29/01/2015

Snorkel dad’s holiday tragedy

A FATHER of two died of heart problems while snorkelling in the sea at an Egyptian resort, an inquest has...

Date Online: 27/01/2015

Shopkeeper held by the throat by thugs

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a shopkeeper was grabbed by the throat by intruders who indulged in a “cowardly...

Date Online: 26/01/2015

Baby massage

STOCKBROOK Children’s Centre, Albion Street, holds six-week baby massage courses for parents with children aged from eight weeks. To book...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Dishing out star service!

Waitress Carla Guatero is dishing out good grub with a side order of laughs at Chadderton Bar and Grill. But...

Date Online: 21/01/2015

E-fit of assault suspect

POLICE have released an e-fit of a man wanted in connection with a violent assault with a machete in which...

Date Online: 19/01/2015

Get busy

CHADDERTON Community Church, Garforth Street, holds Busy Bodies physical play sessions for under sixes from 1.30 to 2.45pm on Tuesdays....

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Do not be disturbed!

A suitcase full of casino chips, a garden Buddha ornament and a street lamp were all things left behind in...

Date Online: 09/01/2015

Death not suspicious

A CAUSE of death is yet to be established after a man’s body was found in a bail hostel in...

Date Online: 09/01/2015

Car flips in crash

TWO elderly people were taken to the Royal Oldham Hospital with minor injuries after a two-car crash last night. Firefighters and...

Date Online: 09/01/2015

Nursery plan

STARFISH Nursery, Queens Road, has submitted a planning application for an extension to create new baby and staff rooms. Permission is...

Date Online: 09/01/2015

Machete terror for couple

MACHETE-wielding intruders violently assaulted an elderly couple in their home. The 70-year-old man and his 69-year-old wife were watching TV at...

Date Online: 08/01/2015

Body found at bail hostel

THE body of a man was found at a bail hostel in Thompson Lane, Chadderton, early yesterday. Police were called at...

Date Online: 08/01/2015

Get off yer bike!

A CHADDERTON burglar has been banned from riding a bike under the terms of a Criminal Behaviour Order. Graham Fox, who...

Date Online: 07/01/2015

Driven out

HUNDREDS of workers at an Oldham stationery firm are set to lose their jobs in a miserable start to the...

Date Online: 02/01/2015

Michael’s proud to make history

MICHAEL Lawson has made his own piece of history: he will receive the British Empire Medal for services to heritage...

Date Online: 31/12/2014