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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

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

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

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

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

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

Winning picture of Leo in action

THIS heart-warming picture of Chadderton Park FC’s cerebral palsy football team is the winner of a national photography competition. Chadderton Park...

Date Online: 29/12/2014

Streets ahead

HEART-OF-GOLD hairdresser Wendy Mayall is swapping a cosy family Christmas for the freezing streets of Manchester to spread goodwill and...

Date Online: 22/12/2014

‘Most popular’ schools figures axed from web

COLLECTIVE Spirit Free School has removed a story from its website which wrongly acclaimed it as the “most popular” secondary...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

£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

CHADDERTON’S 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

Couple’s 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