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Youngster’s charity event raises £2,000

A ROYTON schoolgirl raised an incredible £2,000 in one night for a cause very close to her family’s heart. Grace Hulme...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Not such a lonely world anymore

CHADDERTON’S Christine Dennis has been spreading much-needed cheer to the elderly and vulnerable with the creation of a specialist luncheon...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Cyra nets an £800 success

A FUNDRAISING netball rally ended with a magnificent result — £800 for two charities. Cyra Sykes (35), from Chadderton, organised Mia’s...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Steve set to be first pacemaker-user in Everest Marathon

A CHAMPION fund raiser is gearing up to be the first person with a pacemaker to take on the Everest...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Man hit by lorry

A 34-YEAR-OLD man is in hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a lorry in Chadderton last night. The...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Marathon man in 10 months!

Running marathons usually takes years of dedicated training and endurance running. But Chadderton’s Paul Corrigan took only 10 months to go...

Date Online: 26/05/2015

Best foot forward for Whit Walkers

WHIT walkers had their prayers answered when the skies cleared up just in time for the celebrations. The grey clouds and...

Date Online: 25/05/2015

Flats death: Man had stab wounds in chest

A 44-year-old man who was found dead at a block of flats in Chadderton had suffered stab wounds. A post-mortem took...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Cruel abuser tried to strangle partner

A HOME Office pathologist has told a trial jury that appalling injuries she found on a woman — allegedly victim...

Date Online: 22/05/2015

Scary Nic

OLDHAM-BORN DJ Nick Grimshaw has been praised for “scaring” away older listeners from Radio 1. BBC Radio 1 has lost nearly...

Date Online: 21/05/2015

Body found in flats

A POLICE investigation has been launched after a man’s body was found at a block of flats. Officers were alerted to...

Date Online: 21/05/2015

Let’s dance..!

IT was best foot forward and jazz hands at the ready for children at the annual Oldham’s Got To Dance...

Date Online: 19/05/2015

Estelle-tale signs of success

YOUNGSTERS at a Chadderton school explored their greatest aspirations when a Baroness came to visit. Estelle Morris, who chairs Oldham’s Education...

Date Online: 15/05/2015

In the running

NORTH Chadderton School could be named the best in the country at the Times Educational Supplement’s annual schools awards at...

Date Online: 15/05/2015

Sam’s eye-opening trip to Burma

MEETING Nobel peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi was a highlight of a trip to Burma by a Chadderton-born...

Date Online: 15/05/2015

Craig’s winning picture puts club in the limelight

A heart-warming picture has given local young cerebral palsy sufferers national recognition. Secretary of Chadderton Park Sports Club, Craig Simpson, never...

Date Online: 14/05/2015

Bidding to win

PUPILS from North Chadderton School, Chadderton Hall Road, are competing at the Greater Manchester Young enterprise final at Manchester Metropolitan...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

McMahon retains Council leader role

OLDHAM Council leader Jim McMahon has retained his seat in Failsworth East with a 1,453 majority over his nearest rival,...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Here’s how you voted...

Oldham East and Saddleworth 2011 byelection turnout: 48 per cent 2011 byelection majority: 3,558 Debbie Abrahams (Lab) 17,529 Sajjad Hussain (Con) 11,527 Peter Klonowski (UKIP) 8,557 Richard...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Kitchen firm hit by fire

FIREFIGHTERS are investigating after a blaze at a kitchen unit on a Chadderton industrial estate early today. Crews from Oldham and...

Date Online: 08/05/2015

Lucas in bike ride challenge for mentor

SPORTY Royton lad Lucas Vince is gearing up for a charity bike ride — a 36 mile trek to Blackburn. The...

Date Online: 07/05/2015

COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2015 — PARTY STATEMENTS

LABOUR We are continuing to invest WITH your support Labour gained control of Oldham Council in 2011. We’ve come a long way...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Local Election Candidates part two

MEDLOCK VALE Neil Allsopp (Con): Aged 62. Married to Carol and they have a son, Richard. Neil and Carol will be...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Decision day

AND they’re off! 100 candidates are battling for the 20 Oldham Council seats up for grabs as the borough prepares...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

Staff saw bruises on ‘victim of sadist’

A VICTIM of an allegedly cruel and sadistic partner is said to have worried staff at her Oldham school by...

Date Online: 05/05/2015

It’s showtime

TALENTED pupils are appearing in North Chadderton School’s production of “Oliver!” this week. Performances of the Lionel Bart musical take...

Date Online: 01/05/2015

Simon goes back to cookery school!

AFTER cooking for a variety of Michelin-starred chefs, MasterChef winner Simon Wood faced his toughest critics yet — an assembly...

Date Online: 01/05/2015

Brilliant Bethany earns reward

A FORMER North Chadderton School pupil who missed two years of classes through leukaemia has won a national award. Bethany Bilton...

Date Online: 29/04/2015

General Election 2015 spotlight

Meet the candidates WITH just over a week to go before the country goes to the polls, Oldhamers are deciding who...

Date Online: 29/04/2015

Proud Michael

THE secretary of Chadderton Historical Society has been awarded the British Empire Medal. Michael Lawson (71) received the honour in recognition...

Date Online: 28/04/2015