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933 Article(s) Found

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

Simple Living project sparks objection

Residents have reacted angrily to a planning application to turn a former residential home into private “Simple Living” rooms. Over 250...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

History crew see wishes granted

YOUNG people will be able to learn about life in Chadderton in years gone by with a £40,800 lottery grant. Research,...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Foxdenton gig

UKULELE band Barnhowlers Banjo, from the George Formby Appreciation Society, and Stomp-box Clive will play a fund-raising gig for the...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Fright night

A have-a-go grandad grappled with a burglar who attacked him at home — even though he was recovering from broken...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Vital shopping service axed

A VITAL transport link connecting housebound pensioners with local supermarkets is set to be cancelled. Transport for Greater Manchester’s Shopping Link...

Date Online: 12/09/2014