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Booted-off players win red card apology

OLDHAM Council has apologised to members of a football team for mistakenly ejecting them from Clayton Playing Fields. Oddies 14, who...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Tasleema is top medical student

A medical school student, who was the first in her family to go to university, is celebrating after finishing top...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

All signs are good for Sadd Fest 14

SHARP-EYED neighbours alerted a builder and called police when a late-night team carrying ladders arrived at the site of pub...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Bus links to see Mahdlo youngsters home safely

EXTENDED safe transport links are being trialled to help young people get home from Mahdlo youth zone. Transport for Greater Manchester...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Little Leo set to lead out Latics

A FOOTBALL-mad two-year-old, who needs a life-changing operation before he can play his beloved sport, will lead out Latics at...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

War letter was another piece of the jigsaw...

THE discovery of a letter was “another piece of the jigsaw” for one woman who wanted to know more about...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Stinking bins are emptied at last

HORRENDOUS smells, maggots and rubbish piling up in the streets made the lives of Oldham residents miserable after bins remained...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Power sell-back drive

OLDHAM Councillor Howard Sykes is calling for parish councils to be able to sell electricity that they produce through renewable...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Stone gets the ball rolling again

OLDHAM band Porter’s Forces are back in business after drafting an experienced new lead vocalist in James Stone, and additional...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Star DJ wants Ibiza the fashion action

UP and coming teenage fashion designer Eric Bishyika had to miss his biggest break — the launch of his new...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Vicki goes back to grassroots

IT was back to the shop floor for Groundwork chief executive Vicki Devonport when she spent the week grafting with...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Big bullies

AN “outstanding” childminder has hit out at Ofsted after being told she cannot continue to look after children in her...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Vandals wreck Bloom and Grow display

Vandals went on a destructive rampage in Oldham’s Bloom and Grow garden and now the council is in a race...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Last Post veteran Stan dies at 88

A CORNET player who sounded The Last Post on Remembrance Sunday in Oldham for 40 years has died. Stan Whiteman (88),...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Marriage break-up led to M62 horror

A LOVING stepfather whose marriage had broken down took his own life by throwing himself in front of a lorry...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Extreme bully jailed

AN Oldham man was jailed yesterday for a campaign of extreme bullying which saw a woman with learning difficulties fed...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Going back to the band is so inspiring

RETURNING to lead iconic Oldham band the Inspiral Carpets after more than two decades away has just ‘felt right’ for...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

A new march of the mods?

OLDHAM could well be on the verge of witnessing another mod revival – and multi-talented guitar/vocalist Matt Cummings would love...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Family hail ‘justice’

THE sister of two children killed after an Oldham woman set fire to their house in a revenge attack almost...

Date Online: 28/07/2014

Decade of progress takes pride of place

RAINBOW flags and colourful performers lined Old1ham’s streets as the borough celebrated its 10th Pride event on Saturday. With a theme...

Date Online: 28/07/2014

Guard of honour

SURPRISED guests thought they had got marching orders when they arrived at a wedding at a Saddleworth church. Because the road...

Date Online: 28/07/2014

Police car written off in high-speed chase

A POLICE car has been written off after being repeatedly rammed by a man driving a stolen Land Rover. Officers from...

Date Online: 28/07/2014

Lake rescue drama

TWO men were rescued from Hollingworth Lake on Saturday afternoon after swimming 260ft from the shore. Fire crews from Rochdale and...

Date Online: 28/07/2014

Primary progress praised

A STRUGGLING primary school has improved since it became an academy in September, 2012. Ofsted inspectors who visited Stoneleigh Academy, Vulcan...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Team that helps lands top honour

A GROUP helping vulnerable people in Oldham’s communities has won a prestigious award  at a ceremony in Liverpool. Oldham Floating Support...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

No more bad fur days...

PET owners can keep their dogs in tip-top condition thanks to the RSPCA’s new grooming centre. Inspired by a number of...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Needle-phobe Martin grins and bears it to aid hospice

A MAN who is terrified of needles says he is delighted with his new tattoo after volunteering to get inked...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Thrilled Ellen walking back to happiness

A DISABLED Oldham girl has been given her independence back after a local company replaced her walking frame which was...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Festival victory icing on the cake for band

BLUE Coat School hit all the right notes at the 10th annual Music for Youth National Festival. It received the performance...

Date Online: 25/07/2014

Blue Coat’s fame school

PUPILS at Blue Coat School will have a daily reminder of the people who have shaped Oldham. The opening of a...

Date Online: 25/07/2014