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Special school in need of cash to splash

MEMBERS of the Woman of Oldham committee visited Kingfisher School to find out more about its fundraising appeal for a...

Date Online: 21/06/2016

MP Cox's memorial fund hits 1million

THE widower of tragic MP Jo Cox has thanked the public for their "incredible generosity" as a charity fund set...

Date Online: 21/06/2016

Anger as 150 year-old canal bridge is taken down

CANAL enthusiasts are furious with Oldham Council after a 150-year-old iconic bridge was taken down without warning. Members of the Hollinwood...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Wonderful Tyrese 'a role model of a pupil'

TRIBUTES have been paid to a boy of 12 found dying at his home. Emergency services were called to an address...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Politicians in tribute to slain Labour MP

OLDHAM politicians paid a poignant tribute to Labour MP Jo Cox who was killed last week - and also raised...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

MP slams lack of help for disabled

OLDHAM MP Debbie Abrahams claims the government's efforts on disability issues have been "hollow". Speaking in a House of Commons opposition...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Rapid runners shine in 10k

THE Mayor of Oldham was on hand to start hundreds of runners in the challenging Oldham Milltown 10k run on...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Race day proves a winner

DRESSED in their finest frocks and highest heels, Oldham's women joined in the excitement of Royal Ascot with their own...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Boutique owner has global dream

ROME, New York, Paris... Oldham? At first glance, it doesn't have the same ring to it as the fashion capitals of...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Students prove they're class act with awards

STAR students from Hopwood Hall College have been honoured at a glittering awards ceremony at the Middleton Arena Hundreds of people...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Students given insight into political PR

NUMBER 10's top spin doctor had all the answers when he was quizzed by business studies pupils at Radclyffe School. Alex...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

Display asks questions and shows our history...

A SADDLEWORTH photographer known for his documentary images of people at work has organised a new photographic exhibition at Manchester's...

Date Online: 20/06/2016

'Devastated'

OLDHAM politicians have expressed their shock and sadness after their colleague, Labour MP Jo Cox, was killed after being attacked...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

War medic so grateful for Queen's humanity

FORMER Oldham Hulme Grammar School pupil David Nott has revealed how comforting the Queen's corgis helped him talk ...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Regeneration chief leaves authority after six years

OLDHAM Council's director of economic development is leaving after six years at the local authority. Darren Jones (50) joined the local...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Crackdown on unruly cyclists

RENEGADE cyclists are bringing problems to a memorial forest at a favourite Saddleworth beauty spot dogged by vandalism and anti-social...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Green light for 20-home plans

PLANS for a housing development of affordable homes in Stanley Road in Oldham have been approved. Councillors met to discuss plans...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Students on song for festival

A CELEBRATION of music filled the Queen Elizabeth Hall this week as more than 2,500 children and young people from...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Fun walk will boost stroke charity

STROKE survivors and their families are invited to take part in a fundraising walk in Oldham next month. The Stroke...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Food appeal amid fasting

OLDHAMERS observing Ramadan are being encouraged to donate the meals they may miss to a local food bank to help...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Teen torturer 'ashamed'

A TEENAGER involved in a campaign of violence, abuse, intimidation and humiliation against a vulnerable Oldham schoolboy, has accepted that...

Date Online: 17/06/2016

Our Heritage

OLDHAM Council's plans to build a new Heritage and Arts Centre have been given the green light after the project...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

Mill memories are reduced to rubble

THE giant metal arm stretched skywards arching delicately towards a piece of history. There was an almost hushed reverence in the...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

Capital's mayor in Remain bid visit

ONE OF the most powerful figures in the UK, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, rolled into Oldham on the Remain...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

Special measures lifted at school

FAILSWORTH School has been taken out of special measures but has been told it still needs to improve. Ofsted inspectors who...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

Triple celebrationfor diamond pair

CHILDHOOD sweethearts Walter and June Walsh celebrate 60 years of marriage today ­- but that's not the only cause for...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

Bishop's grass-roots visit

THE Bishop of Salford visited an Oldham school to bless their prayer garden and meet students. Bishop John Arnold accepted...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

Extra hours at store plan is dismissed

CHANGES to the delivery hours of a Morrisons Superstore were refused by councillors. On Wednesday night councillors convened at a planning...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

'Don't make England pay for hooliganism'

WITH the threat of explusion hanging over England after violence marred the first weekend of Euro 2016, Chronicle reporter Gillian...

Date Online: 16/06/2016

Mill inferno

A POLICE chief has praised villagers evacuated from their homes threatened by a devastating blaze at an historic mill. Flames consumed...

Date Online: 15/06/2016