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Blights on Broadway

ROYTON politicians are taking on the plight of residents who have called for action on a busy road in the...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Strikes will not affect festivities

CENTRAL Oldham Post Office might remain open next week, despite five days of strikes in the run-up to Christmas. The Communications...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Stage stars' golden year celebrations

CROMPTON Stage Society has celebrated half a century of entertaining audiences at Shaw's Playhouse 2 theatre. The theatrical society was actually...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Sam on song for festival performances

A TALENTED 10-year-old musician from Uppermill has hit the high notes after scooping four top trophies. Manchester Grammar School pupil Sam...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Social media guru Gavin wins award

A FORMER Oldham college student who moved here from a remote part of Scotland has won a start-up business award. Gavin...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Horses join in fun of carol service

HORSE RIDERS saddled up for sounds of the season on Saturday. Around 100 people on horse back and on foot took...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Services 'on mend' following check-up

A TRUST which provides healthcare services across Oldham was found to "require improvement" in its latest review. It follows an unannounced...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Water called safe once more

THE boil water notice had been lifted across parts of Saddleworth and Tameside. 17,000 homeowners had to boil their tap water...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Accident causes traffic delays

MOTORISTS faced delays after an accident on Ripponden Road yesterday morning ­- hours after an earlier incident. There was a collision...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Lights chaos

COMMUTERS faced chaos this morning when the traffic lights on Oldham Way at the junction of Prince Street failed, creating...

Date Online: 14/12/2016

Latics win at Walsall

WALSALL 1, ATHLETIC 3 LEE Croft, Cameron Burgess and Lee Erwin were the scorers as Athletic landed a date at Mansfield...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Mayoress in holiday fall

THE Mayoress of Oldham returned from a much-needed sunshine holiday ­- by air ambulance after a devastating fall. But sitting up...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Right out of order

MOTORISTS are ignoring traffic signs as they flout new road arrangements in Oldham town centre. As reported in the Chronicle, the...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Three bikes, two trolleys and a wheelbarrow...

A SURPRISING haul of mud-clad waste has been uncovered from the depths of Uppermill's canals. While important lock repairs are underway...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

MP questions support for busier station

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has expressed concerns about services for local passengers, after figures showed that the...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Former footballer excels in new life

A FORMER Oldham Athletic player who was forced in to early retirement after a traumatic head injury has graduated as...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Boil water notice remains

HOUSEHOLDERS in Saddleworth and Mossley are being reminded that the boil water notice stays in force today. United Utilities thanked customers...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Council services set for festive shake-up

OLDHAM Council will be carrying out its Christmas holidays closure scheme again this year. As in previous years many of the...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Louise found

A CHADDERTON mum-of-two who disappeared on her Christmas night out has been found safe and well. As reported in yesterday's Chronicle,...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Vote on fire sprinklers at schools

COUNCILLORS will vote on fire safety measures in schools after requirements to install sprinklers were removed by government. Labour councillor Chris...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Villagers get lifesaving help

A LIFE-SAVING campaign spreading across Saddleworth reached villagers in Delph this week. Residents were given defibrillator training and life saving skills...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Recovering Kenny has skin issue

TESTS have confirmed that a dog who was found neglected on Oldham's streets has a serious skin condition. Pennine Pen Animal...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Security concerns at nursing home

INSPECTORS rated a Springhead nursing home as "requires improvement" over concerns about security. Stoneleigh House was given the rating, the second...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Kennel blaze

POLICE are investigating after a kennel was possibly set alight in the early hours of this morning. Firefighters from Oldham were...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Biker hurt

A MOTORCYCLIST suffered a knee injury following a collision with a car on Ripponden Road this morning. Police cordoned off the...

Date Online: 13/12/2016

Hit-run horror

A DEVASTATED family have paid tribute to the victim of a hit and run in Royton. Brian Croxon (77) died in...

Date Online: 12/12/2016

Dancers are streets ahead

HUNDREDS of spectators were dazzled by the best of Oldham's dance troupes over the weekend. Children and teens took centre stage...

Date Online: 12/12/2016

Motorcycle and van in Chadderton crash

A motorcyclist was also taken to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Chadderton. The man suffered leg injuries following the incident...

Date Online: 12/12/2016

Men injured as 4x4 hits pylon

THREE men were taken to hospital after a four-by-four overturned in woodland along the A6052 towards Delph. A white Range Rover...

Date Online: 12/12/2016

'Boil tap water' for safety - warning

UNITED Utilities is urging more than 17,000 residents in Saddleworth villagers and the wider community to boil their water. And today,...

Date Online: 12/12/2016