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Abuse victim just wanted to fit in

THE mother of an Oldham schoolboy subjected to a sickening campaign of abuse says she thought he had started taking...

Date Online: 12/04/2016

Bethan has fun in the Florida sunshine

A Disney dream came true for a brave Oldham teenager battling bone cancer. Bethan Curran was given the chance to visit...

Date Online: 12/04/2016

Odeon project takes shape

OLDHAM’S new £36.7million cinema complex continues to edge closer to raising the curtain in the summer. The “game-changing” Odeon development will...

Date Online: 12/04/2016

Hail the new ale!

THE oldest family brewer in Manchester has teamed up with one of the city’s most modern breweries to create a...

Date Online: 12/04/2016

‘SheSheds’ to hammer home a point for women

AN enterprising woman behind a scheme to invade the British male’s sacred DIY domain admits she was spurred on by...

Date Online: 12/04/2016

Ex-Latics star’s mum dies at 100

THE mum of former Latics star Les Chapman has died just months after reaching her 100th birthday. Alice Chapman appeared in...

Date Online: 12/04/2016

Mauled by a manic moggie

A CRAZED cat left a woman permanently scarred when it leapt on her head in a terrifying attack. Adele Mills (39)...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Fatal crash probe

A CYCLIST has died in an accident with a skip wagon in Royton. Police are appealing for witnesses after the 55-year-old...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Sex pest jailed

THREE vulnerable Oldham girls had their lives made a misery by the persistent harassment of a man old enough to...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Child sex beasts caged for 125 years

TEN paedophiles who preyed on vulnerable teenage girls have been jailed for over 125 years for a catalogue of sick...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

SBS rally to support former marine Frank

THE Special Boat Service has gone into action after one of its own was mugged for his precious diving watch. Frank...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Mayor denies Kashmir comments

THE Mayor of Oldham says a news story by a Pakistani publication claiming he accused India of acts of terrorism...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

‘MasterChef’ champ’s debut book launch

HE’S chopped, boiled and steamed with the best of them. Now reigning “MasterChef” champion Simon Wood is lined up on the...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Lucky escape for crash driver

Driver has lucky escape after falling down an embankment in Newhey A DRIVER had a lucky escape when his car plunged...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Intruder enters home

POLICE are hunting an intruder who entered the home of a 76-year-old woman in Chadderton. Police were called to a house...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Royal reward delight

A RARE reward was offered to an Oldham resident by the Queen. Marlene Armitage, of Broadway, Chadderton, was one of only...

Date Online: 11/04/2016

Main earns Latics huge win

OLDHAM 1, WALSALL 0 CURTIS Main's second goal in five days earned Athletic another huge win in the battle against the...

Date Online: 09/04/2016

Miracle baby home at last

Miracle baby Elsie-May Cunningham has been allowed home to her family after spending the first 12 weeks of her life...

Date Online: 08/04/2016

Boy ‘forced to steal and sell drugs’

AN Oldham schoolboy subjected to an unbelievable campaign of violence and abuse told how he was forced to steal from...

Date Online: 08/04/2016

Key figures set to battle in local elections

NEXT month’s local elections will see candidates battle to keep their council seat as Oldhamers go to the polls. Mayor of...

Date Online: 08/04/2016

Appeal to identify big-match thugs

POLICE are appealing for help to identify nine men in connection with a violent disturbance at last month’s UEFA Europa...

Date Online: 08/04/2016

Awards chance for translation firm

DELPH-BASED language services company Capita Translation and Interpreting has been shortlisted for a prestigious award only three years after allegations...

Date Online: 08/04/2016

Bedroom blaze drama

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a blaze at a house in Villa Road, Hathershaw, yesterday. Engines from Oldham and Hollins arrived in...

Date Online: 08/04/2016

Blaze crew fired up for Euro epic

TRAINING is lengthy and tough for a crew of fundraising firefighters - but then they do plan a 1,300-mile ride...

Date Online: 08/04/2016

Teen’s secret torment at hands of torture gang

AN Oldham schoolboy was subjected to a campaign of violence, abuse, intimidation and humiliation by five youths with whom he...

Date Online: 07/04/2016

Ex-marine Frank, 83, attacked by thug

POLICE are hunting a cowardly yob who attacked an 83-year-old with dementia and stole his beloved watch — which he...

Date Online: 07/04/2016

Mum’s road safety plea

THE mother of a former Saddleworth School pupil who died after he was struck by a lorry has launched a...

Date Online: 07/04/2016

Christie team saved my life

CROSSING the line in the Great Manchester Run on May 22 will mean more to Oldham-born “Heartbeat” actress Tricia Penrose...

Date Online: 07/04/2016

Carer calls for more understanding for elderly in an online world

A PENSIONER faced having his council tax reduction and housing benefits cancelled in a mix-up over changes to his benefits. Brian...

Date Online: 07/04/2016

Police arrest naked man in pub

POLICE arrested a naked man at an Oldham town-centre pub after reports of a male exposing himself. On investigation, officers are...

Date Online: 07/04/2016