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Family’s fight for tragic mum

THE family of a mum who died two days after a Caesarian section at the Royal Oldham Hospital have rejected...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

The Whit-SUN-tide walks

OLDHAM’S rich tradition of Whit Walks and music was superbly highlighted yesterday with numerous events on a day of fine...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

GMP suspends top policewoman

A TOP policewoman has been suspended by Greater Manchester Police after allegedly exposing her breasts in a row with another...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

Fraud trial boss changes his pleas to guilty

THE TRIAL of a trusted hospital boss who stole from his NHS employers was dramatically halted after he switched his...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

Council leader in cabinet reshuffle

OLDHAM council leader Jean Stretton has taken on a portfolio of additional responsibilities as part of her first cabinet reshuffle. Councillor...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

Lib Dems appoint top brass

OLDHAM Liberal Democrats have reaffirmed the appointment, unanimously and unopposed, of Councillor Howard Sykes as their leader and Councillor John...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

Star student scoops prestigious prize

AN OUTSTANDING Failsworth student has scooped Abbey College Manchester’s prestigious Jane Barraclough award. Zulikhat Shavaeva (19) was presented with the gong...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

Labour MP questions City bias

OLDHAM MP Jim McMahon has asked why – in a digital age – all major charities and campaign organisations are...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

Snappers’ enthusiasm ‘touches’ Mayoress

THE Chronicle welcomed a very special guest photographer when Oldham Mayoress Yasmin Toor left her civic chain at home for...

Date Online: 16/05/2016

Student investors win admirers at challenge

A TALENTED team of business savvy students from Hulme Grammar School narrowly missed out on winning the 2016 UK Student...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

Shining a light on Crohn’s

AFTER battling a severe and life-changing inflammatory bowel disease for more than 12 years, an Oldham woman is sharing her...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

Helping homeless hounds

FOUR wheeled and four legged friends rolled into Tommyfield Market this week. Dogs Trust Manchester Dogmobile set up stall in Albion...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

Officers target problem park

POLICE have increased their presence in Royton Park following reports of young people fighting in the area on Wednesday evening. Officers...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

MP calls for action to tackle inequality

OLDHAM MP Debbie Abrahams has told fellow MPs that inequalities across society today “hark back to the Victorian age”. MP for...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

Catch up with your old classmates at special school get-together

DID you leave the Radclyffe School in Chadderton in May, 1982? If so, get your name down for the eagerly-awaited reunion...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

Delight at area’s new police team

DELIGHTED villagers have welcomed an initiative which means a more visible police presence across Saddleworth. Inspector Bash Anwar is...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

After-time?

ALL may not be lost for an iconic 170-year-old Shaw pub, as plans to demolish it for housing could be...

Date Online: 13/05/2016

Police probe polling fraud

ELECTORAL fraud in Oldham is being investigated by police after four separate allegations of individuals voting under someone else’s name...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Tributes flood in for community champion

TRIBUTES have been paid to well-known community champion John Blakeman after his death on Monday — the day after his...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Outspoken councillor suspended by UKIP

CONTROVERSIAL Failsworth councillor Warren Bates has been suspended by UKIP over his public criticism of the party but he says...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Discover the next big book

OLDHAM Council’s Bookmark Festival is back – and this year it has something to suit all tastes. The festival – a...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

It ain’t half hot on that little dot

THESE stunning images of the rare Mercury transit of the sun were taken from a garden in Springhead. John Green snapped...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Care centre launches dementia support hub

A DEDICATED support scheme based at a Chadderton health facility is set to help people affected by dementia and their...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Holocaust survivor visits pupils

A HOLOCAUST survivor who cheated death in eight Nazi concentration camps visited an Oldham school this week. On Monday, 93-year-old Holocaust...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Enterprising youngsters scoop award

YOUNG business brains from Oldham Academy North won the best customer service award at the Young Enterprise Greater Manchester Final. Eleven...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Youngsters take control of new show

STUDENTS will perform their production of Bedbug at The Lowry Theatre on Friday. The move to the theatre in Salford Quays...

Date Online: 12/05/2016

Brave to the end...

A HEARTBROKEN family have paid tribute to their “courageous and determined” 18-year-old son who died at the weekend. Hasan Umar died...

Date Online: 11/05/2016

Stars shine for Ellis fundraiser

CROWDS flocked to SportsDirect.com Park last night as as a team of Latics legends took on an All Stars XI...

Date Online: 11/05/2016

Road closed after sink hole appears

A ROAD in Chadderton has caved in leaving a four-foot-wide sink hole. One resident says children were playing on the ground...

Date Online: 11/05/2016

Trusted hospital chief ‘doctored documents’

A TRUSTED manager at the Royal Oldham Hospital stole from his employers by doctoring purchase orders, a court has been...

Date Online: 11/05/2016