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Every woman's worst nightmare

A TEENAGE boy who attempted to rape a woman at an Oldham town centre bus stop has been given a...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Massive rise in A&E wait times

THE number of patients waiting longer than four hours for decisions or treatment in local hospital A&E departments more than...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Hunt on for yob bikers

AN appeal for information to help catch "mindless" motorbike vandals who have damaged two playing fields in Chadderton has been...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Funeral date set for tragic cousins

THE funeral of two girls who died after an alleged hit-and-run on New Year's Eve is due to take place...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Dad Stephen's a walking miracle

A DAD OF FIVE is back on his feet after being struck down with a rare debilitating condition two years...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Charity's shops see trade rise

OXFAM shop sales reached a five-year spike at Christmas, with high street demand for used men's and women's clothing up...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Moves to scupper housing blueprint

A SHAW and Crompton parish councillor says they should be looking at every option, in a bid to stop hundreds...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Marathon dad-to-be's charity cash delivery

A DAD-TO-BE has "smashed" his fundraising target after completing five marathon runs before the arrival of his first child. Mossley-based Gareth...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

E-asy rider...

WHEN the boss said he had the latest electric Peugeot lined up for me to put to the test for...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

Sheridan back at Latics

JOHN Sheridan has been appointed as Athletic's new manager. The club announced the change this afternoon, along with the news that...

Date Online: 12/01/2017

May the force be with you

OLDHAM'S new police chiefs have revealed their plans for the borough ­- and have vowed to make working with local...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

'It's good to come back'

OLDHAM's new divisional commander will focus on working and engaging with local communities as he seeks to build relationships between...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

'Flexibility can lead to great results...'

OLDHAM'S new police chief says working with local communities is one of his main priorities. Chief Superintendent Neil Evans has taken...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

Experienced officers take new roles

CHIEF Superintendent Neil Evans is one of four senior officers taking up new posts in Greater Manchester this week. He will...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

Inspirational old boy opens 0.5m facilities

THE world's leading war surgeon returned to his former school to open its new 500,000 science centre. David Nott officially unveiled...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

Police: Maple Mill fire 'was arson'

THE massive blaze which ripped through Maple Mill in Hathershaw and burned for nine days is being treated as arson,...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

GP surgery hoping for expansion boost

A ROYTON GP surgery is hoping a move to a larger premises will help it expand its services and increase...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

Status boost for war memorials

TWO war memorials in Oldham have had their historic significance boosted following recent refurbishment work. Historic England now consider the Oldham...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

Memories of charity requested for book

A HOMELESS charity in Mossley has called on residents to share stories of its history as it marks 20 years. Emmaus...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

Councils are at odds over local funding

A PARISH council has accused Oldham Council of taking a "soft option" by proposing to reduce a grant which benefits...

Date Online: 11/01/2017

Latics dumped out by Mansfield

MANSFIELD 2, ATHLETIC 0 ATHLETIC were dumped out of the Checkatrade Trophy by way of two late goals from Pat Hoban. Stephen...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Brave Elliott's Disney dream

A "VERY happy cheeky chappy" diagnosed with cancer is hoping to have his dream of going to Disney Land Paris...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Pile of trouble

OLDHAM Council is investigating after "a horrendous" quantity of rubbish was dumped in Royton. An 84-year-old widow who lives nearby said...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Ever-dressed!

A FAILSWORTH woman scaled the heights to fight the disease that took her mother's life. The sky was no limit for...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Ban and fine after causing street chaos

A DRIVER who crashed into seven parked cars has been sentenced. Kathryn Hill (37), of Slack Lane, Delph, appeared at Tameside...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

New adventure sees Anisha get gold medal

TWELVE-year-old Anisha Islam is used to travelling far and wide as the star of her own story books. But the...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Plenty of room as new car park opens

MOTORISTS will have no problems finding a parking space, after a new car park opened on Monday. The new ground-level...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Newlyweds snap happy at Spindles

SHOPPERS at Spindles were left baffled after spotting a wedding party in the shopping centre on Saturday afternoon. A photo, taken...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Pond searched as '80s murder case reviewed

POLICE are re-investigating the notorious murder of an Oldham garage owner almost 30 years ago. Laurence Winstanley, then 23, was executed...

Date Online: 10/01/2017

Report highlights concerns at home

"SHORTFALLS" were found at a Moorside nursing home after an unannounced inspection was undertaken. Concerns over safety, cleanliness and management led...

Date Online: 10/01/2017