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10 for 10 — new courses to mark UCO anniversary

SPORT and graphic design are among 10 courses unveiled to celebrate the 10th anniversary of University Campus Oldham. The courses have...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

£6m cancer centre launch

LOCAL cancer patients and their families will soon be able to get free practical, emotional and social support at a...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Fire crew tackles moorland blaze

FIRE-fighters from Oldham tackled a moorland blaze above Shaw last night. They were called to Brushes Clough, off Buckstones Road, shortly...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Let’s rock!

Losing six relatives to cancer has inspired a teenager to organise a charity rock gig to help fight the disease. Nathan...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Growing pains for gardeners

DISGRUNTLED allotment owners want compensation from Oldham Council after discovering the new patch of land they have been moved to...

Date Online: 23/04/2015

Man’s chilling rape and abuse charges - against his girlfriend

SICKENING pictures of injuries allegedly inflicted by a torturer and rapist on his own girlfriend were found stored on his...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Worker killed in warehouse horror

THE circumstances leading to a worker being crushed to death in a tragic accident at a Chadderton warehouse remain a...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Wife’s plea after brick attack

Attack victim John Young and his wife Elaine have spoken of his life being turned upside down after a yob...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Four on child sex charges

FOUR men have been charged as part of a continuing investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rochdale. The charges relate to...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

School placed in special measures

LYNDHURST Primary School is failing to give its pupils an acceptable standard of education, say inspectors. The school has been placed...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Hunt for robbery suspect

POLICE have released this image of an Oldham man wanted in connection with a robbery and on recall to prison. Brett...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

£6m spent, and we’re made up

STUDENTS have moved into a new £6 million building at Oldham College — and it’s a beauty! The three-storey building on...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Join in three-day treats for St George

CELEBRATE St George’s Day in Oldham with three days of events across the borough. Oldham Council is encouraging residents to take...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Fewer people jobless

OLDHAM claimants of Jobseekers Allowance fell by over 150 between February and March, from 2,732 to 2,592, 1,562 of them...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Spoof Hitler video sparks club furore

AN online video that features a spoof visit by Hitler to Springhead Liberal Club is to be removed The video has...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

£300,000 drug stash men jailed

A DRUG dealer was caught with £300,000 worth of cannabis when police raided his home. The 30kg stash was in vacuum-packed...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Player sacked after scoring... in dugout

A footballer has been sacked by his club after a video showed him having sex with a fan in the...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Simon’s dish was lick-the-plate brilliant

GREG Wallace told him his dish was “lick the plate brilliant” and John Torode said it was “exceptional” - two...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Man is blinded by brick thugs

POLICE are hunting for yobs threw a brick at a householder and took his sight in one eye. The 66-year-old man...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Trust apologises after maternity unit probe

BOSSES at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have apologised for any mistakes made on the maternity units at two Greater...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

‘Suicide-bid’ teen spared jail term

A VULNERABLE 16-year-old boy from Mossley who claimed he tried to buy a biological toxin to take his own life...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Crash biker seriously hurt

TWO motor-cyclists were injured in separate crashes in Oldham yesterday. One is in hospital with a serious leg injury after his...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Bride and gloom at wedding ‘shambles’

A SHOCKED bride who was told during her wedding reception to return her marriage certificate because it had been issued...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

School in running for top UK award

NORTH Chadderton School could be named the best school in the country. The school has been shortlisted for the Times Educational...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

End to end drama at Boundary Park

PLANS to switch Latics fans from the Chaddy End — the traditional Boundary Park hotbed for home supporters — to...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

No action over baby’s death

NO action is to be taken against a woman arrested on suspicion of killing her grandson by lying on him. The...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Ex-mayor among trio bowing out

ELECTION NEWS: AS 100 candidates prepare to fight for 20 Oldham Council seats on May 7, three wards will definitely...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Thug who hit pregnant girlfriend jailed

AN Oldham teenager has been jailed after punching his pregnant partner, losing her baby. Dusan Bako (18) admitted causing grievous bodily...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

40 second life-saver

AN Oldham mum is urging parents to watch the first-aid video that helped to save her toddler’s life. The St John...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Grandma was my inspiration, says MasterChef finalist

MasterChef finalist Simon Wood has revealed his greatest food inspiration was his gran! Simon told the Chronicle his love of food...

Date Online: 20/04/2015