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Family manís child sex shame

A DELIVERY driver who subjected a highly vulnerable young girl to a vile sexual assault, has been jailed for five...

Date Online: 08/07/2014

Gun-axe terror in street robbery

TWO men threatened and robbed four people at gunpoint yesterday in Oldham’s second gun-related crime in just over a week. The...

Date Online: 08/07/2014

Firefighters to strike over eight days

OLDHAM firefighters will be striking for eight consecutive days from Monday next week. They are taking part in a national strike...

Date Online: 08/07/2014

Burglary victim has heart attack

A plucky Royton pensioner suffered a heart attack after confronting a gang of burglars and ordering them to leave her...

Date Online: 08/07/2014

Specialist hospital plan for Royal Oldham

THE Royal Oldham could be turned into a specialist hospital if radical plans to reconfigure Greater Manchester’s hospitals go ahead. Healthier...

Date Online: 08/07/2014

Prisoner is recaptured

AN Oldham man on the run after escaping from Kirkham open prison in Blackpool has been arrested — but another...

Date Online: 08/07/2014

Mum feared for her babyís life

A NEW mum has hit out at the care on the maternity and postnatal wards at Royal Oldham Hospital, saying...

Date Online: 07/07/2014

Drunk man jailed for attack on taxi driver

A DRUNK who attacked a taxi driver because he didn’t have money to pay his fare, has been jailed for...

Date Online: 07/07/2014

Bookies staff are sacked after man fed dog-food pie

THREE people have been sacked from an Oldham William Hill branch after feeding a vulnerable customer a dog-food pie while...

Date Online: 07/07/2014

Two on the run after fleeing jail

TWO Oldham men are on the run after escaping from Kirkham open prison in Blackpool together on Saturday. Philip Stephenson (33)...

Date Online: 07/07/2014

Appeal judges show no mercy on robber

A prolific criminal who was jailed for the drunken robbery of a 15-year-old boy only hours after he was last...

Date Online: 07/07/2014

Landmark in the park

HOLLINWOOD and Limeside made the most of a fun day in the sun for all the family yesterday. The day began...

Date Online: 07/07/2014

Oldhamers showed theyíre Mad4 Mahdlo

Oldham’s central “youth zone” Mahdlo is expecting its annual fundraising week to have raised thousands of pounds A sponsored mile-high climb...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Boffinís wife gives thief a bopping

THE wife of Oldham-born scientist Professor Brian Cox has revealed how she fought off a burglar who broke into their...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Tram grant filters down the line

MORE trams could be introduced between Shaw and Crompton and Manchester City centre thanks to a major European grant. Transport for...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Foxdenton papers released

INFORMATION requested by campaigners fighting the controversial Foxdenton development has finally been released by Oldham Council. Over the past year the...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

A peace garden to shout about!

A SADDLEWORTH primary school has been granted £47,000 to build a “peace garden” for pupils. St Anne’s Primary School, Lydgate, has...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Trustís work outsourced to law firm

THE Pennine Acute Trust’s board has made the controversial decision to outsource human resources work to a private company. The...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Growing for gold

Council links with silver jubilee hospice for 50th year of Britain in Bloom OLDHAM Council and Dr Kershaw’s Hospice are urging...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Brave Joís a tower of strength

AN inspirational woman is cycling 60 miles to raise money for The Christie - even though she is currently half-way...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Volunteer Fred wins award

AN unsung hero at The Royal Oldham Hospital is celebrating winning the first local Volunteer of the Year Award. Fred Eades...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Singing away her troubles

A BRAVE 10-year-old girl is determined to live her life to the full despite learning she has an inoperable brain...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Car thief Wallwork swerves prison

FORMER Manchester United player Ronnie Wallwork has avoided jail after admitting stealing a £28,000 car. Wallwork (36), from Failsworth, had an...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

House arson attack appeal

Police are appealing for witnesses following an arson attack on an Oldham home. A mattress had been placed in front of...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Girls in knife mugging ordeal

POLICE are hunting a robber who threatened two girls with a knife in Chadderton. The victims, both 16, were walking over...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Robbery arrest

POLICE have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with a robbery in Oldham. The incident took place on May 31...

Date Online: 04/07/2014

Weekend of fun goes with a bang

THOUSANDS of locals filled the streets of Shaw for the parish council’s annual Family Fun Weekend. Sunday’s sunshine brought fun seekers...

Date Online: 03/07/2014

Man faces conspiracy charge

A CHADDERTON man is one of five people charged after two people were shot in Harpurhey earlier this year. Jack Biernat...

Date Online: 03/07/2014

Man pleads guilty over danger pet charge

A PET owner has pleaded guilty to a dangerous dog charge following its attack on a policeman. On June 1 a...

Date Online: 03/07/2014

Transformed park in line for award

Oldham‘s Alexandra Park has the chance to shine on television in a major National Lottery award scheme. The park is competing...

Date Online: 03/07/2014