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Students’ designs set for take-off

FUTURE fashion designers from Oldham will see their couture creations on the catwalk at a charity fashion show tomorrow. Oldham Hulme...

Date Online: 26/03/2015

HGVs go off-Broadway

IMPROVED signs will hopefully help reduce the impact of lorries on the busy Chadderton Broadway route between Manchester Road and...

Date Online: 26/03/2015

Rescue heroes

HEROIC neighbours rescued a couple from a burning house in Mossley this morning. Darren Mellor and Andy Harris pulled a couple...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

‘Teen-slap’ assistant cleared

A TEACHING assistant was left suicidal after being dragged through the courts accused of slapping a severely disabled teenage girl. Jean...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

£160,000 fraudster jailed for two years

A FORMER Oldhamer who stole £160,000 from the taxpayer in a 16-year scam has been jailed for two years. Eric Stone,...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

21st century Garden Suburb moves closer

THE Lancaster Club will be transformed into a 21st century Garden Suburb if ambitious plans get the go-ahead. Councillors will be...

Date Online: 25/03/2015

Latics ease to Rochdale victory

ATHLETIC 3, ROCHDALE 0 RHYS Turner was on the spot to net twice as Athletic earned their derby stripes by completing...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Manchester on track to be cycle city

TRAIN stations in Greater Manchester — including Mills Hill, Chadderton — will get hundreds of new bike parking spaces to...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Fiona to box clever in charity bout

FIONA Liddy won’t be pulling her punches when she swaps Alexandra Park Junior School for the boxing ring this weekend. The...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Socks raise lots for Down Syndrome Day

WHEN a pupil whose sister has Downs Syndrome asked teachers if he could wear wacky socks to school, they invited...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

It’s take-off for new skate park

A WHEELY good time was the order of the day in Chadderton as riders celebrated the opening of a new...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Refugee’s wheelchair appeal

A KOSOVAN refugee is appealing to Oldhamers to donate a wheelchair for a young girl in his native country. Osman Caka...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Landfill windfall tip-top for centre

St Chad’s parish centre in Uppermill has just been refurbished - thanks to landfill. The Veolia Environmental Trust gave the centre...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

£100,000 trial mum changes plea

THE trial of an Oldham mother-of-five alleged to have accepted more than £100,000 in benefit payments, was dramatically halted when...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Food to dye for!

HIS beetroot and chocolate ice cream might not have had the judges rooting for him, but Simon Wood’s other delectable...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Proud moment for tram planner Tony

A CIVIL engineer from Shaw was at Buckingham Palace last week to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston’s legacy. Tony...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Flying the flag for Oldham

TWO proud Oldhamers have been appointed Deputy Lieutenants of Greater Manchester. Former Coronation Street actress Shobna Gulati and Darren Clark, who...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Gang on money laundering charges

A GANG of men, including one from Oldham, will appear at Manchester Crown Court next month charged with money laundering. Nokhaz...

Date Online: 24/03/2015

Pride in our community

COMMUNITY spirit was alive and kicking across Oldham at the weekend as hundreds of volunteers rolled up their sleeves and...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

Danger dodgems

AN Oldham boss is calling for action at the “dangerous junction” outside her Lees Road premises. Kath Soliman of Oldham Training...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

A medal for you, Your Majesty

PRESENTING high order accolades at Buckingham Palace is a job normally reserved for the Queen. But internationally-renowned Oldham artist Brian Clarke...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

International honour for child-sex profiler

A ROCHDALE-BASED intelligence analyst has won awards for her pioneering work to combat child sexual exploitation. Danielle Williams received a commendation...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

Boy, 14, hit by bus

A head teacher has issued a road safety warning after one of his pupils was hit by a bus on...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

Off-road drivers ‘butchering’ moorland

A PLAGUE of vehicles is turning Crompton Moor into a “quagmire”, according to its protection group. Friends of Crompton Moor raised...

Date Online: 23/03/2015

Latics score late to secure victory at Crewe

ATHLETIC registered a second victory under Dean Holden's charge thanks to a solitary strike from substitute Conor Wilkinson at relegation-threatened...

Date Online: 21/03/2015

Small rise in jobless total

OLDHAM claimants of Job Seekers Allowance rose by 37 in February. There were 2,732 claimants of JSA - 1,632 men and...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Drive to get young into local politics

YOUTH councillors are urging Oldham’s young population to get involved in local democracy. OYC is encouraging people to become League of...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Stripped bare

Raiders ransack school Thieves have left children and teachers devastated after ransacking a Woodhouses primary school and stealing thousands of pounds...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Oldham’s spectacular view of the eclipse

OLDHAMERS got the spectacle they were waiting for this morning — an almost clear view of the solar eclipse. At...

Date Online: 20/03/2015

Four year old struck down by mystery illness

BRAVE little Tehyah Solan-Clarke is still fighting for her life at home, where she receives full-time care from her family...

Date Online: 20/03/2015