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BOWLS: NIMBLE Nook and Tonge star Darren Griffiths won the Greater Manchester Merit at Fallowfield Bowling and Tennis Club, beating...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Oldham on look-out for new pro

CRICKET: OLDHAM are without a full-time professional following Zakir Kathrada’s return to South Africa. The Lake Garage CLL Championship side...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Teens held in PO raid

FOUR teenagers - the eldest only 16 - have been arrested following an attempted raid on High Crompton post office...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Potholes plugged with £430,000 boost

POTHOLE repair work in Oldham has been given a £430,000 boost, which could potentially fix 8,000 holes across the borough. The...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

What’s going on at Shaw baths?

SWIMMERS using Crompton pool remain in limbo over building’s future a month after its closure. The pool, run by Oldham Community...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Mother dies a day after giving birth

AN Oldham woman has died at the Royal Oldham Hospital, a day after giving birth. The woman, thought to be...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Latics run the rule over trialists

THREE trialists will hope to impress Athletic manager Lee Johnson as the squad convenes for the first training session of...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Palfrey praise for Oldham’s try machines

OLDHAM have the two top wingers in Championship One – and on the number of tries they have scored that’s...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Games girls plan to step on the gas

Swimming: OLDHAM’S Commonwealth Games duo Jessica Lloyd and Jessica Fullalove are among the country’s top swimmers in Manchester from today...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards CARLISLE 2.00 Twin Turbo 2.30 Bahamian Sunrise 3.00 Boxing Shadows 3.35...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Campaigners question Foxdenton ‘big secret’

OLDHAM Council has been accused by campaigners of withholding vital information regarding the controversial Foxdenton development. The council has twice...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Boy attacked seven teachers

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy assaulted seven teachers in a violent rampage after being told off for chewing gum. The boy “kicked...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Match abandoned after incident

A CRICKET match was abandoned after an incident involving a player and spectator. The game, between Stayley and Hollinwood second...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Thug jailed for bottle attack

A DRUNK who hit a 61-year old man over the head with a beer bottle has been jailed for eight...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Carnival Sun-day!

GLORIOUS sunshine saw crowds flock to a sizzling Oldham Carnival and RootZ Festival yesterday. Alexandra Park was packed for the...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Driver (82) run over by his car

AN 82-year-old man was injured after he was run over by his car. The man, believed to be from Derbyshire,...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Walk-out protest by angry parishioners

Worshippers walked out of a church service yesterday in a protest over losing their minister. The move came days after...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Care home struggle

OLDHAM care homes are struggling to survive says Oldham Care Homes Association. The group has accused Oldham Council of refusing...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Oldham climb to second place

OLDHAM’S impressive 32-14 win at Gateshead lifted them to second place in Championship One - level on points with leaders...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Latics’ nine lost months of player time

LEE Johnson accepts the blame for a large number of lost days of training among the squad last season —...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Daniel’s Wimbledon test

DANIEL Smethurst begins his latest Wimbledon adventure with a tough test against ninth seed John Isner tomorrow morning. Smethurst (23),...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Going the extra mile

GATESHEAD 14, OLDHAM 32 OLDHAM coach Scott Naylor’s view is that any rugby player worth his salt must have in...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Delighted Naylor thinks BIG

SCOTT Naylor was deep in thought for a few moments before starting his post-match summary. “This is a big one...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards FOLLOWERS of the Chronicle’s tips at Royal Ascot had a week...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

Bove signs Latics deal

JORDAN Bove has signed his first professional deal with Athletic. The young hot-shot, who scored 25 goals for the under-18s...

Date Online: 23/06/2014

JD Williams backs Latics for another season

OLDHAM Athletic has “signed” retail companmy JD Williams for another season. The Shaw firm has agreed to sponsor the club’s...

Date Online: 21/06/2014

Red letter day for Greenfield

CRICKET:   GREENFIELD’S third team upset their Milnrow counterparts in Division Four of the North Manchester League. The Ladhill Lane outfit posted 154...

Date Online: 20/06/2014

Goodwin appointed at Higgy

RUGBY:   HIGGINSHAW have appointed Chris Goodwin as their new open-age head coach, with Danny Atherton as player-coach. Both Goodwin and Atherton came...

Date Online: 20/06/2014

Battling Brian is Saints’ saviour

RUGBY:   A YOUTHFUL Oldham St Anne’s A team pulled out all the stops to beat second-placed Rylands 32-28 in Division Two...

Date Online: 20/06/2014

Parry woe sums it up for Crompton

CRICKET:   WHEN things aren’t going for you, cricket can be a cruel game - ask Crompton skipper Simon Wright With a side...

Date Online: 20/06/2014