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Dumper is caught at the airport

A FLY-TIPPER has been successfully prosecuted after being arrested at Manchester Airport. A resident contacted the council to report a large...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Sinkhole causes closure

ANOTHER sinkhole has appeared in a street in Shaw. Church Road has been closed off until repair work is carried...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Oliver's back in the swim

A LITTLE boy who suffered horrific injuries when he was hit by a car six months ago is miraculously back...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Sport pioneers on a roll to States

TO THE uninitiated roller derby looks like a cross between rugby (without a ball) and British Bulldog - on roller...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Don't miss chance to have a Blast

CLOUDS of rainbow colour will cover Alexandra Park next month as the spectacular Dr Kershaw's Hospice Colour Blast returns. Last year...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Tenants to face service charges under shake-up

FIRST Choice Homes Oldham have completed a consultation on maintenance charges in communal areas of flats following a rent reduction...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Travel passes up for grabs for school pupils

PARENTS are being urged to apply for cheaper travel for their children on public transport, with the school year around...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Net traffic soars after Trump tale

A FIRM which specialises in cranes, lifting gear and vacuum-handling equipment saw a huge surge in website traffic after a...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Actress to visit town

ACTRESS and model Hayley Hasselhoff will trade Hollywood for Oldham as she visits the town centre tomorrow for a meet...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Pedestrian hit by car

A MAN is in hospital with serious injuries after a collision yesterday. The man suffered head and body injuries due to...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Pair land roles with furnishings retailer

FAILSWORTH-based furnishings retailer Housing Units appointed two senior members of staff to its expanding team. Stewart Smith has joined as retail...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Police plea

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace the next-of-kin of a man. James McAuley (69) died at his home...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Back-to-back clean sheets earn 'keeper special bonus

CONNOR Ripley earned an unusual clean-sheet bonus last night - a box of nappies from chairman Simon Corney. Ripley (23) became...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Grimshaw playing through the pain barrier

SCOTT Naylor has revealed that Danny Grimshaw has been playing for several weeks with a groin injury. "He's been going through...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Latics are on the right track

STEPHEN Robinson took on the mantle of Sir Alex Ferguson as the fourth official prepared to raise the board signalling...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Janet storms to four-shot win

JANET Thorpe swept aside her rivals to claim the Lady Captain's Prize at Oldham. She opened up with a nett 67...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

White's Olympic final bid

OLDHAM star Nicola White and her Great Britain team-mates face crunch time in Rio tonight as a massive Olympic semi-final...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

City hammer sorry Steaua

SERGIO Aguero recovered from two penalty misses to hit a hat-trick as Manchester City powered towards the Champions League group...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 17/08/2016

Latics held by Northampton

ATHLETIC 0, NORTHAMPTON 0 ATHLETIC were held to a second goalless draw in the space of four days by Northampton. In a...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

64-bed care home 'is a real need'

PLANS for a new 64-bed care home for elderly residents have been submitted to Oldham Council. Care provider RochCare hopes to...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Surgery is rated 'inadequate'

A GLODWICK GP surgery has been placed in special measures after a Care Quality Commission inspection rated it as "inadequate". Greenbank...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Good Samaritan's plea for donations

AN OLDHAM-BORN man who has dedicated his life to helping thousands of poverty-stricken people in the Philippines has featured in...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Clerics who hailed killer at mosque

CONTROVERSIAL Pakistani clerics who praised an Islamist assassin in Pakistan were allowed to speak at a mosque in Oldham last...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Star backs free literary festival

A GENEROUS-spirited film and TV actor is backing the launch of Saddleworth's first ever literary festival. John Henshaw has taken on...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Driver who hit boy was speeding

A HIT and run driver from Oldham who knocked down an 11-year-old boy who had just left prayers at his...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Half of drivers use their phones

MORE than half of Oldham's population are using their mobile phones at the wheel, a new study has found. Drivers are...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Inspirational Norman in 50k youth boost

MORE community groups and organisations are set to benefit from Oldham Youth Council's Kerrching Youth Opportunity Fund - thanks to...

Date Online: 16/08/2016

Dog saved from hot car

POLICE officers were forced to smash a car window to rescue a distressed dog from a hot vehicle in Shaw...

Date Online: 16/08/2016