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Smalling pens new long-term Reds deal

MANCHESTER United defender Chris Smalling has signed a new four–year contract. The 25–year–old England international is now committed to the Old...

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

Mossley eyeing Premier delight

Non-league football: MOSSLEY get the chance to secure some silverware tonight after a terrific season under joint bosses Peter Band...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Chaddy held

FOOTBALL: CHADDERTON’S North-West Counties League First Division play-off hopes still hang in the balance following a 1-1 draw at Cheadle...

Date Online: 22/04/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards SOUTHWELL 5.35 Rock Heroine (nb) 6.05 Lightning Spree 6.35 Sleet 7.05 Quest For Wonder 7.35 Subtle...

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

Wing man Parkinson shoots down Saints

RUGBY: OLDHAM St Anne’s are still hunting down their first points of the season in Division Two, after losing a...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Rangers’ wait goes on after late drama

RUGBY: A TRY and a pair of goals from Ben Whitehead weren’t quite enough to yield points for Saddleworth Rangers...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Boy wonder!

TABLE TENNIS: OLDHAM table tennis ace Amir Hussain struck double gold for England at the annual Primary Schools’ International Championships. The...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Chaddy play-off bid continues

FOOTBALL: CHADDERTON could sneak back into the North-West Counties League First Division play-off places tonight with a win at Cheadle...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Carnival crowns

EVER thought of yourself as royalty? Girls in the borough have the chance to be crowned at the Failsworth Carnival...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

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

Lawson return with promise of another big year

MUSIC: “YOU’LL never get this close to Lawson again,” I said to my teenage daughter as we squeezed into Manchester’s...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Help the brownies

SS Aidan and Oswald RC Church brownies group is looking for a few extra adults to help the leaders for...

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

Holden has makings of a fine manager - Philiskirk

DIG below the nice-guy exterior and there’s a highly-determined character and successful manager in the making in Dean Holden, says...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Rotation policy working

EIGHT games into the season and the number of ever-presents in the Oldham RL Club’s line-up is down to just...

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

Musical treat lacks decent storyline

Dreamboats and Miniskirts, Palace, Manchester, to Saturday It has to be admitted — especially since the Sixties was when I first...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Jess sharpens her Rio focus

SWIMMING: JESSICA Fullalove admits her focus is now on making the British team for next summer’s Olympic Games. She won’t dwell,...

Date Online: 21/04/2015