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Blue focus now on title charge

MANCHESTER City are now left to concentrate on their title challenge following their Champions League defeat by Barcelona. City had...

Date Online: 13/03/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards CHELTENHAM 1.30 Pearl Castle 2.05 Thomas Edison 2.40 Kings Palace (n.b)...

Date Online: 13/03/2014

Hard-working cast let down by screwball script

Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Oldham COliseum, to March 22 PUTTING aside for a moment the notion that there is...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Loan shark probe

A SUSPECTED loan shark has been arrested following an operation into illegal money-lending. The England Illegal Money Lending Team, working...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Pub assault anger

A FATHER-OF-THREE has been banned from pubs across three Saddleworth villages for two years after he admitted assaulting a landlord....

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Not-guilty plea

A 29-YEAR-OLD man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Fitton Hill last year pleaded not guilty at Manchester Crown Court...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Witness collapses at brother’s murder trial

A WITNESS in the trial of a man accused of murdering his wife in Chadderton last year collapsed under questioning...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Vandal hell for Oldham RL

VANDALS have smashed their way into five outbuildings at Oldham Rugby League Club’s Whitebank ground. The raid is the latest...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards WOLVERHAMPTON 5.45 Castorienta 6.15 Dear Ben 6.45 Colourbearer 7.15 Huzzah 7.45...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Kompany sounds rallying call

MANCHESTER City captain Vincent Kompany is urging fans to believe in the team ahead of his side’s crunch Champions League...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Guts and character urgently required

Athletic 0, Rotherham 2 TIME to buckle up, because Athletic are heading for a crash landing in League Two if...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Edwin aiming the become a regular

EDWIN Okanga-Ajwang has pledged his allegiance to Oldham RL Club during his season-long stay on dual registration from Salford Red...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Johnson: we’ll get the job done

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson came out fighting after last night’s latest defeat — and promised to work as hard as...

Date Online: 12/03/2014

Lent course

A BIBLE study course starts tonight at Hollins Methodist Church. The Lent course is titled “The Way of the Cross”....

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Mr and Mrs Green wanted to test run eco-home

THE search is on to find “Mr and Mrs Green” to move into an environmentally-friendly house. Regenda Housing Group is...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Rocky grabs a world title on home ground

OLDHAM wrestler Clinton “Rocky” Steele was crowned international heavyweight champion of the world in front of a home crowd at...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Scott has the last laugh for Rangers

RUGBY: A LATE try from Scott Owen sealed an excellent 26-22 success for Saddleworth Rangers at Millom in National Conference...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Late try soothes Saints’ nerves

RUGBY: OLDHAM St Anne’s were forced to dig deep as they maintained their fine start to the Kingstone Press National...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Marvin targets quick return

BOXING: OLDHAM welterweight Marvin Greaves isn’t prepared to let the dust settle under his feet. The 32 year old is...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Can City stop Messi?

The CIty kit boss and former Latics star writes every week for Chron Sport SO, after the disappointment of Sunday...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Stunned Nasri ready for Barcelona challenge

SAMIR Nasri was almost lost for words to describe Manchester City’s latest FA Cup shocker against Wigan – but believes...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Rivals in the ring, friends out of it!

ANTHONY Crolla is happy to put friendship to one side until April 19 when he will face John Murray is...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Moyes’ salute for Jones, Smalling

MANCHESTER United manager David Moyes thinks Chris Smalling and Phil Jones could be England’s first–choice centre–back pairing for years to...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Strugglers strike late to bag a point

MOSSLEY were pegged back by a 90th-minute equaliser from visitors Wakefield in the Evo-Stik League Division One North. Being held...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Home front

ROYTON Local History Society will hear from Brian Hallworth as he takes them down “Forget-me-not Lane” in a talk about...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Council aims to stack odds against bookies

OLDHAM Council is joining a national campaign to beat the bookies. The borough has signed up to a joint submission...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Woman dies three months after accident

AN elderly woman badly injured in a road accident in Failsworth in December has died in hospital. Doreen Jones (79),...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Social work grading cuts defended

COUNCIL chiefs have defended plans to stop employing higher-grade specialist children’s social workers. According to a source, Oldham Council had...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Hospice ad hits TV

DR Kershaw’s Hospice has joined 25 others in the region to launch a TV advertising campaign to raise awareness of...

Date Online: 11/03/2014

Warehouse blaze rescue

A 69-YEAR-OLD man was taken to hospital after being rescued from an antique warehouse fire in Failsworth. Fire services from...

Date Online: 11/03/2014