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Move to put Churchill on an (Oldham) pedestal

SIR Winston Churchill often spoke of the “warm hearts and bright eyes” of Oldham folk when he served the borough...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Stoneleigh in top 100

STONELEIGH Academy is one of the country’s top 100 schools for the progress made by pupils. Schools Minister David Laws describes...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Young homeless get a chance to rebuild their lives

AN Oldham homeless charity is set to benefit from a £1.6 million cash pot to help young people into housing,...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Bright guilty of murder

Andre Bright (30) has been sentenced to life in prison, with a minimum of 17 years, after being found guilty...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

£36.7m cost of new cinema

PLANS to transform the delapidated old town hall into a cinema complex will cost Oldham Council £36.7million — but it...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Jury ready to deliver Bright verdict

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a young mum is expected to reach its verdict...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Car a “rolling ball of flame”

ARSONISTS turned a car into a ball of flame last night as it rolled out of control down a street...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Child sex pictures charges

A 57-YEAR-OLD Shaw man has been charged with a string of offences after more than 4,200 indecent images were allegedly...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Arson threat probe over Evans deal

A YOB threatened to burn down the building of an Oldham Athletic sponsor days before the club pulled out of...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Challenging a worrying rise in Islamophobia

HUNDREDS of Oldham Muslims gathered together to discuss anti-Muslim hate crime. The event, “Challenging Islamophobia — Building Communities”, was organised by...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Toy glory

LEES-BASED company Character Options has been named Toy Retailer of the Year at the 50th Toy Industry Awards. The company also...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Market ice proves a thaw point

TRADING at Shaw market was almost frozen yesterday after the recent snowfall caused havoc. Icy conditions meant setting up stalls was...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Mellis swoop gets thumbs-up

JACOB Mellis has been challenged by his new manager to sharpen up and add a promotion to his career CV. The...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

LJ’s sights fixed on play-offs

ATHLETIC are scrapping for one of only two remaining play-off spots in the league, says Lee Johnson. The manager, who sees...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Reds boss reluctant to change

LOUIS van Gaal admits to being uncomfortable every time Manchester United play 4–4–2. Van Gaal faced open criticism from United fans...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Boro in mood to test City

MIDDLESBROUGH won’t fail through lack of belief when they take on Manchester City in tomorrow’s FA Cup fourth-round tie at...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Gently does it, admits Locky

ADAM Lockwood would never shun a call to arms, but admits he doesn’t think it would be entirely sensible to...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 12.50 Astral Weeks 1.25 Caminel 2.00 Pathway To Honour 2.35 Ruban 3.10 Maverick Wave 3.45 Red...

Date Online: 23/01/2015

Gills show triggers contract extension

JAMES Wilson’s expected appearance at Gillingham will trigger a further season’s stay at SportsDirect.com Park for the star centre-back. The 25-year-old...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Players itching for a game — Naylor

OLDHAM RL’s players are itching to get stuck into pre-season match action. It’s more than three months since the Roughyeds’ last...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Blind pleads for fans’ patience

Daley Blind has told Manchester United fans they must keep faith with Louis van Gaal. Though United are fourth in the...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

The boy who can’t put on weight

LITTLE Lucas Dorman has spent the majority of his short life in hospital — with his worried mum and dad...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Lampard injury worry

FRANK Lampard sparked injury fears after playing just the first 20 minutes of Manchester City’s friendly victory over Hamburg in...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Teenager in rape attack

A TEENAGE boy was attacked and raped as he walked through a country park in Park Bridge on the Ashton...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Screen husband Ken pays awards tribute to Corrie legend Anne

Late “Coronation Street” actress Anne Kirkbride took centre stage at the National Television Awards as colleagues and rivals paid tribute. The...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

From pie in the sky to crust in the dust...

ATHLETIC fan Andrew Marshall was crust-fallen after seeing his favourite half-time snacks hit the deck in front of the away...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Ploughing on regardless

Sharp easterly winds and snowfall left many Saddleworth motorists grappling to negotiate secondary routes to Huddersfield and other cross-moorland destinations...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 1.30 My Lord 2.00 Vejovis 2.35 Kodafine 3.10 Chookie Royale 3.40 Coursing 4.10 Honourable Action WOLVERHAMPTON 4.15 Stanlow 4.45...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Get out of jail card

AN Oldham delivery man who stole up to £6,000 worth of football stickers has been ordered to pay £1,500 in...

Date Online: 22/01/2015

Coliseum in running for six stage awards

. . . and Hard Graft pays off for pram shop production Oldham theatre productions have been nominated for seven trophies...

Date Online: 22/01/2015