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Shop shuts again

LOCAL retail bosses are meeting council officers today after a temporary pop-up shop closed days after opening. Villagers in Delph had...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Team finds pensioner

Oldham mountain rescue team found an elderly man who went missing at the weekend. A police helicopter swept Saddleworth villages with...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Candle sparks bedroom blaze

TWO men fled from a semi-detached house in Werneth after a candle sparked a bedroom fire. A 44-year-old man was asleep...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Marks to spark fantastic new future for Mumps

THE 130-year wait to bring Marks and Spencer to Oldham is finally over. The retail giant will open a clothing, homeware...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

We deserve this

Council leader Jim McMahon expressed his desire to create a more positive future for the borough as he unveiled plans...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Thugs jailed for horror attack

TWO armed thugs who attacked a couple after smashing their way into their home late at night, have each been...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Fans’ favourite Tyson signs one-year deal.

SCOTT Naylor is delighted to have secured the signature of fan-favourite George Tyson for another year. The 21-year-old player was on...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Bernard reunited with his film family

OLDHAM-born actor Bernard Cribbins was reunited with his co-stars from much-loved film classic The Railway Children after 44 years. The veteran...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Search for new players never ends, insists boss

ATHLETIC boss Lee Johnson ran the rule over three triallists yesterday in what he described a ‘very important’ private friendly...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Performance award for Sarah

OLDHAM-born actress Sarah Lancashire picked up an major award at the prestigious Royal Television Society North-West awards. Sarah (50) won best...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

A happy Christmas at the Coliseum

Aladdin, Oldham Coliseum, to January 10 THIS year’s Coliseum panto breezes into life with a great rendition of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

League in merger approach

Cricket:  THE Lake Garage Central Lancashire League could merge with the Lancashire League to form a powerful new cricket organisation. Member clubs...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Poirot play’s popularity a bit of a mystery

BLACK COFFEE (Opera House, Manchester, to Saturday) Agatha Christie’s early and only play featuring Hercule Poirot has been getting fairly good reviews...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 3.50 Sublimation 4.25 Pat Mustard 4.55 Special Code 5.25 Duretto 5.55 Sweet Selection 6.25 Captain Cat...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

M&S coming to Oldham

THE 130-year wait to bring Marks and Spencer to Oldham is finally over. The retail giant will open a clothing, homeware...

Date Online: 18/11/2014

Pride continues to uncover gems

Pride in Oldham 2014 - all the winners OLDHAM’s unsung heroes finally had their night in the spotlight at the 2014...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Step it up!

 ATHLETIC’S players will be put through the mill this week as a make-or-break period of the season begins with a...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Flicking the festive switch

THOUSANDS lined town-centre streets to see Oldham’s Christmas lights switched on in style. “Britain’s Got Talent” favourites Bars and Melody were...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Debut boy’s dazzler in vain

Athletic 1, Crawley 1 Here’s the problem for Athletic: no goals from Jonathan Forte makes gaining points difficult. With the former Southampton...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Sham marriage probe

TWO Failsworth people have been remanded in custody until December 5 following the alleged trafficking and “sale” into a sham...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Boss not happy

THERE was no argument against Crawley emerging from the early kick-off at SportsDirect.com Park with a point in Athletic manager...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Blind blow for stuttering Reds

MANCHESTER United might have been dealt another injury blow after Daley Blind suffered suspected torn knee ligaments playing for Holland...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Abril next on Crolla hit list

Boxing:  IT could scarcely have been a better weekend for Chadderton-based Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla. The lightweight star wowed fans in Dublin...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards SOUTHWELL 12.10 Nellies Quest 12.40 Air Of York 1.10 Red Tide 1.40 Best Tamayuz 2.10 Toofeeg 2.40...

Date Online: 17/11/2014

Tri-cast ace continues excellent run of form

ANGLING: DAVE Holland is carrying all before him on the local scene. The Tri-Cast Highfield man added to his list with...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Heyside grind out a victory

FOOTBALL: HEYSIDE produced a gritty display as they eased to a 2-1 victory at Honley in the first round of...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Ruthless Legends stun White House

FOOTBALL: LEGENDS of Lees hit double figures as they crushed White House 11-2 in the Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Stephenson rockets to another hat-trick

FOOTBALL: HOT-shot Leighton Stephenson is in the form of his life after bagging an amazing THIRD consecutive hat-trick for Springhead. Stephenson...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Chew’s the main man for Diggle

Diggle 2, Netherton 1 FOOTBALL: GARETH Chew was the goal ace for Diggle as they progressed to the second round of...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Everyone is on their toes

The Latics goalkeeper writes every week for Chron Sport I HAVEN'T produced a save like the one against Leyton Orient in...

Date Online: 14/11/2014