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Spencer hails mean defence

OLDHAM scored a magnificent seven tries but Scott Naylor and his right-hand man Lee Spencer were most pleased by a...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

Keithís Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards YARMOUTH 2.00 Normanna 2.30 Mimi Luke 3.00 Frontline Phantom 3.30 Interconnection 4.00 Autumns Blush (nb) 4.30 Elizona...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

A cool £10,000

A MUM is determined to raise £10,000 to buy specialist baby cooling equipment for the Royal Oldham after seeing first-hand...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Volunteers needed to guide dogs

A CHARITY is appealing for dog lovers in Oldham to come forward and help train puppies to become assistance dogs...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Flying the flag for independence

OLDHAM Council raised the national flag of Pakistan yesterday to mark the country’s independence anniversary. The flag was raised at 9am...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Bertha makes presence felt

CYCLING MEMBER of the East Lancs Road Club were out in force in the Altrincham Ravens CC 25-mile time-trial. Starting south of...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Tongue-tie clinic up for an award

A CLINIC supporting mums who are struggling to breastfeed their tongue-tied babies has been shortlisted to received a prestigious health...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Taking the sting out of divorce

A NEW way to divorce that aims to reduce the emotional and financial toll is being promoted in Oldham. Offered via...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Hollinwood training

HOLLINWOOD begin their preparations for the new Pennine League Division Four campaign tonight, with the first training session taking place...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Manor men hit the road

OLDHAM Rugby Union Club hit the road for their opening game of the 2014-15 North Lancashire Division One season. The Manor...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Freedom fighter Liam

A YOUNG man from Saddleworth who is passionate about human rights issues is trying to raise more awareness of the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Council gets wheels turning on new jobs

OLDHAM Council has launched an innovative new scheme to encourage warehouse workers to secure higher paid jobs as drivers. The Warehouse...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Clock is ticking for offenders

Saddleworth and District Cricket League by KEVIN RICHARDSON IT took Glodwick three hours, 10 minutes to bowl their 45 overs against...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Super-centenarian Hilda dies at 110

OLDHAM’S Hilda Jackson, thought to be the fifth oldest person in the UK, has died 15 days before her 111th...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Basement pairís crunch match

CLL by KEITH McHUGH AS local CLL fixtures go, they don’t come much bigger than Saturday’s showdown between Royton and Werneth...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Doctors disagree on cause of ex-JPís death

An inquest into the death of a former Oldham magistrate Ronald Halliwell (85) was adjourned for a second time after...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Sam overcomes her demons to help others

Until five years ago Sam Bradshaw was a housewife and a mother-of-four overcoming problems in her personal life. Now, she is...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Rubbish tipped on moor road

A HUGE pile of building materials was dumped in Huddersfield Road, Denshaw. Oldham Councilís environmental team was sent to collect the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Jobless total down by 200 in a month

UNEMPLOYMENT in Oldham has continued to fall, with the number of people claiming job-seeker’s allowance (JSA) down by 200 over...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Lifesaver charity backed

THE Rotary Club of Oldham’s charity Heartstart Oldham is to be supported by supermarket Sainsbury’s. The retail giant picked it as...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Hopes high for a steeplejack trainer

GREENACRES could soon be home to a new training facility for steeplejacks. Permission is being sought by Delta International, for the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Labour calls for GP guarantee

LABOUR MP Debbie Abrahams has launched a petition calling for a guarantee patients will receive a doctor’s appointment within 48...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Itís the fab five!

FIVE Oldham Sixth Form College students are flying high after winning places at the country’s top universities. Naomi Sutton, Daniel Stanley...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Land cleared as work starts on new houses

LAND behind the former Mathias Pilling sheltered housing site in Shaw has been cleared ready for development. The land, in Siddall...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Range wrap up title with aplomb

WHALLEY Range clinched the Under-15s title in their first season in the Saddleworth and District Cricket League. The Kingsbrook Road outfit...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Tons of runs

Cricket by KEVIN RICHARDSON NATHAN Jones is scoring runs for fun. In an incredible three days, the ace teenager recorded knocks of...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Opening salvo so sweet for Graham

GRAHAM Whitaker won the biggest major at Brookdale, the Captain’s Final, with a brilliant two-round total of nett 129. Six qualifiers...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Blackley eye league double

OLDHAM GOLF LEAGUE BLACKLEY are on course for an ‘A’ and ‘B’ double following the Oldham Golf League play-off semi-final first...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Drink measures going too far?

AN all-party Government group are proposing to cut the drink-driving limit and put cigarette packet-style health warnings on bottles of...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

ĎI love our borough and want to give backí

MARIAM Waseem is a tireless and motivated young woman who can not give enough to her community. At the age of...

Date Online: 15/08/2014