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Fun day a roaring success

A FUN day at Hollinwood Cricket Club drew the crowds and helped a cause close to the heart of the...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Norman history

SADDLEWORTH Historical Society meets at Uppermill Conservative Club on Wednesday, April 6, for an illustrated presentation on “The Norman Conquest...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

I won’t make hectic programme an excuse — boss

NO EXCUSES is the slogan boss John Sheridan has stated ahead of Athletic’s punishing Easter schedule. Tomorrow’s game at Burton (12.30pm...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Oldham seeking bumper turn-out

OLDHAM RL Club went into today’s Kingstone Press Championship clash with Halifax at Bower Fold hoping to attract a four-figure...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Delph closing in on return

Fabian Delph is hoping to return to action for Manchester City after the current international break. The England midfielder has missed...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Aaron makes giant strides

AARON Amadi-Holloway is piling up the new experiences while taking everything in his large stride. For the first time in the...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

No time like now to pick up points

Athletic’s wing wizard writes every week for Chron Sport TEN games are left in our season now and we simply have...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Lilywhites facing moment of truth

NOTHING short of six points from two games over Easter will do for Mossley as their Evo-Stik League Division One...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Racing Tips

Our selections for tomorrow’s meetings: KEMPTON 1.10 Boater 1.40 Stormy Clouds 2.15 Passover 2.50 Barsanti (nap) 3.25 Searchlight 4.00 Cape Banjo 4.35 Rose Above (nb) 5.10 Elysian Prince CARLISLE 1.45 Wazowski...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Another Top win as Oddies falter

Oddies 14 0, Top House 3 TOP House were made to work hard for their ninth consecutive victory in Martin Buckley...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Beckett bags four-timer

ALAN Beckett bagged a brilliant four-goal haul as FBT Manchester League Premier Division high-fliers Royton Town roared to a 7-3...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Big guns march on in Challenge Cup

A SELECTION of Oldham Sunday League big guns made progress in the Challenge Cup. Reigning champions Rifle are through to the...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Get in! Barlow Cup final first for Heyside

HEYSIDE’S class of 2015-16 made history in midweek as they reached their first Barlow Cup final. Geoff Howard’s side beat Britannia...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

Oldham rod bags success on the Sankey

Angling: OLDHAM angler Ian Alexandra took first place in round two of the DSP Ltd spring series on the upper...

Date Online: 25/03/2016

‘Votes ploy’ fury

A PROPERTY owner has accused Labour councillors of rejecting plans for a mental health treatment live-in centre to secure votes...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Civic honour for Oldham treasure Freda

POPULAR local historian, writer and Oldham treasure Freda Millett has become the first woman to receive an Oldham Council Civic...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Teacher Steve’s a Pole to poll winner

INSPIRING teacher Steve Hill has brought home a gong from the annual National Adventure Awards. He won the Public Vote award...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Mercedes Bernz

AN electrical fault sparked a blaze which destroyed the engine of Mercedes car. The Oldham-bound carriageway of Chadderton Way was closed...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Council leader blasts deprivation report

Oldham Council: OLDHAM Council leader Jean Stretton told councillors a report describing Oldham as the most deprived town in the...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

McMahon attacks Osborne over ‘unfair’ Budget

OLDHAM MP Jim McMahon has welcomed the Government’s U-turn on benefits for disabled people - but now wants to know...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Leading health bosses take top roles at trust

HEALTH chiefs from Salford will step in to provide leadership and support to Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust from next...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Bierkeller turns to comedy

OLDHAM’S Bierkeller is to inject some laughter into the town’s nightlife tonight with a new comedy club. The first Belly...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

MP meets candidates for mock election

OLDHAM’S newest MP swapped Westminster for Hathershaw College to see the next generation of politicians in action. Jim McMahon, elected to...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Out and about again - with bells on

SADDLEWORTH villages will be treated to the hypnotic sounds of bells and clogs when the community’s famous morris men take...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Pupils handed a sporting chance

FORMER England goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis visited Hathershaw College to help inspire pupils to get active. But it wasn’t all about football:...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Entrepreneurial Eric wins £500

AN Oldham college student who runs his own clothing company has come third in a national entrepreneurial competition. Eric Bishyika (19)...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Oldham gets a share of carrier bag charge

OLDHAM bagged a share of an £11.5 million carrier bag charge fund after millions voted in Tesco stores up and...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Park cafe

HELP to support a new community venture at Cafe Mandel, based in Dunwood Park, Woodend Shaw, which opens on Saturday...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

We can beat Burton - Croft

ATHLETIC have already proven they have the measure of the ‘Leicester of League One’, argues Lee Croft. John Sheridan’s side pulls...

Date Online: 24/03/2016

Burke geared for Oldham debut

OLDHAM will unveil new prop Joe Burke over the Easter weekend — if not tomorrow against Halifax at Bower Fold...

Date Online: 24/03/2016