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First test-tube baby hails birth pioneers

THE world’s first test-tube baby paid tribute to the pioneers who made her birth possible. A message from Louise Brown was...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Young guns set up final shoot-out

TABLE TENNIS:  FOR the first time in memory, the Division Five final of the Oldham Table Tennis League’s Handicap Cup will...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Talent show

CAN you sing, dance, do impressions or tell jokes? Showcase your skills at the Holy Family’s Got Talent contest this...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Rangers’ rally is a Bridge too far

RUGBY:  SADDLEWORTH Rangers are still looking for their first win after two games in this season’s Kingstone Press National Conference League...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Farewell to Hilda, 101

A GREAT-grandmother and former Oldham businesswoman, has died aged 101. Hilda Barrott was born in Royton in 1913 and lived with...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Bus services head in right direction

THE vast majority of local bus passengers are satisfied with the service says a new survey. The Passenger Focus Bus Passenger...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Court price-hike plan in the dock

PROPOSED increases to court fees of up to 622 per cent have been attacked by the President of the Oldham...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Union warning over zero rise for teachers

TEACHERS may not get a pay rise this year - despite Government-accepted recommendations they should receive at least one per...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

First goal in Barca is vital

City’s roving reporter wrotes every week for Chron Sport IT goes without saying that every Manchester City player will need to...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Dean to stay for the rest of the season

Caretaker boss Dean Holden is to remain Athletic manager for the final 11 games of the season. Holden will be assisted...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Murphy latest victim of injury jinx

ATHLETIC’S injury curse has struck again — this time AFTER a game. Rhys Murphy became the eighth addition to a crippling...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Magic numbers for jobs and training

OLDHAM Council has smashed its pledge to create 2,015 job opportunities by the end of 2015 — nine months ahead...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Stop-smoking team faces jobs battle

STAFF at Oldham’s Stop Smoking service could face a lengthy redundancy battle if an agreement over their future can’t be...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

£100,000 business boost on A62

BUSINESSES in Failsworth are to be given a £100,000 boost to spruce up their premises. The Oldham Council money is in...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Giants aces happy to help

JODIE Broughton has revealed that Huddersfield Giants players are relishing their club’s partnership with Oldham. The ex-Salford winger scored two tries...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Ferret couture

PEPPER the ferret’s latest fashion accessory is not to be sneezed at. Owner Kath Meredith made him a cosy coat at...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Dons coming back to the boil

CELEBRATING goals against former clubs appears to be in vogue at the moment. David Luiz’s joy was clearly expressed when he...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Week of action to protect and detect

THE fight to stamp out Child Sexual Exploitation in Greater Manchester continues with a week of targeted action. Health workers, council...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Loan arrivals can lift Latics

EXPERIENCED left-back Mat Sadler hopes the presence of loan men in the side can provide a shot in the arm...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Online chance to win council tax draw

OLDHAMERS who sign up to pay their council tax online could win a share of £1,000. The prize is helping the...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Crunch clash for Lilywhites

FOOTBALL:  MOSSLEY face a crunch home Evo-Stik League Division One North clash against Spennymoor Town tonight. Both sides are in the thick...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 5.45 Crowning Star 6.15 Beach Action 6.45 Soul Searcher 7.15 San Quentin 7.45 Supa Seeker 8.15...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Golden fanfare for Music Service

OLDHAM Music Centre hit the golden high notes with a weekend of events to mark its 50th anniversary. The two-day celebration...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Sellars and Yates head Latics top-job queue

ATHLETIC’S hunt for a new manager could draw to its conclusion soon with Scott Sellars and Mark Yates both heavily...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Naylor relishing Crusaders semi

OLDHAM RL Club’s reward for their great win at Barrow in the iPro Sport League One Cup is a semi-final...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Holden looking to plug defensive gap

CARETAKER manager Dean Holden is trying to bring in a new loan centre-back ahead of the home clash with MK...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Pervert’s picture shames golf club

GOLF club officials have been asked to remove a picture from its place of honour of a former captain jailed...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Doug’s fight wins him top award

FORMER Hulme Grammar School pupil Doug Paulley has been named as Campaigner of the Year after he took on the...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Oldham gets into the spirit of Red Nose Day

PEOPLE across Oldham put the fun into fund-raising on Red Nose Day to help Comic Relief break the £1 billion...

Date Online: 16/03/2015

Johnson has the last laugh

Athletc 1, Barnsley 3 IF the fate of the play-off hunt was not crystallised before, this did the job. As pathetic goal...

Date Online: 16/03/2015