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Oldham is second biggest grants loser

OLDHAM has been hit harder than most other boroughs in Greater Manchester by Government spending cuts. It will lose £10.4 million...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

£15,000 cannabis farm found

POLICE are appealing for information after a cannabis farm with £15,000 of the drug was discovered in Heyside. Oldham’s Organised Crime...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Ambulance plea over ‘Mad Friday’

AMBULANCE chiefs are urging party-goers to drink responsibly whilst enjoying themselves and to think before they dial 999, only calling...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

117 over-the-limit drivers are caught

POLICE have arrested 117 people during the first fortnight of a crackdown on drink and drug drivers. Between December 1 and...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Organised crime unit holds 5 in drug raids

FIVE people have been arrested as part of an operation to tackle organised crime in Oldham. Officers from the Oldham Divisional...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Every cloud . . .

MICHAEL Tidser will leave Athletic early next month — but Lee Johnson believes that recent poor performances might have actually...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Johnson looks to plug gap

ATHLETIC’S plans to rearrange a game to fall on Saturday, January 3, have been scuppered. Rochdale’s progress to the third...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

My lads can show their reslience

ATHLETIC head into the land of the concrete cows tomorrow with manager Lee Johnson hoping his beef with the players...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Fighting fit for United

PHIL Jones hopes he will finally be able to rid himself of the “injury–prone” tag that has dogged him throughout...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Pelligrini may turn to Pozo

MANCHESTER City are in a rich vein of form going into tomorrow’s Barclays Premier League lunchtime fixture against Crystal Palace. Safely...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

No easy ride, insists Hill

ROCHDALE may have hit their halfway target with three games to spare – but Keith Hill will ensure there is...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Back to basics after debacle

THE GLOVES ARE OFF EMBARRASSING is an appropriate word to use to describe last weekend’s 4-0 defeat to Yeovil. On a personal...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Band: So far so good

AS Mossley gear up for a hectic Christmas spell in the Evo-Stik League Division One North, joint-manager Peter Band is...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Lilywhites withdraw Bryant appeal

MOSSLEY have decided to rescind a club appeal against striker Mitchell Bryant’s lengthy suspension. The Football Association banned Bryant from all...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Crolla attack: teenager arrested

A 17-YEAR-OLD male has been arrested on suspicion of assault after Chadderton boxer Anthony Crolla suffered a fractured skull when a...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Keith’s Tips

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings are - LINGFIELD 12.25 Little 12.55 Prince Of Paris 1.25 Ingleby Angel 2.00 Mymatechris 2.35 Grendisar 3.10 Cardinal 3.40 Triple Star NEWCASTLE 12.10 Kingswell...

Date Online: 19/12/2014

Dynamic Dons’ lofty ambitions

High-fliers have every reason to dream of promotion KARL Robinson’s passionate antics may get some backs up, but there’s no question...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Council harvest a bumper donation

KINDHEARTED council staff have done their bit to make Christmas a bit more merry for struggling Oldham families. For the third...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

£60million will help improve Mills Hill station

MILLS HILL rail station has been awarded part of a £60million jackpot fund to improve access for passengers. This comes as...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Beaming smiles as last steel goes in

THE final steel beam has been put in place on Oldham’s £15 million sports centre. A ceremonial event was held to...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

£49,400 to explore teenage life in Northern town

AN Oldham organisation has been awarded nearly £50,000 to explore a teenage-eye view of the borough going back decades. The Heritage...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Samaritans volunteers offering support 24/7

OLDHAMERS needing a friendly ear throughout the festive period can rely on the Samaritans to provide support around the clock. The...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Booze warning sent to 9,000 homes

MORE than 9,000 homes in Failsworth have received advice and information about the dangers of binge drinking ahead of the...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Enterprise fund helps the rise of Northplanet

THE long-term effects of investment from the Oldham Enterprise Fund are being felt by the scores of successful companies which...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Elderly woman dies in Summervale fire

AN elderly woman died in a flat fire in Werneth shortly before 1am this morning. At 12.40am crews from Oldham, Hollins...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Soldier was witness to Christmas truce

‘I shall never forget . . . the Germans and ourselves declared peace for a few days’ OLDHAMERS are being urged...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Sniffer dogs have nose for trouble

A KEEN pair of four-legged crime fighters sniffed out Oldham Trading Standards team’s biggest seizure of illegal tobacco. Detection dogs Bradley...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Stage set

THIS is what the new Oldham Coliseum and Heritage Centre will look like if plans for the multi-million pound development...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Defiant Crolla vows to return to boxing

CHADDERTON boxer Anthony Crolla said his dream of becoming world champion is far from over. The defiant 28-year-old told the media...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Racing selections

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections at tomorrow’s meetings are - SOUTHWELL 12.00 Novalist 12.30 La Danza 1.00 Pin Up 1.35 Excelling Oscar 2.10 Seychelloise 2.45 Pearl Blue 3.20 Brooke’s Bounty WOLVERHAMPTON 3.50 Come...

Date Online: 18/12/2014