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Two banks will close but ATMs will stay

YORKSHIRE Bank will retain its cash machines in Royton and Chadderton ­- but both local branches of the bank are...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Plea to pull out of 'flawed' GMSF

A PETITION calling on Oldham Council to withdraw from the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has been started by Oldham Liberal...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

'Upward trajectory' at home after report

A FITTON Hill care home has been told it requires improvement in all areas following a Care Quality Commission inspection. Treelands...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Dad will take on marathon for late sister

A CARING dad is preparing to take on one of the UK's biggest sporting challenges this weekend as a tribute...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

A new variety of school run

AN Oldham teacher is swapping the classroom for the streets of the capital as she gets set to run the...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Table set to serve up great 60th year

THE new chairman of Saddleworth Round Table has promised another "fantastic" year in this the club's 60th anniversary year. Henry Burbidge,...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Housing rolls on pub site

A HOUSING development on the former site of The Neighbour's Chef in Moorside is now under way. Two pairs of semi-detached...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Making Bard work of it all

TWELFTH NIGHT Royal Exchange, Manchester, to May 20 CROSS-GENDER casting is the latest gimmick in theatre, by all accounts: we have had Maxine...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Oldham upset by RFL call

OLDHAM have been stunned by a decision of the RFL's match review panel to charge Richard Lepori with a grade...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Oldham call on the spirit of Hull KR

SCOTT Naylor will urge his players to "give everything" in pursuit of a fifth-round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup upset at Featherstone...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Taylor set for landmark 300th outing

CHRIS Taylor is set to make his 300th appearance for Athletic tomorrow. The on-loan Bolton winger (right), now 30, will hit...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Latics set to go out with a bang

RESULTS elsewhere won't take John Sheridan's focus away from his Athletic team as they bid to seal the deal tomorrow. Rochdale...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Chaddy's spot-kick agony

IT proved to be the ultimate heartbreak for brave Chadderton last night as they bowed out of the Hallmark Security...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

League set for start of play in new season

OUTFIELDS cut, boundary markers placed, wickets positioned, it's all systems go for the 2017 JW Lees Brewery Pennine Cricket League...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Uppermill determined to build for the future

Uppermill 0, Boothstown 5 UPPERMILL'S miserable campaign in Division One of the Manchester League continued when Boothstown hit five without reply...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Heyside bounce back in style

HEYSIDE'S fantastic 16-game unbeaten run in the Manchester League First Division was ended when they were comprehensively beaten 4-1 by...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Wenger admits belief is low

ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger admits his side are feeling the heat ahead of Sunday's FA Cup semi-final showdown with Manchester...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Bitter-sweet Euro progress for Jose

JOSE Mourinho fears the worst after Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo were forced off with serious-looking injuries as Manchester United...

Date Online: 21/04/2017

Homes wrangle set to continue

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build homes which has seen overwhelming opposition from local residents has been deferred by Oldham Council's...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

No.1 fan dives in to save Latics...

WHEN little Latics fan Thomas Young found out his goalkeeping hero Connor Ripley would be returning to Middlesbrough at the...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Tribute to dog collars interest of hundreds

A DEVASTATED dog owner melted the hearts of Dovestones visitors when she left a moving tribute in memory of her...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Runners united in battle against cancer

FORMER rugby star Kevin Sinfield will be taking on his first London Marathon this month in a bid to raise...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

High hopes for Aaron

ATHLETIC could weigh up throwing Aaron Amadi-Holloway back into the fray against favoured opposition, as the club seek to try...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Council's work makes cemetery ship-shape

IMPROVEMENT works have been carried out to bring Chadderton Cemetery back into shipshape condition. Residents expressed their joy at the transformation...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Name fly-tippers who dumped rubbish in river

"DISGRACEFUL" fly-tippers dumped over a dozen black bin bags of rubbish into the River Beal. However when council environmental officers visited...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Osman swaps classes for the film cameras

JUST two years after quitting the classroom, a former Oldham teacher has written and directed his first film which is...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Warehouse allowed to extend its hours

A WAREHOUSE in Shaw has been granted permission to lengthen its opening hours, despite protests from residents and councillors. JD...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Arts plans a winner with 7.1m jackpot plans

OLDHAM'S Cultural Quarter is another step closer to becoming a reality. The council was able to get funding packages for...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Plans for new car park on the green belt are refused

PROPOSALS for a car park on the green belt were refused by seven votes to six in the council chamber...

Date Online: 20/04/2017

Demolition of historic former school to finish

DEMOLITION work at an historic former Royton primary school is reaching its conclusion. The former Byron Street School has disappeared with...

Date Online: 20/04/2017