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Car-unch!

DRIVER Adrian Murray was left counting the cost as the tail-end of Hurricane Gonzalo batterred Oldham with gusts of almost...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Tram tragedy down to lack of communication

THE coroner at the inquest of an 85-year-old woman killed by a tram in February 2013 has criticised Metrolink’s communications...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Latics boss backs goal-ace Forte to cause more havoc

RED-HOT striker Jonathan Forte is making up for lost time by continuing to bag goals at an extraordinary rate for...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Fireworks with the X factor

THE Big Bang is back in Oldham... and this year it’s got the X factor! The popular civic bonfire will be...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Bloomfield departs as Roughyeds trim squad

OLDHAM RL Club has released several players as it streamlines the squad for 2015. Half-back Brett Robinson and forwards Paddy Mooney,...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Thief pinches your Chron!

OUR Royton readers were almost left without their copy of the Chronicle last night after a delivery van with more...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Memorial stone for VC winner Hogan

A COMMEMORATIVE paving stone will be unveiled to honour the first Oldhamer to be awarded the Victoria Cross in World...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Funny - but comedy pair pay lip service to stagecraft

THE PICTURE OF DOREEN GRAY, Oldham Coliseum MANCHESTER duo Lip Service - Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding - have been doing...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Four-star Latics master elements

Athletic 4, Coventry 1 THE fair-weather fans were conspicuous by their absence, but Athletic's foul-weather football inspired those who braved the...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Kelly is unsung hero – boss

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson hailed the performance of his captain Liam Kelly and the man who got the four-goal defeat...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Moyes didn’t realise size of Reds task

SIR Alex Ferguson doesn’t believe David Moyes realised the size of the club he was taking on when he replaced...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Fans absence riles Kompany

CAPTAIN Vincent Kompany claims it is “unacceptable” Manchester City had no fans at their Champions League tie at CSKA Moscow...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 5.40 Honey Required 6.10 Miss Lillie 6.40 Wiener Valkyrie 7.10 Spirited Acclaim 7.40 Marasim 8.10 Galactic...

Date Online: 22/10/2014

Empty stadium benefits no one

FERNANDINHO claims playing in an empty stadium in Moscow is of no benefit to Manchester City’s Champions League quest. No fans...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Kays finds it tough on his return

JON Kays is back in business - though admits he needs to do better if he is to get back...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Mossley on the march in FA Trophy

Non-league football:  MOSSLEY are through to the first round proper of the FA Trophy after an eye-catching 2-1 victory over rivals...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Burglar alert

RESIDENTS are being warned to be extra vigilant after a burglar forced his way through the rear dividing doors of...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Party as Linda marks her 100th

LINDA Dowdney marked her 100th birthday with her loved ones on Saturday. Now living in Moor Haven Nursing Home, Ripponden Road,...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Question that made Mayor quit 40-a-day

“DO you care about us or do you care about the cigarettes?” That pointed question from his seven-year-old daughter encouraged the...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Church reopens after two years of restoration

An Oldham church congregation has returned to worship in its historic church after a two-year restoration project. Yesterday’s family communion...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Fewer pupils skipping school

THE number of Oldham pupils who persistently miss lessons has dropped to its lowest recorded level. During the autumn 2013 and...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Flasher’s early-hours assault

POLICE are hunting a man who exposed himself and sexually assaulted a woman in Shaw in the early hours of...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Beech signs off season in style

MOTORCYCLE RACING:  OLDHAM’S Ashley Beech finished a fine fourth in the last race of the National Superstock 1,000 Series at Brands...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Devoted Jill’s a true public servant

MARTYN MEETS... Jill Read, history teacher, county councillor, Age UK chairman... and charity shop volunteer UNTIL SIX years ago when she...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Burnley brushed aside at Manor Park

RUGBY UNION:   UNBEATEN Oldham maintained their form as they saw off North Lancashire One strugglers Burnley 33-10 at Manor Park. The table-topping...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Ward surgeries

COUNCILLOR Sean Fielding’s ward surgery takes place tonight at the Holy Family Church, on Lord Lane, from 6-7pm. Councillors Briggs, McMahon...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Royton swoop for Sri Lankan pro

CRICKET:  ROYTON, fifth in the Lake Garage CLL’s Premier Division this summer, have already made a move to strengthen for next...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

‘We’ll fix it’ pledge on surgery delay

BT has promised an early answer to problems that have prevented the opening of a multi-million pound doctors’ surgery. Five thousand...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

Band aid for musician Morgan

A BENEFIT gig in aid of Oldham musician Morgan Fletcher was hailed as a success by one of its organisers. Fellow...

Date Online: 21/10/2014

City gear up for a bizarre night in Moscow

City’s roving reporter writes every week for Chron Sport IT’S going to be really bizarre for City today as they play...

Date Online: 21/10/2014