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'Humour is best cure possible'

A COURAGEOUS councillor recovering from a battle against cancer has been appointed community supremo for Saddleworth and Lees. Adrian Alexander, OMBC...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Lloyd's cheque to cut reoffending

A RESTORATIVE justice scheme in Oldham is to benefit from grant funding from Greater Manchester Mayor and Police and...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Ofsted praises college teachers

THE borough's Roman Catholic secondary school is celebrating after being rated as good across the board by education inspectors. Newman College,...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

School improves after its previous Ofsted inspection

EAST Crompton St James C of E Primary School, Shaw, is a good school which offers well-behaved, friendly and polite...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Legal eagles soar in to join growing team

JOANNE Jones and Aaron Marshall are among a number of new appointments at Pearson Solicitors and Financial Advisers. Joanne qualified as...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Kitchen firm celebrates 30 years

A COMPANY that designs and manufactures kitchens, bedrooms and home studies is marking its 30th anniversary. To celebrate the...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

College's window of opportunity

VOCATIONAL training and apprenticeships will be highlighted at Oldham College's open day on Saturday. The Middleton Road-based college will be open...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Renshaw in line for top-flight transfer

ATHLETIC'S exodus is set to continue, with young goalkeeper Chris Renshaw primed for a move to Everton. The highly rated 18-year-old...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Trio have chance of Dewsbury comeback

A MEDICAL roll call at training last night confirmed initial post-game reports that Oldham emerged injury free from Sunday's game...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Long wait is over for stalwart Les

LES Dooley finally managed to land a district golf title after the Werneth stalwart won the Chronicle Cup at his...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Open misery as duo suffer early exits

MICHAEL Wild and Hamza Akbar failed in their attempts to reach the first round stages of two world ranking snooker...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Ready for next step

ASHTON'S ability to produce and nurture young golfers for many years has had another boost with success for two of...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Talented Oldham girls shooting for the stars

OLDHAM Netball Club enjoyed double success at the Greater Manchester Junior County League finals. The under-12s team met Rochdale in their...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Zlatan keeps the fans guessing

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic has refused to confirm whether or not he is going to join Manchester United. The 34-year-old Sweden striker, who...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Locals stunned as vandals destroy orchard

RESIDENTS in Grotton have been left stunned after several community fruit trees were destroyed by "mindless vandals". The fruit route, which...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Basti shines on moors in mobile game advert

A STAR footballer and medieval king graced the ground of Crompton Moor - when filming took place for the video...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Weekend parking on cards

A SUCCESSFUL trial to offer overnight weekend parking at selected Metrolink stops is set to be made permanent. In December last...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Weekend of top tunes

THE sun shone on Diggle as the blues met the greenery. Music fans lapped up the pleasant weather and the tunes...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Callous puppy farmer hit with 'gangster tax'

A CALLOUS, designer-clad puppy farmer with six aliases made more than half a million pounds selling dogs, some of which...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Cover-girl Sonia tells her story

TEXTILE and handbag designer Sonia Ayaz, from Hathershaw, features in the latest edition of Oldham Business Edge magazine, published quarterly...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Canal boy remains critical

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy who fell into a canal is in a critical condition. Police are investigating after the teenager almost drowned...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Community meets with the specials

POLICE specials in Oldham were out and about at the weekend, hosting a number of community events. The Special Constabulary consists...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

A bright future ahead

INCREDIBLY it's nine months since Royton electro rockers Goda Tungl released their superbly-received "Zoo Bar" five-track EP, and now it...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

A hotly-anticipated return

TIME is rapidly running out for fans of Steve Holt and the Rainkings to purchase tickets for Saturday's feverishly-anticipated return...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Music round up

EMERGING North - headed by Chadderton's very own Danny Seal - has pulled off a real collective coup in securing...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Partnership to benefit patients

AMBULANCE trusts in the North of England have teamed up to work better together in a bid to improve efficiency...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Brown faces Latics exit

CONNOR Brown is set to leave Athletic before the start of next season. The 24-year-old full-back, brought to the club four...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Spencer sets Bulls return target

JACK Spencer, who has missed Oldham's last five games with a broken hand, has circled the clash with Bradford Bulls...

Date Online: 07/06/2016