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Beech’s hopes go up in smoke

MOTORCYCLE RACING:  ASHLEY Beech was hoping for a change of fortune in round three of the National Superstock 1000cc Championship at...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Cawley plays part in world title success

Boxing:   THE Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Centre played a major role in the recent success of newly-crowned IBF World bantamweight...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Pilkington battle past depleted Waterhead

RUGBY:  WATERHEAD suffered a 38-12 home reverse against Pilkington Recs in Division Two. Though Jack Pemberton excelled at hooker for Chris Hough’s...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Saddleworth defeat in Dewsbury

RUGBY:   SADDLEWORTH Rangers appeared to be heading towards victory late on at Dewsbury Celtic, but ultimately succumbed to a 29-18 defeat...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Girls get short-skirt short shrift

ANGER is growing over an Oldham school accused of putting “petty” uniform rules before children’s education. Waterhead Academy’s skirt-length policy has...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Downing Street on the menu for chefs

TWIN chefs from Chadderton were due to cook for Prime Minister David Cameron and the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

It’s Wimble-Dan!

OLDHAM will be able to cheer on one of its own at Wimbledon. Young player Daniel Smethurst has soared up the...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Benefit pay-out delay ‘unfair’

PLANS to make new benefits claimants wait seven days rather than three before they receive any money are “grossly unfair”,...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Parishioners to meet top clergy over vicar

A POPULAR clergyman has shared a bitter-sweet birthday with loyal parishioners at Saddleworth’s smallest church. The Rev Howard Sutcliffe’s 70th birthday...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Latics v Boro in cup

 ATHLETIC will face Sky Bet Championship opponents again in the first round of the Capital One Cup. The draw has handed...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

New stand £2m over budget

 TWO MILLION pounds over its original budget and with no finishing date set, Athletic remain determined to get every last...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Naylor’s sights on fresh face

WITH nine games left to the play-offs Scott Naylor is planning to bolster his Oldham RL squad with at least...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards ROYAL ASCOT 2.30 Muwaary 3.05 Tiggy Wiggy 3.45 Treve 4.25 Integral (nb) 5.00 Chil The Kite (nap) 5.35...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Capital One Cup Draw

ATHLETIC will face Sky Bet Championship opponents again in the first round of the Capital One Cup. The draw has...

Date Online: 17/06/2014

Petrol bomb bid to kill ex-lover

A paranoid schizophrenic set fire to a house with three children inside in a bid to kill her ex-boyfriend. Jessica Albison...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Sunshine and brass

DELIGHTED organisers of Saddleworth’s legendary Whit Friday Brass Band contests are celebrating a sunshine bonus that helped to smash entry...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

What an honour!

SERVICES to local government have earned stalwart councillor Howard Sykes and rugby league star Kevin Sinfield MBEs in the Queen’s...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Thousands join Whit walks

THE Rt Rev David Walker, Bishop of Manchester, literally carried a host of Saddleworth villages on his shoulders for his...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Ex United star faces jail

FORMER Manchester United star Ronnie Wallwork is facing jail after pleading guilty to theft. The 36 year old, from Failsworth, admitted...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Driver six times over limit

A MOTORIST stopped by police in Failsworth as part of World Cup drink driving crackdown was almost six times the...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Golden success for high-flying Munira

OLDHAM Sixth Form College is celebrating a former student’s prestigious House of Commons award. Dr Munira Mirza, now London’s Deputy Mayor...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Seven teachers attacked by boy

SEVEN teachers were assaulted by a pupil at a Failsworth special needs school on Thursday after he lost control when...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Council staff sickness still worrying

OLDHAM Council must do more to clamp down on staff sick days, says the borough’s Lib-Dem leader. Councillor Howard Sykes has...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Queen’s Award celebration

OLDHAM company Innovative Technology has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise from Warren Smith, the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester. Colleagues...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Practice makes perfect for main man Mo

THE secret of Mo Agoro’s current success lies in practice and enjoyment, the Oldham RL winger has revealed. Once of Leeds...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Corney: Smith future uncertain

KOREY Smith will leave Boundary Park this summer — at the right price. Influential midfield man Smith (23), who signed from...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Agoro trio lifts gloom

Oldham 58, Scorpions 2 ON the day Oldham went out to defend for all they were worth, Mo Agoro scored his...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Naylor praises team ethic

WHAT a difference a week can make. Seven days after admitting his embarrassment over his side’s flimsy defence at Hemel,...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards THIRSK 2.20 Don’t Tell Annie 2.55 Spring Bird 3.30 Hellbender 4.10 Meeting Waters 4.45 Double Discount 5.20 Avon...

Date Online: 16/06/2014

Family pair home in on new venture

A FATHER and son partnership has established a business offering home furnishings, kitchenware, cookware, furniture and home electronics. Zurleys.co.uk was set...

Date Online: 13/06/2014