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Doctors had no record of urgent scan results

DOCTORS at the Royal Oldham Hospital missed the opportunity to consider treatment for an Oldham woman who later died because...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Conman ransacks pensioner’s home

A CONman forced his way into a 90-year-old man’s home before threatening him and ransacking the property. He knocked at the...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Hunt for flasher

POLICE have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an indecent exposure in...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Stalker posted naked wife on Facebook

A STALKER who posted a picture of his estranged wife on Facebook has been hauled before the courts. Martin Smith (45),...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Chadderton link with palace corruption case

A CHADDERTON man is due in court in relation to contracts awarded by the Royal Household. Harry Howard (80) is linked...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Lockwood blow

ATHLETIC have been dealt a heavy blow with the news that defensive leader Adam Lockwood will be out of action...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

High Visibility

Athletic’s stand-out new away kit, modelled by striker Jonson Clarke-Harris, was launched today. Manufactured by Sondico, it is available to buy...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Hobson back in action

AFTER being sidelined since April, Mark Hobson began his comeback in the Oldham under-20s side which was trounced 74-0 at...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Greg eyes more gold

GREG Rutherford is already plotting a path to his next major triumph after adding Commonwealth gold to his Olympic long...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Keith's Tips

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings are - Goodwood 1.55 Encke 2.30 Wannabe Yours 3.05 Velox (n.b.) 3.40 Extortionist 4.15 Markaz 4.50 Muteela 5.25 Tall Ship (nap) Thirsk 1.45 Harry’s Dancer 2.20...

Date Online: 31/07/2014

Phone row may have riled road-rage killer

A LORRY driver, found guilty of murder after driving his 17-ton truck over the head of a fellow motorist, may...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Police probe after car hits pedestrians

A WOMAN in her 60s suffered serious leg injuries yesterday when a car reversed into her at speed. She was airlifted...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Dumpers landed in a fine mess

FLY-TIPPERS and litter louts who blight the borough by refusing to clear up after themselves have been successfully prosecuted by...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Debbie calls for Gaza ceasefire

MP Debbie Abrahams and local councillors are calling for peace in Gaza and they want Oldhamers to support the campaign. The...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

‘Yanks’ actress is back for encore

An actress who was heartthrob Richard Gere’s leading lady in the screen blockbuster “Yanks” is to return to the village...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Johnson hopeful of Forte signing

JONATHAN Forte is expected to add to Athletic’s forward options by signing a contract with the club by the end...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Naylor is on loan search

WITH the play-offs only six weeks away and several of his Oldham RL players nursing injuries, Scott Naylor hopes to...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Luke vows to meet demands

LUKE Shaw insists he has no problem putting in the hard yards to make sure he is fully fit for...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Yaya: I’m a true Blue

YAYA Toure has reaffirmed his commitment to Manchester City and said he wants to stay at the club for "as...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Werneth’s date with destiny

OLDHAM GOLF LEAGUE WERNETH ‘A’ face a showdown with Stamford tonight as the Oldham and District Golf League reaches its regular-season...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Top marks for Abbott

WERNETH golfer Mark Abbott had an amazing week. First he shot his lowest-ever score around the Garden Suburb course — a...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Thompson’s top prize

STUART Thompson shot nett rounds of 65 and 67 for a two-round total of 132 and victory in the Captain’s...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Keith's Tips

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s race meetings are - GOODWOOD 2.05 Top Tug 2.35 Ivawood (n.b.) 3.10 Brown Panther 3.45 Talent 4.20 Shagah 4.50 Ifwecan (nap) 5.25 Tigers Tale...

Date Online: 30/07/2014

Naylor praises response to Knights horror show

ICE-COOL Scott Naylor rarely shows emotion, but he couldn’t conceal his delight — and relief — at the end of...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Home so close to top mark

A WATERHEAD care home was found to be meeting all but one of the standards set out by the Care...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Smell of success for young tycoons

ENTREPRENEURIAL students know the sweet smell of success after being nominated for a Pride in Oldham award. Sweet Course Candle, the...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

MP launches summer school

MP Debbie Abrahams has launched a summer school to give young people a peep into politics and vital work experience. As...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Ace ‘red’ team blackballed

A PUB team from the White Hart in Royton has been blackballed from the Shaw Pool League — for being...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Power sell-back drive

OLDHAM Councillor Howard Sykes is calling for parish councils to be able to sell electricity that they produce through renewable...

Date Online: 29/07/2014

Booted-off players win red card apology

OLDHAM Council has apologised to members of a football team for mistakenly ejecting them from Clayton Playing Fields. Oddies 14, who...

Date Online: 29/07/2014