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College bids farewell to top teacher

AFTER 32 years of teaching at Hathershaw College, it's time for Jane Fox to put down the marker, step away...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

School's stalwarts reflect on 55 years

TWO long-serving members of staff are retiring from The Radclyffe School after clocking up 55 years between them. Deputy head teacher...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Fly-tipping still a major concern

RESIDENT Joanne Craddock asked what the council is doing to combat fly-tipping. Councillor Barbara Brownridge said that last year 867 fixed...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Pervert amassed over 100,000 abuse images

A SORDID catalogue of more than 100,000 indecent pictures of children being sexually abused was discovered on computer equipment at...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Body found in search for Shaw man

A BODY has been found in the search for a missing man from Shaw. Albert Weltz was last seen at his...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

MP seeks accessibility for all rail passengers

AN OLDHAM MP is demanding better access to Greenfield station for people with mobility issues and an increase in the...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Sunday works will hit Metrolink

METROLINK customers are being warned that Network Rail improvement works at Victoria Station will affect the Bury and Rochdale lines...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Car set alight

POLICE are investigating after a car was set alight in Barn Street, Oldham, at 1am today. Firefighters tackled the blaze...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Robinson considers options as Hughes hopes fade

IRONS are in the fire when it comes to Athletic securing new centre-backs, though the prospects of Aaron Hughes signing...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Holmes' Hornets switch

JACK Holmes has followed Steve Roper to Rochdale Hornets in pursuit of more game time and more career opportunities. Oldham's 22-year-old...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Coleman gears up for a swift return

JOEL Coleman will stand between his former club and a goal-laden debut first run-out for Stephen Robinson's side tomorrow -...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

We will give it everything at Bradford

JOE Burke dismisses the significance of his 150th career appearance against Bradford Bulls at The Provident Stadium (Odsal) on Sunday. Having...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Werneth pushing for place in final

THERE is a bit of everything for JW Lees Brewery Pennine Cricket League watchers to get their teeth into this...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

'Season-defining' weekend looms

THERE'S excitement and anticipation abound ahead of tonight's Tom Hardman Twenty20 Cup quarter-final ties ­- a competition Crompton skipper Simon...

Date Online: 15/07/2016

Courts issued closure order

OLDHAM Magistrates' Court is set to close on September 23, with all cases going to Tameside. The news comes after the...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Mum takes on muddy mayhem for charity

CARGO nets and mud pits won't stop a mum of two from Oldham from completing her fundraising mission for Cancer...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Bins decision sticks

SEVERAL questions during last night's meeting focused on the controversial decision to change grey bin collections to a three-weekly service,...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Concern grows for missing Albert

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 62-year-old man from Shaw. Albert Weltz was last seen at 10pm...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

CCTV of brutal robbery

POLICE have issued CCTV of a brutal robbery that left a couple with broken ankles. As reported in the Chronicle, Tom...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Memorial honour for tragic PCs

A MEMORIAL stone was being unveiled today in honour of two Greater Manchester Police Constables who were murdered in a...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Procession honours Blue Coat founders

STUDENTS and teachers from Blue Coat School turned out in force yesterday to celebrate the school's annual founder's day event. The...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Survivor visits Dakota crash site

THE only living survivor of a devastating plane crash which has been linked to the mystery man who died on...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

All aboard for the prom

STUDENTS from St Damian's RC Science College caught the school bus for the final time as they made their way...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Drama as car fire spreads to house

THE cause of a car fire which spread to a house in Shaw is under investigation. Firefighters tackled the blaze in...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

School shows support for mountain rescuers

A SECONDARY school which has raised more than £8,500 for Oldham Mountain Rescue Team over eight years has received a...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

High-profile attacking additions boost Latics

ATHLETIC'S recruitment drive has taken on extra impetus with the high-profile arrival of Billy Mckay and Ryan Flynn. Mckay, a 200,000-rated...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Roper leaves

OLDHAM RL Club have announced that half-back Steve Roper has left the club and has since signed for derby rivals...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Robinson undeterred by Latics challenge

INSIDE Stephen Robinson's car, parked in its designated spot close to Athletic's main entrance, hang several shirts. He's been living out...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Bowlers star in heavy win

A SUPERB bowling performance set up the Pennine Cricket League's senior team for an impressive five-wicket defeat of the Liverpool...

Date Online: 14/07/2016

Visa delay proves costly for Akbar

HAMZA Akbar has been denied the chance to appear in the Indian Open. The Oldham Snooker Academy-based star didn't receive clearance...

Date Online: 14/07/2016