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Joseph marks 100th birthday with party

LIFELONG Latics fan Joseph Kershaw celebrates his 100th birthday today. The war veteran, of Stoneleigh House in Springhead, is having a...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Hussain’s gaze on trophy haul

Table Tennis:  ENGLAND international Amir Hussain is counting down for what could be a trophy-laden six weeks. The young table-tennis star is...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

£26,000 raised in memory of fan

FOOTBALL-MAD John Alder, one of two Newcastle United fans to die in the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, watched for the last...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Lib-Dems: spend now to save later

SPENDING more on youth services and gully cleaning — and cutting the number of councillors — are among the proposals...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Supermarket leap

THE Lidl supermarket chain is to open a new branch in Royton centre. Oldham Council Cabinet last night agreed to...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Red mist attack on traffic warden

AN outraged motorist attacked a traffic warden who had given him a parking ticket in Oldham. Matthew Chamberlain (34) demanded the...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Toxin charge teenager’s plea

A TEENAGER who attempted to acquire a biological toxin online pleaded not guilty to the charges at Tameside Magistrates Court...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Have a say on M&S

OLDHAM Council is holding a public consultation this week about the Oldham Mumps development that will be home to the...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Ashamed to be British - Owen

ATHLETIC director Barry Owen says he was left “ashamed to be British” over the failed attempt to sign convicted rapist...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Cannabis plants seized at house

CANNABIS plants worth £30,000 have been seized from a house in Royton. Officers from Oldham’s Organised Crime Unit raided the property...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Owen: Fans were on our side

ATHLETIC supporters told Barry Owen of their regret that the Ched Evans deal couldn’t be completed, the club director has...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Fire crews to strike

firefighters across England go on a 24-hour walkout tomorrow over “unworkable” pension schemes. Fire crews will strike from...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Family views tributes to tragic Rashid

THE family of teenager Rashid Hussain has visited his school to read moving tributes in a books of condolence. Books have...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Door will remain open for Cookie

DAVID Cookson and Oldham RL Club have parted company because the centre wants to commit himself to his full-time job. The...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

City star out to end Barca jinx

MANCHESTER City playmaker Samir Nasri feels it is about time he got the better of Barcelona. Nasri has had little joy...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Mossley push on

FOOTBALL: MOSSLEY will hope to maintain their push for an Evo-Stik League Division One North play-off place tonight with victory...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

A special night awaits at the Etihad

City’s roving reporter writes every week for Chron Sport THE Champions League is a truly unique competition, so I don’t think...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 5.15 Flamborough Breeze 5.45 Prussian Blue 6.15 Water Dancer 6.45 Noble Citizen 7.15 Puzzle Time 7.45...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Charity’s appeal for mutt-needed funds

A LOCAL animal rescue charity is facing an uphill battle to raise almost £70,000 to provide a better home for...

Date Online: 24/02/2015

Brutal killer gets life in jail

A JEALOUS lover who battered his girlfriend to death then covered his crime for a month by sending texts from...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Death driver is ‘punishing herself’

A student nurse who pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving was told by magistrates no one could punish...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Meacher wants cut in beer duty

OLDHAM West and Royton MP Michael Meacher is demanding a cut in beer duty to retain jobs and keep local...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Debbie attacks new police cuts

A GOVERNMENT plan to cut thousands more police officer jobs across the country has been attacked by Oldham East and...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

LJ insists sights remain on top six

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson is getting on with the task of trying to get the eight or nine wins he...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Latics defeated at Orient

UPDATED: And with more pictures. Leyton Orient 3, Athletic 0 LEGEND has it that American casinos of old used to employ unfortunate...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Players’ effort pleases boss

LEE Johnson made the case for the defence of his players after a fruitless trip to struggling Leyton Orient. Athletic again...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Carrying on regardless!

FORMER Oldham players turned back the clock at a wintry Whitebank yesterday to support their old colleague Neil Roden’s testimonial. Nearly...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Double trouble for stunned Van Gaal

ROBIN van Persie left the Liberty Stadium on crutches as Louis van Gaal branded Manchester United’s defeat at Swansea as...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Barca holds no fear for City skipper

MANCHESTER City captain Vincent Kompany claims Barcelona will hold no fear for the Premier League champions. City host the Catalan giants...

Date Online: 23/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards CATTERICK 2.00 Nefyn Bay 2.30 Sir Safir 3.00 Gold Medal 3.30 Less Time 4.00 Donna's Pride...

Date Online: 23/02/2015