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Cult heroes

A quarter of a century on from Athletic’s League Cup Final appearance, the Chronicle profiles the top 25 players to...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Best yet from ace Andrew

Kickboxing:  FITTON Hill kickboxer Andrew Lofthouse has delivered the biggest victory of his highly-promising career. In front of a 3,500 crowd at...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

VC hero’s story

ROYTON Local History Society will hear from Glynn Hogan, a relative of Sgt John Hogan, of Royton, who was awarded...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Staly to visit Mossley in first friendly

MOSSLEY will gear up for their 2015-16 season by playing eight pre-season friendlies. The Lilywhites, who missed the play-offs by only...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

One big happy family

STAFF at a specialist autism unit at North Chadderton School have been nominated for a Pride in Oldham Award for...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Wood Cup derby a damp squib

Cricket: CROMPTON and Royton will try again on Sunday June 21 after their Wood Cup last-16 game at Glebe Street yesterday...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Barnes blasts Heyside to comfortable victory

CRICKET:  SKIPPER Ryan Barnes led by example as Heyside made it two wins from two in the JW Lees Bitter Tom...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

ROCA stars are in the money

OLDHAM’S Respect our Community Awards has announced funding for 17 Oldham projects. Thirty-seven groups applied for just over £7,700. A wide...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Oldham exit as Norden show class

Cricket: A YEAR ago Oldham made Norden pull out all the stops on their way to victory in the quarter-finals of...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Lloyd is interim Mayor

POLICE and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd has been selected to act as interim mayor of Greater Manchester. Mr Lloyd will take...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Glodwick back in old routine

Cricket: GLODWICK won't give up their SWB Commercials Saddleworth and District Cricket League crown without a fight. After an inauspicious start to...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Death driver ‘never saw girls’

A VAN driver’s failure to spot two young girls emerge on what he later described as a notorious zebra crossing...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Grandad’s death sparks murder hunt

THE VICTIM of a suspected murder in the Lake District is an Oldham grandfather. Police found retired paramedic and father-of-three Terry...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Boss coy over McCourt link

ATHLETIC manager Darren Kelly is preaching caution over talk that the club is interested in signing his friend, winger Pat...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

What an idiot!

SHOCKING video footage of a car pulling dangerous overtaking manoeuvres and running a red light in Royton has outraged road...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Roughyeds await Nield verdict

STEVEN Nield's knee injury will be assessed at training tonight as Oldham look forward to Sunday's visit of iPro Sport...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Dovestone baby clothes mystery

POLICE are appealing for information after baby clothes were found at Saddleworth’s Dovestone reservoir Officers are looking for two men who...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Coach Harvey new face at Latics

DARREN Kelly has added former Morecambe manager Jim Harvey to his coaching staff. The 57 year old assist Kelly and be...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Blind faith

MANCHESTER United midfielder Daley Blind believes the club has a good chance of challenging for the Premier League title next...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards RIPON 6.40 Key On Kodiac (nap) 7.10 Miss Van Gogh 7.40 Snow Cloud 8.10 Barkston...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Closing time so hard to swallow

THE final pint has been pulled and a glass raised to a Chadderton social club that shut down at the...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Fearless women break the silence

Nirbhaya, Grange Theatre, Oldham When a young woman was brutally gang-raped in Delhi in 2012, the world watched and listened to...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Beer walkers do it their way

LOBSTERS, disco kings and even superheroes took part in this year’s unofficial Saddleworth Beer Walk. Now in its fourth year, around...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Just keep on talking

WHEN Travis Glossop left school at 16 with low grades and a part-time supermarket job, little did he know he...

Date Online: 02/06/2015

Top Knowledge!

In the June edition of The Knowledge - free in Wednesday’s Chronicle - we look at some of the...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Not for sale

FOXDENTON Hall isn’t for sale - and could soon be given a new lease of life. Worried residents contacted the Chronicle...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Villages stage a world class show

THE first-ever competing band from Down Under proved a hit with the crowds at the Whit Friday Band contests. Cheers of...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Water way to have fun!

HUNDREDS of revellers had a splashing good time on the giant Dr Kershaw’s Hospice waterslide on Saturday. Yorkshire Street became a...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Sun shines - eventually - for Whit walkers

THEY came in their hundreds, oblivious of the icy winds and biting rain, to share and celebrate the unique People’s...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Police nip bother in the bud

FESTIVITIES at the Whit Friday band contests remained safe with police reporting little trouble from across Saddleworth. Chief Supt Catherine Hankinson,...

Date Online: 01/06/2015