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Mighty Mel’s great return

CRICKET: MEL Whittle rolled back the years as he led Crompton to victory at his old stomping ground. The Pollards holds...

Date Online: 29/06/2015

Delph’s double delight

CRICKET: THERE was double delight for Delph in the Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership. Yesterday the Huddersfield Road men defeated Slaithwaite by...

Date Online: 29/06/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards...

Date Online: 29/06/2015

Flea market

ST ANNE’S Church, Lydgate, is holding a flea market at the civic hall, Uppermill, on Sunday from 10am-3pm. Entry is...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Trump card is really a joker in disguise

THE FRIDAY THING: POLITICS is a dodgy game, whether you are a would-be MP, or even worse a Labour supporter,...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Genius out of bottles

STUDENT Kimberley Jayne has won a top award for making a supersized version of Lego. The 23 year old, from Mossley,...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Getting on our bikes for nana

KIND-HEARTED young cousins are gearing up for a 13-mile cycle challenge in aid of a cause close to their family’s...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Waterhead to host finals

RUGBY: THIS year’s Oldham Youth and Junior cup finals will be staged at Waterhead’s Peach Road ground on Sunday, September...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

New contract for Hodnett

CRICKET: GRANT Hodnett has agreed a long-term deal to remain at Moorside. The professional is in his second season at Turf...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Old pals rallying round for Barrow

RUGBY league legends Keiron Cunningham and Sean Long could dust off their boots and come out of retirement for a...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Silvers haul helps Taylor strike gold

ANGLING: THOUGH the carp aren’t feeding on Tanner’s Dam at present, the silvers are more than making up for it Anglers...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Appeal for new match secretary

BOWLS: THE Chadderton League faces an uncertain future — and even extinction — unless someone comes forward to be match...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Keeping spirits high

RUGBY: Saddleworth Rangers coach Craig Farrimond is maintaining his players’ spirit as best he can. The ailing outfit has lost all...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Opportunity knocks for ’Houses and Delph

WOODHOUSES and Delph ought to be confident of making progress up their respective league tables this weekend. Both face fixture double-headers,...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Van’s the man

CRICKET: HEYSIDE are a club on the march. The Little Hey Street side has taken some time to adjust to...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Royton upbeat for tests ahead

CRICKET: NO wonder Denny Hulme was sporting a wide grin. The Royton skipper had just seen his team brush aside...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Bird’s blast for Stayley

“OUR season starts this weekend” says Stayley skipper Steve Bird as leaders Saddleworth lay in wait tomorrow. Bird is unhappy at...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Marjorie is an inspiration

GOLF: MARJORIE Bray, one of the true stalwarts of the local women’s golf scene, is currently in her second stint...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Buckley celebrates fatherhood in style

GOLF: FORMER Werneth captain James Buckley had a week to remember. On Monday he became a dad for the first time...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Ribble roar: Oldham in seventh heaven

OLDHAM Netball Club did the town proud once again at the Ribble Valley tournament, winning seven out of the 10...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Beech in tune at Snetterton

MOTORBIKES: BIKE ACE Ashley Beech was hoping for a change of fortune in round five of the National Superstock Championship...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

4-7 Lewis fancied to hit back in home race

Sports Betting: THE Austrian Grand Prix didn’t work out the way he had hoped, but Lewis Hamilton remains upbeat and...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Emma’s a top fashion blogger

ACCIDENTAL blogger Emma Campbell has taken the online fashion and beauty world by storm. But Emma, from Failsworth, claims it wasn’t...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Hero D-Day soldier: ‘I am so honoured’

A GREENFIELD man who was one of the first to land in Normandy is now the proud recipient of France’s...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Summer Show’s a Saddleworth stunner

FROM kung fu to falconry and brass bands to duck racing...there’s something for everyone at this year’s Saddleworth Show. This year’s...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Three-year-old Jack a lifesaver at the double

A HEROIC little boy who saved his mum’s life twice has been nominated for a Pride in Oldham award. Quick-thinking Jack...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Football coaching

CHADDERTON Park FC are running free football coaching for nursery age children and girls under 10 at Clayton Playing Fields...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

B&M chief proud of where it all began

THE chief executive of the B&M Bargains retail chain spoke about his career and family history in Pakistan and India...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Yellow views

RESIDENTS are being asked for their opinion on proposals to extend yellow lines on Buckstones Road to help motorists turning...

Date Online: 26/06/2015

Housing plan for disused care home

A FORMER Werneth care home could be demolished to make way for new homes. Plans have been submitted to Oldham Council...

Date Online: 26/06/2015