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Breath of life

A DEVOTED fiance is urging more people to sign up to be an organ donor as his wife-to-be faces an...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Pulling in the crowds

THE resounding beat of the bass drum echoed across the valley heralding the start of a spectacular weekend of celebration. In...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Councilís praise for retaining standards

OLDHAM Council chiefs say Oldham pupils have maintained high standards in this year’s GCSE exams. Early indications suggest the majority...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Driver hurt in collision

A TAXI driver was taken to hospital after being injured in a collision with another car on Shaw Road, Oldham...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Juggling act for Johnson

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson could move players out so he can sweep for new blood. After seeing his side dominate the...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Sinfield savours massive moment

OLDHAMER Kevin Sinfield finally got his hands on the Challenge Cup after Leeds beat Castleford 23-10 at Wembley on Saturday. The...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Latics hand it to Grayson

Preston 1, Athletic 0 All hail unlucky Athletic. It will turn around soon. Stick to your principles... Preston manager Simon Grayson joined...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Chances go begging again

LEE Johnson was left cursing another tale of missed opportunities as Athletic lost at Deepdale. Jack King’s fourth-minute goal was enough...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Pellegrini: our squad is the best

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is convinced his champion squad is still the strongest in the Barclays Premier League. City play...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Misfiring Reds need new faces

MANCHESTER United boss Louis van Gaal refused to confirm his interest in Real Madrid’s Angel di Maria as speculation mounted...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Keithís Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards WOLVERHAMPTON 6.20 Hannington 6.50 Freemason (nap) 7.20 Very First Blade 7.50 Old Fashion 8.20 Vegas Rebel 8.50...

Date Online: 25/08/2014

Di Maria wants out

MANCHESTER United’s pursuit of Argentina star Angel Di Maria is likely to gain momentum after the player handed in a...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

More rubbish from the Eurocrats

THE FRIDAY THING: IN the bad old days before any of us had ever heard of Eric Pickles, households each...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

War display

ST Chad’s Church, Uppermill, is staging a First World War exhibition in memory of the men from the parish who...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Cheaper bus travel for students

STUDENTS will be able to take advantage of First’s new discounted bus tickets from September. First is welcoming university students to...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Getting to know you

AN arts group is hoping to reach out to Oldham’s older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by working with...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Ogden on right lines at Twingate

ANGLING:† IN-FORM Geoff Ogden of Tight Lines was well in front of the field in the Twingate AC evening match and...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Flytipper pays hefty price

A FLYTIPPER was caught on camera by a vigilant resident. And now Pardalian Sorica (43), of Villa Road, Hathershaw, has been...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Delph hope to continue surge

CRICKET:  DELPH have an ideal opportunity to continue their surge towards the top five in the Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership this...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Swift action sends travellers packing

POLICE and Oldham Council acted swiftly when travellers arrived at a Royton park yesterday. Officers and officials reached the field within...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Taylor needs a boost

CRICKET:  JUST when you thought things couldn\t get much worse, along comes a weekend double header to prove you wrong. Werneth have...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Boy, 13, serious after being struck by lorry

A 13-year-old boy is in a serious but stable condition after being in collision with a lorry in Eustace Street,...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Testing times in store for top two

CRICKET:  THE two clear leaders in the race for the Saddleworth and District League title both face stern tests of their...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Road reopens for rushcart festival

A utility giant has kept its promise to temporarily reopen a key road for one of Saddleworth’s most colourful festivals. United...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Mossley aim to cash in on team spirit

Non-League:  THERE is no fear in the Mossley camp despite the visit of Evo-Stik League Division One North big-spenders Salford City...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Bonding: itís good to talk

ATHLETIC goalkeeper Paul Rachubka starts his exclusive weekly Chronicle column. IT WAS a great relief that I was able to produce...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Talented Noble ready to impress

DAVID Noble has until his deal runs out at the end of the month to avoid going back on to...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Balotelli could start City game

MARIO Balotelli could play against his former club Manchester City on Monday as Liverpool move closer to signing the controversial...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

Revenues at record high

LEADING manufacturer of aerosols and consumer chemicals James Briggs Ltd has announced its highest quarterly revenues... in 180 years! The Oldham...

Date Online: 22/08/2014

TV campaign wins new army of fans

HOUSING Units has enjoyed a summer of success thanks to its TV ad campaign. The “Favourite Things” advertising ran through April...

Date Online: 22/08/2014