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Duo depart Athletic

ATHLETIC have defensive sights trained elsewhere after it was revealed George Elokobi and Adam Lockwood have turned down their contract...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Hard work ahead - Naylor

HAVING lost their last two away games at Barrow and Keighley, Scott Naylor’s Oldham have a chance to redeem themselves...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Bamboozled by veteran duo

KEIGHLEY COUGARS 32, OLDHAM 24 KEIGHLEY ran away with the first half; Oldham dominated the second. But when you analyse this...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Away-day woe becoming a headache for coach Naylor

AWAY form is starting to become an issue for Scott Naylor, who said Oldham’s performance in a 32-24 defeat at...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Toure: I’m staying

YAYA Toure has confirmed he will stay at Manchester City — and is confident the club’s summer recruitment will see...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Tears and laughter in final tribute to Anne

TRIBUTES were paid to Oldham actress Anne Kirkbride at her memorial service in Manchester Cathedral on Saturday. More than 600 people,...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Merger talks to continue

CRICKET:   A MERGER between the Central Lancashire League and the Saddleworth and District Cricket League has moved a step closer. Club officials...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Tram girl raped

A TEENAGE boy was arrested on Friday on suspicion of raping a girl in Oldham. Between 8pm and 9.30pm on May...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Firebugs’ wrecking spree

Vandals went on a late night arson spree around Shaw on Friday, destroying a caravan, sheds and a van within...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Ted gets his Wembley play-off shirt

A YOUNG Failsworth football fan has received a signed Preston shirt from striker Jermaine Beckford. Ted Dockray (8) was presented with...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

BGT is woof on Enola

CHADDERTON’S Snow White missed out on a place in the “Britain’s Got Talent” final. Enola Dyer and her girl group Misstasia...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Marc meets his inspirations

SIX months ago assistant headteacher Marc Edwards spotted an image on Twitter that would change his perspective on life forever. The...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Shop’s guide-dog shock

A STORE manager has apologised after staff told a blind man he couldn’t take his guide dog into the shop. John...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Kate scoops Galaxy title

A GLAMOROUS Oldham gym owner is on top of the world after picking up a top fitness award. Kate Wright (32),...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards RIPON 2.25 Fashionable Spirit 2.55 Mythical City (nap) 3.25 Hydrant (nb) 3.55 Off Art 4.25...

Date Online: 01/06/2015

Brooks gears up for title defence

BOWLS: THE £1,550 JW Lees Bowling Classic at Hopwood Unionist Club, Heywood, gets underway tonight (6.30pm) when Tonge’s Nicky Brooks...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Worrall: Hard work is the remedy

RUGBY: OLDHAM St Anne’s aim to make it back-to-back home victories when they take on Underbank Rangers tomorrow (2.30pm kick-off). The...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Baines does the business

Angling: STEVE Baines topped the Twingates AC Tuesday match for the second week running. His pole and pellet tactics netted 14lb...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Get weaving

DELPH Band and Delph Youth Band are taking part in a special concert as part of English folk band the...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

60 years on and still flying high

AROUND 400 people have helped Hathershaw College to celebrate its 60th anniversary. Former staff and pupils attended an open day at...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Police patrols on the tail of mobile menaces

Reporter ROBBIE GILL joins police as the force runs a five-day operation to crack down on drivers who use their...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Pensioner, 90, left with no emergency button for 11 days

A FAULTY phone line left a 90-year-old woman without the use of her emergency call button for nearly two weeks. There...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Taking a tipple in a tootle round the villages

A committed fund-raising brother and sister will be keeping memories of Saddleworth’s legendary beer walk alive this weekend. And ironically their...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Magic moments and major misses

BOOKS:  MICK Burke’s conversion is on its way between the posts and as Watersheddings prepares to erupt, stunned Wigan stars Ellery...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Triple delight for Oldham

Netball:  OLDHAM Netball club has celebrated triple success at the recent Chorley tournament. The under-12s Hawks team led the way by winning...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Three remain in LCB Cup quest

CRICKET:   THE Saddleworth and District Cricket League still have a strong presence in this season’s LCB Cup. Handed a bye in the...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Eileen enjoys home comfort

GOLF:  EILEEN Simpson made home advantage count when she shot an 8-under par nett 63 to win the ladies Chronicle Cup...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Heyside flying again — Barnes

CRICKET:  HEYSIDE’S Lake Garage CLL fortunes have taken a significant turn for the better — and skipper Ryan Barnes is delighted. A...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Colliery friends

FRIENDS of Jubilee Colliery are seeking volunteers to help maintain the heritage site and the surrounding area. Go to the...

Date Online: 29/05/2015

Showroom boss has mettle for pedals

A DEDICATED car dealer is swapping horsepower for pedal power as he embarks on a 400-mile charity bike ride. Jonathon Taylor,...

Date Online: 29/05/2015