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Festival lights up hall

RELIGIONS were united in celebration at Oldham's popular Festival of Light. Oldham Inter-faith Forum brought people of different faiths together for...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Sport for social harmony

A NEW initiative is aiming to unite communities through sport. Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams launched Sports for All...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

MP labels social study 'vague'

AN OLDHAM MP has criticised a report on community cohesion published earlier this week. Debbie Abrahams, MP for Oldham East and...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Fears after drugs found in street

A SMALL plastic bag in a village street has served as a chilling reminder of problems of drug taking in...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

'Flawed' grammars chool plan slated

LIBERAL Democrats in Oldham have labelled the government's proposal to reintroduce grammar schools to promote social mobility as a "fundamentally...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Jobseekers spoilt for choice at free event

A NEW careers, skills and apprenticeships show has been organised for young people from across Greater Manchester. Called "Choices" it aims...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Winter bug surge warning

A WARNING has been issued about a surge in cases of the winter vomiting bug. The national increase in reported cases...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Musical needs a bit more magic

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Lowry, Salford, to January 15 IT WAS 10 years ago that this stage musical first appeared in Manchester,...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Latics seek Flynn tonic

RYAN Flynn could be back to provide creative inspiration as Athletic go in search of a pick-me-up at Oxford. Flynn was...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Roughyeds look to prove legend wrong

SCOTT Naylor has dismissed rugby league pundit Garry Schofield's view that Oldham will be relegated at the end of the...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Decision day looming over short-term fixes

ATHLETIC manager Stephen Robinson has a set of crucial decisions to make as he sets about re-shaping his squad the...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Oxford stay focused amid cups distraction

ATHLETIC travel to Oxford hoping that their hosts have taken an eye off the prize when it comes to run-of-the-mill...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Latics restored my belief in football - Lockwood

POPULAR former Athletic defender Adam Lockwood has traded life on the pitch for a place in the dug-out, writes JOSHUA...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Hollinwood stalwart: Time to rally troops

HOLLINWOOD Amateur Rugby League Club have issued a rallying call before their final game of the year. The Fields New Road...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

MVG ready to rumble!

OMINOUSLY for his potential opponents in Oldham tomorrow night and at the forthcoming PDC World Championships in London, darting superstar...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

A freezing night in prospect for Reds

MANCHESTER United's Europa League fate will be decided against Zorya Luhansk tonight - assuming the icy pitch in Odessa has...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Roberts could be a star of the future

I WAS quite impressed with Celtic's performance against Manchester City in the Champions League. It was good to see a glimpse...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Mansfield away in next round of Trophy

ATHLETIC will travel to Mansfield in the last 16 of the Checkatrade Trophy, should they win at Walsall on Tuesday. The...

Date Online: 08/12/2016

Seeing red over greenbelt plan

HUNDREDS of concerned campaigners have criticised plans to build thousands of homes on Oldham's greenbelt, labelling it "an environmental disaster"...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

'Low' thieves steal funds from church

HOW low do people have to be to do this ­- that's the soul-searching question posed by Rev Derek Palmer...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Driver in hot water over snap

INVESTIGATIONS are under way after an Oldham Council bin lorry driver was photographed using his mobile phone while behind the...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Can you help track down this trio?

DO YOU recognise these three schoolgirls who look pretty in plaid? The photograph of the trio ­- possibly twins and their...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Group's fight to save land

TRAFFIC, pollution and a reduction in open space are the main concerns of hundreds of residents in Royton as they...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Impact of new housing move not analysed, says detractor

PROPOSALS to build thousands of homes on Oldham's greenbelt will have a severe impact on the local infrastructure and services...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

'Destructive' plan for 120 homes prompts outcry

THE decision to create homes and holiday houses in Greenfield was criticised as "destructive" and a "stitch-up" by residents. The Greater...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Family question late teen's care

THE family of a teenager who died just days after being discharged from hospital have hit out at mental health...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Much-loved Costella dies, aged 77

THE mother from a talented, musical family from Clarksfield has died after battling stomach cancer. Barbados-born former nurse Costella Elaine Marshall...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

State-of-the-art 7.5m school opened by MP

OLDHAM's newest primary school was officially opened by MP Jim McMahon. The Oldham West and Royton representative unveiled a ceremonial plaque...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Plan to shut bus depots announced

BUS OPERATIONS and drivers at two Greater Manchester depots could close and relocate elsewhere in the region, First Manchester has...

Date Online: 07/12/2016

Councillors vow to fight bank closure

AN ANGRY community has promised to battle the shock closure of its last remaining bank. The Saddleworth and Lees District Partnership...

Date Online: 07/12/2016