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Tram yobs could be as young as 10

VANDALS responsible for a spate of vandalism against Metrolink trams could be as young as 10. Several incidents were reported to...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Trial winger aims to humble Halifax

RYAN Hiwat will feature in tonight’s friendly clash at Halifax - and the Dutch winger aims to impress during his...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Teenage girls missing from home

TWO teenage girls have been missing from their Fitton Hill homes since Sunday. Police are not linking the two disappearances, despite...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Late signings vital for promotion push

SCOTT Naylor’s new signings Elliot Liku and Will Hope will bolster his top of the table squad as it pushes...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Visitors looking to cement their place

OLDHAM indie blues rockers The Visitors are inviting other local bands to get involved with their exciting new project: The...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Joel’s chance to stake keeper claim

Joel Coleman is set to start in goal tonight - and boss Darren Kelly sees a straight fight for a...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Cupids arrow in as Gramotones go

The Gramotones are no more! But don’t panic: Oldham’s multi-talented quartet Jake Fletcher, Sid Cooper, Ryan Comac and James Cardus...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Sterling scores two for City

FOOTBALL:   RAHEEM Sterling scored twice for Manchester City as his new side thumped a Vietnam national team 8–1 in the final...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Dogs on trams plan off track

A LIBERAL Democrat proposal for a 12-month trial allowing dogs to travel on trams has been blocked by Labour and...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Goal scorers of a rare pedigree

A quarter of a century after Athletic’s League Cup final appearance, we profile the top 25 players to have worn...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards REDCAR 1.50 Hope Cove 2.20 Haley Bop 2.55 Khareer 3.30 The Osteopath 4.05 Mawaseel 4.40 Wardat Dubai 5.15...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Drive’s a bit tight

A CHADDERTON father has been left bemused by his “pointless” driveway - so narrow he can’t get out of his...

Date Online: 28/07/2015

Man dies in routine op shock

AN investigation is under way following the death of a 35-year-old man during a routine operation following an industrial accident...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Haulier’s 20-year drug smuggling term

A GANG of hauliers - including one from Mossley - have been jailed for over 80 years for their part...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Forte staying – and with a big role, insists boss

JONATHAN Forte has a big part to play in Athletic’s season, according to manager Darren Kelly. The 29 year old saw...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Cousins jailed for part in drug plot

DRUG-DEALING cousins from Failsworth who were part of a £2 million plot to flood the streets with heroin, cocaine and...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Deadline deals bolster Oldham

NEW signings Elliot Liku and Will Hope will provide in-form League One leaders Oldham with a squad of 23 players...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Bee team creates a buzz at Latics

THERE wasn’t a single fan inside the ground, but the atmosphere was buzzing at SportsDirect.com Park on Saturday... a swarm...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Roughyeds simply superb

A FISTFUL of F words can best describe a fabulous win in North Wales that put Oldham fans in seventh...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Three hurt as car overturns in crash

A MAN had a lucky escape after his car flipped on to its roof in a crash in Oldham town...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

I couldn’t be prouder of them — Naylor

SCOTT Naylor emerged from a victorious Oldham dressing room at Wrexham and said: “That was good; that’s why we do...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

‘Legal highs’ clampdown

THE Chronicle has come in for criticism for Friday’s coverage of Greater Manchester Police’s force-wide Operation Ramsey in a clamp...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Passion in our Pride

RAINBOWS adorned the town centre as Oldhamers gathered in the sunshine to celebrate this year’s Pride event. The event, which celebrates...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Pre-season promise in short supply

Athletic 0, Blackburn 2 IT IS premature to be too worried at this stage, but Athletic are not rich with pre-season...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Mossley beaten

FOOTBALL:  MOSSLEY lost their latest pre-season friendly 2-1 at Runcorn Linnets. Brian Matthews was on target for the Lilywhites at the...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Van Gaal salutes ace Ronaldo

LOUIS van Gaal hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as a “fantastic player” after admitting he is in the hunt for a signing...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Pearson back for more

SKY Bet League One football has proved to be tougher than he initially expected, but Chadderton-based midfielder Ben Pearson had...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Shak-attack leaves Shaw in tatters

CRICKET:  SADDLEWORTH maintained their SWB Commercials Saddleworth and District League top-flight title charge with a thumping 163-run victory at stunned rivals...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Crompton fight out thrilling tie

CRICKET:  IT ALWAYS promised to be a close match, but few could have predicted such an outcome. After both sides had batted...

Date Online: 27/07/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards BEVERLEY 2.10 Petrify 2.45 Simple Attack 3.20 Crombay 3.55 Soie D’Leau 4.30 Sophisticated Heir 5.05 Sugar Town 5.40...

Date Online: 27/07/2015