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Struggling schools to become academies

THREE struggling primary schools are set to become academies. Alt, Richmond and Westwood will be sponsored by the Oldham-based Harmony Trust,...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Fright night

A have-a-go grandad grappled with a burglar who attacked him at home — even though he was recovering from broken...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Vital shopping service axed

A VITAL transport link connecting housebound pensioners with local supermarkets is set to be cancelled. Transport for Greater Manchester’s Shopping Link...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Man on indecent assault charges

AN OLDHAM man will appear at Manchester Crown Court next month on charges of gross indecency and indecent assault on...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

New school proposal welcomed

A VETERAN Saddleworth councillor has welcomed Oldham Council’s decision to consider a new site for the new Saddleworth School. Land at...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Time to kick on - Johnson

SPIRITS in the Athletic camp may be high thanks to a run of three straight victories, but manager Lee Johnson...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Palfrey backs creative duo

OLDHAM skipper Lewis Palfrey is expecting playmakers Steve Roper and Gareth Owen to rise to the challenge in tonight's play-off...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Roughyeds ‘quietly confident’ of beating home favourites

OLDHAM go into tonight’s play-off qualifier at Hunslet as underdogs - and that suits them fine says assistant coach Lee...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

We knew it would come right – Kelly

ATHLETIC team captain Liam Kelly is delighted the team’s hard work seems to be reaping rewards. Summer capture Kelly (24) has...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards DONCASTER 2.05 Estidhkaar 2.40 Intrinsic (nb) 3.15 Aljamaaheer 3.50 Romsdal (nap) 4.25 Mighty Yar 5.00 Dance Of...

Date Online: 12/09/2014

Pull together to claw back ‘devastating’ budget cuts - McMahon

COUNCIL leader Jim McMahon has the whole of Oldham to help claw back “devastating” budget cuts. Councillor McMahon’s annual report to...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Christmas check-in for hotel project

A REPORT on all the options for Oldham’s Hotel Future project will be ready before Christmas, Oldham Council leader Jim...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Kevin pays penalty for goal photo

A 46-year Oldham Athletic fan has blasted rules that had him thrown out of last Saturday’s home game. Athletic - like...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Oh What a Night with pop masters

JERSEY BOYS Palace, Manchester In Manchester for a month as it begins its hotly-anticipated first British tour, this global musical phenomenon succeeds...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Residents’ concern over park drugs

ROYTON residents took to social media this week to express their concern about the number of empty bags being left...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Johnson’s keeping his feet on the ground

MANAGER Lee Johnson knew his Athletic team would turn their fortunes round following a shaky start to the season. There was...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Roughyeds new boys ready for Hawks

HUNSLET hold no fears for Oldham's two latest recruits, Adam Clay and Gareth Owen. Neither winger Clay nor hooker Owen were...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Reds officials set top-three demand

MANCHESTER United’s executives have told Louis van Gaal he needs to finish in the Premier League top three this season. United...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Topsy-turvy start for Taylor’s Gills

GILLINGHAM, Athletic’s opponents this weekend, have endured a mixed 2014-15 so far. The Gills have won two, drawn one and lost...

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Keith’s Tips

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

Date Online: 11/09/2014

Day out to remember

OUR DAY OUT Oldham Coliseum THE Coliseum is going to get a reputation it might find increasingly hard to live up to...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Mum vows: we won’t give up school fight

THE mother of accident victim Adam McQuillan is to take on education experts for a second time in a bid...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Black-out at wheel ended in tragedy

A PENSIONER died after her husband blacked-out at the wheel and smashed their car into the back of a lorry. Doreen...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Pooling resources in pulling-the-plug row

A 960-name petition has been handed to Oldham Council by Liberal Democrats in Shaw and Crompton protesting the decision to...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

£1M for a jewel in the crown

Oldham businessman and philanthropist Norman Stoller has marked his 80th birthday by donating £1 million from his charitable trust to...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Chance of a lift to Tesco, officers?

A DRINKER who called police for a lift to Tesco - then damaged their car - has been fined by...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Forte’s fitness battle to go to the wire

ATHLETIC’S leading goal scorer Jonathan Forte faces a race against time to be fit for Saturday’s home clash against Gillingham. Sheffield-born...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Procter leads Lancashire fightback

CRICKET: OLDHAMER Luke Procter justified his recall with an unbeaten 81 as Lancashire mounted a spirited fightback on day one...

Date Online: 10/09/2014

Keith’s Tips

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

Date Online: 10/09/2014

RU men kick off league campaign in style

ST EDWARD’S OB 6, OLDHAM RUFC 31 OLDHAM began their North Lancashire Division One campaign with a comfortable victory over a...

Date Online: 09/09/2014