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Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 11.50 Chemical Charge 12.20 Roly Tricks 12.50 Suitsus 1.25 Ifwecan 2.00 Krypton Factor 2.35 Fire Fighting 3.10...

Date Online: 14/11/2014

Solar so good

COMMUNITY groups could soon be making their own energy as part of ambitious plans to help Oldham go green. Generation Oldham,...

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Festive spirit

JOIN the festive spirit at a Christmas fair at Christ Church, Friezland, tomorrow from 1 to 4pm. TO celebrate 35 years...

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Dickens of a mystery

THE FRIDAY THING: The late Saddleworth Tory MP Geoffrey Dickens spent many months compiling a dossier that contained many serious...

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Musicians rise to a royal occasion

TALENTED youngsters from Oldham visited London’s Royal Albert Hall for a majestic musical performance at the School Proms. The Greater Manchester...

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Elected mayor plans welcomed

PLANS for the Manchester city-region to have an elected mayor have been welcomed by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Director...

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All change for cash-handling firm

INNOVATIVE Technology has taken ownership of a new £3million office building at its Derker Street site in Oldham. The cash-handling business...

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Lots on offer

FIND out what’s on offer at Stockbrook Children’s Centre, Albion Street, at a meet and greet session at 9am on...

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Vandals have a field day

Vandals have damaged Chadderton playing fields undergoing a major refurbishment. Quad bike riders left pitches at Crossley playing fields heavily rutted....

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Fly-tipping fears over collection charges

CHARGING for bulky waste collection will lead to more fly-tipping say Oldham’s Lib-Dem councillors. Labour councillors say the £15.50 fee for...

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Beer festival a whisker away

Fundraisers will be getting their specially-grown moustaches into all sorts of beers at this weekend’s “Movembeerfest” beer festival. The Saddleworth Round...

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Your vote can help disabled youngsters

YOUR vote could help make life easier for disabled pupils at a Chadderton Primary School. Corpus Christi is one of 152...

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Flats are the scene of TV crime drama

LITTLEMOOR residents thought their area had become a crime scene when police tape and officers appeared. But it was all literally...

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Massive stones mark future of £15m St Mary’s development

A community art project takes pride of place at the heart of a £15 million development that has transformed the...

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Stolen car

A SILVER VW Golf was stolen from Edward Road between 6.30pm last Friday and 11am on Saturday. The thief took...

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Dovestone gets the buzz

SCORES of bird watchers are flocking to Saddleworth’s Dovestone reservoir to catch sight of rare rough-legged buzzards. Three birds have taken...

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Plain sailing for canal volunteers

A DEDICATED volunteer team has won a major award after “adopting” the Huddersfeild Narrow Canal in Saddleworth. Street Scene Greenfield has...

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Stuttering Boro’s cup win

FOOTBALL:   OLDHAM Boro had a welcome boost last night when they beat Rochdale Town 3-2 in the North-West Counties League Reusch...

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Power sharing

OLDHAM Council should supply energy to its residents, say local Liberal Democrats. The party has written to Labour leaders to ask...

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Aisle back shop staff - MP

A NEW campaign to prevent violence, threats and abuse towards retail staff has been backed by Oldham MP Debbie Abrahams. The...

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Hollinwood’s desperate ring-round

HOLLINWOOD hit a new low before their Pennine League Division Five encounter against early title hopefuls Ovenden. Just half-an-hour before kick-off...

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Final score hard on Higgy

RUGBY:  HIGGINSHAW made a promising start against a strong Golborne Parkside outfit in their latest North-West Counties League clash on Oldham...

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Crolla ready for anyone

BOXING:  CHADDERTON’S Anthony Crolla will have 2015 on his mind when he steps into the ring for an eight-round fight in...

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Carrick wants to stay with Reds

MICHAEL Carrick, who pulled out of the England squad through injury last night, has spelled out his desire to sign...

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Johnson’s rethink after fixture rant

LEE Johnson reckons the postponement of this week’s scheduled Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie against Preston may ultimately work in Athletic’s...

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Johnson spoilt for choice over team selection

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson is poring over a host of selection options as he bids to outgun a reeling Crawley...

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Holden lands at Latics

DEAN Holden is Athletic’s new first-team coach. The 35-year-old’s departure from Walsall, where he combined duties as a player with a...

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Care firm collapses

A HOME care company has been forced to close due to increasing financial pressures after more than 16 years of...

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Band slams players’ attitude

Non-league football: PLACES in Mossley’s starting line-up are up for grabs as players gear up for tomorrow’s home clash against...

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22,000 Oldhamers are unpaid carers

OLDHAM MP Michael Meacher is demanding money be ploughed into care as figures revealed 22,000 people in Oldham are providing...

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