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Open misery as duo suffer early exits

MICHAEL Wild and Hamza Akbar failed in their attempts to reach the first round stages of two world ranking snooker...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Ready for next step

ASHTON'S ability to produce and nurture young golfers for many years has had another boost with success for two of...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Talented Oldham girls shooting for the stars

OLDHAM Netball Club enjoyed double success at the Greater Manchester Junior County League finals. The under-12s team met Rochdale in their...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Zlatan keeps the fans guessing

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic has refused to confirm whether or not he is going to join Manchester United. The 34-year-old Sweden striker, who...

Date Online: 08/06/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Locals stunned as vandals destroy orchard

RESIDENTS in Grotton have been left stunned after several community fruit trees were destroyed by "mindless vandals". The fruit route, which...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Basti shines on moors in mobile game advert

A STAR footballer and medieval king graced the ground of Crompton Moor - when filming took place for the video...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Weekend parking on cards

A SUCCESSFUL trial to offer overnight weekend parking at selected Metrolink stops is set to be made permanent. In December last...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Weekend of top tunes

THE sun shone on Diggle as the blues met the greenery. Music fans lapped up the pleasant weather and the tunes...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Callous puppy farmer hit with 'gangster tax'

A CALLOUS, designer-clad puppy farmer with six aliases made more than half a million pounds selling dogs, some of which...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Cover-girl Sonia tells her story

TEXTILE and handbag designer Sonia Ayaz, from Hathershaw, features in the latest edition of Oldham Business Edge magazine, published quarterly...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Canal boy remains critical

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy who fell into a canal is in a critical condition. Police are investigating after the teenager almost drowned...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Community meets with the specials

POLICE specials in Oldham were out and about at the weekend, hosting a number of community events. The Special Constabulary consists...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

A bright future ahead

INCREDIBLY it's nine months since Royton electro rockers Goda Tungl released their superbly-received "Zoo Bar" five-track EP, and now it...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

A hotly-anticipated return

TIME is rapidly running out for fans of Steve Holt and the Rainkings to purchase tickets for Saturday's feverishly-anticipated return...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Music round up

EMERGING North - headed by Chadderton's very own Danny Seal - has pulled off a real collective coup in securing...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Partnership to benefit patients

AMBULANCE trusts in the North of England have teamed up to work better together in a bid to improve efficiency...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Brown faces Latics exit

CONNOR Brown is set to leave Athletic before the start of next season. The 24-year-old full-back, brought to the club four...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Spencer sets Bulls return target

JACK Spencer, who has missed Oldham's last five games with a broken hand, has circled the clash with Bradford Bulls...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Pep will be able to splash the cash

MANCHESTER City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has stressed Pep Guardiola will be provided with the resources this summer to get...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Death of Ray Jones

THE local bowling fraternity are mourning the loss of Ray Jones, at the age of 77. Ray played a huge part...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Mellor at the double

WILL Mellor claimed the player of the year award at Oldham Rugby Union Club's end-of-season presentation night. The scrum-half picked up...

Date Online: 07/06/2016

Inspirational women land 250,000 Lotto cash

INSPIRATIONAL women are celebrating after successfully bidding for £250,000 of Big Lottery funding to create a brand-new centre to help...

Date Online: 06/06/2016

Teen and boy, three, hurt in car accident

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl and three-year-old boy were taken to hospital after being hit by a car in Glodwick on Friday. Emergency...

Date Online: 06/06/2016

Injured schoolboy pulled from canal

A TEENAGER was taken to hospital after being pulled from the Rochdale Canal in Middleton yesterday evening. Emergency services, including...

Date Online: 06/06/2016

MP will ask Commons questions about BHS

LOCAL MP Jim McMahon vowed to raise questions in Parliament about the BHS high-street brand which has gone into liquidation. Around...

Date Online: 06/06/2016

Landlord remembers a legend

A SPRINGHEAD pub landlord talked affectionately of the day he landed a left-hander on the jaw of the worlds most...

Date Online: 06/06/2016

Car lands on roof after smash

EMERGENCY services were called to a road traffic incident where a car landed on its roof in Moorside on Saturday...

Date Online: 06/06/2016

Tributes to charity volunteer

A FORMER nurse who worked tirelessly for ex-Forces personnel has died. Royton woman Christine Bennett MBE, who was treasurer at...

Date Online: 06/06/2016

Royal honour for Chernobyl group

A VOLUNTARY group that reaches out to children affected by the Chernobyl disaster has been recognised by the Queen. Chernobyl...

Date Online: 06/06/2016