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Harkins in the frame to return

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson believes his chase for Gary Harkins will be successful. Johnson — currently trying to nail down a...

Date Online: 26/06/2014

Ford focused on more heroics

Oldham's top try scorer last season Jon Ford won't give up his crown without a fight. Still a teenager this time...

Date Online: 26/06/2014

Pharmacist killed in car crash

TRIBUTES have been paid to the owner of two Oldham pharmacies who has died in a car accident in North...

Date Online: 26/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards DONCASTER 2.00 Shahralasal 2.30 Doomah 3.00 Katawi 3.35 Moohaarib 4.10 Award 4.45 Oh Star 5.20 Innsbruck 5.50 Innocent Touch NEWCASTLE 6.10 Mr...

Date Online: 26/06/2014

Comedy of errors

HAPPY DAYS, Lowry, to Saturday I’m tempted to suggest the title should be taken ironically: this musical, based on the...

Date Online: 26/06/2014

Plan unveiled to make death crossing safer

A PLAN to upgrade safety at the road crossing in Shaw that has claimed two lives was confirmed to anxious...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Injured rider airlifted to hospital

A SERIOUSLY injured moped rider was airlifted to hospital after a collision with a lorry in Royton yesterday. The rider...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Five years for drug courier

A 23-year-old Oldham man was caught running drugs - while on bail awaiting his trial for a previous offence. Michael...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Final push on £50k tribute to Jamie

THE family of two-year-old Shaw gas-blast victim Jamie Heaton is launching a final push to raise £50,000 in his memory....

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Work starts on new Oldham sports centre

Oldham Council leader Jim McMahon officially got work underway on Oldham’s new £15million flagship leisure centre - by taking the...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

College and Giants set up academy

OLDHAM College has teamed up with Manchester Giants to launch a new basketball academy. Students will get top-level coaching from...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Cut-down season finale is a gem

CLOSE THE COALHOUSE DOOR Oldham Coliseum, to July 12 THE Coliseum has pretty much gone and done it again; namely...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Work in progress

JOEL Coleman is Athletic’s rough diamond, says manager Lee Johnson. The 18-year-old goalkeeper recently signed a two-year contract at Boundary Park,...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Oldham hooker waits on RFL disciplinary call

DANNY Whitmore is hoping to escape an RFL disciplinary charge after getting a yellow card for punching at Gateshead. Referee Andy...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Smethurst makes ninth seed work hard

TENNIS:  OLDHAM’S Daniel Smethurst put in a valiant effort in his first appearance in the Wimbledon singles. He was eliminated in round...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards CARLISLE 2.10 Gold Beau 2.40 Ty Cobb 3.10 Enliven 3.40 Scallop (nap) 4.10 Stybba 4.40 Echo Of Lightning NEWCASTLE 2.30...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

England 16-1 to conquer Europe

SPORTS BETTING:  ENGLISH sport has seen better times. Our early World Cup exit might have been expected in some quarters, but...

Date Online: 25/06/2014

Down to the wire

A NAIL-BITING finale saw East Oldham crowned champions at the 10th annual Oldham Borough Games. It came down to the...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

£30,000 chequered flag now close for Matty

A TALENTED teenager is on the final straight to win a £30,000 karting sponsorship deal. Matty Street (17), from Moorside,...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Meet the smiling new face of M&S

A TALENTED Oldham girl has landed a role in a national TV commercial. Tahlia Cooper won’t be appearing in just...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Old Town Hall treasures could be restored

ORIGINAL furniture from the former Oldham town hall will be brought back to life when the building reopens as a...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Kremner’s ‘spot on’ win

Boxing: IT is now two wins from two professional fights for Delph welterweight prospect Andy Kremner. The 21-year-old John Murray-trained...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Hardman is Houses’ star

A SUPER performance from Nick Hardman helped Woodhouses to a comfortable seven-wicket victory at struggling Thornham in the Greene King...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Ur Rehman is Twenty20 hero

CRICKET: ATIQ Ur Rehman threw his gloves to a team-mate and bowled Friarmere to a shock victory over Moorside in...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Clinical Iqbal sinks kings Heyside

CRICKET: JAVED Iqbal struck 111 as Hollinwood put a big dent in Heyside’s bid for back-to-back Saddleworth and District Cricket...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Greenfield dig in for victory

CRICKET: NINTH-WICKET pair Chris Gill and Mike Moore dug in for Greenfield as they defeated second-placed Uppermill by 57 runs....

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Local hopes extinguished

THERE will be no local representation in the semi-finals of the Wood Cup. Oldham bowed out at Norden and Royton...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Norden’s relief

CRICKET: ON FIRST inspection, Oldham’s four-wicket JW Lees Bitter Wood Cup quarter-final defeat at Norden suggests a contest which went...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Werneth struggle again at Clifton

CRICKET: IT was a match in which one of two teams would break its CLL duck for the season. Alas...

Date Online: 24/06/2014

Have your say

ROYTON’S District Executive Meeting and Community Forum will take place at Royton Youth Centre from 6 o’clock tonight. The meeting...

Date Online: 24/06/2014