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Two roads top list for pothole claims

OLDHAM Council paid out only £10,500 in insurance claims for damage caused by holes in the borough's roads last year. Two...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Tributes paid to 'untiring' teacher

CROMPTON House School has paid tribute to a popular former chemistry teacher who has died aged 58. Nick Varney, who retired...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Police go under cover to educate motorists

OFFICERS will go undercover as cyclists as they look to spot drivers who overtake dangerously close and then educate them. GMP...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Mod sound is marching on

IT'S A bold statement, but Tameside band The Transmitters insist they're the best mod band around, so why not check...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Fire leads to call for demolition of buildings

A RESIDENT has called for derelict buildings in Royton to be knocked down after a fire broke out at the...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Pensioner is treated after flipping his car

A MAN in his 70s had a lucky escape when his car overturned in Grotton. He was treated by paramedics for...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Police appeal for wanted man

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a man from Stalybridge. Liam Buckley (20), of Crow Hill, Carrbrook, is...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Athletic fire Fitzgerald

ATHLETIC have fired controversial commercial manager Kevin Fitzgerald after only two weeks in the job. The club have confirmed to the...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Join away day

FANS can support Oldham RL in their history-making Championship game in Toulouse on Saturday, April 8 by travelling with the...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Hard graft paying off for Michelle

OLDHAM looks as though it may have another young boxing star in the making thanks to the recent successes of...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Oldham run is ended

OLDHAM RUFC'S first XV saw their four-match winning run come shuddering to a halt, as local rivals De La Salle...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Guardiola's joy at test on big stage

PEP Guardiola is relishing the intensity of the Champions League spotlight and hopes his Manchester City players can do the...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Giggs in tribute to goal star Zlatan

MANCHESTER United great Ryan Giggs has been blown away by "unbelievable" Zlatan Ibrahimovic's form and longevity. The 35-year-old has made a...

Date Online: 21/02/2017

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

117k youth club windfall

A YOUTH project supporting hundreds of disadvantaged children from across Oldham will remain open thanks to a bumper £117,000 cash...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Skiing soldier slaloms his way to glory

ROYTON isn't renowned for producing high-calibre skiers. But it can now make just such a claim after soldier James Oldham...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Grammar school 'would be a waste'

OLDHAM is in line to get one of the country's first super-selective grammar schools, a leading councillor believes. Councillor Howard Sykes...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Under-fire school must do better, says report

A SCHOOL which has been under fire from parents has been told it must do better in its first Ofsted...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Go with the FLO: Text service saved my feet

A TEXT messaging service has been hailed a success by a Springhead man who claims it saved his feet. Shane Holdsworth...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Police in appeal after cash van attack

POLICE have released bizarre dashcam footage of a man running through a field in Mossley with bags of cash. They want...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Report: 'No evidence of Trojan Horse plot'

ANTI-terrorism chiefs have been passed a secret report by Oldham Council into allegations of a "Trojan Horse" attempt to take...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Men jailed for 55 years in crackdown on exploitation

FIVE men have been jailed for more than 55 years as part of an investigation to tackle child sexual exploitation...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Jigsaw of intrigue

I WOKE today thinking of a dead man who finally has his own name but whose last few days on...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Sheridan targets next step

ATHLETIC'S squad have been challenged to continue improving, after taking another progressive step in an increasingly tight battle against relegation. A...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Anxious wait after Joy injury

OLDHAM RL Club are anxiously waiting for medical reports on in-form front-rower Phil Joy, who was taken to hospital with...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Roughyeds thrill in falling short

IF what we've seen in the first three of Oldham's 30 Championship matches is to be replicated in the rest,...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Heroic Clarke holds no fear

IF ATHLETIC are to again complete a successful climb out of the relegation swamp, it is feasible that there may...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

City's 'tinkerman' Pep has no regrets

PEP Guardiola had no regrets about rotating his squad after a much-changed Manchester City were held 0-0 by Huddersfield in...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Reds continue to fight on all fronts

MANCHESTER United boss Jose Mourinho has told Chelsea they have the Premier League title in the bag and can already...

Date Online: 20/02/2017

Spirited Roughyeds beaten

Oldham RL 18, London Broncos 20 OLDHAM RL pushed Super League hopefuls London Broncos all the way at Bower Fold. Scott Naylor's...

Date Online: 19/02/2017