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Racing selections

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections at tomorrow’s meetings are - SOUTHWELL 12.00 Novalist 12.30 La Danza 1.00 Pin Up 1.35 Excelling Oscar 2.10 Seychelloise 2.45 Pearl Blue 3.20 Brooke’s Bounty WOLVERHAMPTON 3.50 Come...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Take action to aid Maiama, 7

OLDHAM residents can put a smile on the face of a little girl more than 6,000 miles away by sponsoring...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Giants grab runners-up spot

INDOOR CRICKET WITH Glodwick Mouse Men having already clinched the Oldham Cricket Development Group Indoor League title with a week to...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Carry on regardless

IT’S business as usual at Higginshaw Amateur Rugby League Club — despite the North-West Counties League folding after 40 years...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Boot boys get yellow fever

YELLOW is the new black as far as Athletic players’ boots go. Five men — Liam Kelly, Paul Rachubka, Dominic Poleon,...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Alliance could make all the difference

SCOTT Naylor believes Oldham’s new partnership with Huddersfield Giants could provide the clout to carry Roughyeds into the Championship. Two teams...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Aglow with festive cheer

IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Wensleydale Close, with one family going all out with their decorations. The...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

LJ: I had no choice

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson has shrugged off his ‘tinkerman’ tag and is determined that a side containing top scorer Jonathan...

Date Online: 18/12/2014

Thugs KO Crolla dream

A WORLD title-chasing boxer’s dreams are in tatters after he was smashed over the head with a concrete slab while...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Throttle-lock horror car could not brake

A FAMILY was hit by tragedy after their disability-adapted car failed to brake properly causing the vehicle to crash, killing...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Merry Christmas in store from M&S

THIS is not just a Christmas present, its an M&S Christmas present. The retail giant has spread festive cheer across Oldham...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Events will mark the V1 bombing of 1944 that killed 27

A SURVIVOR of a Second World War rocket attack on Oldham has told his story ahead of the 70th anniversary...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Squalid homes of freed slaves

Police have released images of the squalor that they say 10 alleged slave-workers had to endure in Rochdale after two...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Don’t let them be lonely this Christmas

DEMENTIA sufferers in Greater Manchester are at significant risk of being isolated over the festive period, according to new findings...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Free wifi on trams

TRAM travellers will be able to connect to the internet as they ride, thanks to a £1.7 million deal to...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Alert over danger fakes

A CHRISTMAS crackdown has been launched to stop the sale of counterfeit goods in the run up to December 25. Oldham...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Former golf club captain on child-sex charges

A FORMER captain of Saddleworth Golf Club has admitted charges involving sexual activity with a child. Timothy Edwards (58), from Dobcross,...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Library is the most visited in region

DESPITE the North-West seeing the largest drop in the number of local authority-run libraries in the UK in 2013-14, Oldham’s...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Uniforms for library staff ‘a waste of money’

LIBRARY staff have hit out at plans to introduce a uniform for employees labelling it a waste of money. A woman,...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Top marks across the board for high school

Every student matters and their needs are met at Mossley Hollins High, which Ofsted inspectors described as an outstanding school, They...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Move on Latics

ATHLETIC striker Jabo Ibehre believes the club can bounce back stronger for the shock home loss to Yeovil. Ahead of the...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Big friendly Giants!

HAVING been in partnership with Salford Red Devils for the past two seasons, Oldham RLFC have changed direction to join...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Words of support for Crolla

THE boxing world has rallied round stricken Chadderton ace Anthony Crolla, whose injuries following an altercation with burglars near his...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Done and dusted for Dale

Rochdale 4, Aldershot 1 MATTY Done's hat-trick saw off Aldershot and secured an FA Cup third-round home clash against Nottingham Forest...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Pupils pick up sports awards

SCHOOLS from across Oldham gathered at Oasis Academy, in Hollins, for the Sainsbury’s School Games Mark Awards. The Sainsbury’s School Games...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Breathtaking Blue Coat

BLUE Coat emerged triumphant at the Oldham Secondary Schools Girls’ Cross-Country Championships, which were staged at Chadderton Hall Park. Crompton House...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Win takes juniors on route 66

NETBALL OLDHAM Netball Club’s under-16s remain unbeaten in the North-West qualifying competition after a convincing 66–24 defeat of Denton. Playing some great...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Reds alert

DESPITE the absence of five players, leaders Oldham Netball Club beat Worcester Reds 58-28 in National Premier League Division One. The...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Ex-patient Nick was a role model par excellence!

KEEP SMILING - Managing Editor David Whaley’s continues his throat cancer journey THE “Holidays are coming” big red truck for a...

Date Online: 17/12/2014

Year ends with resounding victory

OLDHAM Netball Club’s North-West Premier League side brought down the curtain on 2014 with an emphatic 82-29 victory over Tameside. Mistakes...

Date Online: 17/12/2014