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Kenney memorial bid by councillor

MEMORIALS could be erected to suffragette Annie Kenney and the victims of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre. Councillor Elaine Garry is to...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Digesting the meaning of pi

MATHEMATICS proved a piece of pie, not cake, for students at North Chadderton School as they marked Pi Day. Pi day...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Game on as youngsters try sports

YOUNG people with disabilities have been trying a variety of sports in a special roadshow event at local schools. Oldham Council’s...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Awards finalists unveiled

THE names of finalists and the celebrity compere for this year’s Oldham Business Awards have been unveiled. Businesses shortlisted across 11...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Bags of fun in the parks

THERE are lots of free activities going on for children and families in Chadderton’s parks in the coming days. An outdoor...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Relegation fight could go to final day - Sheridan

ATHLETIC’S hope of staying up could hang in the balance until the last day of the season, manager John Sheridan...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Hull KR challenge can wait ó Naylor

“FIRST things first” was Oldham coach Scott Naylor’s reaction today to a fifth-round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup draw against Hull KR...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

De Bruyne on the way back

KEVIN De Bruyne hopes to return to action with Manchester City after the current international break. The Belgium forward suffered knee...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Reds have China in their hands

MANCHESTER United will travel to China as part of their pre–season preparations for the 2016–17 season. United will spend eight days...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Teenage starlet handed call to Great Britain ranks

IT has been a rapid journey for handball starlet Lucy-Anne Ready - from watching the Great Britain’s women’s team at...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Keithís Tips

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings: WOLVERHAMPTON 2.15 Golden Thread 2.50 Tatting 3.25 Charlie Lad 4.00 Kyllukey 4.35 Alyaa 5.10 Whitecliff Park 5.40 Intermittent 6.10 Zed...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Death of an Oldham RL Lancashire Cup winner

FORMER Oldham Rugby League Club player Desmond McKeown, who helped the team win the Lancashire Cup in 1958, has died. Mr...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Big guns primed for tilt at green jacket

Sports Betting: THIS is the time of year when occasional golfers start rooting around for the set of clubs they...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Rawlinson shines for four-midable first

OLDHAM Ladies Hockey Club firsts wrapped their season on a high after sweeping aside Prescot 4-1 at Newman College. Fresh from...

Date Online: 23/03/2016

Oldham face Hull KR test in cup

OLDHAM RL have been drawn away to Super League side Hull KR in round five of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup. The...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Extraordinary story of an extraordinary PC - by her extraordinary dad

THE mind-numbing moment a father learned of the horrific murder of his young police officer daughter is revealed in a...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Shopper finds beetle in his spinach

A DISGRUNTLED businessman who found a beetle in a Tesco takeaway meal was offered a £5 voucher in compensation. Dave MacDougall...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Campaign to remove Buckley to continue

A CAMPAIGNER determined to see a shamed councillor removed from office has said she won’t rest until she is successful. In...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Police halt crime spree with 20 arrests

A hair salon owner whose business was attacked by burglars has praised police for stemming a series of break-ins across...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Giant dumping ground

ONLY a week after Oldham Council’s plea to residents to clean up their act, fly-tippers have struck again - on...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Multi-storey to be demolished

OLDHAM Town Centre’s Hobson Street car park will be demolished and replaced with a new 100-space surface car park The stricture...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Veterans join in Town Square birthday celebrations

TWO employees had a special reason to join in the 35th anniversary celebrations of Town Square shopping centre. Suzanne Kershaw -...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Groupís plans to restore Foxdenton Hall

PLANS to save Chadderton’s Foxdenton Hall have been revealed to local residents. Dozens of interested residents and organisations heard more about...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Bright minds will think alike

PLANS to transform a former nightclub into a new digital enterprise hub at the heart of Oldham’s Independent Quarter have...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Magical Easter

THERE’s no shortage of activities at the Daisy Nook Garden Centre over the Easter holidays. On Easter Monday magician Merlin...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Cupids kickiní in

MUSIC EXTRA: Cupids joint-frontman Jake Fletcher reckons the band could be on the verge of something big with new single...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Perfect gig for Reader fans

EDDI Reader fans are in for a real treat on April 1 when the popular singer/songwriter plays Uppermill Civic Hall. The...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Latics will take game to leaders Burton

ATHLETIC face being without key players for the crucial double-header against Burton and Chesterfield. Burton loan duo Matt Palmer and Timmy...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Oldham ready for dual-reg boost

WITH the injury backlog slowly clearing at Huddersfield Giants, Oldham RL coach Scott Naylor is set for a dual-registration boost...

Date Online: 22/03/2016

Blues consider ticket walkout

MANCHESTER City fans are considering walkout protests over ticket prices for the forthcoming Champions League quarter–final clash with Paris St...

Date Online: 22/03/2016