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Jim raises plight of home owners

CHADDERTON came to parliament as MP Jim McMahon brought forward a debate on compensation payments to residents of Broadway. Ward councillor...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Father's loyalty tested in glory-inspired show

OLDHAM Coliseum's spring and summer 2017 season takes in classics, a Latics musical, a glittering Bollywood show... and a return...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Award nod to Macmillan's terrific team

INSPIRATIONAL work supporting people affected by cancer has earned North Manchester-based Macmillan Palliative Care Support Service a prestigious award nomination. The...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Work begins on car showroom

CONSTRUCTION work on a two-storey Audi dealership and showroom have begun in Oldham. The former Westhulme Hospital site, off Chadderton Way,...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Lib-Dems hail ex-coal mine heating plan

CONFIRMATION that Oldham Council will be supporting a bid to investigate the potential for using heat from disused coal mines...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Police use transport in exploitation sting

PASSENGERS in Greater Manchester are being urged to keep an eye out for anyone who may be at risk of...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

This Charming Man

FAILSWORTH vocalist Jim Thompson had every right to feel miserable in the summer when recovering from brain surgery. However, barely four...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Tealight fire

FIREFIGHTERS are warning residents to take precautions when using candles at home after tealights melted a woman's toilet last night. Crews...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

FA Cup run so vital for Latics - Robinson

A CUP tie of "massive" importance awaits Athletic - but it's one that the manager would rather have avoided. Doncaster Rovers...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Tyson returns!

FANS' favourite George Tyson, the blond bomber, is back at Oldham. As the 2017 squad being assembled by Chris Hamilton and...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Bargain loan deals ending

JOE Royle has warned that the days of cheap loans from top clubs are all-but over for Athletic. The legendary former...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Oldham pay for a dismal first half

A NIGHTMARE first half saw Oldham Rugby Union Club firsts succumb to a second successive defeat, with Littleborough firsts this...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

'Nigel will be dearly missed'

TRIBUTES have been paid to popular local cricketer and golfer Nigel Cooper, who has died. Nigel skippered Delph to Saddleworth and...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

City capable of overcoming best

IT WAS terrific to see Manchester City back at their best at West Brom as they destroyed the home team...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Nolito: We have to beat Barca

NOLITO believes beating Barcelona tonight is vital to Manchester City's hopes of progressing in the Champions League. City were beaten 4-0...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Mourinho to learn touchline ban fate

MANCHESTER United manager Jose Mourinho was today expected to discover whether he faced a touchline ban for his sending off...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Dream gold for Cawley

OLDHAM'S Will Cawley returned from Warsaw, Poland, with a dream gold medal after making his Great Britain team debut at...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 01/11/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings - EXETER: 1.20 Rouge Devils, 1.50 Double Treasure, 2.20 Garde La Victoire (n.b), 2.50 Southfield Vic, 3.20...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Drivers running a gauntlet of fear

A TAXI firm says that it is reluctant to take jobs after dark in Moorside and Derker after yobs throwing...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Pumpkin Picasso packs in pastime

HER pumpkin prowess is scary. But this will be Coppice's very own queen of carving, Adele Richards, last Hallowe'en gourd-gouging challenge...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Motorists seething over fines

OUTRAGED motorists are refusing to pay fines over claims a car parking firm is ripping them off. Glen Goodwin (40), from...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Rugby-mad stewardess dies aged 83

FAY BOWDEN, well known to thousands of rugby league fans in Oldham as a former stewardess of the old social...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Young fare-dodgers hauled before court

A SPECIAL youth court has been held to clamp down on under-18s caught fare-dodging on the Metrolink network. Organised by operator...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Wizard time for boys and ghouls!

OLDHAM'S town centre Hallowe'en celebrations cast a magic spell over shoppers. Boy wizard Harry Potter, his giant friend Hagrid and Hogwart's...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Asda says sorry for cards glitch

ASDA has apologised to customers after a problem with its card machines caused chaos at the tills. Stores across the country...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Bus sex act teenager cautioned

A TEENAGER has been cautioned after he indecently exposed himself on two buses and performed a sex act on himself. The...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Musical version of a classic tale

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Lowry, Salford, to November 6 I ALWAYS enjoyed the Alan Bennett-adapted National Theatre version of this story,...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Hero dog poisonedin 'terrible' attack

A HERO three-legged pet dog who saved his master's life has been poisoned by a mystery attacker. Six-year-old Jess, a border...

Date Online: 31/10/2016

Jewel in crown for dad

AN OLDHAM man who was awarded an MBE for using football to bring communities together has won two further accolades....

Date Online: 31/10/2016