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One-stop shop to battle addiction

A PIONEERING partnership to combat drug and alcohol addiction has been launched in the borough. One Recovery Oldham focuses on an...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Phoney travel licence alert

MUSLIM pilgrims from Oldham have been urged to make sure they are protected if there are problems during this year’s...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Jobless figures rise

Oldham jobless figures rose last month as another 242 claimants became eligible for Jobseeker’s Allowance. The number claiming the benefit rose...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Taking centre stage

OLDHAM Music Centre is hits the high notes this year as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. A two-day celebration of the...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Man held after raid on shop

POLICE and trading standards officers raided this Yorkshire Street shop. A MAN has been arrested for trademark offences after a raid...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Winners on a night of glamour

Glamour was the order of the evening for the annual Best Bar None awards at the Oldham Coliseum. More than 170...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

North ‘B’ steal bragging rights

SNOOKER:  NORTH Chadderton ‘A’ might be sitting on top of the Oldham Amateur Snooker League table, but it is the club’s...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Strength in depth key to an easy win

NETBALL:  SOME of Oldham’s younger squad members were given their chance in a 55-32 North-West Premier League defeat of Warrington. Play was...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Title still in reach despite defeat

NETBALL: OLDHAM Netball Club's National Premier League side lost for the second time this season - 62-47 to Roses rivals Leeds...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Half-term fun

CIRCUS skills, arts, crafts and games are just some of the free activities taking place for children in Chadderton Hall...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Big new sponsor boost for awards

WITH only 10 days to the close of nominations for the 2015 One Oldham Business Awards, a major new sponsor...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

11-4 United keep their FA Cup dream alive

SPORTS BETTING:  THEY may not please everyone with the style of their football, but Manchester United continue to churn out positive...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

It’s all looking FAB for salon

A local business success story is looking at a FAB new future. The Face and Body Shop in Grotton started as...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

School reeling over double tragedy

By Karen Doherty and Charlotte Court SHOCKED staff and students at The Radclyffe School have been devastated by the deaths of...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Toxin charge teenager in custody

A 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of attempting to buy a biological toxin online appeared at Tameside Magistrates Court yesterday. The...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Burglary arrest

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested in connection with a burglary and the theft of a £1,000 heart defibrillator at...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Custody chief cleared

A CUSTODY sergeant has been cleared of assaulting a prisoner who spat at him — but still faces a battle...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Charity trailblazers

BRAVE volunteers hot-footed it across burning coals and ash last night to raise cash for Mahdlo Youth Zone. Dozens of members,...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Latics boss relaxed as Di Canio hits Barnsley radar

BARNSLEY target Lee Johnson is ruling nothing in or out when it comes to his future. He merely suggests that interest...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Keep focus, Johnson demands

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson has warned that a promising season could sink into mediocrity if the players don’t rise to...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Injured duo on tight schedule

OLDHAM RL pair Lewis Palfrey and Liam Thompson face a race against time to be fit for the 2015 season...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Latics must dig in

HARD-RUNNING midfield man Mike Jones has travelled the equivalent of Athletic’s round trip to Leyton Orient already this season. The ex-Crawley...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Bony aims for flying start

WILFRIED Bony hopes he can continue his fine scoring record against Newcastle this weekend. The striker joined City a month ago,...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 1.15 Presumido 1.45 Hallelujah 2.15 Baddilini 2.50 Opera Lad 3.25 Grandeur 4.00 Skinny Love 4.35 Random Success 5.05...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Come Dine With Us - Old Bell Inn

The Old Bell Inn Huddersfield Road, Delph, Saddleworth OL3 5EG Tuesday 24th March @ 7:30pm; £20 Please note, due to circumstances beyond...

Date Online: 20/02/2015

Home rule

SOME Shaw householders would rather see a local abattoir enlarged than the land turned into a housing estate and country...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Man threatened to behead former partner

A DRUNKEN man waved a machete and threatened to cut off his former girlfriend’s head and chop her up. Aaron Walker...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Terror charge

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy from Mossley has been charged with attempting to acquire a biological toxin. The boy - too young to...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

You’re scared of us, says Bates

OLDHAM UKIP councillor Warren Bates has hit out at a Channel 4 docudrama that depicts rioting on the streets after...

Date Online: 19/02/2015

Murder suspect admits lying to police

A SPURNED lover admitted he lied to police about his girlfriend’s death - but denies responsibility for her murder. Steven Dunks...

Date Online: 19/02/2015