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Model pupil who just likes helping

ACCORDING to her head teacher, Rebecca Rees never rests, she is extremely committed to her work in school and spends...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Richard embarks on 874-mile charity trek

SWAPPING banking for his bike is Richard Harrison, who is using pedal power to raise pounds. The 30-year-old clerk, of Royton,...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Strikes go on in fire dispute

FIREFIGHTERS in Oldham are continuing to strike this week in their long- running dispute with the Government over changes to...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Firms backed over public-sector work

NORTH-WEST firms and small businesses are being urged to name and shame the public-sector organisations that treat them unfairly in...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Passion for fashion

OLDHAM’S brightest and best young fashionistas have gone to London for three special days of retail work experience. Part of Mahdlo’s...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Smile, you’re sure to be on camera!

WITH access to cameras covering every inch of the town centre, First Response staff keep a watchful eye over Oldham. Their...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Tom’s talents take him from treading the boards at Mossley to prime-time TV

A LOCAL actor is starring in a lead role in BBC’s flagship period drama, “The Village”. When Tom Varey (23) secured...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Shots fired: two arrests

TWO men have been arrested after a gun was fired in Failsworth yesterday. Police were called to Cormallen Grove at 2.30pm...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Derby-day opener to new campaign

FBT Manchester League by JOHN GILDER THERE is a local derby on the opening day of the 2014-15 FBT Manchester League...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Head teacher’s joy at results

NORTH Chadderton School is celebrating another year of A-level achievement, with 97 per cent of students achieving A* to E...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Scholes writes off United

PAUL Scholes has written off Manchester United's Barclays Premier League title chances, but believes new manager Louis van Gaal can...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Star performance by Hulme pupils

SIXTY-ONE per cent of students at Hulme Sixth Form achieved A*- B grades. This year’s overall pass rate was 99 per...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Sergio seals his future

Sergio Aguero has capped an extraordinary week for Manchester City by becoming the fourth player in four days to sign...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Debut for Dawson?

ROCHDALE will be without skipper Oliver Lancashire for the trip to Chesterfield tomorrow - but could hand a debut to...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

New faces help to ease play-off pain

AT LEAST some of Leyton Orient’s demons were exorcised this week, as Plymouth Argyle were defeated on penalties in the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Chloe follows her business dream

YOUNG entrepreneur Chloe Booth already has a successful business under her belt. And the 18-year-old will now study business management at...

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Winchester repeat performance

CARL Winchester appears a certainty to step straight back into the starting XI against Leyton Orient tomorrow. And that is not...

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Dancing through gap year

BALLET enthusiast Amy Thompson is taking a year out to teach dance at Kennedy’s College, Manchester, before studying physics and...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Early-doors clash suits Johnson

RUSSELL Slade was his choice as last season’s top manager in Sky Bet League One, but tomorrow Lee Johnson is...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

It’s a full House!

THE world is Tom Upton’s oyster after the studious Crompton House pupil swept the board with four A*s. Tom has been...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Academy rated one of the best

ATHLETIC have been rated as one of the top category three academies in the country by the Professional Game Board,...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Students are top of the form

SUPER students at Oldham Sixth Form College (OSFC) have been celebrating great grades. The overall pass rate for all advanced courses...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Oldham fired up for Stags face-off

COACH Scott Naylor believes Oldham are ready to succeed where they have already failed twice this season against Hemel Stags. The...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Will at the sharp end

WILL Manchester ended up treating a stab victim while on work-experience at a health centre in Bolivia. Now the Oldham Sixth...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Jake’s a hit!

MUSICIAN Jake Smith is off to study law after hitting the right notes in his A-levels at Oldham Sixth Form...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Full of hope

ATHLETIC can set the tone for the entire campaign by picking up three points tomorrow. Defeat Leyton Orient at SportsDirect.com Park...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Driving test fraudster spared prison

A MAN who was found guilty of trying to take a driving theory test on behalf of a friend has...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Blackmailing thug is jailed

A VULNERABLE Oldham mum was repeatedly threatened with violence by a thug demanding cash, a court was told. The 44-year old...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Oxford-bound friends are sticking together

BEST pals Harvey Jones and Zac Keane are inseparable — they got the same A-level results in the same subjects...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Keith's Tips

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings...

Date Online: 15/08/2014