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Prison volunteer stunned by MBE

A FORMER Oldham College student who grew up in Clarksfield has been awarded an MBE for 15 years of voluntary...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Quest to find origins of crest

CONSERVATION work has returned an historic Chadderton shield to its former splendour. Workers at Chadderton Town Hall stumbled on the damaged...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Kicking the shins of sport...

THE latest exhibition at Gallery Oldham explores the facts and legends of the brutal sport of clog fighting. In these contests...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Service sector driving recovery

GREATER Manchester’s economy is growing faster than the UK average, according to the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Over 400 businesses...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

High five for Owl Marketing

AN Oldham marketing and communications agency is celebrating its fifth year in business. Owl Marketing was set up by Liz Lancashire...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Home Watch

JOE Curran, co-ordinator of Oldham’s alcohol delivery plan, is the guest speaker at the next Chadderton Home Watch Meeting. It...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Latics have Stags defender in sights

ATHLETIC are on the trail of Mansfield centre-back Ryan Tafazolli. A cut-price deal could be in the offing during the transfer...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Naylor relishing Cougar Park test

OLDHAM are ready to move up in the rugby league world – and coach Scott Naylor will know far more...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

McGeeney overcomes nerves

Darts: OLDHAM town team ace Mark McGeeney shrugged off nerves to secure a dream BDO World Championship debut win. Taking to...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Title might not be enough for Pelle

MANUEL Pellegrini admits even winning trophies won’t guarantee he stays at Manchester City next season. The imminently-available Pep Guardiola continues to...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Reds appear Keane to give Will a chance

MANCHESTER United are planning to bring Will Keane into the first–team squad following his recall from a loan at Preston. United...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Roughyeds are simply the best

WITH the new Kingstone Press Championship season now barely a month away, we figured it was an ideal time to...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Wild hoping for a smoother passage on professional tour

Snooker: AS if he needed reminding, 2015 was a rocky ride for Moorside snooker star Michael Wild. Flying back from a...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s cards...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

12-1 Higgins to be the master

Sports Betting: RONNIE O’Sullivan was awarded the OBE in the New Year Honours List, and the Rocket will be hoping...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Teenage talent aims to reach scratch

WITH a surname like Palmer, it looks like a Stamford Golf Club teenager is destined for the top. The club has...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

JW Lees Pennine Cricket League fixtures for 2016

CHAMPIONSHIP Start times: 12.30pm in April; 1pm May 1 to August 20 inclusive; 12.30pm until the end of August, except for...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Farewell, Jack

BOWLS: JACK Copeland, father of top-class local bowlers David and Steve, has died at the age of 81. A former player...

Date Online: 06/01/2016

Mystery of man on the moors

MYSTERY continues to surround the identity of a man nearly a month after his body was found on the moors...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Love, promises, sex and betrayal

AN Oldham businessman cynically groomed a vulnerable young girl to satisfy his sexual lust, a trial jury has been told. Family...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Suranne in line for award

Oldham TV favourite Suranne Jones is up for an award in this month’s prestigious National Television Awards. Chadderton-born Suranne is nominated...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Imran helps fill the gap in dental care

A DENTIST from Oldham is on a mission to help bring a smile to faces in Kashmir. Imran Asghar, from Glodwick,...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Happy families

FORMER Chronicle reporter Janice Barker’s new grandson Felix is one in more than five million IVF babies born in the...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Celebration procession

HUNDREDS of Muslims took to the streets of Oldham on Sunday to celebrate the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad....

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Hotbed of talent

MUSIC EXTRA: SO, it’s been a truly memorable first full year for me in the music hot-seat at the Chronicle. There...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Wall charted

THE Failsworth Historical Society resumes its meetings following the festive break from 7pm tomorrow at the Broadbent Luncheon Club on...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Corney flies in for crunch talks

SIMON Corney flew in to head a board meeting at Athletic today - at which the performance of the team...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Naylor’s total commitment

SCOTT Naylor plans to use all his 21 contracted players in Sunday’s first of three warm-up games at Keighley Cougars. “It...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Manager discord in the season of good will

AT THE start of a new year, Athletic are faced with the problem of trying to climb out of the...

Date Online: 05/01/2016

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 4.10 Silver Lining 4.40 Autumn Blossom 5.10 Exalted 5.40 Bartok 6.10 Cahill 6.40 Mac’s Power 7.10 Emperors...

Date Online: 05/01/2016