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Johnson expects a Spireites thriller

THE STAGE is set for an exciting battle when Athletic head to Chesterfield Oldham manager Lee Johnson is promising his team...

Date Online: 16/10/2014

Oldham swoop for Ward

OLDHAM Rugby League Club has made its first new signing for 2015 - beating off competition from several rivals to...

Date Online: 16/10/2014

Latics must find way to halt hit-man Doyle

NO OTHER club in Sky Bet League One can match Chesterfield’s form this season. The Spireites’ positive start to the campaign...

Date Online: 16/10/2014

Jones: No let-up

LAST weekend’s match-winning hero Mike Jones believes Athletic are in great shape after firing themselves to the brink of the...

Date Online: 16/10/2014

Date fixed for Preston showdown

ATHLETIC’S home northern quarter-final against Preston in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy will take place on Tuesday, November 11, with a...

Date Online: 16/10/2014

Police failed child abuse victims

GREATER Manchester’s top policeman has admitted police “could have done more” to crack down on child-grooming gangs in the past...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

Mother touched by Ruby’s room

A MOTHER has been touched by the kindness shown her daughter at the opening of a special sensory room for...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

30,000 visits to A&E over drink

THERE were more than 30,000 drink-related admissions to Oldham accident and emergency units in 2012-13 and almost 100 deaths, a...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

GMP tweets the whole day

GREATER Manchester Police dealt with 2,626 calls during their Twitter Day yesterday, when they used the power of social media...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

Horror attack on cat

A CAT lover is considering moving house after one of her pets was savaged by a dog and is fighting...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

Ken burned brighter than candlelight...

TRIBUTES have been paid to Oldham’s king of clubs Ken Naylor, ahead of his funeral next week. Ken (87) is credited...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

Athletic defend match-day prices

ATHLETIC are pushing towards the top six on the pitch, but have already made it into the play-off positions in...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

Hooker Hughes happy to stay

HOOKER Kenny Hughes has joined his second-row colleagues Josh Crowley and Danny Langtree in signing a new one-year contract with...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards BRIGHTON 2.10 Pharoh Jake 2.40 Burning The Clocks 3.10 Burma Bridge 3.40 No Refund 4.10 Salient 4.40...

Date Online: 15/10/2014

Dementia aid for Asian communities

OLDHAM’S South Asian Community is set to tailored dementia support in a new scheme from the Oldham Alzheimer’s Society. The programme...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Man, 66, exposed himself

A CHADDERTON man has been given a three-year community order for exposing himself. David Chantler-Walker (66) was told by Oldham magistrates...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Tasty recipe for sizzling success

THEY gave us clogs and Edam, and now Oldhamer Dave Cunningham is returning the favour by giving Holland the great...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Concerns of cemetery vandalism

GREENACRES Cemetery has again been a victim of local vandals. Only weeks after the cemetery, on Greenacres Road, was cleaned up...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Dedicated Belinda in running for award

A WOMAN described as a “great asset to the service” has been nominated for a Military Civilian Health Partnership award...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Looking for trouble

Robbie Gill joins police, cadets and PCSOs on Operation Tuscan Operation Tuscan is a borough-wide crackdown on anti-social behaviour, targeting specific...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Youth services: we won’t let you down

GROUPS set to take over Oldham’s youth services say they are cautiously optimistic they can cope with the extra responsibility. Oldham...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

School must do more about ‘British values’

OLDHAM Academy North is among the first schools in the country to be told to do more to help pupils...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Thunder target hat-trick

NETBALL:   MANCHESTER Thunder will welcome Superleague and national teams to the Thunderdome for the annual Mike Greenwood Trophy tournament. Thunder will compete...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

All-rounders to leave for CLL rivals

CRICKET:  ALL-ROUNDERS Matt and Joe Taylor have left Werneth to join fellow Lake Garage CLL club Littleborough. They made their decisions in...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Derby delight for three-strile Mossley

FOOTBALL:  THREE first-half goals set Mossley on their way to a superb 4-2 victory over close rivals Droylsden at Seel Park...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Unbeaten Pollards hit treble top

TABLE TENNIS:  POLLARDS ‘A’ are going great guns in Division Four of the Oldham and District Table Tennis League. They made it...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

GM Cup cruise as Tonge sweep aside final rivals

BOWLS:  TONGE won the Greater Manchester Cup with a 160-133 final victory over Dukinfield Central at the Legh Arms, Sale. Having overcome...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Eko on ABA trail

Boxing:  OLDHAM 69kg prospect Joe Eko has battled his way through to the ABA National Novice quarter-finals. The 20-year-old Boarshaw Gym hopeful...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

Barber is a cut above

RUGBY UNION:  Birchfield 36, Oldham RUFC 43 CAPTAIN and coach Gareth Barber scored a hat-trick as Oldham maintained their unbeaten run and...

Date Online: 14/10/2014

This is how it feels: the highs and lows

Part two of Martyn’s chat to Inspiral Carpets legend Clint Boon CLINT Boon is one of those blokes it is impossible...

Date Online: 14/10/2014