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Plenty of theories... not a shred of evidence

FOR 12 weeks Saddleworth correspondent KEN BENNETT has followed developments in the search for the identity of the mystery body...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Inspirational Steveís up for another award

SUPER teacher Steve Hill is up for his latest award — for adventure!. The deputy head of St Joseph’s Primary School...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Police and fire crews under one roof

Police and fire officers in Mossley are moving in together Neighbourhood officers from Greater Manchester Police are now based in Mossley’s...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Raising money for paralysed player

WELL-wishers have organised several fund raising events in aid of a young footballer left paralysed after a freak accident. Sportsman 17-year-old...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Craft fair

CHADDERTON business Patchwork Parade holds its fourth annual patchwork, quilting and craft fair at the Queen Elizabeth Hall from 10am...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Work starts on firmís site upgrade

THERMAL and acoustic insulation manufacturer Armacell has started extension work at its Mars Street factory in Oldham. Armacell UK has been...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Changes at the top as turnover grows

BUSINESS supplies company Zen Office has announced management changes following a jump in turnover of 30 per cent to over...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Just reward

JOHN Sheridan felt his side was well worth the three points collected against Blackpool last night - a win that...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Bibby leaves Fold

YOUNG centre Jake Bibby has left Oldham RL to return to Salford Red Devils after his one-month loan. Bibby (19), a...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Perfect Palmer sparks Latics

Athletic 1, Blackpool 0 ONE MOMENT of true quality appeared too much to hope for half way through this stale...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Wild runs Crucible hero to the wire

LOCAL snooker followers were out in force for a glimpse of Stuart Bingham, the reigning world champion as he took...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Kompany injury a huge blow for Blues

MANCHESTER City were left counting the cost of progress after their qualification for the Champions League quarter–finals was marred by...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Mossley play-off hopes fading fast

FOOTBALL: MOSSLEY’S Evo-Stik League Division One North play-off bid is fading fast. Despite Tom Dean giving the visitors an early lead,...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Keithís Tips

CHRONICLE racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings: CHELMSFORD 5.50 Choral Clan 6.20 Slovak 6.50 Crosse Fire 7.20 Freud 7.50 Angelical Dancer 8.20 Saved...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Crolla: I donít want this feeling to end

ANTHONY Crolla is living out his dream of being a reigning world champion — but he knows how tough it...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Second place for Oldham starlets

OLDHAM Netball Club ended their National Premier League campaign in second place after beating New Campbell 64-50 in their final...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Deaf ĎCí delight in derby contest

SNOOKER: WITH four games to go in the Hollands Pies Oldham Amateur Snooker League, Deaf ‘C’ hold a slender one-point...

Date Online: 16/03/2016

Palmer nets as Latics earn crucial win

ATHLETIC 1, BLACKPOOL 0 MATT Palmer's second-half goal settled a vital basement battle in Athletic's favour, handing manager John Sheridan a...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Muddy marvel

The Discovery has been around since 1989 and with an all new Series 5 model due out later this year,...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Crush horror

A FATHER OF TWO was crushed to death when steel pipes weighing over a ton fell on top of him...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Girl, 10, sobs as she tells court of sex assaults

A YOUNG girl sobbed as she described how she had been sexually assaulted by a man almost six times her...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Falling foul of the law

A DOG owner has been fined after continually failing to keep the yard of his Chadderton property clear of dog...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Once failing academyís rapid revival

A FAILING school says it is back on track after praise for rapid improvements from Ofsted inspectors. Waterhead Academy has been...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

MP welcomes defeat of Sunday trading bill

LABOUR MP Jim McMahon says more than 100 workers contacted him to oppose Government plans to extend Sunday trading hours...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Trickster robs pensioners

POLICE are investigating after an elderly couple were robbed in their Royton home by a woman who asked to use...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

School ball toasts a decade of fundraising

A glamorous evening helped to raise £11,800 for Kingfisher Community Special School in Chadderton. More than 160 guests at the 10th...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Feet too loose

FOOTLOOSE, Palace Theatre, Manchester, to March 19 THIS is a new production of the musical of the Eighties movie from Sell...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Real ale lovers get a taste for a great weekend

MANCHESTER Skyline, Monkey Gone To Heaven and Mama Knows Best were among the many beers, bitters, ales and ciders enjoyed...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Mums put healthier eating on the menu

HEALTHY food doesn’t have to lack flavour say women who have created a cookbook of popular South Asian dishes. “Chapatti and...

Date Online: 15/03/2016

Art therapy helps Garry through his darkest days

A MAN who turned to art to get through the darkest days of an incurable and debilitating illness is proudly...

Date Online: 15/03/2016