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Itís a masterpiece

The Producers, Palace, Manchester, to Saturday JUST occasionally you have to see a solid gold masterpiece so you can reset your...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Dodgy diesel riddle was a tank issue

THE mystery of Scouthead Filling Stationís diesel fuel contamination might have been solved. The Chronicle reported on Friday that at least...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Village loses much-loved vicar

SADDLEWORTH’S most isolated village is mourning the death of its much-loved and longest serving vicar. The Rev Sydney Leigh Clayton (77),...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Outlook bleak as Dons inflict more misery

Athletic 1, MK Dons 3 ANOTHER tale of toil and awful mistakes was played out in front of the lowest crowd...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Keeping chipper for others in the woods

The Chronicle’s managing editor continues his saga on throat cancer treatment and recovery WHEN I started writing this feature all those...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Oldham check walking wounded

OLDHAM RL are checking the fitness of several players ahead of Sunday’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup fourth-round tie against Sheffield Eagles. The...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Pressure on Pelle to deliver

MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini could be facing a day of reckoning. His side tonight bids to salvage its season with...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Paulís team tackles 25-hour challenge

A CHADDERTON racing driver is teaming up with a motorsport hero to take on the world’s longest - 25 hour...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Lilywhites up to seventh

FOOTBALL:   MOSSLEY are up to seventh place in the Evo-Stik League Division One North table, thanks to a 2-0 home win...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Keithís Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards WOLVERHAMPTON 2.10 Browberry 2.40 Quality Art 3.15 Kodiac Lady 3.50 That Man Of Mine 4.25 Gabrial...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Sat-nav snarl-ups strike Saddleworth

FRUSTRATED drivers are becoming stranded on Saddleworth’s narrow lanes because of satellite navigation system mistakes. Alan Belmore, a Greenfield accountant, is...

Date Online: 18/03/2015

Holden suffers another defeat

ATHLETIC 1 MK DONS 3 DEAN Holden experienced defeat in his first full game in charge of Athletic as promotion-chasing MK...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Best show yet from happy Kremner

BOXING:  DELPH welterweight prospect Andy Kremner marched convincingly to his fourth straight professional victory on Saturday at Manchester's Victoria Warehouse. Kremner (22)...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Fairtrade funds

A FAIRTRADE stall at Trinity Methodist Church, Royton, raised £218.05 for Traidcraft, an organisation which works to provide fair pay...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Brighouse blow for Lilywhites

Non-league football:  MOSSLEY suffered a potentially damaging Evo-Stik League Division One North defeat as their play-off hopes were hit at Brighouse...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Chip-pan fire leaves man homeless

FIREFIGHTERS say a man who was lucky to escape with his life has been left homeless after a chip-pan fire. A...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

First test-tube baby hails birth pioneers

THE world’s first test-tube baby paid tribute to the pioneers who made her birth possible. A message from Louise Brown was...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Young guns set up final shoot-out

TABLE TENNIS:  FOR the first time in memory, the Division Five final of the Oldham Table Tennis League’s Handicap Cup will...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Talent show

CAN you sing, dance, do impressions or tell jokes? Showcase your skills at the Holy Family’s Got Talent contest this...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Rangersí rally is a Bridge too far

RUGBY:  SADDLEWORTH Rangers are still looking for their first win after two games in this season’s Kingstone Press National Conference League...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Farewell to Hilda, 101

A GREAT-grandmother and former Oldham businesswoman, has died aged 101. Hilda Barrott was born in Royton in 1913 and lived with...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Bus services head in right direction

THE vast majority of local bus passengers are satisfied with the service says a new survey. The Passenger Focus Bus Passenger...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Court price-hike plan in the dock

PROPOSED increases to court fees of up to 622 per cent have been attacked by the President of the Oldham...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Union warning over zero rise for teachers

TEACHERS may not get a pay rise this year - despite Government-accepted recommendations they should receive at least one per...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

First goal in Barca is vital

City’s roving reporter wrotes every week for Chron Sport IT goes without saying that every Manchester City player will need to...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Dean to stay for the rest of the season

Caretaker boss Dean Holden is to remain Athletic manager for the final 11 games of the season. Holden will be assisted...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Murphy latest victim of injury jinx

ATHLETIC’S injury curse has struck again — this time AFTER a game. Rhys Murphy became the eighth addition to a crippling...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Magic numbers for jobs and training

OLDHAM Council has smashed its pledge to create 2,015 job opportunities by the end of 2015 — nine months ahead...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

Stop-smoking team faces jobs battle

STAFF at Oldham’s Stop Smoking service could face a lengthy redundancy battle if an agreement over their future can’t be...

Date Online: 17/03/2015

£100,000 business boost on A62

BUSINESSES in Failsworth are to be given a £100,000 boost to spruce up their premises. The Oldham Council money is in...

Date Online: 17/03/2015