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Family history service eases cancer worries

A SPECIALIST Oldham service is helping to ease fears over hereditary cancer risks. The Cancer Family History Service, run by Pennine...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Oldham show no mercy in Roses romp

NETBALL:   OLDHAM Netball Club never gave Roses rivals Leeds Athletic a moment’s peace as they won 61-39 in the National Premier...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Ryan on a roll

SNOOKER:  OLDHAM Snooker Academy starlet Ryan Davies underlined his huge potential with victory in the EASB’s Regional Junior Tour competition in...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Bookies write off England

SPORTS BETTING:  YOU really do have to feel for England’s rugby league team. Leading 12-4 at half-time in their Four Nations match...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

St Anne’s set sights on clean sweep

RUGBY:  OLDHAM St Anne’s ARLFC play host to the Oldham Youth and Junior Rugby League finals on November 16. And the Higginshaw...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

All hands to the pump at Hollinwood

RUGBY:  HOLLINWOOD are in need of reinforcement after slipping to a 42-34 defeat at Brighouse Rangers in Division Five of the...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Bertimont romp wasn’t a fluke

PART two of Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s pick of the 20 National Hunt horses to follow this season. There are...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Jaded Oldham grind out a win

NETBALL:  A DOMINANT third quarter show was key to Oldham Netball Club’s 46-36 win against Leyland in the North-West Premier League. Suzy...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Brown raring to go

ATHLETIC full-back Connor Brown needed to go out on loan to get more games, says manager Lee Johnson. Having slipped behind...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Ford ready to roll

Rugby Union:  WITH the autumn internationals about to get under way, World Cup winner Lewis Moody insists it’s time Oldham-born George...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Have a rummage

A JUMBLE sale takes place tonight at Heyside Reformed Church, Hebron Street from 7. Admission is 20p and all proceeds...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

This award is for the team, says Forte

JONATHAN Forte says claiming the Sky Bet League One player of the month prize for October wasn’t down simply to...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Row over copying claim

A 17-YEAR-OLD Oldham entrepreneur who received a start-up grant from Oldham Enterprise Fund is at the centre of a storm...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Tony a saint as he saves church

A rector has hailed a quick-thinking parishioner as a Good Samaritan for saving a Saddleworth church from a serious fire...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

A lot to learn

STRIKER Dominic Poleon is Athletic’s answer to Mario Balotelli, according to manager Lee Johnson. The former Leeds man (21) could start...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Chance of redemption

ATHLETIC fans who trekked to the West Country for the Bristol City game were full of praise for their team. Loud...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

£5m in fake goods seized

A CRACKDOWN on counterfeit goods, illegal money lending and other organised crime has seen £5million worth of fake goods seized...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards DONCASTER 12.10 Sacred Bond 12.40 Thahab 1.15 Harbour Patrol 1.50 Levitate 2.25 Jack Dexter 3.00 La Banderilla 3.35...

Date Online: 07/11/2014

Recycling is our bag!

BIO-DEGRADABLE bags have helped Oldham council to save more than £282,000 in a year. The Dual Use Compostable Food Liner Project...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

Knife victim’s fear after bar attack

A TERRIFIED knife victim left with a gash on his face after beng slashed by a thug is worried the...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

Dazzling show bang on target

THOUSANDS of Oldhamers braved the cold to help Oldham’s civic bonfire go off with a bang last night. Around 15,000 visitors...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

Fair play to Barry

Athletic have the best disciplinary record in League One — and chairman Simon Corney says director Barry Owen has had...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

The subject is abuse, not ethnicity

A major report into child sexual exploitation revealed it had become a “new social norm” in parts of Greater Manchester....

Date Online: 06/11/2014

Conley shines in circus classic

BARNUM (Palace, Manchester, to November 15) Cameron Mackintosh has picked up the twirling baton of this much-liked circus-based show and done a...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

Files hoping injury nightmare is over

ADAM Files has left the pain, anguish and frustration of the last eight months behind him to sign a new...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

No excuses for City collapse

MANCHESTER City are on the brink of Champions League elimination after having two men sent off as they lost to...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

O what a contrast

LEYTON Orient’s players could be forgiven for cheering when they heard they were to play away from home in the...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards FONTWELL 1.10 Kilgeel Hill 1.40 Carhue Princess 2.10 Alanjou (nb) 2.40 Hi Note 3.10 Join The...

Date Online: 06/11/2014

Electricity plant generates fears

SPARKS are flying over plans to build an electricity generating plant close to homes. UK Power Reserve Limited has submitted plans...

Date Online: 05/11/2014

‘Abuse’ came to light after attack on mum

TWO young girls were repeatedly sexually abused by Ibrahim Kara in secret over a period of many months, a court...

Date Online: 05/11/2014