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Jim is nation’s top council leader

OLDHAM Council chief Jim McMahon has been named Council Leader of the Year. He received the award last night at...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Police act to halt taxi attacks

POLICE have launched a crackdown to protect vulnerable cabbies after a spate of local attacks. Operation Lance will see officers...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Cabinet accused of missed opportunity

Oldham Council Cabinet OLDHAM Liberal Democrats urged the Cabinet to be more innovative in its plans to make better use...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Suranne’s a powerhouse of charm

Orlando, Royal Exchange, Manchester, to March 22 THE combination of Oldham’s brightest current star and one of the Exchange’s most...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Injuries forced changes - boss

LEE Johnson defended his decision to tinker with a winning line-up last night after Athletic’s miserable home defeat. George Baldock...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Oldham backs in race for fitness

THREE Oldham backs are having treatment as the Roughyeds prepare for their opening Kingstone Press Championship One game in South...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Half-hearted and toothless

Athletic 1, MK Dons 2 THE WAIT for a second back-to-back winning sequence in 2013-14 goes on. Not since November...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Moyes will take responsibility

DAVID Moyes admitted he was stunned by the inept display of his players as Manchester United were left on the...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Thunder forced to dig deep in Cardiff thriller

Celtic Dragons 51, Manchester Thunder 54 IN-FORM Manchester Thunder left it late to claim victory in the final quarter of...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards SOUTHWELL 2.20 Frankthetank 2.50 Fuel Injection 3.20 Staff Sergeant 3.50 The...

Date Online: 26/02/2014

All set for a special day at Wembley

The City kit boss and former Latics star writes every week for Chron Sport ALL attention is on the Capital...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Trip of a lifetime draws to a close

Dateline: Sylhet, Bangladesh FINALLY, the last day of the Tour de Sylhet dawned and my aching legs were craving a...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Custody cells to shut at police base

Weekday closure part of pilot scheme THE future of the cells at Chadderton Police Station are in doubt — only...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Oldham shows way on universal credit

WORK and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said the Government learned a lot from introducing Universal Credit in Oldham....

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Readers’ group

TAKE part in a lively discussion on Thursday at Failsworth Library’s Rush Hour Readers’ Group. It mets once a month,...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Oldham’s spirit shines through

RUGBY UNION: Oldham 17, Didsbury Toc H 17 A BRAVE comeback from Oldham helped rescue a 17-17 draw against Didsbury...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

The kid from Kashmir’s done good...

MARTYN MEETS... Shoab Akhtar, Oldham Council deputy chief FROM the strife-torn border region of Kashmir on the India-Pakistan border to...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Joe’s final agony

WATER POLO: ROYTON star Joe O’Regan was a member of the City Of Manchester team which lost to Cheltenham in...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Jim, 88, was a true gentleman

A PROUD daughter has paid tribute to her late father — a Second World War veteran and a former Oldham...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

MEP Davies shortlisted for award

LOCAL MEP Chris Davies has been shortlisted to win a prestigious award for his services to the environment. The Liberal...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Ruthless Saints show their class

RUGBY: St Anne’s 70, Hollinwood 12 NATIONAL Conference side St. Anne’s proved too strong for Pennine League opponents Hollinwood in...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Dunfield ready to mount Latics challenge

MUCH-travelled midfield dynamo Terry Dunfield is itching to break into Athletic’s first team. The 32-year-old Canadian has had a varied...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Fair bargains

A FAIRTRADE stall of grocery products will be taking place on Thursday at Trinity Methodist Church, Royton. The event will...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Park picked for Lineker TV ad

Former England player Gary Lineker and Manchester United football player Shinji Kagawa were in Oldham’s Alexandra Park recently — filming...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Heroic van man left in agony

An heroic workman suffered horrific injuries when he was run down by a thief who had just stolen his own...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Take the next step, Carl

Winchester ‘needs to stamp his authority’ CARL Winchester has the talent to succeed — but needs more drive. The midfielder...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Body found in reservoir

THE body of a man was recovered from Dovestone Reservoir yesterday. Police sealed-off the Saddleworth beauty spot around 10.30am following...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Wall crash driver dies

A MAN has died following a car accident in Royton. Police were called to the junction of Rochdale Road and...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Cumbrian amateurs will pose big threat

SCOTT Naylor will warn his Oldham outfit to expect a rough ride in their cup clash with crack Cumbrian amateur...

Date Online: 25/02/2014

Warning of tough times ahead as council tax frozen

Oldham Council cabinet OLDHAM is facing further years of “painful” budget cuts - with the biggest impact on householders still...

Date Online: 25/02/2014