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Fast-acting Nabil twice a life-saver

A Chadderton pharmacist has twice helped save the life of a woman who had collapsed after suffering a hypoglycaemic attack. Nabil Bhatti,...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Kean and able

DEAN Holden has hailed new goalkeeper Jake Kean’s performances as Athletic continue to do more with less. The loan Blackburn Rovers...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Doctor charged over pictures

A FAILSWORTH GP has been charged with possessing, making and distributing indecent images. David McMaster (50), a doctor at Quayside Medical...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Scholes’ swipe at Reds ‘miserable” style

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has called some of the football his old club are playing under Louis van Gaal...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

We won’t give up fight for school funding

OLDHAM Council chiefs have vowed to continue the fight for funding to rebuild Clarksfield Primary School and expand Greenfield Primary...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Boo-boys are out of line

CHRIS Porter is fully expecting to come under fire from Athletic fans once again tomorrow, but feels the receptions he...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

TV star Culshaw to host business awards

TELEVISION star Jon Culshaw is to host this year’s One Oldham Business Awards in May. The impressionist has been a target...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Witness plea over jewellery robbery

POLICE have released more information on the two armed men who robbed a jeweller’s shop in Huddersfield Road, Greenacres. Staff at...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Naylor hopes for more positives

OLDHAM RL head to Barrow on Sunday for the last of three pre-season warm-up games. The Roughyeds have suffered narrow defeats...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Gold-ilocks and the hair

WHEN Louis Freers decided to shave off his hair to show support for his mum during chemotherapy, he had no...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Wilson demands ruthless streak

DEPENDABLE right-back Brian Wilson is targeting an improved record against the division’s strugglers —starting tomorrow with his former employers. The former...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Nasri prepared to pounce

MANCHESTER City playmaker Samir Nasri has turned up the heat in the title race by claiming Chelsea “aren’t special”. City face...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

So proud of Louis’ war service

THE funeral of war hero Louis Butler was marked with a packed church inside and RAF flag bearers outside as...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 1.25 El Che 2.00 Very Good Day 2.35 Pathway To Honour 3.10 Barchan 3.45 Spiritual...

Date Online: 13/02/2015

Man on a mission

GEORGE Elokobi is back to peak form and determined to make history with Athletic this season. The 29-year-old defender was a...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Files is fit and firing

COACH Scott Naylor has described the return of Adam Files as like having a new player in the Oldham RL...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Thug’s raid on nursery

A thug created terror in a Royton nursery by forcing his way into the building and pushing a member of...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Time to man up - Us boss

COLCHESTER manager Tony Humes was less than impressed with his struggling side’s standard of defending as they slumped to a...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Tragic Rahat: family awaits ruling

THE grieving family of a baby who died after being deprived of oxygen in the hours before his birth must...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Corney’s plan to pack the stands

CHAIRMAN Simon Corney was behind the initiative to slash prices to £5 for the home game against Colchester — and...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

LVG favours Roo in the middle

LOUIS van Gaal believes Manchester United play better when Wayne Rooney is deployed in midfield. His United team had to battle...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Blues are back in business

MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted he was “not thinking about Chelsea” after seeing his side finally spark back into...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 2.10 Ortac Rock 2.40 Dutchess Of Art 3.15 Quill Art 3.50 Holiday Magic 4.25 Top...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Campaigners’ delight as plans thrown out

Lucy Kenderdine: Oldham Planning Committee PEOPLE power prevailed at last night’s planning meeting as residents battling a controversial housing development in...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Back of the net as football’s a winner

Lucy Kenderdine: Oldham Planning Committee FOOTBALL is coming to Failsworth following approval of plans to create a new 10-pitch complex on...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Health alert over benefit sanctions

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has attacked the Government after hearing 60 per cent of Oldham people using...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

A touching tribute to... felt!

AN exhibition at Gallery Oldham reveals new and exciting uses of felt. Black Sheep takes a look at a material that...

Date Online: 12/02/2015

Killer’s bogus texts cover-up

A SHAW man beat his partner to death - then hid her murder for a month by sending messages from...

Date Online: 11/02/2015

Royton rebuild angers Diggle campaigner

OLDHAM Council received an angry sideswipe after revealing it is to rebuild a secondary school on its existing site. Royton and...

Date Online: 11/02/2015

Water achievement

Saddleworth’s innovative hydroelectric power scheme has been congratulated by a government minister after winning a prestigious award from the Institution...

Date Online: 11/02/2015