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Last chance to enter Top Tots 2014!

If you missed the photo sessions at Tesco Extra Store on Huddersfield Road Oldham don’t panic as there is going...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

All about the Knowledge

THE KNOWLEDGE is the Chronicle's bright, unstuffy look at education throughout the borough. Six times a year our stand-alone education magazine...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Wright partners for firm’s growth

JD Williams has appointed Eric Wright Construction to build its warehouse extension in Shaw. Beal Lane is a distribution centre for...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

‘D’ team refuse to throw in the towel

TABLE TENNIS:   HOLLINWOOD ‘D’ produced a brilliant recovery to claim an unlikely victory in Division Three of the Oldham and District...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Keane: I regret Fergie apology

ROY Keane says he regrets apologising to Sir Alex Ferguson over the notorious MUTV interview which hastened his acrimonious departure...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Lampard could stay at City

Frank Lampard hasn’t dismissed the possibility of an extension to his loan period at Manchester City. The former England and Chelsea...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Boon army keeps on growing

MARTYN MEETS...Oldham rock legend and DJ CLint Boon Clint Boon is as Oldham as fish and chips after a Saturday night...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Crime concerns

CRIME and safety concerns can be put forward to the neighbourhood inspector at the Failsworth Health Centre police surgery tomorrow...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Pubs told to bog off

FIVE Saddleworth pubs will be dropped from a community loo scheme next year following the withdrawal of Oldham Council funding. They...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Homes chief Cath in line for award

THE chief executive of First Choice Homes Oldham, Cath Green, has been shortlisted for a landmark achievement award at the...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Canal boat removed

A BLOCKED section of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal was reopened yesterday after engineers removed a stranded boat. The 60ft boat got...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Grape Expectations

AN iconic town centre Oldham pub is to be resurrected as a bistro bar and high-class hotel. The Grapes Hotel was...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Meacher slams Tories on NHS

OLDHAM MP Michael Meacher has blasted Tory health policies. The Oldham West and Royton MP claims the NHS is not safe...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Victory relief for Chaddy

Non-league football:  CHADDERTON ended their disappointing losing streak in spectacular style as they saw off Abbey Hey 3-1in the FA Carlsberg...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Toure de force

MANCHESTER City midfielder Yaya Toure vowed to defy his critics after helping the reigning champions to victory at Aston Villa. Toure...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Falcao eyeing a long Reds stay

RADAMEL Falcao scored his first goal in English football and then spelled out his desire to remain at Manchester United...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Roper’s salute for ‘best’ fans

OLDHAM try-scorer Steve Roper struggled to hide his devastation after Oldham’s season of hard graft in Kingstone Press Championship One...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Forum meeting

TAKE part in local democracy at the Royton District Executive Meeting and Community Forum tonight, from 6pm. The meeting, taking...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Shed load of things to do..

A project to combat isolation among men over 55 has become so popular it has been moved to larger headquarters. The...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

We won’t let people with dementia struggle alone

THE Alzheimer’s society has praised Oldham’s drive to create 500 Dementia Friends by the end of the year. The campaign, promoted...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

School scores sporting jackpot

FRIEZLAND primary school is celebrating after receiving a £30,000 to develop new outdoor sports facilities. The school received the cash as...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Banter ‘got out of hand’

A SECURITY guard shot dead his colleague in Iraq after “banter” about their former regiments got out of hand, an...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Late paying as bad as tax evasion - MP

LABOUR MP Debbie Abrahams has spoken up for the self-employed and small businesses — describing late payments to them as...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Anger over wind turbine

WORRIED residents are concerned their borders are under threat from wind turbines. Led by parish councillor Alan Roughley, they are angry...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Driver injured in collision

A TAXI driver was taken to hospital after an accident in Royton on Friday night. Emergency services rushed to the accident...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Tot killed in freak battery incident

A one-year-old girl died days after swallowing the tiny battery from a torch, an inquest heard yesterday. Eliza Bashir, of Monmouth...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Prison the next stop for lying taxi driver

A taxi driver who invented a fictitious person to avoid paying speeding fines was jailed for eight months at Manchester...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Frank’s four-star service in running for award

PETROL station owner Frank Pullen has spent over 45 years going the extra mile for his customers. But now it’s the...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

Dieng to link with Wilson in Latics defence

INJURIES and unavailability will force Athletic boss Lee Johnson into trying out a new central-defensive partnership in tonight’s home Johnstone’s...

Date Online: 07/10/2014

League will only get harder - Naylor

SCOTT Naylor has warned of tough times ahead for Oldham in rugby league's restructured third tier next season. Grand Final defeat...

Date Online: 07/10/2014