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Saluting our RAF heroes

YOUNG and old stood side by side to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Veterans, civilians, cadets and shoppers...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Metrolink’s £34m on new trams

METROLINK bosses have ordered 16 new trams worth £34 million. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) used money from the Government’s Local...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Busking boys put on a capital show

A Chadderton guitarist and his fellow band members have been named London’s best buskers. Aaron Murphy (23) moved to London last...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Ex-Red ace Scholes goes back to school

PUPILS at Firwood Manor preparatory school in Chadderton were in for a surprise when they saw who had been invited...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Clarke to open £2.7m building named after him

WORLD-renowned stained-glass artist Brian Clarke is to open the new £2.7 million building named after him at Blue Coat School. Brian,...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Ellis and Gillies target last 16

BOWLS: NIMBLE Nook pair Gary Ellis and Matt Gillies were today bidding to reach the last 16 of the Waterloo...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Werneth’s relegation confirmed

CRICKET: IT was very much a case of sweet and sour for Werneth on Saturday night. Matt Taylor’s men registered a...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Frustrated Crolla takes draw on chin

Boxing: MATCHROOM Boxing chief Eddie Hearn has promised Anthony Crolla a world title shot - despite the Chadderton-based lightweight ace...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Delph defeated

CRICKET: DELPH concluded their Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership campaign with a disappointing two-run defeat at Barkisland. Taking first knock, the hosts...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Bryant’s at the double as Mossley prevail

Non-league football: MITCHELL Bryant was Mossley’s hero again with two goals towards his side’s 3-2 Evo-Stik League Division One North...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Dynamic duo steer Uppermill to glory

CRICKET: IF Carlsberg did finals, they wouldn’t be as good as Uppermill. The previous three involving the club’s first XI –...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Pellegrini’s rage at Clattenburg

MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini was furious with referee Mark Clattenburg, believing he got three key decisions wrong against Arsenal...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Lift-off at last for Van Gaal’s Reds

LOUIS van Gaal has told his Manchester United players there’s plenty of room for improvement - despite their impressive 4–0...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Cricket fund-raiser

ROYTON Cricket Ladies Charity Fundraisers will hold a family fun day and cricket tournament on Saturday. The event, taking place...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Evita coup for Mossley society

Mossley Amateur Operatic Society is to become the UK’s first amateur company to stage the Rice-Lloyd Webber classic musical “Evita”. Permission...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Discover the retail side of crime

A STORY of crime, capers and budgies is the order of the day for Hard Graft Theatre’s new comedy. And like...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Fun day tribute to PC Nicola

THE mother of murdered police woman Nicola Hughes has praised her local community for supporting an event in her daughter’s...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

MP speaks up for Mencap campaign

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is backing a Mencap campaign to give people with a learning disability the...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Drivers given 14-day reprieve on fines

Drivers have been given a 14-day reprieve from parking fines after months of upheaval in Uppermill. From today car park users...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Arranged-marriage son took his own life

AN Oldham man took his own life only six days before his arranged marriage, an inquest heard yesterday. Mohammed Ashraf Ali...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Thousands view options to axe £60m

MORE than 6,000 people have watched an Oldham Council video outlining ways to tackle a £60 million budget cut. The council...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Simple Living project sparks objection

Residents have reacted angrily to a planning application to turn a former residential home into private “Simple Living” rooms. Over 250...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

20 say: We were Cyril Smith’s sex victims

Twenty people have now claimed they were victims of sexual abuse by former Rochdale MP Sir Cyril Smith. At least one...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Hazel to head proton treatment centre

THE Christie has appointed a Failsworth radiographer to lead its revolutionary Proton Beam Therapy Centre in Manchester in 2018. Hazel Pennington...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Latics aiming to extend shut-out run

LEE Johnson says he would hate to have the task of breaking down Athletic right now. Swindon are tonight hosting a...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Play-off clash revenge mission

OLDHAM need no reminding their play-off clash at York pits them against a team that smashed them 54-12 in the...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

One that got away

JON Obika would have been plotting to put Swindon to the sword tonight, had Athletic manager Lee Johnson managed to...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Daley has faith in ‘honest’ Van Gaal

DALEY Blind thinks Louis van Gaal’s brutal honesty will help him to become a better player. With the focus on Angel...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards...

Date Online: 16/09/2014

Couple demand answers after false 40-year sex-crime record

A MAN was left with a false sexual offence record for more than 40 years - after punching someone in...

Date Online: 15/09/2014