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Heffron out of action

THE show goes on at Oldham Sports Centre tomorrow despite local fans being denied the opportunity to see Ronnie Heffron...

Date Online: 12/12/2014

Last 16 exit for GB team

GREAT Britain’s bid for glory at the Amputee Football World Cup tournament in Mexico ended in disappointment. Under the guidance of...

Date Online: 12/12/2014

McHugh’s racing selections

CHRONICLE horse racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings are: CHELTENHAM 12.15 Mr Gallivanter (nap) 12.50 Un Ace (n.b) 1.25 Bold Henry...

Date Online: 12/12/2014

Second class

OLDHAM has been told it must urgently improve standards in its secondary schools after ranking in the bottom four local...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Annalise death trial goes ahead

A VAN driver charged with causing the death of an Oldham schoolgirl on a zebra crossing in Shaw at Christmas...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

St Chad’s score top marks across board

AN Uppermill primary is top of the class in Oldham’s primary school performance tables. The tables use several methods to measure...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Thieves ransack wedding boutique

A WOMAN has been left devastated after her new boutique was burgled — only a week before it was due...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Couple’s joy is tinged with sadness

THE first couple in Oldham to have a civil partnership have become the first to convert it into a marriage...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

'This certificate, it’s a massive milestone'

IT was a historic moment for Paul Burgess and Jason Bromley as they become the second gay couple in Oldham...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Inquiry into Holy Family results

An investigation is being held into the national curriculum tests at Holy Family School, Limeside. The results have not been included...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Green-belt row over hotel plan

AN 18-bedroom, three-storey extension to The Saddleworth Hotel, Delph, was approved by a 6-4 majority. The additional building will be a...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

LJ: We’re in this together

COLLECTIVE responsibility is the key phrase for Athletic as they aim to turbo-charge the play-off push by beating Yeovil. James Wilson...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Six-point plan for success

Matthew Chambers assesses how Latics push on to make the play-offs ATHLETIC are in with a real shout of finishing in...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Studio cuts

WHEN kind-hearted staff at a popular hair salon decided to cut their own version of the Band Aid single to...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Yeovil’s ‘total focus’ on Latics fixture

YEOVIL manager Gary Johnson hasn’t allowed his gaze to stray too far from the father-and-son meet-up on Saturday. The Glovers were...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Bears cup-tie date set in stone

OLDHAM RL have confirmed that their first-round League One Cup clash with new boys Coventry Bears at Whitebank will be...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Blues in Euro heaven

ROMA 0. Manchester City 2 SAMIR Nasri hailed a miracle after inspiring Manchester City to a brilliant victory over Roma that...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Racing selections

The racing selections will...

Date Online: 11/12/2014

Mountain rescuers win VAT refunds

UNSUNG volunteer rescue services are to be allowed to claim VAT refunds on vital equipment. The move announced in the Chancellor’s...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Bereaved failed by society

 HALF of North-West residents feel uncomfortable talking to someone who has been recently bereaved, according to a new study by...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Examine the recipe for food poverty

THE Government has got to “attack the causes of food poverty” — that’s the view of Oldham’s foodbank manager as...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Dim view of new pitches

CONTROVERSIAL new flood-lit pitches at Crompton House have opened leaving nearby residents full of gloom. The £955,000 all-weather pitches are used...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Would Hulme believe it!

ATHLETES from Hulme School enjoyed the bulk of the success at the Oldham Primary Schools’ Cross-Country Championships. The talented team were...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Death of ex-player overshadows Oldham victory

DARTS OLDHAM moved level with leaders Rochdale after beating their rivals 7-3 at home in the Lancashire GMC Super Eights Elite...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Pitman in as Thunder aim to regain title

 NETBALL MANCHESTER Thunder have announced their squad for the 2015 season, with England centre courter Sara Bayman once again captaining the...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Racing selections

CHRONICLE horse racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings are — NEWCASTLE 12.20 Toola Boola 12.50 Three Kingdoms 1.20 Mad For...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Steely resolve and a talent to match

CRICKET OBITUARY FACING the like of cricketing legend Sir Garfield Sobers became the norm for Derek Meynell, who has died at...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Pelligrini not feeling any heat

MANCHESTER City boss Manuel Pellegrini has denied his future at the Etihad Stadium could hinge on his side’s crunch Champions...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Family fortunes reversed

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson admits he will find it difficult on a personal level to pile more pressure on his...

Date Online: 10/12/2014

Scrabble option the one for me?

Chronicle Managing Editor DAVID WHALEY continues his “Keep Smiling” throat cancer journey YOU can liken being on a cancer journey to...

Date Online: 10/12/2014