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Big chance goes begging for Werneth

WERNETH must have thought they had one foot in the final of the JW Lees Bitter Tom Hardman Twenty20 Competition...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

Completely outplayed

YORK CITY KNIGHTS 54, OLDHAM 12 HUNSLET did it, Hemel did it and York cottoned on and followed suit. Roughyeds...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

Keith's Tips

OLDHAM Evening Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s meetings are...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

'Houses victory

DESPITE the overnight and morning downpours, Woodhouses still managed to gain a morale-boosting Greene King Lancashire County League reduced-overs victory...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

Aslam is main man

SADDLEWORTH’S Imran Aslam was a man on a mission against Whalley Range in Division One on Saturday. In a match...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

Classt llera offers food for thought

Athletic 1, Melbourne City 1 MIGUEL Llera’s equaliser provided something of a headache for Athletic manager Lee Johnson. It gained...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

Hold on to your hats!

IT failed to rain on the parade as family and friends turned out to honour the town’s graduates. Early showers stopped...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

It’s flower power!

RAIN failed to dampen the spirits of residents who had come to Oldham town centre for the annual flower festival. The...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

Hasan’t he done well

PROM night is a memorable occasion for all teenagers but for one determined 16-year-old it was particularly special as he...

Date Online: 21/07/2014

Helping hands

HIGGINSHAW Amateur Rugby League Club are targeting a return to the summer game — but with a “stronger backbone” behind...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Werneth see a chink of light

BOOSTED by successive victories at Heywood and at home to Rochdale, Werneth have genuine belief that they can escape relegation...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Family keeps sake

THE art of wicketkeeping goes hand in glove with the Symonds family. While dad Dave is the man behind the...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Trophy delight for Denise

DENISE Brown was all smiles after clinching the Mr Captain’s Trophy at Saddleworth. In the two-round competition, she carded nett...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Super Sheila bags eight-shot success

SHEILA Whittingham brushed aside her rivals to bag the Lady Captain’s Day competition at Werneth. Rounds of 105-28-77 and 98-28-70...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Werneth reach finals day

WERNETH reached the JW Lees Bitter Tom Hardman Twenty20 finals day with a superb victory at Littleborough last night. Taking...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

TV presenter returns to his roots

TV presenter and former Oldham Chronicle journalist John Stapleton has returned to his roots and helped fill potholes around Saddleworth...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Flower Festival keeps on growing

OLDHAM town centre is set to look blooming lovely on Saturday as visitors enjoy the fifth annual Flower Festival. This year...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

NBA star drops in

A FORMER NBA basketball star dropped in on an Oldham school to deliver a motivational speech. John Amaechi OBE is now...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Help craft a better future

GET OLDHAM WORKING AN online craft marketplace has chosen Oldham for its first Craft Entrepreneurship Programme in the UK. Etsy, which was...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

A legacy of musical excellence

JACK Pickford is hanging up his baton as director of music at Crompton House School after 24 years. The 58-year-old taught...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

‘I’ve enjoyed my time at Blue Coat tremendously’

DEPUTY head teacher Brian Davenport is retiring after chalking up 26 years at Blue Coat School. The 61-year-old taught in South...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Anyone for tennis?

WIMBLEDON may be over, but Oldhamers can serve up an ace with free sessions to celebrate the Great British Tennis...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Werneth back in the play-off picture

Golf: WERNETH ‘A’ have put themselves back in the Oldham and District Golf League play-off picture after an 8-0 victory over...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Boyle retains title

DEFENDING champion Steven Boyle fended off severe back pain to retain his club championship title at Brookdale. He shot rounds of...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Smithies rolls back the years

Golf: EVERGREEN Manchester star Roger Smithies rolled back the years to win the Royton Sword, courtesy of a best-of-the day 67...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Skills award delight

Barlows (UK) Ltd, an electrical and gas company based in Chadderton, beat stiff competition to win a Greater Manchester Skills...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Rocking the Big Gig

YOUNG Oldham musicians showcased their talent as part of England’s biggest free music festival. Bands and singers covering electric, acoustic and...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Fines get messy for fly-tippers

FLY-TIPPERS could soon face harsher penalties under new sentencing laws, the council has warned. The maximum fine for dumping rubbish increased...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

School takes positives

WOODHOUSES Primary School has been classed as “requiring improvement” in its latest Ofsted inspection. The education watchdog found that pupils’ attainment...

Date Online: 18/07/2014

Martin faces his fears for charity

A MAN who is terrified of needles has volunteered for what could well be the worst experience of his life. Martin...

Date Online: 18/07/2014