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Shaw shop grants a surefire winner

SHOPS in Shaw are being revitalised with Oldham Council business improvement grants. The first independent traders in Shaw have benefited from...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Thriller writer returns for book festival

A BEST-selling author will share the secrets of her success during the forthcoming Oldham Bookmark Festival. Successful self-published author Sheila Rodgers,...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Lilywhites’ play-off bid takes a hit

NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL:  MOSSLEY’S hopes of reaching the Evo-Stik League Division One North play-offs are hanging by a thread following a damaging...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Stain on memory of WW1 fallen

Vandals have desecrated Heyside’s war memorial only months after its restoration. The memorial and vestry steps at St Mark’s Church, in...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Ex-teacher jailed for raping 12 year old

A SEX fiend who preyed on vulnerable young girls has been jailed for a total of eleven years after admitting...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

MasterChef Simon arrows in on title

Superchef Simon Wood could see his cooking career take off after jetting through another round of “Masterchef” with a “Red...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Tribute service to remember Anne

FRIENDS, family and fans of actress Anne Kirkbride can pay tribute to her at a memorial service next month. The service,...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Care home bite victim died of blood poisoning

A 93-year-old man died from blood poisoning and infection after being bitten and assaulted by a fellow Failsworth care home...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Riddle of animal parts in canal

POLICE are investigating after animal parts were found in the Rochdale canal in Failsworth. Parts of a pig or sheep -...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Brutal but brrrilliant as Steve beats polar challenge

DAREDEVIL teacher Steve Hill has defied delays and bone-chilling temperatures to complete his toughest challenge yet. The deputy head of St...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Ex-Latics player in match-fix plot

A FORMER Oldham Athletic footballer “cast his net around” for players willing to take part in a plot to fix...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Go for jugular, Dean demands

PLAYING it safe is a recipe for disaster for Athletic, according to manager Dean Holden. Even without top scorer Jonathan Forte...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Security stepped up on public transport

Officers equipped with body cameras began patrolling Greater Manchester’s bus and tram network yesterday to crack down on crime and...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Roughyeds duo making headlines

ADAM Neal and George Tyson have had good early-season form - recognised by inclusion in the latest ‘Rugby League World’...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Woman hurt by hit and run driver

A 73-year-old woman was taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car that failed to stop. The woman was...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Sky Blues boss targets Ricoh lift-off

TONY Mowbray is aiming to cash in now that the odds have shifted at the only ground in Sky Bet...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Mossley need victory boost

FOOTBALL: MOSSLEY need a win tonight at home against mid-table Harrogate Railway Athletic if they are to keep their slim...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards KEMPTON 5.45 Rock Follies 6.15 Jayeff Herring 6.45 Kristal Hart 7.15 Illusive 7.45 Ridgeway Storm 8.15 Mrs...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Rainkings are back to ‘bang out a few tunes’

MUSIC EXTRA: AS if Oldham’s Steve Holt hasn’t got enough on his plate as popular front-man with indie legends the...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Moors wall of fire

A terrifying wall of flame blazed near a popular Saddleworth moorland beauty spot and destroyed a newly-planted forest. Eight hundred acres...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Arsonists caught on camera

OLDHAM Police are investigating arson attacks on a mill and two cars last night. A black Mini Cooper in Windsor...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Semi-final place for Simon

A SEABASS and garlic king prawn dish won Chadderton chef Simon Wood a place in the semi-finals of Masterchef. Simon (38),...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Health body scoops award

HEALTH chiefs at Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group are celebrating a prestigious national award. The body, responsible for spending Oldham’s health budget,...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Class development

PLANS to demolish the former Grange School and build a new 630-space primary school will go before Oldham Planning Committee...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Tribute to Kelly packed full of nostalgia

Halle Ochestra THE Halle paid tribute to Hollywood legend Gene Kelly on Saturday. Under the baton of Larry Blank and with vocalists...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Be our eyes and ears to tackle child exploitation

POLICE are appealing to Oldhamers to be the “eyes and ears” in the fight against Child Sexual Exploitation in the...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Holden looking for ways to end hoodoo

BUCKING the trend is the name of the game for Dean Holden at Coventry tomorrow, as Athletic try to shake...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Lift-off for dazzler Dom

Athletic 2, Sheffield United 2 ATHLETIC fans have had to wait in frustration for Dominic Poleon to explode into life, but...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Roughyeds pups step up to the plate

OLDHAM RL jumped four places to second in Kingstone Press League One following their 38-10 win against Coventry Bears at...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Young guns fire on all cylinders

OLDHAM 38, COVENTRY BEARS 10 NEW-LOOK Oldham, with debut boys in Tom Ashton, Richard Joy and Tom Dempsey, did a thoroughly...

Date Online: 13/04/2015