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Young stars in the making

SPORTING stars of the future have been honoured by the former manager of the Great Britain amputee football team. Pete Wild,...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Tunnel vision

AN Oldham engineering firm has built a huge machine to widen a Greater Manchester railway tunnel as part of a...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Normandy veteran’s memories a highlight of military weekend

THE evocative sounds of a Spitfire aircraft and a wartime siren reverberated off the hills as military vehicles took to...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Mother of all issues for village walkers

LOCAL MP Debbie Abrahams took a pram-pushing journey through Dobcross to see worrying traffic issues for herself. The MP for Oldham...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Creative band scoops award

BLUE Coat School hit the right notes at the country’s top youth music festival. Its brass band won an innovation award...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Pride ‘better than ever’

RAINBOWS will adorn the town centre this weekend as Oldham Pride returns. This year’s event is on Saturday, and organisers promise...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

We’ll keep the blue flag flying high

A VOCAL army of Latics fans have unfurled a new flag for the 2015/16 season. “The Athleticos”, who have initiated a...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Town hall cinema is a blockbuster

OLDHAM has been named one of Britain’s top towns for council-led regeneration. The British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC) has hailed...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Emotional support

A FREE community support workshop offering training to help those with emotional and well-being issues will take place tomorrow at...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Laker lashes superb ton

CRICKET:  CHRIS Laker was the star of the show for Delph as they triumphed in a Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership runfest...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Lollipop man Arnie can’t be licked

A POPULAR lollipop man who retired after 12 years has been nominated for a Pride in Oldham Award. Arnie Marsden (64)...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Hungry Heyside race to victory

CRICKET:  HEYSIDE boosted their Lake Garage CLL Championship promotion hopes with a nine-wicket demolition of Ashton. The visitors to Little Hey Street...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Failsworth school in Tatton show

FAILSWORTH poet Ben Brierley was the inspiration for green-fingered pupils who have created a garden at the North-West’s top flower...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Peters shatters Moorside

CRICKET:  GREENFIELD ruined Moorside's proud record in the SWB Commercials Saddleworth and District Cricket League and gave their own title chances...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Lewis is in Lego dreamland

A 10-YEAR-0LD Chadderton boy has already landed his dream job - as a master Lego builder! Legoland Discovery Centre challenged young...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Community star honoured at Lords

AN inspirational teenager has been honoured at the House of Lords for her efforts to make Oldham a better place. Courtney...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

87 jobs on the way

ALMOST 90 jobs are to be created as part of an £8million investment into the former Westhulme Hospital site. Following agreement...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Owner threatened to have dog ‘rip out throats’ of officers

TWO police officers were badly bitten by a savage dog as they tried to deal with its aggressive owner, Manchester...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Burglaries rise — and only 10% are solved

A burglary occurs in Oldham every three hours — and only one in 10 is solved. The figures include burglaries of...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

New primary to help school place shortage

A SPONSOR has been found for a new three-form primary school to be built on the former Grange School site...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Chest-thumping send-off for staff

HATHERSHAW College staff took part in a thigh-slapping, chest-thumping, rugby-style “haka” to send off two colleagues who have chalked up...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Inspired Mr Loveboat promises to rock on

MUSIC EXTRA: Oldham’s one and only “Mr Loveboat”, Wayne Bentley, is still as busy as ever. HE might be 68, but...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Video vintage

ATHLETIC have enlisted a pair of Manchester United legends to help sell the club to potential investors. Former manager Sir Alex...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Resolute Ashton close to return

WHEN Tom Ashton gets the all-clear to put on his Oldham jersey again after three and a half months out,...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Latics support inspires Kelly

FOR some, tonight’s Bolton Wanderers game will go down as an exercise in shaking off the cobwebs. But not for...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Oldham chief joins walk

CHAIRMAN Chris Hamilton will lead Oldham Rugby League Club’s contingent in the sport’s Founders’ Walk which hits this area tomorrow. Accompanied...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

United swooping for new striker

LOUIS van Gaal has confirmed Manchester United is recruiting a new striker. Senior sources at United were insistent last week the...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Kate raring to take on Aussies

CRICKET: KATE Cross was today hoping to face Australia in the first of seven matches to decide the winner of...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards CATTERICK 2.00 Valko 2.30 Cuppatee 3.00 Montsarrat 3.30 Baron Spikey 4.00 Captain Dunne 4.30 Rose Acclaim 5.00 Surround...

Date Online: 21/07/2015

Title snatched away

BOXING: SPORT can be cruel sometimes - and the boxing gods wern’t on the side of braveheart Anthony Crolla on Saturday...

Date Online: 20/07/2015