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Tough band of fixtures suits Peter

Non-League football:  MOSSLEY joint-manager Peter Band is relishing the prospect of a tough pre-season friendly fixtures schedule. The Lilywhites, who finished 15th...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Robbery: Have you seen this man?

POLICE have issued a picture of a man wanted in connection with a robbery in Oldham. Reece Steven (21) is wanted...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Kyle ditched by England coach

RUGBY UNION:   KYLE Eastmond has been dropped from the squad for England’s second Test against New Zealand. The Oldhamer misses out as...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Plight of the NHS should top election agenda - MP

THE NHS should be the top issue at next year’s general election, Oldham MP Michael Meacher has warned. The Oldham West...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Local youngsters back national road safety call

YOUNGSTERS at St Edwards RC Primary School in Lees joined 100,000 schoolchildren across the UK on Wednesday to call for...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

School saga: sense being seen at last?

THE FRIDAY THING: IT may well prove to be a false dawn (this is, after all, Saddleworth) but there is...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Duchess’s support sought for charity

AN Oldham family is seeking royal support in highlighting the disease that has devastated their lives. Eric Armitage (60) — who...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Man charged in robbery probe

POLICE have charged a 35-year-old man following two robberies in which the homeowners were tied up. John Foster, of no fixed...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

£350,000 nursing care for 100 mums

A £350,000 cash injection will see 100 young Oldham mums given extra nursing care and support. The hand-out, from NHS England’s...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Comedy night

AN adult, over 18s comedy night is the final fundraising event of the year from Saddleworth Women’s Institute in aid...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Police on march to beat band trouble

THE woman police commander masterminding security at today’s massive Saddleworth Whit Friday celebrations will have a no-tolerance attitude to troublemakers. Thousands...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Bloom and gloom

DISMAYED residents are fuming that their popular local park has been left looking like a freshly-ploughed field. Liberal Democrat councillor Diane...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Waiting game

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson is in talks with more prospective players — but don’t expect any imminent deals. The list...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Unlucky? 13’s our magic number

THIRTEEN is regarded as an unlucky number - but not by Oldhamer John Marwick. There’s no suspicion of triskaidekaphobia - -...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Naylor expects instant response

SCOTT Naylor expects Oldham’s players to repel the Welsh invasion at Whitebank on Sunday with all guns blazing. Naylor questioned...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Flying the flag

THE flag of St George will fly proudly over the Civic Centre on England’s matchdays as Oldham Council do their...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Flying wingers have incentive to bloom

WHILE Scott Naylor will be looking for a massive improvement defensively, Oldham wingers Dale Bloomfield and Mo Agoro will have...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards YORK 2.05 Pearl Castle 2.40 Fury 3.15 Lockwood 3.50 Charles Molson...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Back to business

CRICKET: AFTER last weekend’s wash out, Delph face a tough Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership mission tomorrow (1.30pm) Grant Jones’ side,...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Political storm brews over school site saga

SNIPING has broken out between rival Saddleworth councillor groups over the siting of a new £17 million school. Earlier this week...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Conman preys on 93-year-old woman

A 93-YEAR-OLD Fitton Hill woman was conned by a thief who claimed to be checking her water supply. She let the...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Appeal after man mugged at knifepoint

A man with learning difficulties was brutally robbed at knifepoint by two teenagers in Westwood. The 27-year-old victim got off a...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Instantly hooked on an amazing experience

ANGEL MEADOW, Ancoats, Manchester, to June 29 Ever had one of those shivery moments where some actor is encouraging you to...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Saints coping in adversity

RUGBY: Oldham St Anne’s players will miss a toyal of 21 games after the rule book was chucked at the...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

So much to look forward to

ANGLING: THE season opens on Monday - and I have a good feeling about it. There is a real buzz...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Steve’s sights on fourth title

BOWLS: FOUR more finals-night places are up for grabs in the second heats of the Green Final Bowling Handicap tonight....

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Stayley on the charge

CRICKET: SADDLEWORTH threw open their doors to welcome Greenfield to Well-i-Hole today. Greenfield will reciprocate when Saddleworth visit Ladhill Lane...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Werneth seek a tonic

CRICKET: IT may not be the 150th anniversary season they would have envisaged, but all is not yet lost for...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Gran dies a week after being hit by cyclist

A grandmother has died a week after being knocked over by a cyclist in a freak accident. May Stockley (81) was...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

New signing upbeat as Latics build for new season

BRIAN Wilson feels his new club is capable of taking a leaf out of Leyton Orient’s book next season -...

Date Online: 12/06/2014