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Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic - Review

LAND ROVER is, of course, synonymous with the very best in 4-wheel drive vehicles – from the no- frills Defender...

Date Online: 07/05/2016

Arooj Axed

THE shock result of last night’s Oldham Council local elections saw Cabinet member Arooj Shah lose her St Mary’s seat...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Endorsement of our policies, says Stretton

OLDHAM Council leader Jean Stretton last night said Labour’s leadership has been endorsed by the public. The ruling party held 15...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Sykes stays but Lib-Dems lose ground

LIB-DEM leader Councillor Howard Sykes led the way for his party but saw it lose a seat overall. He secured the...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Health scare will not stop Hudson

POPULAR Tory Councillor John Hudson survived a health scare as well as clinging on to his seat. He retained Saddleworth South...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Seconds out in blank for UKIP

UKIP failed to gain any seats on a disappointing night for the party. Leader, Councillor Peter Klonowski, said: “We have got...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

How votes were cast

Here's the full breakdown of the 2016...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Cabbies’ secret £200k loan shark sideline

TWO Oldham taxi drivers worked hard to bring in money to support their wives and young families ­— but they...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Trading gloves for a badge

A PROMISING boxer from Oldham was one of 62 Special Constables to be welcomed by Greater Manchester Police into the...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Carjack ordeal leads to flood of donations

THE Royton community has rallied round to raise money for a 76-year-old woman who was mowed down by a carjacker...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

50 years ago today the Moors Murders monsters got life

I AM focussed on the blank, unfathomable eyes of two people sitting side by side in a courtroom with blood...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Midfielder happy to stay put

ATHLETIC’S contract talks for next season have started — and one out-of-contract player has tied his colours to the mast...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

‘It’s all about us’

SCOTT Naylor has told his Oldham RL players to stop worrying about Warrington and their Super League stars and, instead,...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Oldham skipper shoots for stars

OLDHAM'S part-timers are anxious to check the Warrington Wolves line-up . . . in the hope that they'll be going...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Aiming for a final-day flourish

WE WANT to end the season on a high against Coventry, not least because we were disappointed with the goals...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Hart hopes to cast off City’s Real setback

JOE Hart hopes to brush aside his Champions League heartache and redouble efforts to ensure Manchester City are back in...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Fans can help me keep belt in city

CHADDERTON-based boxing star Anthony Crolla knows full well he is facing a very dangerous opponent tomorrow night in the form...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Rangers in high spirits

SADDLEWORTH Rangers head into their home clash with high-flying Bradford Dudley Hill tomorrow with renewed confidence. Adam Jeffries scored a 70th-minute...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Racing Tips

Selections for tomorrow’s race meetings — ASCOT 1.55 Reach High (n.b) 2.30 Barwick 3.05 Scotland 3.40 Tutu Nguru 4.15 Accession 4.45 Picket Line HAYDOCK 1.40 Bell Heather 2.15 All Set...

Date Online: 06/05/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow’s meetings...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Sunken garden

A PENSIONER is living in fear after a land slip carried part of her garden away on Boxing Day last...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Brothers set for BBC role

THESE Chadderton brothers will be household names by the end of the week. Samuel and William Howard have just landed a...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Pupils battle it out at the ballot box

THE polls are open in today’s local elections – but Hathershaw College pupils have already been casting their votes at...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Hope in bid to remove councillor

A DELEGATION fighting to remove a shamed Saddleworth parish councillor from office had a “productive and encouraging” meeting with a...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Emergency work shuts off road

WATERLOO Street is to be affected by temporary road closures until the end of next week while repair works take...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Campaigners join fight on £19m school

A NEW campaigning group has joined the battle over the location of a new £19.2 million secondary school. Parents and residents...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Public fear ‘vital asset’ close plans

PERPLEXED villagers have threatened to boycott Saddleworth’s only bank over its plans to close on a key day. They are accusing...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Charity game for teenager

A HOST of sporting legends are coming together for a charity match to raise funds for a young footballer who...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

Rigby’s mother: My son was ripped away

THE mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has told how she suffers constantly over his killing. Lyn Rigby (49), says she...

Date Online: 05/05/2016

MP asks for support over Tata jobs fears

FAILSWORTH MP Angela Rayner has asked the government to intervene over another Tata sell-off which has put 800 jobs, including...

Date Online: 05/05/2016