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Band camp positive over Mossley’s squad depth

MOSSLEY joint-boss Peter Band is hoping for a positive start to 2016 now his squad is almost back to full...

Date Online: 31/12/2015

Lots of teams still in with a title shout

The Manchester City roving reporter and former Latics star writes every week for Chron Sport A LOT of people gave Manchester...

Date Online: 31/12/2015

Pennine League resumes

RUGBY: THE Pennine League returns from its festive break on Saturday, with Higginshaw and Hollinwood both in action in Division...

Date Online: 31/12/2015

Mark of esteem!

ANGLING: MARK Darbyshire won the latest Twingate AC winter match on the club waters. Using the long pole and maggot, he...

Date Online: 31/12/2015

Who firebombed our home?

A £10,000 reward is now being offered by a family desperate for information about a petrol bomb attack on their...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Gambling fight to continue

OLDHAM Council is one of 93 local authorities refusing to accept a Government decision to reject their call for action...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Taking the lead on big RSPCA move

OLDHAM’S RSPCA branch has won a major cash boost towards its new centre - a £35,000 grant. The Support Adoption for...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

50 more cams to monitor our roads

The region’s roads are to get 50 more cameras to monitor congestion as the number of cameras is set to...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Floods focus now on blocked drains

FRUSTRATED residents have blamed blocked road drains and gullies for adding to the misery of the Boxing Day floods. In Diggle,...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Top honour for Guiding lights

TWO Girl Guides have been rewarded for their hard work and dedication. Sarah Bailey and Katie Hardman-Elliot, both 15, are proud...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Morris men sign off with sword dance

SADDLEWORTH Morris Men rounded off the year with a pub tour, performing a dancing finale in each one. They danced the...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Kitchens firm gets pizza the action

A ROYTON business has played a major part in the opening of the UK’s first dedicated pizza equipment demonstration kitchen...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Waiting game

ATHLETIC’S urgent need for a new centre back may not be fulfilled until after the vital game against Colchester. Manager David...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Welcome to the Fold!

RUGBY League’s governing body has approved Oldham’s plan to play home games at Stalybridge Celtic’s Bower Fold ground, the club...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Smalling – we’re playing for our futures

MANAGER Louis van Gaal’s position may be under scrutiny, but Chris Smalling has warned his Manchester United team–mates they are...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Pelle happy with Foxes shutout

MANUEL Pellegrini was happy with Manchester City’s first clean sheet without Vincent Kompany this season - despite the goalless draw...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Gladiator plots route to world title triumph

OLDHAM town team star Mark McGeeney will make his long-awaited debut at the famous Lakeside Country Club next Tuesday. But he...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Kremner ticking over

BOXING: ANDY Kremner is enjoying a quiet Christmas break with his family — but remains focused on his training schedule...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Ace Barney down to 8-1

SPORTS BETTING: MICHAEL van Gerwen’s shock exit against fellow Dutchman Raymond van Barneveld has thrown the PDC World Darts Championship...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Well-i-Hole’s quick recovery

OFFICIALS at Saddleworth Cricket Club are confident the Boxing Day floods will cause no lasting damage. The ground at Well-i-Hole was...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Turbulence and turmoil

ONE new stand, four managers, five home wins, two relegation zone scraps and the most controversial non-signing in the club’s...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

England win Test

England have beaten South Africa by 241 runs in the first Test in Durban to take a 1–0 lead in...

Date Online: 30/12/2015

Deep impact

STUNNED residents are coming to terms with severe floods which scythed through Saddleworth villages leaving a trail of Boxing Day...

Date Online: 29/12/2015

Fire service inundated with calls

GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service received more than 500 calls, including 300 flooding-related incidents, over the course of Boxing...

Date Online: 29/12/2015

Boxer Victor’s knockout news

Boxer Victor Daodu has won the biggest fight of his life — the right to stay in Oldham with his...

Date Online: 29/12/2015

Scarlett brings Christmas Day joy

FOR almost nine months Paul and Georgina McGrady were counting down the days to Christmas — as they hoped they’d...

Date Online: 29/12/2015

Wrangle over baths ornate stonework

THE demolition of Royton Baths has been temporarily halted after the discovery of a “minor but incorrect” note on the...

Date Online: 29/12/2015

Next level awaits for Louie Louie

MUSIC EXTRA: raunchy four-piece indie outfit Louie Louie is gearing up for a real breakthrough 2016. Moorside drummer Paul Limer, Lisbon-born...

Date Online: 29/12/2015

Special deliveries!

EXTRA-special Christmas presents were delivered at the Royal Oldham Hospital as newly-qualified midwives helped parents welcome their new babies. For some...

Date Online: 29/12/2015