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Mean streak lifts Saddlers’ spirits

WALSALL have significantly tightened things up at the back of late, and that has helped them to a four-match unbeaten...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Lees has her say as first team fight back

HOCKEY: OLDHAM firsts left it late to secure a gutsy 2-2 draw at Didsbury Northern in North Hockey Women’s League...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Hayley right on cue

SNOOKER: THERE was a landmark frame in the latest round of matches in the Oldham Amateur Snooker League. The match between...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

High-flying Oldham’s perfect record

NETBALL: OLDHAM Netball Club’s unbeaten Premier League side is flying high in Division One after an emphatic 54-30 win at...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Stamford’s atack-ing intent

GOLF: STAMFORD claimed the Brian Atack Trophy in the traditional Oldham and District Golf League end-of-season team tournament. Played at Denton...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Business in bulking up for pair

TWO men with a passion for keeping fit have turned their hobby into a fast-growing business. Mark Strain from Chadderton and...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Fake £20 notes probe

A COUPLE charged with possessing counterfeit notes appeared before Oldham magistrates yesterday. Naomi Barker (22) and Thomas Cooke (26), both of...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Dragons’ Den challenge for traders

INDEPENDENT traders are showcasing their flair as part of an ambitious plan to boost business in Lees and Shaw. Oldham Council’s...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

New academy aims to maintain progress

ALT primary school is celebrating after becoming the borough’s latest academy — and aims to become outstanding. Its new name is...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Girls’ goalkeeper

CHADDERTON Park under-13 girls’ team is looking for a goalkeeper. Anyone in years seven or eight and interested can contact...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

X Factor auditions: you be the judge

THE FRIDAY THING: IF this year’s party conferences were a trailer for next year’s general election then we should be...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

School plans

GREENFIELD Infant and Junior School, Shaw Street, wants planning permission for a new single-storey building. Oldham Council’s planning committee will...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Dismay at cut in funding

A Saddleworth hotelier and publican has expressed disappointment at Oldham Council cutting funding for community toilets. Phil Whiteman, boss of the...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Brilliant Butler serves up Big Max success

ANGLING:  STEVE Butler dominated at the Old Hough Farm open, which took place on the Big Max Lake. His method feeder, micros...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Fallen soldiers remembered

A TOUCHING ceremony to mark the deaths of a World War One band of brothers featured in a commemorative book...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Jack goes to great lengths for charity

A YOUNG autism sufferer who wanted to raise money for charity at the Great London Swim was devastated when it...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

In-form Heyside thwarted

HEYSIDE dropped their first home points of the season as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Aimbry in...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Mission to end cycle of violence against girls

DEBBIE Abrahams is an MP on a mission to empower women across Oldham. The MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth is...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Avro too strong

FOOTBALL:  SPRINGHEAD suffered their third consecutive home FBT Manchester League Premier Division loss as local rivals Avro won 2-0 at Ashfield...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

No ‘Alting’ Athletic’s progress

FOOTBALL:  ALT Athletic made it five wins out of five in the Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League Martin Buckley...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Boro aiming to kick on

FOOTBALL:  OLDHAM Boro chairman Mark Kilgannon is hoping Tuesday’s epic Manchester Premier Cup win against big-spending Salford City will give his...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Ace Flanagan ready to rock

OLDHAM’S Mark Flanagan can’t wait to experience the atmosphere of a major final. The 26 year old lines up for St...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Tim simply superb

Latics goalkeepr Paul Rachubka writes every week for Chron Sport IT was a relief to finally get past Barnsley in the...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Farewell, Wilko – for now

STRIKER Conor Wilkinson will head back to parent club Bolton after tomorrow’s clash, with Athletic boss Lee Johnson hoping he...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Oldham the model for mental issues

KEY police and NHS figures are to hold a summit to discuss mental health issues. Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Councils lead way over bill payments

COUNCILS across Greater Manchester are outperforming big business when it comes to paying their bills on time. The Federation of Small...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Diving into the future

IT was an emotional night for members of Crompton Classics swimming club as they competed in their last gala before...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Welcome event

CROMPTON House PTFA’s Welcome Evening is on Tuesday, October 14 from 7.30pm. All parents are welcome to attend and items...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Academies in the spotlight at question time

ACADEMY schools should be brought back under local authority control in the name of equality and progress say Oldham West...

Date Online: 10/10/2014

Health strike reassurance for patients

IT will be business as usual at the Royal Oldham Hospital on Monday despite strike action over pay. Patients booked for...

Date Online: 10/10/2014