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Police staff strike in pay dispute

UNISON police staff members across the majority of forces in England and Wales will stage a 24-hour strike from 7am...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Get busy

CHADDERTON Community Church, Garforth Street, holds Busy Bodies physical play sessions for under sixes from 1.30 to 2.45pm on Tuesdays....

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Firms put kart star in the driving seat

AN Oldham welding supplies company is sponsoring a young kart driver who has ambitions to reach Formula One. Brandon Bethell is...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Leading lady looks to light up her love life

AN aspiring actress is hoping her appearance on hit Saturday night ITV dating show “Take Me Out” can provide a...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Drunken assault on child

AN Oldham man pleaded guilty to assaulting a child under seven and being drunk in charge of a child under...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

New school site chosen

SADDLEWORTH School will controversially move to Diggle following a decision by education chiefs to move from its current Uppermill site. Land...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Poleon in line to take lead role

DOMINIC Poleon has been challenged to stake his claim for a regular place in Athletic’s starting line-up. Jabo Ibehre’s return to...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Latics reveal helping hand for refs

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson wants full-time referees in the Football League to raise standards — and says that players themselves...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Brown back - and eager to impress

CONNOR Brown’s time at Carlisle has taught him two main lessons: it’s even colder in Cumbria than it is in...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 12.50 Toptempo 1.25 Emirates Skycargo 2.00 History Book 2.35 Melvin The Grate 3.10 Birdie Queen 3.45...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Joan’s despair as vandals wreck memorial

VANDALS have left a woman heartbroken after destroying a garden kept as a memorial to her much-loved sister. Joan Williams was...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

New life of Brian

MANY young scientists may already see Oldham physicist Professor Brian Cox as a god-like figure... but he’s now playing the...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Growing gusts

A SHOCKED resident woke up missing a greenhouse yesterday after strong gusts of wind sent it airborne. The greenhouse was blown...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Hot-shots Rifle are the comeback kings

FOOTBALL: THERE was a thrilling climax to the big Midas Plumbing and Heating Oldham Sunday League Jack Abbott Premier Division...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Golfers still have a fair way to go...

DEVELOPERS have been given more time to build Beal Valley golf course - despite the plans dating back to 1994. After...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Hallam sets up Oldham for routine win

FOOTBALL: THE poor weather wiped out the majority of fixtures in the Lancashire and Cheshire League. In the Premier Division, Mellor...

Date Online: 16/01/2015

Johnson keen to bring back target man Jabo

JABO Ibehre could yet return to Athletic to boost the club’s front-line options. The strong striker went back to parent club...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Case against Montano withdrawn

PROSECUTORS have dropped the case against 13 footballers – including sacked Athletic winger Cristian Montano – who were investigated over...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Dayton may seek chance elsewhere

JAMES Dayton says he needs to be playing regular first-team football. The out-of-favour winger netted arguably Athletic’s finest goal of the...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Cod army no longer little fish

MIDFIELDER Jeff Hughes suggests some of Fleetwood’s players may be star-struck meeting teams like Saturday’s opposition, Athletic. The ‘Cod Army’ were...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Stretched to the limit

An Oldham NHS chief is urging the public to avoid a dangerous winter accident-and-emergency meltdown. In an uncompromising video by Dr...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Scout fired by United

MANCHESTER United have fired one of their scouts following allegations he posted racial slurs on Facebook. A report in the Guardian...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Police dismiss canal ‘serial killer’ claim

GREATER Manchester Police have strongly denied reports of a serial killer operating around Manchester’s canals. Media claims have suggested a killer...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Delighted Bony eyes Euro glory

WILFRIED Bony has targeted Champions League glory after completing his reported £28million transfer from Swansea to Manchester City. The 26–year–old striker...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Moneylending arrests

A FAILSWORTH man has been arrested following a crackdown on illegal money-lending by Greater Manchester Police and the National Illegal...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Keith’s Tips

Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections from tomorrow’s cards LINGFIELD 12.50 Soft Love 1.20 Hill Fort 1.50 Precision Five 2.25 Fleur Des Mers 2,55 Anglophile...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Green homes win praise from Shadow Minister

ENVIRONMENTALLY-friendly homes in Oldham have been praised by Shadow Secretary for Energy and Climate Change Caroline Flint MP during a...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Green light for unique £7m estate

RESIDENTS in Werneth were last night given permission to build a unique £7million estate of custom-built houses. Oldham Council planning committee...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Horror house landlord to pay more than £4,000

TENANTS at a house of horror in Shaw were forced to find emergency accommodation when an inspection revealed a shocking...

Date Online: 15/01/2015

Saved by a voice from grave

AN Oldham medium claims Myra Hindley and Ian Brady tried to abduct her when she was a child - but...

Date Online: 15/01/2015