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Nolito in bid to get rid of the Blues

MANCHESTER City forward Nolito is looking for a way out this summer after failing to settle in England. The 30-year-old arrived...

Date Online: 08/06/2017

Market's big drip in trade

A LEAKY roof is causing misery for stallholders in Tommyfield Market Hall. Cordons and buckets have had to be placed in...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Phil's on top of the world

AN EX-British Army Officer pushed his body to the limit when he took part in a 12-day expedition across the...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Town's silent tribute

PEOPLE across Oldham stopped for a minute's silence yesterday to remember those killed in or affected by the terror attack...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Hills alive with the sound of brass..

THOUSANDS are expected to join "the greatest free show in earth" when this year's Whit Friday band contests on Friday. Oldham...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

I need to step up - George

TEENAGE defender George Edmundson will be desperate to make his mark should he get the chance to shine in Athletic's...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Archbishop issues rallying call to support Whit walks

THE Archbishop of York has made a rousing appeal to a community to support Saddleworth's colourful Whit Friday walks. The Most...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Outcome of story up to audience

THE audience will control the outcome of the story when young people take centre stage at Oldham Coliseum. They are working...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Cancer care centre set to open its doors

OLDHAM'S brand new cancer care centre Maggie's will be opening its doors to the community for the first time this...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Pipers play at emotional tribute to bomb victims

OLDHAM Scottish Pipe Band joined hundreds of pipe and drum players from across the country in Manchester City Centre to...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Police issue photos of car used by bomber

POLICE have released images of a car used by Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi in the days before the attack...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Pensioners 'abandoned'

MORE than 13,000 pensioners in Oldham West and Royton could lose their winter fuel allowance, Labour has claimed. Jim McMahon, who...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Fundraisers show support

SIXTH form students at North Chadderton School raised 1,407 for the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack. The sold cakes and...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Chamber speaks out on Brexit negotiations

GREATER Manchester Chamber of Commerce is calling for the next government to consider all available options raised during forthcoming Brexit...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Inspiration at networking breakfast

KINGFISHER Special School at Foxdenton Lane, Chadderton, is hosting a networking breakfast with inspiring speakers from education, business and sport. The...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Update for employers

EMPLOYERS were briefed on the latest issues surrounding health-and-safety for contractors and the new Apprentice Levy during a breakfast event...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Network event set to go off with a fizz

THE next Professional Oldham networking event will be a prosecco-and-pizza night at Linda Lewis Kitchens on Thursday, July 6, from...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Bin blaze

A WHEELIE bin was set alight and destroyed on a patch of land off Middleton Road, behind Westwood Academy, at...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Road woe

THERE were long delays on the M62 yesterday after a lorry jack-knifed and blocked two lanes. The incident occurred on the...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Young footballers on target

YOUNG footballers at Springhead AFC have done their part for the Manchester emergency fund after raising more than £1,700. Springhead Soccer...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

A dazzling show of drag acts on the road

PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT (Congress Players at Oldham Coliseum to Saturday) BACK in 1979 Congress Players burst on a tired Oldham...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Lepori to sit out Hull KR showdown

RICHARD Lepori has been banned for one game and fined £100 after pleading guilty to a grade 'A' punching charge...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Finalists find the 'A' game

THE Oldham Secondary Schools' 'A' League football finals took place at Athletic's SportsDirect.com Park, with Crompton House winning four of...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Talented trio accept professional offers

REVERED trainer Ben Lancaster is set for a hectic schedule in his Middleton gym as THREE of his exciting Oldham-based...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Cup delight for starlet Carina

TALENTED Carina-May Teirney took a break from her GCSE revision to win the women's Chronicle Cup. The 16-year-old produced a stunning...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Heywood on a high after play-off drama

MARK Heywood saved the best for last when he birdied the final hole in a six-hole play-off to win the...

Date Online: 07/06/2017

Nick of time

A MUM who rushed her son to hospital with meningitis after being put on hold for an ambulance for 15...

Date Online: 06/06/2017

Fundraisers run to aid memorial

CHILDREN from Saddleworth were among those who ran a two-mile circuit in Greenfield over the weekend in a show of...

Date Online: 06/06/2017

Equestrians help victims of bombing

THE horse-riding community united for a memorial procession and balloon release in a unique show of support for the victims...

Date Online: 06/06/2017