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Keith’s Tips

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

Date Online: 08/09/2014

Award winner

THE Theatre Upstairs at The Swan, The Square, Dobcross, is hosting the award-winning play “Away From Home” on Sunday, September...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Free school meals not to be scoffed at

THE new government policy giving more primary school pupils access to free school meals has been welcomed by Oldham’s Liberal...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Platform for change at train station

OLDHAM Council is stepping up its fight to get improved disabled access at Greenfield railway station. Network Rail is planning to...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Couple scoop Jamie fund raffle prize

A couple are celebrating after winning a complete wedding day package in a raffle for the Jamie’s Something Special fund. Phil...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

In at the deep end

Luckily it wasn’t wet wet wet when singer Kwabs performed at Chadderton’s former swimming pool. The free show was part of...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

All part of the furniture

CHRISTMAS may be 111 days away, but that hasn’t stopped Santa, Rudolph and the Elves from making themselves at home...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Super win for women

DARTS:   OLDHAM women’s town team enjoyed a 6-2 victory over Darwen in the latest Super League Premier Division fixture at the...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Family domination at Werneth

GOLF:  THE Rowbothams produced a 1-2-3 clean sweep in the 36-hole Werneth Club Championship — the 11th successive year a member...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Player appeal

CHADDERTON Park FC Juniors are looking for new players for the new season. For more information visit www.chaddertonfcjuniors.co.uk. The club...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Project will see 100 new jobs created

AN Oldham business has bought a century-old Bury mill for almost £1 million and intends to create 100 jobs. The downside...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Double joy on the cards

GOLF:  TWO Oldham Golf League clubs are chasing the league and cup double. Dukinfield ‘A’ won the ‘A’ Cup 3.5-1.5 against Brookdale...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Old town hall put in the pictures

WORK to transform the former Oldham town hall into a seven-screen cinema complex has entered a new phase. Engineers have now...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Golf round up

Golf: MATTY Hampson fired a magnificent gross 64 to equal the course record at Brookdale and win the Johnson Cup. Hampson was...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

War veteran Weston’s inspirational talk to teachers

TEACHERS gearing up for the new school year have been given a motivational speech by Falkland war veteran Simon Weston. Mr...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Gone in a flash

ARSONISTS wrecked a speed camera in Oldham Road, Hollinwood last night. Firefighters were called to a spot near Housing Units at...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Height bucket challenge!

A SPECTACULAR twist on the global celebrity “ice-bucket challenge” has been dreamed up by a Saddleworth man John Williamson, a marketing...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Happy days for Brice

GOLF:  BROOKDALE’S Joe Brice, fresh from his triumph in the Spencer Trophy at Fleetwood, was a member of the Lancashire team...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Right move for great servant Richards

RETIRED Manchester City kit manager and former Latics star Les Chapman has a new job - reporting for the City...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Councils urged to follow Oldham lead on pay

MORE councils are being urged to follow Oldham’s example and increase the wages of their lowest-paid workers. Around 2,800 Oldham Council...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Wage levels approaching the obscene

Sports Betting:  MARKET forces rule, so if a football club is prepared to pay a player the best part of £350,000...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Beech wows Silverstone crowds

MOTORSPORT:  MOORSIDE racer Ashley Beech bettered his lap record and took his first National Superstock Championship points of the season at...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Volunteer appeal

FRIENDS of Crompton Moor are looking for volunteers to help maintain the moor and the surrounding area. To get involved...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

‘The Clough’ all set to stage Lashings game

CRICKET:  FINAL preparations are being made for the visit of Lashings All Stars to Shaw’s Mark Lane ground tomorrow. Pakistani stars Saqlain...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Councillor becomes a professor

FORMER Oldham councillor John Anchor has become a professor. The 55 year old lecturer, who lives in Ripponden Road, Moorside, has...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Young Olympians ready to shine

More than 700 children will take part in the Saddleworth Village Olympics from Saturday. Now in its 29th year, the event...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

High fives!

CRICKET:  EVERYTHING is rosy in Rehan Rafiq’s garden. His club Glodwick is riding the crest of a wave in the Saddleworth League;...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Labour accused of hypocrisy

A LIB-DEM councillor has hit out at Oldham’s Labour Cabinet over its recent criticism of the Government’s ending of the...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Church takes the own-brew honours

A Saddleworth landlady has claimed a prestigious accolade in a nationwide pub guide. Christine Taylor, who runs the Church Inn, Uppermill,...

Date Online: 05/09/2014

Third place a realistic target for Royton

CRICKET:  A FEW weeks ago Royton were in danger of relegation from the Lake Garage CLL’s Premier Division. Losing matches regularly, the...

Date Online: 05/09/2014