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Thereís no masking the elation that one word can bring

CHRONICLE Managing Editor’s series of articles on his journey through throat cancer. THREE months to the day after we heard the...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Annie dies, aged 101

A SHAW woman who ran a sweet shop near Dunwood Park has died aged 101. Annie Preston passed away peacefully at...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

The Wanted star Tom to DJ at club

CROWDS will be gathering at an Oldham nightclub on Friday as DJ and The Wanted band member Tom Parker headlines...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

No hint on Latics deal for Elokobi

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson says there is no indication yet whether a deal will be struck with George Elokobi. The ex-Wolves...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Mo high on confidence ó Naylor

TAKE a bow, Mo Agoro. His try hat-trick at London Skolars earned Oldham’s powerful right-winger the accolade of Kingtone Press...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Striking the right balance

ATHLETIC manager Lee Johnson has high hopes for the coming season with Athletic. Confident in the players he has added to...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Cod Army can be fleet of foot in promotion race

IN EACH of the last four seasons, a team coming up into League One has managed to gatecrash the top...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Moore is the value at Valhalla

GOLF’S final major of the season, the USPGA Championship, gets under way at Valhalla tomorrow with a huge weight of...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Chadderton woe

CHADDERTON sunk to a disappointing 4-1 home North-West Counties League First Division defeat against Rochdale Town last night. James Curley handed...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Keith's Tips

OLDHAM Evening Chronicle racing correspondent Keith McHugh’s selections for tomorrow’s meetings are — BRIGHTON 2.20 Storm Lightning 2.50 Clapperboard 3.20 Hawkmeister 3.50 Barwick 4.20 Ejadah 4.50 Hawk...

Date Online: 06/08/2014

Big Brother watch on dodgy drivers

ILLEGAL drivers in Saddleworth and Lees had better beware . . . members of the district executive are watching you. Councillors...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Renovated roof will be knock-out

A KNOCK-OUT grant is set to transform the long-suffering roof at Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Club. Work has now started...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Salute the Angels who are looking out for you

Reporter ALEX CAREY joins the volunteers helping to make town-centre streets safer AS I found myself yards away from a vicious...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

In a class of her own

A TEACHER who retired to brush up on her art has won a national competition. Jane Braithwaite, a member of the...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Stars are united to the cause

OLDHAM sports personalities lent a helping hand for a charity fundraiser this week. Former Manchester United and England star footballer Paul...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Unbeaten Rebels raise the roof

IN-LINE HOCKEY OLDHAM-based Inline hockey club, the Rebels, clinched their first major trophy with victory in the GBHI B Nationals, held...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Beech battles back

MOTORCYCLING ASHLEY Beech displayed plenty of grit and determination to finish a highly-respectable 19th in round six of the National Superstock...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Zelem on world stage

FAILSWORTH starlet Katie Zelem is in the England Women’s under-20s squad which is about to kick-off their bid for World...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Rolls Royce of garage sales

A GREAT garage sale with bargains galore, raised a whopping £2,100 for charity. Despite the downpours, more than 450 went to...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Comic joins hunt for community champion

MANCHESTER comedian and actor Justin Moorhouse is urging residents to nominate unsung heroes for an awards scheme aimed at honouring...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Melissa takes crown as new Rose Queen

THE heavens may have opened up over the weekend but that did not dampen the spirits of the residents of...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Drugs law targets high-way drivers

MEMBERS of the public are being urged to stand up to drug-drivers after some motorists admitted to getting behind the...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Law firm stalwart retires

DOROTHY Pearson is retiring after dedicating over 50 years’ service to the legal profession in Oldham. Having started out as an...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Made in bedroom played on Radio 1

A SELF-TAUGHT music producer has released his latest single which has been played on radio stations across the country. Computer engineer...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Soldiering on pays off for war writer

IT has taken 11 years, 13 flights abroad and £6,000, but one man in Milnrow has finally got his book...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

New homes open door to fresh start

SHOLVER is now home to 12 new families after First Choice Homes handed over the keys to a dozen new...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Summer school success delights proud Debbie

COMMUNITY-MINDED young people have “graduated” from a fortnight-long summer school run by Oldham MP Debbie Abrahams. Mrs Abrahams, MP for Oldham...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Richardís in food heaven!

A BLIND cookery enthusiast said it was “a dream come true” to meet celebrity chef Michel Roux Jnr after winning...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Prizewinner puts cycling in focus

A KEEN photographer has won a top-of-the-range camera after his picture of a BMX rider gained huge praise as part...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Come on fellas, letís shape up

MEN aiming to get back into shape are being given a helping hand with the launch of a new scheme...

Date Online: 05/08/2014