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Back to business

CRICKET: AFTER last weekend’s wash out, Delph face a tough Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership mission tomorrow (1.30pm) Grant Jones’ side,...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Political storm brews over school site saga

SNIPING has broken out between rival Saddleworth councillor groups over the siting of a new £17 million school. Earlier this week...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Conman preys on 93-year-old woman

A 93-YEAR-OLD Fitton Hill woman was conned by a thief who claimed to be checking her water supply. She let the...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Appeal after man mugged at knifepoint

A man with learning difficulties was brutally robbed at knifepoint by two teenagers in Westwood. The 27-year-old victim got off a...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Instantly hooked on an amazing experience

ANGEL MEADOW, Ancoats, Manchester, to June 29 Ever had one of those shivery moments where some actor is encouraging you to...

Date Online: 13/06/2014

Saints coping in adversity

RUGBY: Oldham St Anne’s players will miss a toyal of 21 games after the rule book was chucked at the...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

So much to look forward to

ANGLING: THE season opens on Monday - and I have a good feeling about it. There is a real buzz...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Steve’s sights on fourth title

BOWLS: FOUR more finals-night places are up for grabs in the second heats of the Green Final Bowling Handicap tonight....

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Stayley on the charge

CRICKET: SADDLEWORTH threw open their doors to welcome Greenfield to Well-i-Hole today. Greenfield will reciprocate when Saddleworth visit Ladhill Lane...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Werneth seek a tonic

CRICKET: IT may not be the 150th anniversary season they would have envisaged, but all is not yet lost for...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Gran dies a week after being hit by cyclist

A grandmother has died a week after being knocked over by a cyclist in a freak accident. May Stockley (81) was...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

New signing upbeat as Latics build for new season

BRIAN Wilson feels his new club is capable of taking a leaf out of Leyton Orient’s book next season -...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Baby left covered in blood

A bungling nurse left a premature baby covered in blood while she wandered off to look for equipment, a tribunal...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Naylor faced with Thompson dilemma

THE postponement of tonight's under-20s game at Keighley has put on hold Oldham RL forward Liam Thompson's return to rugby...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Glad to be alive

Patient praises Royal Oldham nurses A 46-YEAR-OLD man who fell seriously ill in America has praised Royal Oldham Hospital staff for...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Striker light

GOALS win games — and Athletic didn’t score enough of them at home last season. Manager Lee Johnson this week tied...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Grant nets new Moorside deal

CRICKET:  Moorside has retained classy professional Grant Hodnett for the 2015 cricket season. The 31 year old has carried on where he...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

New Mayor takes chain of office

OLDHAM’S new mayor “never in his wildest dreams” thought he would be given such an honour. Councillor Fida Hussain yesterday officially...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

Tolley out of Monton test

CRICKET:  CROMPTON’S promotion challenge has stalled in recent matches and on Sunday they tackle one of their toughest fixtures - without...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

McHugh’s selections

Chronicle Racing Correspondent Keith McHugh’s tips for tomorrow’s cards YORK 2.00 Pres Rapide 2.30 Conneticut 3.05 Sudest 3.40 Dusky Queen 4.10 Royal Rascal (nap) 4.40 Totalize 5.15 Mallory...

Date Online: 12/06/2014

This place is a tip

OLDHAM Council has served a staggering 4,000 legal notices in Hathershaw over the past year in a bid to clean...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

Murder trial told of revenge arson attack

A COPPICE woman helped to murder a young brother and sister in a revenge arson attack in Oxford almost 17...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

KFC’s no-bacon wraps rapped

A CHARITY worker has criticised a local fast-food oulet for dropping a popular item because its food is now halal-only. Dr...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

Campaign delivers welcome verdict

DELIGHTED villagers are celebrating a reprieve for a popular sub-postmaster whose business — the area’s only shop — was threatened...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

Thank God it’s Whit Friday...!

Manchester’s top Anglican cleric will make a joyous homecoming when he addresses crowds at Saddleworth’s annual Whit Walks on Friday. The...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

A rushcart of magical drama

AN AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY LARK (Oldham Coliseum, to Saturday) SOMETIMES a show just works, and beautifully. Argue that some of the...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

Pure golden Honey

A Taste of Honey, Lowry, to Saturday “THERE are two W’s in your future, work and want”, These were the words of...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

New mayor takes office

A FATHER-OF-FIVE who arrived in the borough from Pakistan in 1969 began his year as Mayor of Oldham today. Councillor Fida...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

Latics go for know-how

TWO new signings are heading back to their roots at Boundary Park full of league one know-how. Ex-Bury midfield star Mike...

Date Online: 11/06/2014

Great to be back — Thompson

IN his own words forward Liam Thompson is “ready to go”. Talking publicly for the first time of the horrific facial...

Date Online: 11/06/2014