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Shelter overwhelmed by influx of stray cats

ANIMAL Rescue Oldham is "feline" pretty overwhelmed following a sudden influx of unwanted cats and kittens. The Yorkshire Street-based charity is...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Racing tips

Selections for tomorrow's meetings...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Moving on in, moving on out

TRAVELLERS descended upon Chadderton yesterday. The convoy descended upon the area as they settled on the land between Chadderton Way and...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Demolition work begins at old market

DEMOLITION work has started at the former Shaw market site. The Chronicle reported on July 22 how Oldham Council was...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Fall in for 'Yanks' weekend support role

A SMALL team of volunteers who organise the crowd-pulling 1940s-themed event "Yanks are back in Saddleworth" are seeking more...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Pink hay bales bring in cash

A SADDLEWORTH farm is using pink hay bale wrap to raise money for cancer. Motorists could be forgiven for doing a...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Recruitment agency achieves gold standard

RECRUITMENT agency Staff Oldham is celebrating after gaining Investors in People (IIP) gold accreditation. The Yorkshire Street agency said achieving gold...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Call for new magistrates after court closures

AN APPEAL has been made for new magistrates in Oldham and the whole of Greater Manchester. Although Oldham Magistrates' Court...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Fire vandals torch hearse

A HEARSE was destroyed in a suspected arson attack at a funeral business in Glodwick. Firefighters were called to Sabir and...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Man, 25, found dead

A 25-YEAR-OLD man's body was found in Failsworth yesterday morning. Police were called to the memorial park at the junction of...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Cracker Cassidy

JAKE Cassidy gave his manager a prod with a goal for Athletic's second-string last night, in a side that also...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Naylor's anger at Ward decision

SCOTT Naylor believes Oldham have been penalised unfairly by an RFL disciplinary procedure which has cost him the services of...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Flynn ready to defy the odds

RYAN Flynn has swapped life at the favourites for the title for a new start with the club most-fancied to...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Corney still has hands firmly on Latics rudder

SIMON Corney remains very much committed to his role at Athletic, the club have insisted, after "throwing everything" at the...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Italy next up for talented Natasha

TEEN martial artist Natasha Watkins can look forward to representing England again later this year after taking two silver medals...

Date Online: 03/08/2016

Kindly Karina has a head for helping

A SELFLESS 13-year-old channelled her grief of losing two grandparents into an innovative idea for a charity to help cancer...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Super break for family of YouTubers

A FORMER Shaw teacher hopes to find fame through his new super career venture. Neil Sheridan (28) launched an online video...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Summer school acts as confidence booster

A SUMMER school run by Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has been hailed a success. The initiative, ...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Bursting with Yorkshire pride...

BY 'ECK - the White Rose flew over Saddleworth on Sunday as crowds gathered for a reet good celebration of...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

The search is on for lost bird's owner

A BIRD rescue sanctuary is trying to reunite a missing budgerigar with its owner. The small, long-tailed common pet is being...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Teens go from school to cool

LIMOUSINES, a Rolls Royce and other luxury cars whisked Radclyffe School students to their end-of-year prom. The pupils arrived in style,...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Senior nurse guilty of misconduct

A SENIOR nurse who allegedly grabbed the wrist of a woman and dragged her to the bedside of her dying...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Apprentice runner-up backs digital hub

THE young entrepreneur who was runner-up in last year's series of "The Apprentice" has visited Oldham to back the launch...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Fake card slot found at post office cash point

A "SKIMMING" device complete with a camera which records users putting in their pin number has been found at a...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Tot injured in car crash

A TWO-YEAR-OLD was injured in a car crash shortly before 12.30 yesterday. An ambulance was called to the incident in Chamber...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Young can enjoy fun for free

A FREE event tomorrow will feature a host of activities for youngsters. Oldham Play Action Group has organised the National...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

All revved up

AWARD-winning photographer and Lambretta scooter racer Tim Simpson is returning to the local music scene ­- and he's back with...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Travel back to 1980s

GET your dancing shoes ready, the third annual Rewind North 80s Music Festival is now just a matter of days...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Film-maker and musician shows off her work during an evening of entertainment

FILM-MAKER, script-writer, musician and football fanatic ­- Stuttgart-born Nina Gerstenberger would appear to have lots of varying qualities. And she has,...

Date Online: 02/08/2016

Boss weighs up new Mag bid

ATHLETIC are contemplating a fresh bid for striker Josh Magennis. The Kilmarnock striker, who worked with manager Stephen Robinson for Northern...

Date Online: 02/08/2016