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Chance for young to be in theatre revival

YOUNGSTERS have the chance to tread the boards at Oldham Coliseum. The theatre is looking for four young people to...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

Beetle drive for major

CAR enthusiasts made a 2,000-mile journey to a lonely Saddleworth graveyard to pay homage to the man who saved the...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

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Date Online: 08/07/2016

Scarecrow trail's dramatic profits

THEY'RE intended to scare - but some colourful characters proved fundraising heroes instead. Delph's Scarecrow Trail raised £750, the most yet,...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

EU exit could hit disabled people - MP

OLDHAM East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has voiced concerns about the impact of Brexit on disabled people. The new shadow...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

Latics are prepared for an influx of new players

ATHLETIC are gearing up for the return to action, with almost a full team of fresh players ready to sign...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

All kitted out for new term

ATHLETIC have gone back to white for their new away kit ­- and blue is still the colour for the...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

Anchor has faith in young prospects

MOORSIDE captain Danny Anchor has already got one eye on next year - and it's not even half-time in the...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

Loan duo go straight into contention

NEW arrivals Dave Hewitt and Jack Blagbrough trained with Oldham last night and go straight into the selection mix for...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

Rochdale 10k joy for Road Runners

ROYTON Road Runners claimed victory in the men's and women's races at the popular Rochdale 10K road event. Leading 69 Royton...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

Sunday football is around the corner

AMATEUR football in Oldham awakens from its summer slumber in a few days, with most sides gearing up for the...

Date Online: 08/07/2016

Beaten up The pensioner who dared to challenge a urinating thug

THIS shocking photograph shows the injuries suffered by a 70-year-old community-minded man who dared to rebuke a thug. Pensioner Derek Laidlaw...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Little Millie closes in on Disney dream

A CRUSADE to send an exceptionally brave little girl on a magical journey is nearing the halfway mark. Oldhamers have rallied...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Special delivery after yobs swipe postboxes

ROYAL Mail has delivered good news to Shaw residents as a number of stolen postboxes in the area have now...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Police appeal in hunt for man after attack

POLICE officers investigating the assault of a man in Oldham have released a CCTV image of a man they wish...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Don't miss vintage motors and market

REVELLERS are gearing up for Oldham's annual classic car show and second vintage market. The free event from 10.30am - 3.30pm...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Science fires the imagination of young

PUPILS from across Oldham took part in a range of fun experiments to bring science to life. Around 300 primary and...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Siobhan's Loch Ness TV murder mystery

OLDHAM actress Siobhan Finneran will be joined by comedian John Sessions for a new six-part murder mystery set on the...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Shirtliff steps down from Latics role

PETER Shirtliff has quit his job at Athletic, only five days after the club had confirmed a role for him...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Electricity power cut hits dozens of homes

BUSINESSES and properties in a Saddleworth village faced disruption overnight after an electricity power failure. Dinnerstone, a popular eatery in The...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Teacher's learning curve at Parliament

AN OLDHAM teacher swapped the classroom for the corridors of power this week. Antony Armstrong, who works at St Thomas'...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Almost there!

ATHLETIC'S manager-in-waiting Stephen Robinson will add a considerable boost to what the club believe will be a strong unit of...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Foster loan deal glee for Oldham

OLDHAM RL Club have successfully negotiated, with Leigh Centurions, an extension of Lewis Foster's loan agreement. The 22-year-old hooker's initial one-month...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Henrikh is so proud to join Reds

MANCHESTER United have completed the signing of Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund. The Premier League club have announced the 27-year-old Armenia...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

High-class musicians set to light up festival

MUSICIANS from around the UK will be descending on Saddleworth for eight concerts in a summer festival. The Uppermill Summer Music...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

PCL XI face a battle for semi-final spot

THE Pennine Cricket League representative team go to New Brighton CC on Sunday with a Inter-League Trophy semi-final spot in...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

'It is a world public health scandal'

A CAMPAIGN against the long-term prescribing of benzodiazepines founded by an Oldhamer has received support from across the globe ahead...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Brewer shares year's successes

BREWER, pub and restaurant owner JW Lees has announced another record year. The Middleton Junction-based company said sales rose by 0.2...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

Saddleworth in confident mood

   by SIMON SMEDLEY twitter: @Smedders1966 email: simonsmedley@oldham-chronicle.co.uk NEW-LOOK Saddleworth are growing steadily into the JW Lees Brewery Pennine Cricket League and could well...

Date Online: 07/07/2016

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Date Online: 07/07/2016