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The fascinating life of Indian Test cricketer and former Uppermill player Bobby Rao is captured in a new book.
Date Published 02/10/2020
As families sought new forms of entertainment during the Covid-19 lockdown, online retailers reported increased sales of garden croquet sets.
Date Published 11/10/2020
Fortitude Taekwondo has opened its new fully-equipped training studio and now provides an extended range of classes for all ages and abilities.
Date Published 07/10/2020
Centre Ben Heaton, who left Oldham as a youngster nine years ago, has returned to Roughyeds as a battle-hardened pro with more than 200 games behind him, half of them in the...
Date Published 01/10/2020
Roughyeds captain Gareth Owen will supplement his personal training during this pandemic by leading a team from Waterhead ARLFC on a major fund-raising challenge in Yorkshire.
Date Published 29/09/2020
There’s a brand new, Covid safe six a side football league on its way to Oldham next month as the world’s biggest provider the small-sided game is bringing a league to the town.
Date Published 25/09/2020
Two village cricket teams are under investigation after their match was abandoned because of unruly behaviour on the pitch.
Date Published 07/09/2020
Oldham’s Mayor Ginny Alexander and her consort husband Adrian are taking a bow after linking the Brit Theatre to the town's famous boxing luminary.
Date Published 06/09/2020
Thanks to the volunteering of Soccersixes staff and referees, through lockdown the 6aside league managed to raise and donate £2,025 to the NHS.
Date Published 28/08/2020
Oldham Netball Club is asking to be allowed to resume training to support the physical and mental health of the 200 girls and women who are members of one of the country’s leading...
Date Published 18/08/2020
Eighteen charities that help to prevent vulnerable young people in Greater Manchester getting involved in serious violence have been supported with Government grants totalling...
Date Published 17/08/2020
First it was NHS tee-shirts, now its Oldham RLFC face masks.
Date Published 29/07/2020
It proved to be an emotional day at the Oldham-based Siam Camp on Sunday when former Grand Master Kevin Lloyd was remembered fondly.
Date Published 28/07/2020
A councillor has hit out at ‘irresponsible‘ dog owners for letting their pets poo on a playing field which he claims is endangering young footballers.
Date Published 17/07/2020
The special t-shirt which Oldham Rugby League Club had made in recognition of the wonderful and courageous work of the NHS throughout the Covid-19 pandemic continues to receive...
Date Published 16/07/2020
A cricket-mad parish councillor has praised a local MP for supporting his plea and helping reverse Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s 'bizarre' decision not to allow village cricket...
Date Published 06/07/2020
A cricket-mad parish councillor has gone into bat against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “bizarre” decision not to allow village cricket matches.
Date Published 29/06/2020
Chadderton FC has been awarded a £1,500 Pitch Preparation Fund grant from the Premier League, The FA and the Government's Football Foundation.
Date Published 15/06/2020
Environment Agency figures released today (Saturday) show a huge surge in fishing licence sales after the government lifted restrictions on outdoor activities.
Date Published 14/06/2020
The planning for next season can begin at Oldham Athletic after clubs in League Two voted to end their season.
Date Published 09/06/2020
During these unprecedented and challenging times for football and society, the 2020 FA and McDonald’s Grassroots Football Awards provide an excellent opportunity to recognise and...
Date Published 15/05/2020
'The Rugby Codebreakers', a BBC Wales documentary about Welsh RU players who 'moved north' to play Rugby League for money, will again be broadcast on Sunday, three years after it...
Date Published 14/05/2020
Rugby League clubs in the Betfred Championship, including Oldham, and in Betfred League 1 have set up two working groups to consider issues surrounding the possible resumption of...
Many football club's finances were continuing to grow in stability by March this year.
Date Published 13/05/2020
Local non-league football club, Avro FC, is to pay tribute and honour Oldham’s key workers by offering free season tickets to key workers for next season's North West Counties...
Date Published 06/05/2020
Officials at Uppermill Football Club will certainly be stepping up to the plate next month as they hope to raise lots of vital funds for the NHS and numerous local charities...
Date Published 24/04/2020
With the Coronavirus-related lockdown extended for at least a further three weeks, Fortitude Taekwondo in Oldham has created a series of virtual classes.
Date Published 20/04/2020
Oldham RLFC is saddened to report the passing of former club committee man Eddie Bayliss, who has died peacefully after a short illness, aged 83, at a nursing home in Chadderton.
Date Published 09/04/2020
Former world boxing champion Anthony Crolla has admitted his 'heart is broken' after his recently-purchased gym was among several businesses destroyed in a devastating mill fire.
Date Published 30/03/2020
A basketball team from Oldham have taken matters into their own hands and braved the supermarkets to make sure the local food bank and vulnerable families don’t miss out.
Date Published 23/03/2020
The Oldham Amateur Rugby League's 2020 Standard Challenge Cup Final, which was due to be played on Good Friday, April 10, 2020, has now had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus...
Date Published 20/03/2020
Blue Coat’s under-16 netball team travelled to Hertfordshire for the National Schools’ Netball Finals at Stanborough School, and returned home with bronze medals thanks to some...
Date Published 19/03/2020
All of Oldham Athletic's matches are postponed until at leas the 3rd of April.
Date Published 13/03/2020
Three talented young fighters from the Isaan Muay Thai training centre in Oldham did the town proud when they fought at the Yokkao kids event at the Macron Stadium in Bolton.
Date Published 11/03/2020
After hosting two hugely successful events last year, Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) is pleased to announce that the Junior and Sprint Triathlons will both be back this spring,...
Date Published 09/03/2020
Management of a Saddleworth football team have appealed to dog owners whose pets are stopping weekend games.
Oldham Athletic avoided administration today after the court granted a six week adjournment.
Date Published 06/03/2020
Talented teenager Fatiha Begum made Oldham history at the weekend.
Date Published 21/02/2020
More than 20 talented members of the Greenacres-based Kenny Karate Club have earned England recognition.
Six boxers from isaan Muaythai training centre in Oldham have enjoyed a taste of success at the Muay Thai Kids show in Yorkshire.
Date Published 18/02/2020
It was a comfortable win for Latics over mid-table Bradford, leaving Oldham in 14th in League Two.
Date Published 03/02/2020
DINO Maamria is challenging his Latics team to 'post a big win' against a League Two promotion chasing team, ahead of tomorrow's crunch home clash against Bradford City.
Date Published 30/01/2020
Oldham gained revenge on Mansfield with a dominant display on their way to a League Two victory at Boundary Park.
Date Published 29/01/2020
Latics boss Dino Maamria is convinced that new striker Danny Rowe is set for a bright future at Boundary Park.
Date Published 27/01/2020
Latics' stalwart defender David Wheater has admitted he's revelling in his captain's role at the club, and he's no intention of leaving to join Bolton or anyone else.
Date Published 24/01/2020
It's been an amazing 2019 for the Roughyeds – one which saw a fantastic promotion-winning campaign, but also the departure of hugely popular head coach Scott Naylor after seven...
Date Published 31/12/2019
It's been another unforgettable 12 months of football activity down at Oldham Athletic, but those memories will not all turn out to be cherished ones.
Oldham's Olympic champion Nicola White has been 'overwhelmed' by the messages of support she has received since being removed from the Great Britain hockey programme.
Date Published 20/12/2019
Dino Maamria is looking for his Latics players to show plenty of 'bouncebackability' this Saturday as the battle for vital Sky Bet League Two points resumes.
Date Published 05/12/2019
On Saturday the 30th November Isaan Gym boxers Ella Haywood and Normi Hussain fought at Ashton Masonic Hall on GFC Promotion.
Date Published 02/12/2019
Boxers from Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Centre took part in the “Stronger Together” boxing event which was held at the Uppermill Civic Hall last Saturday (23rd...
Date Published 29/11/2019
Latics manager Dino Maamria has agreed to become this week's special guest on our 'All things Latics' podcast.
Date Published 25/11/2019
Oldham women who went to the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final at Wembley before 1975 are being asked to contribute stories to a new project that examines their experiences of...
Date Published 22/11/2019
Oldham have announced the capture of Dan Abram, formerly of St Helens, Barrow Raiders, Whitehaven and Rochdale Hornets on a one-year contract.
Date Published 21/11/2019
It was a meet-and-greet affair at the Vestacare Stadium on Tuesday night when preparations began for Oldham RL Club's assault on the Betfred Championship in 2020.
Latics’ legendary former manager Joe Royle has been recognised for his services to the game by being presented with the Lifetime Contribution gong at the North West Football...
Date Published 12/11/2019
For 19 years, Greater Manchester have celebrated the outstanding commitment and achievements made in physical activity and sport across the County through the Greater Manchester...
Date Published 11/11/2019
The Chronicle’s increasingly popular ‘All things Latics’ podcast has secured Pete Wild as a guest on next week’s show.
Date Published 08/11/2019
A dream trip to Italy saw five boxers from the Isaan Muaythai training centre in Oldham return home from the WTKA Unified World Championships in Carrera with six gold medals in...
'Do the basics right and we'll be okay' - that's the message from Latics boss Dino Maamria as preparations continue for Sunday's mouth-watering televised FA Cup first round tie at...
Date Published 06/11/2019
The 2 teams from Kincumber Colts, Australia under 15's and Under 18'sraised money to get the boys over to Oldham to play rugby.
Date Published 04/11/2019
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