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100 evacuated over spilt acid

MORE than 100 people were evacuated after a chemical spill at Saddleworth Business Centre. One person was taken to hospital with...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

New bid for search for Moors victim

AN Oldham lawyer is to meet a police cold-case team today in a bid to reopen files on one of...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

US-style scheme eases pressure on local GPs

Surgeries in Mossley and Greenfield are among the first in the UK to adopt a new clinical scheme from America. Pennine...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Hospice flight is down but not out

Dr Kershaws charity fundraiser Lisa Pearson has vowed that the hospice’s “Great Hang-Gliding Adventure” WILL go ahead. She is determined to...

Date Online: 19/08/2014

Four arrested in murder inquiry

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the death of a young father whose body was found in Dovestone...

Date Online: 18/08/2014

Tomís talents take him from treading the boards at Mossley to prime-time TV

A LOCAL actor is starring in a lead role in BBC’s flagship period drama, “The Village”. When Tom Varey (23) secured...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Freedom fighter Liam

A YOUNG man from Saddleworth who is passionate about human rights issues is trying to raise more awareness of the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Rubbish tipped on moor road

A HUGE pile of building materials was dumped in Huddersfield Road, Denshaw. Oldham Councilís environmental team was sent to collect the...

Date Online: 15/08/2014

Star performance from dancer Sophie

TALENTED Sophie Bamber has topped off dance floor success with A-level success. The Oldham Sixth Form College student will study primary...

Date Online: 14/08/2014

Labradorís bark is worse than his bait

A GAGGLE of fisherman on a canal bank had the shock of their lives when a Labrador emerged from the...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Chippy tea and a good read

FOODIES visiting Saddleworth’s smallest fish and chip shop can get hooked — book, line and thinker. For in addition to a...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Jim gets the chop in tribute to his hero grandfather

JIM Blything saluted the memory of his heroic grandfather when he shed his shoulder-length locks during the Yanks weekend. Jim’s proud...

Date Online: 12/08/2014

Lisa shines bright as star of Yanks show

A film star received a heroes’ welcome when she returned to a community to which she brought international fame. Blonde-haired Lisa...

Date Online: 11/08/2014

Rebeccaís charity bash

A MUM who never got to hold her premature baby is raising money for a charity close to her heart. Rebecca...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Yanks film star, a mighty Lancaster, just some of the thrills

Throbbing aircraft engines will stir wartime memories at a stars-and-stripes spectacular this weekend. And organisers of the Yanks Are Back In...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Smiling Emma an inspiration

INSPIRATIONAL Emma Hall, who was diagnosed with a growth-halting brain tumour three years ago, has refused to let her condition...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

Poem penned in anger and sorrow

A GRANDAD has penned a poignant poem to commemorate the First World War. Dennis Travis, from Greenfield, who is 84 next...

Date Online: 08/08/2014

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

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

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

Lights out to remember

OLDHAMERS joined a national tribute to those who lost their lives during the First World War last night. From 10-11pm, households...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Co-ordinator for fund in Gaza tragedy

A DOCTOR who works with a Saddleworth group supporting women in Gaza has been left devastated after nine members of...

Date Online: 05/08/2014

Turn out the lights

LIGHTS will go out across the borough tonight as Oldham pays tribute to the fallen on the 100th anniversary of...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Remembering the fallen

A SINGLE candle burned brightly as Oldham remembers the fallen on the 100th anniversary of the start of the First...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Welcome to Yorkshire

A BRAVE mum battling against cancer took centre stage yesterday with a song in her heart . . . for...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Slice of history

HUNGRY visitors to a traditional Saddleworth country fair tasted the flavour of Yorkshire thanks to Andrea Roebuck who designed a...

Date Online: 04/08/2014

Tree-mendous!

WINNERS of the Grasscroft Residents’ Association photography competition, celebrating the beauty of trees in spring, have been chosen. Martin Powell won...

Date Online: 01/08/2014

Cancer survival targets raised

DEBBIE Abrahams is backing a drive to help save more lives across Oldham and Saddleworth. The Oldham East and Saddleworth MP...

Date Online: 01/08/2014