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1730 Article(s) Found

Player sacked after scoring... in dugout

A footballer has been sacked by his club after a video showed him having sex with a fan in the...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

‘Suicide-bid’ teen spared jail term

A VULNERABLE 16-year-old boy from Mossley who claimed he tried to buy a biological toxin to take his own life...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Bride and gloom at wedding ‘shambles’

A SHOCKED bride who was told during her wedding reception to return her marriage certificate because it had been issued...

Date Online: 21/04/2015

Moorland blaze sparks warning

More than 30 fire-fighters battled for several hours to extinguish a fire on moorland near Denshaw on Friday afternoon. Crews from...

Date Online: 20/04/2015

Band memories

LYDGATE Band Contest Committee is putting this year’s programme together — for the 40th year of the popular village event. If...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Chronicle’s Mr Business bows out

IT’S the end of the era as the Oldham Chronicle bids happy retirement to business writer Martyn Torr. For many readers...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Special race in Nicola’s memory

RUNNERS are being invited to take to the streets in a memorial race for Diggle PC Nicola Hughes. PC Hughes was...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Tuba player Tommy joins top band

TOP tuba player Tommy Tynan is pitting his musical talents alongside the best in the world. At 18 Tommy, from Springhead,...

Date Online: 17/04/2015

Concern grows for missing woman

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a 60-year-old woman who has been missing since Thursday. Marylyn Taylor, of The Square,...

Date Online: 15/04/2015

Raising more than a smile

A zany group of charity fundraisers with a tongue-twisting name are celebrating their 20th anniversary. The Saddleworth and District Ferret Breeders...

Date Online: 14/04/2015

Moors wall of fire

A terrifying wall of flame blazed near a popular Saddleworth moorland beauty spot and destroyed a newly-planted forest. Eight hundred acres...

Date Online: 13/04/2015

Home grown

Learn all about growing your own fruit and veg and get a free seed sample. The sesion is at the...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Memory of Bill burns brightly

A loyal team of friends has more than doubled its fundraising target after completing a gruelling marathon cycle ride. The triumphant...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Field of dreams for future of land

A KEY community green space could be secured for future generations as Saddleworth Parish Council considers seeking ownership. Councillors have unanimously...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Spending a penny to aid the less flush

A MOSSLEY charity is helping to flush poverty away in far-flung continents. The toilets at Emmaus Mossley have been uniquely “twinned”...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Andy Burnham the guest of honour in Uppermill

THE future of the NHS and developments in social care were on the agenda when Labour’s Andy Burnham visited Uppermill. The...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

Candidates revealed in race for ballot box

A TOTAL of 100 candidates are fighting for 20 Oldham Council seats, it was revealed yesterday. Labour, the Liberal Democrats, the...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

So, who will get your vote?

Here is a list of all the candidates submitted for the council elections this...

Date Online: 10/04/2015

True love waits half a lifetime

AN OLDHAM couple are about to marry 40 years after first meeting. Martin Luke and Shirley Stock, who met again by...

Date Online: 08/04/2015

PC Nicola’s father an inspiration

A shadow minister in the last Parliament has praised the father of murdered Saddleworth PC Nicola Hughes for his “inspirational”...

Date Online: 08/04/2015

For the love of peat!

A MULTI-MILLION-POUND initiative will lead to ancient peatlands above Saddleworth growing again. Farmers and grouse moor owners are teaming up with...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Suzanne’s fabulous ‘Faberge’

A SADDLEWORTH baker’s amazing Easter egg has wowed visitors at a top London exhibition. Suzanne Thorp, who runs the Frostery cake...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Net-busting hit!

WHEN Oldham Athletic equalised on Good Friday to earn a draw against League One table toppers Bristol City, the ground...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Fresh police appeal

POLICE are continuing to appeal for information after a collision in Saddleworth last month which left a young man still...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Morris man Richard leads his final Easter tour

Squire of Saddleworth Morris Men Richard Hankinson has handed over his staff of office after 25 years. He received widespread praise...

Date Online: 07/04/2015

Joshua, 12, tackles a Himalayan challenge

A THRILL-seeking 12-year-old boy is trekking nearly 18,000ft up Mount Everest for charity. Joshua Ward - whose family is originally from...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

WI on stage

Mikron Theatre Company performs “Raising Agents” — marking 100 years of the Women’s Institute — at The Swan, Dobcross, on...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Everybody needs good neighbours

A COMMUNITY champion has been praised for offering a lifeline to a floundering group. Former councillor Barbara Beeley, chairman of Springhead...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Convenience store with a difference

A tiny disused toilet block could bring a flush of success to Saddleworth’s most isolated village. Denshaw lost its only shop...

Date Online: 03/04/2015

Lorry driver cheats death

A driver leapt for his life from an out-of-control lorry in Saddleworth yesterday. Stuart Renshaw, from Werneth, was working at the...

Date Online: 02/04/2015