From the Chadderton Archives
2nd Nov Three teenagers from Oldham have been sent to a young offenders institute for repeatedly kicking a man as he lay in a pool of blood. The assault took place at 9.36pm on Thursday March 9th at Freehold Metrolink stop on Block Lane. The victim, a man in his 40s, was getting off the tram when […]
22nd Oct A new sports pitch at a primary school has been approved for a trial 12 months despite objections from hundreds of neighbours over traffic and parking fears. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. A new sports pitch at a primary school has been approved for a 12-month trial period despite objections from hundreds of neighbours […]
19th Oct DO YOU WANT YOUR COMPANY TO BECOME AN OFFICIAL OLDHAM COUNCIL SUPPLIER? Companies from across the borough and beyond are being invited to a special event designed to find new suppliers for Oldham Council. The information and networking event, at Chadderton Town Hall on October 23, will give companies a chance to meet buyers from […]
30th Sep Detectives investigating the death of a woman in Oldham are no longer treating it as murder. Shortly after 8.45pm on Wednesday police were called by the ambulance service to an address on Acorn Close in Chadderton to reports that a woman had fallen. Officers attended and a 49-year-old woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A 54-year-old […]
26th Jul A nine-year-old from Chadderton is facing the chop to raise money for a good cause. Rhys Rahman, who attends Whitegate End Primary School, has been growing his hair for two years and has now visited the hairdresser to donate his locks to the Little Princess Trust, a charity that makes wigs for children and young […]
13th Jun A charity dog show has raised £1,635 for local charity Pennine Pen Animal Rescue. This is the third dog show in what is fast becoming an annual event. Organised by Pennine volunteer Wendy Connor, the first two shows took place in her back garden in Chadderton, though it has now moved to Chadderton Football Club. […]
29th May The family of a woman who died in Chadderton on Saturday have paid tribute to her. 55-year-old Jacqueline Smith was found dead on Argyll Road and a 48-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of her murder has since been released on bail. Jacqueline’s family say their hearts break knowing they will never see her […]
4th May Oldham went to the polls yesterday to vote for 22 new councillors across the 20 wards. A total of 90 candidates battled it out with Labour holding 15 seats and gaining a further two – namely Failsworth West and Saddleworth West and Lees. The Lib Dems held two seats and the Conservatives gained Saddleworth North […]
3rd May Police are seeking the publics help in finding a missing Oldham man. Colin Cooley, 47, was last seen at his mother’s house in Chadderton shortly before 3PM today (Thursday 3 May). He is described as white, approximately 5ft 11in tall and of stocky build with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing a grey […]
3rd May Don’t forget to vote! Oldham and Tameside residents go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a raft of councillors with polling stations open across the region until 10pm tonight. In Tameside 19 councillors will be elected across the borough’s 19 wards. In all, 69 candidates are standing – 19 Labour, 19 Conservative, 17 Greens, […]