15th Jan New parcels of land in Oldham are set to be added into the green belt as part of the proposed masterplan for the region which will see thousands of acres allocated for housing and employment. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. The latest published draft of the Greater Manchester spatial framework has outlined a vision […]
15th Jan The self-belief and confidence Oldham will have gained from their 24-10 in at Barrow should help them immensely in Sunday’s Law Cup clash with the ‘old enemy’ Rochdale Hornets, said Roughyeds boss Scott Naylor after the Craven Park triumph. Post-match Sunday night is the one night of the week when, within reason, the players are […]
15th Jan Oldham 1s 24-22 Liverpool St Helens 1s Oldham returned to cup action on Saturday following last week’s defeat in the league at Widnes. They welcomed Liverpool St Helens back to Manor Park who, along with Heaton Moor formed a mini cup group of three teams with just one team to progress to the semi-final. Oldham […]
14th Jan EFL League Two Oldham Athletic 0-0 Forest Green Rovers Interim manager Pete Wild  extended his unbeaten run to four matches with a goalless stalemate against play-off favourites Forest Green Rovers. Oldham entered the game on the back of a shock 2-1 victory at Fulham in the FA Cup six days earlier, but they were unable […]
14th Jan Throughout 2018 the members of Royton Townswomen’s Guild kept themselves busy with a stream of activities, events and fundraising for their chosen charity of the year, Parkinson’s UK.  Their recently launched book club has been a great success and coincides with the five other sub-groups including knit and natter, walking and bowling that members can […]
14th Jan Former Manchester United defender Michael Clegg has returned to his roots in Ashton. Following a playing career with United, Ipswich Town, Wigan Athletic and Oldham, Clegg took up a strength and conditioning role at Sunderland for 12 years. But now he’s back in Tameside and providing guidance to pupils at Ravensfield Primary School, Dukinfield and […]
14th Jan Proposals to demolish the arson-ravaged Hartford Mill look set to be approved by planning chiefs. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. Oldham council want to knock down the Grade Two listed mill, in Werneth, and build new housing on the site and on the land surrounding Block Lane and Edward Street. The planning committee will […]
14th Jan North West Counties First Division North Chadderton 5-0 Holker Old Boys Chadderton returned to winning ways with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Holker Old Boys at the Ark Fleetech Stadium. After taking the lead on the half hour mark through Harry Pratt, Chadderton were made to wait until the 60th minute to double their advantage. […]
14th Jan North West Counties First Division North Ashton Town 1-5 Avro Avro extended their fine form and maintained the pressure on leaders Longridge Town with a 5-1 victory at Ashton Town. The visitors took a two-goal lead by the 15th minute thanks to Joe Bevan and Mike Norton but were pegged back on the half-hour mark. […]
14th Jan North Bury League Chadderton Park Under 15’s Lions suffered a disappointing 2-1 defeat away at Littleborough Yellows in bad conditions on a poor pitch. Littleborough took the lead when the Lions didn’t clear a corner properly and a deflected shot went past the Lions keeper to make it 1-0. But the teams went in level […]