From the Oldham Archives
18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]
14th Feb Greater Manchester Police joined other forces across the UK this week as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying knives. All this week police are warning those who carry a knife that they are far more likely to be injured or killed, and risk being sent to prison for […]
3rd Feb The very first Mayor of Greater Manchester’s Question Time for Tameside was aired live on Tameside Radio 103.6FM and proved to be a sometimes heated and passionate debate. Staged at Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden, it was the best attended Question Time yet with some 140 people at the event and the questions soon started to come […]
8th Jan Police are appealing for information after a family’s beloved French Bulldog was stolen in Chadderton on Saturday. At around 6am on January 6th, police were called to reports of a robbery on Mona Road. Two men broke into the property by smashing patio doors at the back of the house and went upstairs. The two […]
14th Dec By Lisa Burns  Three sisters got into the festive spirit by taking part in Christmas fund-raisers for charity. Leah, Charlotte and Lydia Williams, from Ashton, decided to help out Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind by holding a Christmas stall at the recent Mossley Town Team Christmas Market in the George Lawton Hall. They also braved […]
7th Dec EFL LEAGUE ONE: Blackpool v Rotherham United, Bradford City v Rochdale, Bristol Rovers v Southend United, Bury v AFC Wimbledon, Charlton Athletic v Portsmouth, MK Dons v Shrewsbury Town, Oldham Athletic v Northampton Town, Oxford United v Doncaster Rovers, Peterborough United v Blackburn Rovers, Plymouth Argyle v Gillingham, Walsall v Scunthorpe United, Wigan Athletic v […]
6th Dec Oldham are relishing the prospect of having a crack at regaining the Law Cup from derby rivals Rochdale Hornets at the Crown Oil Arena on Sunday, January 7 (3pm kick-off). The first of each club’s pre-season warm-up games was announced jointly today — an eagerly-awaited clash which will give Roughyeds fans an early glimpse of […]
6th Dec David Fish say’s he’ll be disappointed if Chadderton don’t finish in the top half of the North West Counties First Division this season. The former Stalybridge Celtic goalkeeper – who was part of the 2001 treble winning squad – took charge of Chadderton following Mark Howard’s departure in October. Fish inherited a side that had […]
6th Dec Last night, Droylsden beat Ramsbottom United 1-0 in the Evo-Stik First Division North. Luke Daly headed home in the 91st minute to give the Bloods an important three points. The result has pushed Dave Pace’s side to 7th in the table on 28 points. They return to league action on Saturday with a trip to […]
5th Dec North Lancs Cumbria Division Burnley 15-27 Aldwinians   Oldham started by playing down the hill and were on the front foot from the off looking full of adventure and purpose. They swung the ball around early on and Commie put Hackman in near the corner for the opening try. The conversion was missed and Oldham […]