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August 14, 2018 1:11 AM Rochdale mill fire: HUGE blaze forces evacuation as ROARING plumes of smoke engulf town

DOZENS of families have been forced from their homes following an enormous fire which broke out at a mill in Greater Manchester on Greenfield Lane in Rochdale on Monday night. One witness said: “Just seen at least six fire engines heading for the M60 near the Oldham/Rochdale junction.” Flames and smoke can be seen from far away as horrified onlookers 12

July 28, 2018 11:01 PM Family raise cash so terminally ill Andy Oldham can watch Southampton FC play at home

Loved ones of a lifelong football fan with terminal cancer are raising money so he can finally watch his team play at home. Eight months ago, doctors told Andy Oldham he had less than one year to live. Now, the 47-year-old’s family wants to help him do everything he’s dreamed of – including watching Southampton FC play at their home ground of St Mary’s 18

July 24, 2018 8:08 PM Danny Bridge: Referee assault results in nine-month ban for Oldham player

Oldham's Danny Bridge has been banned for nine months after he was found guilty of physically assaulting a match official. Bridge, 25, was given a Grade F charge by the the Rugby Football League following an incident in Oldham's 15-8 defeat by Keighley on Friday, 13 July. The ban rules the former Warrington back rower, also fined £75, out for the remainder 15

April 24, 2018 9:48 PM League One round-up: Blackburn Rovers return to the Championship at the first attempt as victory at Doncaster Rovers seals promotion

Charlie Mulgrew scored a dramatic late winner as Blackburn clinched promotion to the Championship with a 1-0 victory at Doncaster. With Shrewsbury coming from behind to beat Peterborough, Rovers had looked like they would have to wait to secure a top-two spot in League One, but Mulgrew finally rewarded the Lancashire side for all their second-half pressure 30

March 2, 2018 10:02 AM M62 closed amid snow and strong winds

THE M62 remains closed indefinitely from junction 20 (Rochdale) to junction 24 (Huddersfield). We are continuing to work with the military and our partners including Highways England to clear the roads and get people to safety. Several road closures remain in place throughout Oldham and Rochdale and these include the following: · A672 Ripponden Road – Oldham 8

January 18, 2018 5:00 AM Dead body: Ambulance crew finished shift instead of going to mortuary

AN AMBULANCE worker has been suspended after a crew chose to finish on time rather than taking a man's body straight to the mortuary. A crew from Ramsbottom ambulance station transferred the body of a man from one ambulance to another at the Bury station rather than taking him straight to Oldham Mortuary, it has been revealed. North West Ambulance Service 7

January 17, 2018 8:00 AM Manchester City forward Marlos Moreno has joined Flamengo on loan

Moreno had been on loan at Girona since the beginning of the season, but made only four appearances for the Spanish outfit. Manchester City forward Marlos Moreno has joined Flamengo on loan till 31 December, 2018. Moreno was signed by City in August 2016 from Colombian side Atletico Nacional but has failed to make a single appearance thus far for Pep Guardiola's 23

January 3, 2018 9:28 PM Vulnerable man, 44, was 'tortured and killed by pair who wanted money for cocaine leaving his body with over a HUNDRED separate injuries'

A vulnerable man was left with more than 100 brutal injuries after he was tortured and killed in his home. Jonathan Head, 44, suffered 115 separate injuries when he was allegedly attacked by Michael Pickering, 31, and Leon Wilkes, at his flat in Oldham, Manchester Crown Court heard. The pair set upon their alleged victim because they wanted money for cocaine 12

December 18, 2017 9:03 AM One of Britain's biggest toy chains is staying SHUT on Christmas Eve

One of Britain's biggest toyshop chains is staying SHUT on Christmas Eve - missing out on the chance to bring in millions through the tills. Gary Grant, whose chain The Entertainer has 149 branches, will give his 1,700 staff the day off, even though it means missing out on an estimated £2.3m. Mr Grant told The Mirror that his Christian faith means he will never 75

November 30, 2017 2:39 PM Will it snow in Manchester tonight? Weather warning as temperatures set to plunge to minus 1

Thursday night is set to be the coldest of the year Most of Greater Manchester is set to escape the snow this evening as large parts of the UK will face icy conditions and heavy snow. Parts of Oldham and Rochdale are expected to have flurries of snow from around 8pm on Thursday night. Weather warnings have been issued across the country as snow showers 13