Tributes paid to former Saddleworth cricketer Ronnie Franklin

APART from being a fiercely competitive cricketer, Ronnie Franklin, who has died at the age of 74, was described as somebody who always played the…

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Local sporting ‘gentleman’ Eddie Bayliss dies after short illness

EDDIE Bayliss, a well-known and highly respected local sporting figure, has died aged 83 in a nursing home in Chadderton following a short illness. He…

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Tributes paid after death of Oldham Athletic’s key figure Ian Stott

IAN Stott, who was chairman, chief executive and a director during the most successful period in Oldham Athletic’s history, has died at his home in…

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Church service and celebration for David ‘The Doc’ Atherton cancelled

THE church service and celebration event in memory of David ‘The Doc’ Atherton have been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Dr Atherton sadly…

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Tributes paid after death of much-loved Saddleworth former police constable

A retired police constable, described as ‘a cornerstone of community policing,’ has died. Martin Warburton, known affectionately as ‘Warby’, was a reassuring, familiar, much-loved figure…

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