Former Friarmere player and local umpire Philip Bantam dies aged 61

FORMER Friarmere player and respected local umpire Philip Batham, who has died aged 61, was described as somebody who lived for cricket. Philip, remembered as…

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Saddleworth mourns sad death of ‘our Barrie’

TRIBUTES have been paid to one of Saddleworth’s best known and best loved characters, Barrie Ashley, who passed away on Thursday, April 16. Barrie, 67,…

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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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