knowledge quiz, raffle and Play Your Cards Right game. Admission to the club, on St Stephens Street, is free but entry to the quiz is £1 per person for teams of up to six. THE Chadderton branch of NatWest is to close next year.
The bank, on Middleton Road, Chadderton, has seen the number of transactions drop by 19 per cent over the last few years.
The bank has made an agreement with the Post Office to offer over-thecounter services at nearby branches.
There are also two other NatWest branches within a 1.6mile radius and ten free to use ATMs within one mile.
NatWest will vacate the building on March 18 and says it is happy to discuss proposals to acquire the building with any organisation or community group. old college to share his latest book.
The author gave Oldham Sixth Form College students a sneak peek at his new novel, The Wooden Walls Of Thermopylae, to be published in the new year.
Nick also announced the winners of the college’s short story competition.
First place was given to Lucy Hilton, Keiron Vanderkamp was second and Zain Atiq third.
All short-listed entries will be published in a booklet that will be on display at the college’s Learning Resource Area and Library.
Deputy principal Peter Roberts said: “Nick’s visit proved to be a great success.
“He has now published three novels with a fourth imminent and these experiences as an author, which he related to a captivated audience, were extremely helpful to all our writers.
“We are also really grateful to him for agreeing to judge our creative writing competition and were delighted to hear that the standard was so high.” available round the clock, for anyone who is struggling to cope, including on Christmas day.
“We’re incredibly grateful to the inspirational people who keep our service running every single day of the year when many others are closed.”
To make a donation visit samaritans.org/ branches/rochdaleoldham-and-districtsamaritans. decorating oranges with candles, ribbon and sweets.
The money raised at the events will support the work of the Children’s Society.
Parent Owolabi Ahmed, said: “Christmas time is a struggle for us to provide for our family. But the centre gave us a food parcel and some presents which helped to make Christmas a bit better.”
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