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Kieran McGrath, who died last October after being shot in the chest.

Whitefield man among five people charged with Kieran McGrath murder

COURT: Asif Iqbal, aged 44, of Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, appeared before magistrates

Ramsbottom man given suspended prison sentence for sexually touching woman

LITTER: Warning to drivers who use M60

Drivers who throw litter on M60 warned they face fines after 1,300 bags of rubbish collected

From left, Rachael Barrett, with mum Amanda Healey and Jessica Healey

Sisters throwing day-long party in memory of mother who would have been 50 this summer

Sunningdale Avenue, Radcliffe. Image: Google Maps.

Firefighters called to Radcliffe bungalow after elderly couple spot sparking fuse box

Keith and May Heywood, who celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary today

Shared love of music keeps us together, say diamond wedding couple

Barbeerian, in Bury Old Road, Besses

Beer we go with a clever new fundraising campaign

DEVASTATED: Cat owner appeals for return of pet's body

Devastated cat owner appeals for return of pet's body

Charlotte Metcalfe is pictured applying make-up to Jenny Gregory

Whitefield make-up artist proves beauty is not only skin deep

General Election count at Castle Leisure Centre, Bury. Ivan Lewis Bury South. (25485956)

People have 'had enough' of Labour opposing everything, says Bury South MP

English teacher, Stephen Grindrod with Year 7 pupils holding their signed books by author Joseph Delaney (sitting)

The Spook's author Joseph Delaney delights pupils with visit to school

HEARING: Bury Magistrates' Court

Thief jailed for stealing laptop from primary school

Big Feet perform in the tent at Festwich

Dazzling live music in the rain? Festwich had it covered

Bury’s parks named as among the best in Britain

Bury’s parks named as among the best in Britain

The winning team was from Manchester-based financial asset management firm Close Brothers. In the picture are, back row: Ollie Grant, Nathan Pitt, Hadley Lewis, Adam Jackson. From row: Marc Maynard, Moshe Hasid, Adam Herman

Five-a-side football contest proves a big hit for Prestwich-based charity

Sport

Bury manager David Flitcroft

Flitcroft excited ahead of Gigg return after 'taxing' run of pre-season fixtures

Tom Pope fires in his first goal for Bury

FULL TIME: Bury 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Bury striker Danny Nardiello

Danny Nardiello will have to fight for first-team place at Bury, says manager David Flitcroft

Danny Nardiello

Danny Nardiello signs new Bury deal

Morecambe 1 Bury 1

PRE-SEASON: Morecambe 1 Bury 1

Bury midfielder Kelvin Etuhu

Etuhu injured in warm-up as Clarke opens account in Shakers' pre-season opener

Adam Yates

Yates twins let off the leash as Tour de France enters the Alps

IN a week of high profile first-class record-breaking partnerships from both Australia and Lancashire, the local batting prowess of two Bury under-11 boys rivalled the achievements of Smith/Rogers and Petersen/Prince.Callum Hunter and Evan Williams, both

CRICKET: Young stars Callum Hunter and Evan Williams bat Bury District to semi-finals

Bury's Simon Belston led the reply knocking 63 in the win against Little Lever

CRICKET: Bury rise up to third following comfortable victory

Radcliffe captain Chris Berry

Young stars can inspire Radcliffe, says captain Chris Berry

Greenmount captain Andy Kerr on his way to a half century

CRICKET: Greenmount aim to bow out with trophy double

New Bury signing Christian Walton

Bury sign Brighton goalkeeper Christian Walton

CELEBRATION TIME: Scott Quigg lets the emotion pour out after stopping Kiko Martinez

Nobody can live with Scott Quigg's power, says Eddie Hearn

Scott Quigg overpowers Kiko Martinez at the Manchester Arena. Picture by Lawrence Lustig

Scott Quigg destroys Kiko Martinez inside five minutes to defend world title

National Sport

Eden Hazard scored a brilliant first-half goal

Chelsea edge out Barca in shootout

Miguel Herrera has been sacked as Mexico coach after allegedly punching a television reporter

Herrera sacked as Mexico coach

Jonny Bairstow, pictured, is "unrecognisable" from his previous England experience, according to captain Alastair Cook

Cook hails Bairstow improvement

President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach has told America not to give up on a bid

Reedie advises LA switch

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