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  • Couple land up in court after lying to swindle insurance claim cash

    A MARRIED couple with money troubles lied to swindle insurers out of more than £7,000. read more

  • UPDATED: Road closure for emergency repairs causing traffic delays

    MOTORISTS in Bury are facing long delays today after emergency sewer repair work had to be carried out at a busy junction. read more

  • Frantic fortnight of fundraising sees pair beat five other couples to win dream wedding

    WEDDING bells will soon be ringing for a couple who raised more charity cash in a fortnight than their rivals to win their dream day. read more

  • Unspent £7,000 for Radcliffe health projects could be returned to government after not one group applies for share of cash

    NOT a single group in Radcliffe has applied for a share of £7,000 to fund health and wellbeing projects in the town. read more

  • Carrington move has already earned us six points, says Bury manager David Flitcroft

    BURY boss David Flitcroft believes the club’s move to Manchester City’s former Carrington training base has already helped inspire the players to back-to-back wins. read more

  • Residents flee following Ramsbottom house fire Bury Times: House fire in Halliwell

    RESIDENTS had to flee their home in Ramsbottom following a house fire. read more

  • Athletes brave weather as Tom Carson wins annual Terry Nortley 10-mile race

    RUNNERS braved sleet, wind and then snow when they took on Radcliffe AC's popular Terry Nortley 10-Mile Multi-Terrain Race on Sunday. read more

  • Robbers threaten staff with hammer during shop raid

    POLICE are investigating after armed raiders robbed a shop in Whitefield. read more

  • JAMIE HOYLAND: Carrington move has the 'wow' factor

    MY initial response to reading the news on Twitter that Bury had secured the lease for Carrington was “wow”, and that feeling has only intensified as the full details have emerged. read more

  • Slip road at Whitefield closed due to flooding

    FLOODING has caused a slip road on the M60 at Whitefield to be closed. read more

  • Staff raise glasses to 10 years of The Blind Tiger

    GLASSES will be raised to toast the success of a popular Bury bar celebrating its tenth birthday this week. read more

  • Golden start to the year for Bury fencing starlet Phoebe Newton-Hughes

    IT'S been a golden start to the year for one Bury schoolgirl who is also celebrating finishing in the top three in her first adult fencing competition. read more

  • 'Vulnerable' teenager leaves Broad Oak Sports College after Facebook allegations Bury Times:

    A VULNERABLE teenager at the centre of claims an older man was posing as a pupil at Broad Oak Sports College has left the school. read more

  • Young runners bode well for the future of Bury AC

    A SMALL team of Bury AC runners made the long journey to London to compete in the English National Cross Country Championships last Saturday. read more

  • 'Months to live' for 10-year-old with inoperable brain tumour diagnosed with 'virus' by Bury GP Bury Times:

    A 10-YEAR-OLD boy with an inoperable brain tumour has been given months to live – after he was sent home from a Bury GP with cream for a “virus”. read more

  • Baby trapped in car one of four incidents during firefighters strike Bury Times: House fire in Halliwell

    A 24 HOUR strike called by firefighters saw stand-in crews being called out to four incidents across Bury. read more

  • Battling Blue Devils fight back to steal late victory

    BLUE Devils coach Mike Nichols was full of praise for his Bury side after they fought back to steal a late victory at Tameside last week. read more

  • David Flitcroft: Carrington move is biggest deal in Bury's history

    BURY manager David Flitcroft admits he had to pinch himself after the club sealed a five-year lease for Manchester City’s former Carrington training base. read more

  • Two crashes cause delays for commuters

    TWO accidents are causing delays across Bury this morning. read more

  • Bury boss David Flitcroft must decide whether to stick or twist after signing midfielders on contract extensions

    ANDREW Tutte and Tom Soares signed extensions to their contracts this week that will tie the midfielders to Bury until the summer of 2017. read more

  • TABLE TENNIS: Radcliffe back on top of division Bury Times:

    Radcliffe CC moved back to the top of Division One of the Bury Table Tennis League this week despite only beating Prestwich B 6-4. read more

  • Patron Cup triumph can spur Lancashire Spinners into clinching promotion, says Ken Masser

    LANCASHIRE Spinners basketball club general manager Ken Masser believes their Patrons Cup win last week will drive the club forward for further success this season. read more

  • Legendary striker Steve aiming to Foster Radcliffe Borough's survival ambitions

    RETURNING Radcliffe Borough striker Steve Foster is hoping history can repeat itself as he bids to save the Stainton Park outfit from relegation for a second time. read more

  • Unlucky Sedgley Tigers lose out to league strugglers Bury Times:

    SEDGLEY Tigers coach Geoff Roberts rued his side's luck after they missed a late try-scoring opportunity to crash to a shock defeat at struggling Luctonians on Saturday. read more


    ROSINA HUGHES (Rose) Passed away peacefully on 12th February 2015, aged 82 years. Devoted wife to Stanley, loving mother to Lesley, Susan and Angela /grandaughter. Also a much loved nana and great nana. The funeral will take place Wednesday 4th March 2015 at St Peter’s Church, Bury at 12.30 pm followed by committal at East Lancashire Crematorium, Radcliffe at 1.30 pm. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, to Dementia UK (cheques only). All enquiries to Co-operative Funeral Care, Silver Street, Bury, BL9 0EX, Tel: 0161 764 4177. read more

  • Shelagh Oldfield

    SHELAGH FRANCES OLDFIELD nee MAHON After almost 12 years of happiness after her heart transplant spent with Graham and her daughter Elizabeth, Shelagh sadly died in Royal Bolton Hospital on 9th February 2015. A beloved wife and mum, sadly missed. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 5th March at 11.30am at Radcliffe Crematorium. read more


    MONA HAWORTH In loving memory of dear Aunty Mona, a wonderful and kind aunty and great aunty. Although so far away, you have always been in our hearts and thoughts and we will miss your cheerful smile when we visit Bury. Gayle & Andrew, Michelle, Peter and family and Andrew & Vanessa in Australia read more


    GEOFFREY PARMLEY Died peacefully on 6th February 2015 aged 94 years, late of Hewlett Court. Dearly loved husband of the late Muriel, and friend to many. Service and committal at Overdale Crematorium Bolton on Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 1245pm. Flowers welcome or donations to Bury Hospice c/o and enquiries toPaul Ruehorn or Bernard Booth at Booth and Wolstenholme, Peel Chapel, Crow Lane, Ramsbottom BL0 9BR. Tel 01706 826661. read more

  • Leslie Gregory

    LESLIE GREGORY On Thursday 19th February 2015, peacefully in Bury Hospice, of Station Road, Greenmount, Leslie aged 82 years. Loving husband to the late Mary, very special dad to Sue, devoted grandad to Sophie, father in law to Mark, dear brother to Brian, Mavis and the late Jim, Bill and Ronnie. Now at peace. "Reunited with the love of his life Mary" Family flowers only, donations if desired to Bury Hospice c/o the funeral directors. The funeral will take place at East Lancashire Crematorium on Friday 27th February at 3pm. All enquiries to Unsworth Funeral Directors, 37 Market Street, Tottington, Bury BL8 4AA. Tel: 01204 886161 read more

  • mary alderson

    MARY ALDERSON Passed away peacefully at Bridge House Care Home, on 19th February 2015, aged 89 years. A dear wife of the late Roy, Mother to Peter, Mother-in-law to Annette, dear Grandma to Simon and Samantha, and Great Grandma to James, Jessica and Jamie. For funeral details contact Bury Co-op Funerals Tel 0161 764 4177 read more

  • mona haworth

    MONA HAWORTH Treasured memories of our Aunty, Great Aunty, Great Great Aunty who was loving and wonderful in every way. Love Elizabeth, Mike and Adele xx Claire, Lee, Abbey and Adam xx Emma, Nik, Ellie and Benjamin xx Your memory is a keepsake with which we will never part. God has you in his keeping we have you in our heart xx Also with deepest sympathy from sister-in-law Betty x read more


    ELSIE ISHERWOOD In memory of my dear wife, who died February 25, 2003. Memories keep you near and dear. Loving husband Eric and son David read more

  • Yvonne Kay Clarkson

    YVONNE KAY CLARKSON Treasured memories of Yvonne who passed away 25th February 2014 Much loved mum, daughter, sister and aunt With love from Daniel, Holly and Ellie, mum & Alan, Catherine, Leah & Families. Always in our thoughts Forever in our hearts read more

  • john greenacre

    JOHN GREENACRE 26th February 2014 A devoted husband, dad and grandad greatly missed in our hearts now and forever love Ann and family xxx read more

  • James Holt

    JAMES HOLT In loving memory of a dear Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad who passed away 29th February 2012. The love and the laughter, You gave us Dad, Are our most treasured memories now. You are never more than a thought away, Loved and remembered everyday. Love Marie, Jimmy and Dave xxx Always remembered and missed. Love Leanne, Chloe and Luke xxx Thinking of you always Love Mark, Martyn and Kallum xxx read more

  • Thomas Allan Bradshaw

    THOMAS ALLAN BRADSHAW (ALLAN) Passed away peacefully at home on 11th February 2015, aged 63 years. Loving Husband of Sharon, devoted father to Mark, Paul and Lois and a much loved brother to David, Mary, Peter and Dorothy, and loving brother in law. He will be missed by his family in Australia. The funeral will take place on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 at East Lancashire Crematorium, Radcliffe at 10.30 am. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation (cheques only). All enquiries to Co-operative Funeral Care, Silver Street, Bury, BL9 0EX, Tel: 0161 764 4177 read more

  • Maureen Bleakley

    MAUREEN BLEAKLEY Maureen of Walmersley, Bury, passed away peacefully in her sleep on 10th February 2015 aged 76 years. Loving wife of the late Donald Bleakley, a dearly loved mum of Donna, Karl and Chris, a devoted grandma of Lauren and Heather and a dear mother in law of Ste. It's hard to put on paper, the way we feel today, to say how much we miss you since God took you away, the parting was so sudden, we often wonder why, but the hardest part of all mum was we never said goodbye. Miss you more and more each day mum, your loving daughter and son-in-law Donna and Ste xxx Dear mother of mine, forever you'll be enshrined in my heart, your sweet memory, a heartache, a tear, a memory so dear, each day of my life, I shall wish you were here. Always in our thoughts, your sons Karl and Chris xxx Miss and love you more than words can say, grandma you are now at peace with grandad. Love always your loving grandaughters Lauren and Heather xxx The funeral service and committal will take place at East Lancashire Crematorium (Radcliffe) on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Dementia UK c/o and all enquiries to Fred Hamers 'Fernmoor' Funeral Home, Walmersley Road, Bury. Tel 0161 797 7133 read more


    PATRICIA ROBINSON Loving wife of Neville, Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on 23rd February 2015. Funeral date yet to be confirmed. All enquiries to Tina Mcloughlin Fred Hamers Funeral Service, Huntley Lodge Funeral Home 217 Bell Lane Bury, BL9 6HT. 0161 7644999. read more

  • Pauline Walmsley

    PAULINE MARGARET WALMSLEY On 22 February peacefully at Bury Hospice aged 83 years. Loving partner of Brian, beloved mother of Pauline, Philip, David, Peter and Paul and cherished nana and great grandma. The service and commital will be at Radcliffe Crematorium on Wednesday March 4 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired, cheques only made payable to Bury Hospice may be forwarded to Silletts Funeral Service, Spring Lane, Radcliffe, M26 2TQ. Enquiries tel 0161 723 2383 read more

  • Doreen McDermott

    DOREEN McDERMOTT On 13th February 2015 passed away in hospital. Dear sister in law and aunt. She will be sadly missed. Sylvia, Stephen, Tony and Carmel. read more

  • Kenneth yates

    KENNETH YATES “Ken” Slipped away peacefully on Thursday 12th February 2015 aged 82. Much loved husband of Shirley, Father of David and Stephen, Father in law of Karen and Maggie. Grandfather of Dominic, Samantha, Stacey, Mike and Bradley. Great Grandfather of Daniel and Roxie. Funeral service was held on Wednesday 25th February 2015 at 4:00pm at Poole Crematorium, Dorset. Donations are very welcome going to Marie Curie and Forest Holme. All enquiries to; H.J Cole Funeral Directors, 68 Lagland Street, Poole, BH15 1QG Tel: 01202 674047 read more


    KATHRYN ANNE SLATTERY In hospital on Saturday 14th February 2015 aged 42 years, dearly loved wife, for a very short time, of Nick, much loved daughter of John Christopher Davis, and the late Rose Anne Wood. Service at Peel Chapel, Crow Lane, Ramsbottom, on Friday 27th February 2015 at 10.30am, followed by committal at Overdale Crematorium, Bolton. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to A gift of a wedding, or McMillan Nurses c/o and enquiries toPaul Ruehorn or Bernard Booth at Booth and Wolstenholme, Peel Chapel, Crow Lane, Ramsbottom BL0 9BR. Tel 01706 826661 read more

  • Eva Franks

    EVA FRANKS 27.02.34. You are not forgotten, though on earth you are no more, still in memory you are with us, as you always were before. Son David, Jane, Bradley, Lianne & Oliver. read more

  • robert walker

    ROBERT WALKER February 24 If I could have one lifetime wish One dream that could come true, I ask one thing with all my heart, For yesterday and you. God bless you Darling Maureen xxxx Always in my heart Mum Hudson xx Deep in our hearts you will always stay Loved and missed every day Love Mark, Julie, Harriet, Tyron and Elysia xxxxx Love Paul, Elizabeth, Jack and Bethany xxxx read more

  • janet webster

    JANET WEBSTER Douglas and family of the late Janet Webster would like to thank all who attended Janet's funeral. For their sympathy also donations to the M.S. Society. Special thanks to Rev. E Binns for her lovely words. Many thanks to the Co-Operative Funeral Care, Radcliffe for their help and support. read more

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