Detectives hunt gang in 'sophisticated' Prestwich mortgage fraud

Bury Times:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to a £90,000 mortgage fraud.

Fire breaks out near Tetrosyl plant

Bury Times: House fire in Halliwell

6:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

FIRE crews were called to reports of a fire at an electrical substation near the Tetrosyl plant in Bury.

Care centres could be closed or privatised

Bury Times: Care cost shock: Bournemouth council may have to increase adult fees

5:56pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ADULT care services in Bury are set for a major shake-up — which could involve centre closures and privatisation.

UPDATED: Tributes to 'highly regarded' RAF veteran killed in motorbike crash

Bury Times:

10:33am Thursday 21st August 2014

THE family of a "highly regarded" RAF veteran have paid tribute after he was killed in a motorbike crash.

80 staff moving to Rochdale as Tetrosyl announces closure of HQ

Bury Times:

6:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A total of 80 staff will move from Bury to Rochdale as a car care manufacturer closes its headquarters to fund a state-of-the-art factory expansion.

GCSE results day

Bury Times:

7:51am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of students all over Bury are getting their GCSE results today.

Bury-bound tram passengers baffled as they end up in Rochdale

Bury Times: The Twitter feed has gone live on Metrolink services

6:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PASSENGERS on a Bury-bound Metrolink tram were left bemused when the vehicle got on the wrong track and went to Monsall.

Glaston-Bury set to rock town this weekend

Bury Times:

6:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BURY will come alive with music this bank holiday with the town’s annual live rock festival set to take 13 separate stages by storm.

Fun day in tragic baby Tyler’s memory

Bury Times:

6:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A FAMILY will hold a charity fun day in Bury in memory of their stillborn son — who died after his mother had undergone three years of fertility treatment in order to conceive.

Large travellers' camp moved on from Pilsworth

Bury Times:

5:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A LARGE traveller camp has been moved on from land in Pilsworth.

Going straight: Strangeways riots ex-con opens gym in Radcliffe to keep youngsters out of trouble

Bury Times:

12:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A REFORMED ex-con who spent 32 years in prison and was one of the key figures in the Strangeways riots has opened a gym to help youngsters make sure they do not follow the same path.

Tributes to popular former Bury driving instructor

Bury Times:

6:26pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WELL-known former Bury driving instructor who was a prisoner of war during World War Two has died.

Teenager kicked in head five times in brutal Radcliffe iPhone robbery

Bury Times: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

11:04am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TEENAGER was brutally kicked in the head in a "violent and unprovoked" robbery in Radcliffe.

Stable-mates lend a hand at riding centre

Bury Times:

5:21pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

STABLE-mates came together when a team of volunteers decided to “lend a hand” at the Margaret Haes Riding Centre in Holcombe.

Can you crack colonel’s war code that is still unsolved after almost 100 years?

Bury Times:

5:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VISITORS to Bury Art Museum are being given the opportunity to crack a code which has remained unsolved for nearly a century.

A-level results: Students bound for Oxbridge

Bury Times:

5:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TOP of the class at Holy Cross was a Radcliffe teenager who scooped four A*s and one A grade.

Ring and ride changes will leave elderly isolated, warns MP

Bury Times: Bury South MP Ivan Lewis

5:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PETITION has been launched by an MP calling on changes to a ring and ride service to be scrapped because campaigners say it will leave the elderly isolated.

Phil Neville's wife Julie strips off naked to promote new health shop

Bury Times:

5:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE wife of one of Bury’s most famous footballing personalities has stripped off to celebrate the opening of her health and nutrition store in Manchester.

Footballing fans’ goal is helping little Mila

Bury Times: Bury Times news

5:46pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE new football season is now kicking in — and fans are getting into the spirit in aid of a little girl.

Beer garden must close early because of complaints about noise

Bury Times: Embargoed to 0001 Tuesday October 15.File photo dated 01/12/06 of a man drinking a beer as pub landlords want to call time on being "tied" to a large company for their beer and other supplies, according to a new study.   PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

6:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

A PUB beer garden must close early because of complaints about noise, councillors have ruled.

Town hall bosses pledge to protect Bury's green belt

Bury Times:

5:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

PLANNING bosses have pledged to protect Bury’s green belt — as developers urge the council to make more land available to build homes.

Fun for all the family at this year's Ramsbottom Festival

Bury Times: Sinead O'Connor charms Ramsbottom Festival - despite the downpours

6:13pm Monday 18th August 2014

THERE will be fun for all the family at this year’s Ramsbottom Festival — as organisers unveil a new programme of arts and crafts in time for next month’s event.

VIDEO: Pupils' unique way of remembering their school years

Bury Times:

6:10pm Monday 18th August 2014

MANY pupils take home a signed shirt to remember their last day in class — but one Bury primary school decided to create a keepsake to last a lifetime.

Man has lucky escape from pizza fire in Bury

Bury Times: House fire in Halliwell

11:15am Sunday 17th August 2014

A SLEEPY resident had a lucky escape from a kitchen blaze in Bury — prompting a warning from fire chiefs.

Search for family and friends of Bury soldier who died on D-Day

Bury Times:

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

AN historian is appealing for the family and friends of a soldier from Bury — who was one of the first to die on D-Day in 1944 — to come forward.

'Miracle' dog paralysed in mystery seizure can walk again

Bury Times:

12:37pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE owners of a dog left paralysed by a mystery seizure are overjoyed after it was able to walk again.

Coronation Street star makes jam for her restaurant

Bury Times:

5:29pm Friday 15th August 2014

DON’T tell Coronation Street’s Carla Connor, but knicker-stitcher Fiz has other talents up her sleeve.

Police launch new appeal after motorcyclist left critically injured in crash

Bury Times:

4:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

A FRESH appeal for information has been launched after a 22-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured.

Elton Primary School will be academy when it reopens next month

Bury Times: Elton Primary School

3:36pm Friday 15th August 2014

ELTON Primary School is set to become an academy — the second in the borough — when pupils and staff return next month.

Seddons Farm estate to lose Post Office in row over rent

Bury Times:

3:34pm Friday 15th August 2014

A COMMUNITY is set to lose its Post Office in a row over rent between a landlord and a newsagent.

Stolen Thai statue found on golf course putting green

Bury Times:

3:24pm Friday 15th August 2014

A MISSING "spice girl" statute has been found — on the putting green at a golf course.

Furious drivers slapped with £100 fines for parking overnight at Radcliffe Metrolink

Bury Times:

2:47pm Friday 15th August 2014

FURIOUS motorists stung by £100 fines for parking overnight in Radcliffe’s tram station say “tiny” signs warning of the fee are completely inadequate.

Crash on M66 after ladders fall off back of van

Bury Times: Councillor calls for urgent repairs on Wirral motorway sliproad

9:46am Friday 15th August 2014

A CRASH involving three cars caused long tailbacks on the M66 this morning after ladders fell off the back of a van.

More job losses at cash-strapped Bury Hospice

Bury Times:

5:16pm Thursday 14th August 2014

FRESH job losses have been announced at Bury Hospice as services at the cash-strapped charity continue to shrink - despite increased NHS funding.

A-level results day

Bury Times: Pictures from Hampshire schools and colleges as students pick up their A Level results.

7:51am Thursday 14th August 2014

A-level students all over Bury will be getting their results today.

£14,000 benefits cheat caught out by Facebook profile

Bury Times: Follows Bucks Free Press on Facebook!

5:39pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MOTHER who falsely claimed £14,700 in benefits was caught out — by her own Facebook profile.

Thousands sign petition against three-weekly bin collections - triggering full council debate

Bury Times:

5:36pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A 3,318-signature petition opposing plans to switch Bury’s grey bin collections from fortnightly to every three weeks means the controversial issue is set to be debated at a full council meeting.

'Challenging' and 'innovative' 3D sculptures could be installed at Bury Library

Bury Times:

5:22pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TWO "challenging" and "innovative" 3D sculptures will be erected in the entrance to Bury Library, if planning permission is approved.

Bury drunks could sit through graphic violence videos to halve police fines

Bury Times: ALCOHOL TROUBLE: New courses tackle drink-related crime

5:19pm Thursday 14th August 2014

DRUNK revellers in Bury who fall foul of the law could have their fines halved by agreeing to view graphic images of booze-fulled violence as part of a new police initiative.

Call for action after four cars smash into garden wall in just six months

Bury Times:

10:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

A bend in a Radcliffe road has proved so dangerous a homeowner has seen four cars smash into his garden wall in the past six months.

Police search Cliff Richard's house in alleged sexual assault investigation

Bury Times: ROCK RULES: Cliff Richard talks about the rock ’n’ roll years

1:29pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Police are searching a property believed to belong to Sir Cliff Richard in relation to the alleged sexual assault of a boy in the 1980s.

Thai statue stolen from Ramsbottom restaurant

Bury Times:

6:53pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

WITH its beautifully carved praying hands and intricately decorated gown, Ramsbottom’s very own spice girl has been welcoming diners to a popular restaurant for more than a decade.

New 'retro' pub to open in Tottington

Bury Times:

6:50pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A NEW community cask ale pub is hoping to bring a slice of retro to Tottington.

Teenager arrested over alleged racial abuse at Bolton Wanderers match

Bury Times: The new Macron sign at the Reebok Stadium.

5:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

BOLTON Wanderers’ stewards have been praised for apprehending a teenager suspected of racially abusing a Bury player.

Centenary Woods will be tribute to heroes

Bury Times:

6:47pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

OVER the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country — and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to a member of your family who sacrificed their life by dedicating a tree in their memory.

Stunning photo marks World War One centenary

Bury Times:

6:44pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A SKILLED photographer has created this poignant image to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

JAILED: Robber who threatened to stab chemist workers during raid in Greenmount

Bury Times:

10:36am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A ROBBER has been jailed after he went into a chemist's shop with a knife and metal bar and threatened to stab staff if they didn't hand over morphine.

UPDATED: Robbers hold knife to disabled army veteran's throat in rugby club raid

Bury Times:

2:42pm Monday 11th August 2014

A DISABLED Army veteran had a knife held to his throat while his friend was punched and kicked during a terrifying late night robbery at Sedgley Park Rugby Club.

New elderly care law is 'vague', warns charity

Bury Times: UNHAPPY FEET: More homes are needed for the elderly

10:24am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A CHARITY is warning about the future care needs of nearly 13,000 older people in Bury who cannot carry out day-to-day activities as the government is set to introduce sweeping reforms.

Teacher and pupil celebrate end of school year - by getting their hair cut off

Bury Times:

10:22am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A TEACHER and her pupil celebrated the end of the school year in an unorthodox way — by saying goodbye to their long locks.






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