Preparations underway for fourth annual Bury Light Night

Bury Times: Bury Light Night 2013

12:52pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BURY is set to shine when the town’s fourth annual Light Night a week on Friday.

No work-related deaths in Bury last year

Bury Times: Danger of death sign

4:09pm Monday 29th September 2014

BURY has been held up as an example of how health and safety legislation has been successfully applied, following the news there were no work-related deaths in the town last year.

Hundreds of bikers turn out for Reg Harris sportive

Bury Times:

4:01pm Monday 29th September 2014

RECORDS were broken at a charity bike ride in memory of a world champion cyclist from Bury.

Musician opens shop to sell the 150 guitars that were driving his wife mad

Bury Times:

3:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

BUSINESSMAN Pat Duggan is tuning up for success - by finding a space for some of the 150 or so guitars that have been crowding the loft and shed of his home in Rochdale Old Road.

Art student makes plea for Russell Brand to fund her university studies

Bury Times: Russell Brand cancels Southend show due to illnesss

3:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN aspiring young artist has made an unusual online plea to comedian Russell Brand to help fund her university education.

Grants worth £25,000 handed out for sports - but uptake in Radcliffe non-existent

Bury Times: Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine, retired England netball player Tracey Neville, and Hollyoaks star Nikki Sanderson, have been unveiled as I Will If You Will ambassadors to help raise the profile of the campaign

3:19pm Monday 29th September 2014

UPTAKE for £1,000 grants to increase the number of women doing exercise has been non-existent in Radcliffe, disappointed organisers have revealed. 

Bury FC president Fred Mason dies following long illness

Bury Times:

12:21pm Saturday 27th September 2014

BURY Football Club’s president – and lifelong Shakers fan – Fred Mason has died.

Man breaks spine jumping from window to escape terrifying hammer attack

Bury Times:

4:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

MASKED thieves armed with hammers forced a terrified man to jump from a first-floor window.

Parents to stage street protest over closure of children's centres

Bury Times: Prestwich and Whitefield Guide news

10:23am Friday 26th September 2014

DOZENS of parents are set to stage a street protest on Monday in a bid to save their children’s centres in Prestwich and Whitefield.

UPDATED: Gang break into shop and steal thousands of pounds of cigarettes

Bury Times: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

9:29am Friday 26th September 2014

A GANG of five men broke into an Unsworth shop using a crowbar and stole cigarettes worth thousands of pounds.

E-mail alerts to help residents get used to controversial new three-weekly bin collections

Bury Times:

5:51pm Friday 26th September 2014

An email alert service will be run by Bury Council to help residents get used to their new bin collection dates.

Director threatens to close pub after TV licence fine

Bury Times:

5:46pm Friday 26th September 2014

A COMPANY director has threatened to close a pub in Bury after it was hit with a fine from TV licence officials.

Staff and volunteers will pull flagship locomotive

Bury Times:

5:42pm Friday 26th September 2014

EAST Lancashire Railway staff are to undertake a “sponsored pull” of their flagship locomotive next week to signal the start of a major campaign to raise £250,000 for three key projects.

School kids bake more than 1,000 biscuits

Bury Times:

5:38pm Friday 26th September 2014

GREAT British Bake Off fever hit a Greenmount school which saw children create more than a thousand sweet treats for charity.

Row over noise at bar

Bury Times:

10:43am Friday 26th September 2014

ACTION could be taken against a Prestwich bar after neighbours complained about cooking, noise and security.

Charity boxes stolen from garden centre

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

8:26am Friday 26th September 2014

A THIEF stole five charity boxes containing less than £50 from a garden centre in Bradley Fold.

Multi-million pound swimming pool, gym and leisure centre plan

Bury Times:

9:15am Thursday 25th September 2014

A MULTI-million pound swimming pool, gym and leisure centre could be built in Radcliffe next year.

Thousands expected at fourth annual Light Night

Bury Times:

2:55pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BURY is set to shine when the town’s fourth annual Light Night is held next month.

Mum hopes to raise £1 million with cancer diary

Bury Times:

2:51pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A STRUGGLE for survival proved inspirational for a mother who hopes to raise £1 million for charity with a book about her son’s battle with cancer.

Late night brawl started after man was tripped up in Yates'

Bury Times: Bolton Crown Court

2:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A LATE night town centre brawl which left three men with broken bones and a head wound started after a pubgoer was tripped up, a court heard.

Bury FC car park spaces to rent at £10,000 each

Bury Times: The JD Stadium, formerly known as Gigg Lane

2:29pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BURY Football Club is offering investors the chance to lease a car parking spot — in a bid to raise cash without having to sell off its assets.

Former headteacher cleared of altering exam results

Bury Times:

9:22am Thursday 25th September 2014

A FORMER headteacher has been cleared of unacceptable professional misconduct after being accused of making alterations to children’s exam papers and coaching a pupil during an exam.

Justice secretary praises Bury magistrates

Bury Times:

2:57pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE work of Bury’s magistrates was praised by a government minister during a visit to the town.

Danny Boyle is patron of city’s new film and theatre space

Bury Times: I could have been a priest, says Danny Boyle

2:27pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RADCLIFFE film director Danny Boyle visited a new arts centre ahead of its opening next year.

Toilet destroyed in tea-light fire

Bury Times: House fire in Halliwell

10:09am Thursday 25th September 2014

A TOILET was destroyed in a fire started by a tealight.

Two men charged after six-hour rooftop stand-off

Bury Times:

1:54pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO men have been charged with causing a six-hour stand-off on a Bury rooftop.

Police officer was not to blame for death crash, says watchdog

Bury Times:

3:07pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A POLICE officer who chased a car which crashed and killed both its passengers was not to blame for the fatal crash, an investigation has found.

Queen’s awards are up for grabs

Bury Times: Queen Elizabeth II holds her message duringthe 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony at Celtic Park, Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 23, 2014. See PA story COMMONWEALTH Ceremony. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA W

3:40pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ROYAL recognition could beckon for Bury organisations as nominations are being sought for the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2015.

Bury College hairdressing students make the cut in two competitions

Bury Times:

3:35pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

HAIRDRESSING students at Bury College have made their mark in two competitions.

Missing schoolboy found safe and well

Bury Times:

2:40pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AN AUTISTIC schoolboy who went missing from his Bury home has been found safe in well.

Councillors refuse to resign and trigger by-election

Bury Times:

3:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO newly-independent Radcliffe councillors are facing a backlash from political opponents over their refusal to resign from Bury Council and trigger a by-election.

Probe launched as device is sabotaged at sculpture centre

Bury Times: Art on display at the new sculpture centre

4:34pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

AN investigtion is under way to find out who sabotaged a device to record sculpture centre visitor numbers.

Tortoise missing - suspected stolen

Bury Times:

4:36pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A TORTOISE owner is appealing for help to track down her missing pet.

Advice to stop falls at home

Bury Times: Bury Times news

4:29pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CARE service providers in Bury are aiming to reduce the number of accidental falls suffered by older people.

Shadow business minister visits Bury telecoms firm

Bury Times:

4:29pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE role of apprentices at a Bury telecommunications firm was praised during a visit from a top politician.

Concern grows for missing autistic teenager

Bury Times:

3:18pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CONCERN is growing for the welfare of an autistic 15-year-old missing from his home in Bury.

‘Breast cancer doesn’t define me’, says Patti

Bury Times:

4:38pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A BRAVE Greenmount woman who has been diagnosed with breast cancer will don her gladrags next month for a glittering charity fashion show.

Two men throw tiles during six-hour rooftop stand-off

Bury Times:

6:08pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds of damage was done to cars parked in a Bury street after tiles were thrown from the roof of an apartment block by two men involved in a six-hour standoff.

Bury College tutor who downloaded child porn avoids jail

Bury Times:

4:52pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A COLLEGE lecturer who downloaded hundreds of pornographic images and videos of young children has avoided being sent to jail.

Police search for next of kin of 65-year-old Bury man

Bury Times: Bury Times news

5:47pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are searching for the next of kin of a man from Bury.

Bury Council's bid to tackle child sexual exploitation after Rotherham scandal

Bury Times: Bradford has been a trailblazer for good practice in dealing with child sexual exploitation

5:03pm Monday 22nd September 2014

STEPS are being taken to reassure residents about measures to protect children in the wake of child sexual exploitation in other areas.

Mountain biker was 'millimetres from being paralysed'

Bury Times:

5:01pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A MOUNTAIN biker who was “millimetres from being paralysed” in a fall has praised the rescue teams that saved him.

Care home owner stole thousands from 'vulnerable' residents

Bury Times:

4:57pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE OWNER of a care home in Tottington stole thousands of pounds from the bank accounts of “vulnerable” residents, a court heard.

Anti-semitic incidents 'on the rise'

Bury Times: New report shows rise in anti-semitic crime across Greater Manchester

4:48pm Monday 22nd September 2014

ANTI-Semitic incidents are on the rise in Bury, according to the Community Security Trust.

Privatisation of children's services would be a 'last resort'

Bury Times:

4:46pm Monday 22nd September 2014

PRIVATISATION will only be a last resort in a controversial shake-up of children’s services across Bury, according to council leaders.

Dance group Soul II Soul close Ramsbottom Festival

Bury Times: Jazzie B from Soul II Soul

10:02am Monday 22nd September 2014

DANCE act Soul II Soul got Ramsbottom Festival moving as they brought the weekend to a close with a crowd pleasing set.

Jimi Goodwin shines at Ramsbottom Festival as British Sea Power fall flat

Bury Times:

11:34am Sunday 21st September 2014

HUNDREDS took to the hills for a second hit of ale and music at Ramsbottom Festival.

Ramsbottom Festival 2014: Spellbinding performance by The Levellers a perfect start

Bury Times:

12:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A RAUCOUS, high-energy set from The Levellers was the perfect ending to the first day of Ramsbottom Festival.

Hunt for man wanted over Radcliffe assaults

Bury Times:

2:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a man wanted for two assaults in Radcliffe.

UPDATED: Police make progress in Robert Hart murder investigation

Bury Times:

11:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE investigating the death of Robert Hart at Parklife have been contacted by more potential witnesses.






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