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.

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.

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.

Teenagers threatened during street robbery

Bury Times:

11:53am Wednesday 17th September 2014

POLICE have released CCTV images of men they wish to speak to in relation to a robbery in Bury.

Taxi driver wanted in connection with sexual assault

Bury Times:

12:54pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A TAXI driver from Bury is being tracked by police in connection with a report of sexual assault.

Bury sister of captured aid worker Alan Henning 'going through hell'

Bury Times:

8:37pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE Bury sister of captured aid worker Alan Henning sent a poignant message to her brother on his birthday in August.

British forces 'do not know where aid worker Alan Henning is being held hostage'

Bury Times:

6:42pm Monday 15th September 2014

BRITISH forces do not know where aid worker Alan Henning is being held hostage, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.

12 jobs under threat at Bury Phones 4u stores

Bury Times:

11:58am Monday 15th September 2014

UP to 12 jobs in Bury are under threat after Phones 4u went into administration.

UPDATED: Islamic State militants threaten to kill Bolton convoy aid worker

Bury Times:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

MILITANT terrorists are threatening to kill an aid worker who travelled in a Bolton convoy to Syria.

PICTURES: Black Pudding Throwing Championships held in Ramsbottom

Bury Times:

5:16pm Sunday 14th September 2014

THE age-old rivalry between Lancashire and Yorkshire was rekindled in Ramsbottom yesterday for the official World Black Pudding Throwing Championships.

VIDEO: £135,000 benefit cheat couple claimed they were too ill to make their own food - but were caught running a cafe

Bury Times:

5:46pm Friday 12th September 2014

A COUPLE who fraudulently claimed more than £135,000 in benefits - saying they were too ill to cook their own meals - were caught running a cafe on Bury Market, a court heard.

Thief preyed on elderly and vulnerable - and tricked pensioner into removing his trousers

Bury Times:

2:36pm Friday 12th September 2014

A THIEF has been jailed for four years after she conned her way into the homes of four elderly and vulnerable people.

Protest over closure of children's centres

Bury Times:

6:23pm Friday 12th September 2014

MORE than 30 parents and youngsters staged a high-profile demonstration outside Bury Town Hall ahead of a crunch meeting over the future of seven children’s centres threatened with closure.

Group recreates departure of World War One soldiers

Bury Times:

6:18pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE poignant departure of soldiers who left Bury to fight for their country after the outbreak of the Great War was recreated as part of a choral commemoration at the town’s Bolton Street Station.

Businessman jailed for £112,000 VAT fraud

Bury Times:

6:14pm Friday 12th September 2014

A 46-YEAR-OLD Bury businessman who faked paperwork to steal almost £112,000 in a VAT repayment fraud has been jailed for 30 months.

Husband and wife councillors quit Labour after row over meeting attendance

Bury Times:

6:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

Husband and wife councillors Matt and Daisy Bailey have severed ties with the Labour party after criticising the group for being unsupportive of their family situation.

Four would-be pop stars vying for your girl band vote

Bury Times:

6:07pm Friday 12th September 2014

FOUR would-be pop stars from Bury are urging the public to help them earn the chance of a lifetime.

Watchdog slams axing of Fusiliers' 2nd battalion

Bury Times:

5:58pm Friday 12th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL changes to restructure the army — including the axing of Bury-based 2nd battalion, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers — have been slammed by a watchdog.

Support group 'in demand' after award nomination

Bury Times:

5:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

LEADERS of a Bury-based support group say they are “in dreamland” after being nominated for a top award.

Ramsbottom women conquer Eggheads

Bury Times:

5:32pm Friday 12th September 2014

A TEAM of women conquered one of TV’s most fearsome quiz shows — and pledged to donate all of their £9,000 winnings to charity.

Dad's injuries 'not serious enough' for ambulance after falling down stairs

Bury Times:

1:28pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A DAD who was left writhing in pain after falling downstairs and dislocating his shoulder was told his injuries were not serious enough for an ambulance to attend.

Business glitterati gather at Bolton and Bury Business Awards

Bury Times:

8:30am Friday 12th September 2014

BUSINESS glitterati from across Bolton and Bury gathered last night for their ninth “Oscars” awards ceremony.

UPDATED: Man 'clung to roof of car like scene from movie' before lamppost crash

Bury Times:

7:23pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A MAN is said to have been driven through the streets of Bury clinging to the roof of a car in an incident that has been described as "like a movie scene".

Vandals wreck park tennis table

Bury Times:

11:58am Wednesday 10th September 2014

VANDALS have smashed a concrete table tennis table in a park for a second time.

Whitefield firm helping to beat the fraudsters

Bury Times:

12:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

VULNERABLE people in Bury at risk of fraud and other scams are being given a helping hand by a Whitefield company.

Manchester Road Park gets new Welly cafe

Bury Times:

12:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A DILAPIDATED park area in Bury has been given some “welly” by council officials.

New £210,000 buses for school run

Bury Times:

11:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PUPILS at two schools in the borough are to get a transport boost with their own bus service.

Top athlete helped runner prepare for Great North Run

Bury Times:

11:49am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BURY athlete Karl Tomany had a one-in-a-million running mate to help him in his preparations for the Great North Run.

Ramsbottom Horticultural Society's summer show

Bury Times:

11:46am Wednesday 10th September 2014

RAMSBOTTOM Horticultural Society enjoyed the sweet smell of success when it staged its summer show at the town’s cricket club.

Family open new micro-brewery in Ramsbottom

Bury Times:

11:44am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A FAMILY is hoping to tap into the burgeoning independent beer market after opening a micro-brewery in Ramsbottom.

'Drunken' man rescued from river in Radcliffe

Bury Times:

8:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MAN believed to be drunk was rescued from a river in Radcliffe this evening.

Call for CCTV after three brutal attacks on quiet path

Bury Times:

9:19am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THREE brutal daylight attacks - including a rape - on a quiet Radcliffe walkway in less than a month have prompted residents to call for increased CCTV.

Prankster covers car in Post-It notes

Bury Times:

9:26am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MOTORIST was “posted” a special surprise — when he found his car had been covered in yellow notes as part of a prank.

119 in Bury at risk of developing diabetes

Bury Times:

9:12am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A TOTAL of 119 people in Bury have been newly identified as being at risk of developing type two diabetes.






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