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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

Alex Nicholson, Louise Ashton, Elisha Stewart celebrating achieving their Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) qualifications

Students from Bury College University Centre celebrate their graduation

David Brooks (right) alongside triathlete John van Wisse

Bury filmmaker makes splash on Aussie TV with triathlon documentary

Mr Warren Smith, Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, presents the award to Cadet Flight Sergeant Fabian Noble

Air Cadets duo from Bury honoured with Lord-Lieutenant awards

Bury College Sports Centre. (18458336)

Bury College hails 'best of the best' students

Pictured are the committee members (from left): Liz Magnall, Shefali Talukdar, Jill Oliviero, Debi Fellone, Ann Johnson, Linda Horrocks and Lee Rector

Champagne lunch raises £17,000 for Bury Hospice

Van Tran Nam

Appeal to find teenager missing for almost three weeks

Freak Dance will perform in Radcliffe town centre this weekend

Hopes for Radcliffe town centre boost with live entertainment

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Bury parks named as among the best in Britain

Kieran McGrath, aged 26, of Clayton, died in October after being shot

Police raid Bury and Whitefield properties and make more arrests in fatal shooting probe

FESTIVAL: The sun shone on Saturday but crowds were met with rain on Sunday

7 photographs of music fans braving the rain and rocking out at Festwich

FIRE: The smoking wreckage of the burned out motorhome on the M66. Image via Colin Hamby.

VIDEO: Motor home destroyed after motorway blaze

Stuart Crompton, Charlie's son, who has taken over the Morning Star pub

Hundreds turn out to remember pub landlord at charity football match

Dancers at Debra Simmons School of Dance, Ramsbottom, who are off to Disneyland Paris to perform.
Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Wednesday July 22 2015. (32859308)

Debra Simmons School of Dance to perform at Disneyland Paris

Lavender Hills Care Home, in Stubbins Vale Road, Ramsbottom

People can now tour a Ramsbottom care home from the comfort of their own living room

The North West in Bloom judges pictured during their visit. Also pictured (centre) is Cllr Michelle Wiseman, deputy mayor of Bury, and (far right) Cllr Mike Connolly, leader of the council.

In Bloom judging day – what will be the verdict?

Springside CP School, Bury.Return of educational narrowboat.L/R;Jamie Bland 10 and Jena Dickinson 9.
Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Friday July 10 2015. (31665790)

A boat created to educate children about traveller culture docks at a Bury school

Exterior picture of Bury Town Hall. Photo by Paul Gardner. Newsquest, Bolton. Monday September 16 2013.

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£2.1 million boost for Bury rehabilitation centre

L-R:  Cllor Alan Quinn and Heys Vice Chairman Neil Sankey at Prestwich Heys FC.  Photo by Karen Hope, Friday July 24 2015. (33172181)

Triple boost for on-song Prestwich Heys ahead of new season

Ann Chapman is presented with her awards by Asda staff, air cadets, and Rotarians

A pillar of the Radcliffe community honoured as part of Asda's 50th anniversary celebration

Santa visits Asda in Radcliffe

Is it that time of year already? Father Christmas makes an appearance FIVE months early

Bury Courthouse

MP warns of 'huge loss' to community amid backlash over proposed courthouse closure

Jasmine and Sophia Karim from Radcliffe

Radcliffe sisters in street dance show alongside giant balloon sculpture

Some of the students enjoying the great outdoors during a walk over Holcombe Hill

Holy Cross students enjoy broad spectrum of activities during two-day enrichment event

Rachel Hayes receives her certificate of course completion from Commodore David Dutton, Royal Navy, Assistant Chief of Staff (Resources and Plans).

Bury woman sails through warfare specialist training at HMS Collingwood

St Pauls Church, Ramsbottom.Exhibition looking back at history of events at church.Alma Sanders holding an 80 years old christening dress Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Friday July 17 2015. (32365737)

Churchgoers in Ramsbottom turn back the clocks to raise more than £600

Les Yates with his first children's book Creepycrawlydale Tales

Pensioner relives his childhood with book based on a collection of happy memories

Bury Cancer Support Centre's champagne afternoon tea and fashion show is 'sparkling' success

Military charity hoping to change perceptions with Shakers partnership

Prestwich Cllr Noel Bayley has given his backing to new 'live bus timetable' technology

Transport campaigner backs gadget set to make bus travel more convenient

Curator of Collections and Research at the National Railway Museum Bob Gwynne checks on restoration work on the Flying Scotsman Steam, undertaken by Riley & Son Ltd in Bury

Bury engineering firm helping to get Flying Scotsman back on track

Lesley Jones, Bury’s director of public health, has issued a warning over 'legal highs'

'Legal high' warning issued after five people taken to hospital

479 bus queue

Campaigners win reprieve for under-threat bus service

Students Brook Barnes aged 14 and Heidi Drinnan aged 13.

Elton High School's art project helps bridge the generation gap

Ainsworth Nursing Home

'Inadequate' care home placed into special measures

Mr Conway with his "Victorian Arcade" Ilkley painting

Whitefield artist gets aboard to help victims of Nepal earthquake

Alex Pearson, who was injured in the crash in 2010

Man 'catastrophically' injured in taxi smash in line for multi-million pound compensation

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