Man accused of committing a sex act on himself in Ramsbottom park

Bury Times:

3:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A MAN has been charged with indecent exposure and committing a sexual act in public.

Oasis painting stolen from Bury art gallery

Bury Times:

3:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

An OASIS canvas painting has been stolen from a gallery in Bury.

Residents line Ramsbottom street in bid to see film stars in action

Bury Times: Locals watch the filming of 'A Monster Calls' in Bridge Street, Ramsbottom. Photo by Karen Hope, Sunday October 26 2014. Reporter: Liam Thorp. (11948926)

8:25am Tuesday 28th October 2014

RESIDENTS lined the streets late into the night to try and catch a glimpse of Hollywood stars shooting a feature film in Ramsbottom.

Masked gun and knife gang rob Prestwich shop

Bury Times: Garston stabbing: two teens appear in court

3:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GANG of masked thieves brandishing a handgun and a large hunter's knife robbed a convenience store in Prestwich.

Mystery over 'I'm so so so sorry' signs put up all around Prestwich

Bury Times:

5:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PRESTWICH residents have been left scratching their heads after a series of coded signs appeared across the town.

Bury residents 'filling bins with wrong rubbish' after controversial collection changes

Bury Times:

2:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CONCERNED residents say controversial changes to waste collections are encouraging neighbours to fill their bins with the wrong rubbish.

Woman taken to hospital after dog attacks her in Ramsbottom

Bury Times:

2:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

A WOMAN is being treated in hospital for "numerous bites" after a dog attacked her in Ramsbottom.

Crowds roll up for fun-filled Ramsbottom Pie Festival

Bury Times:

5:14pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A PIE festival “filled” Ramsbottom with joy, as thousands of pastry lovers got their hands on the town’s finest local delicacies.

Engineering firm bosses in court over death of 16-year-old apprentice

Bury Times: Cameron Minshull

12:41pm Saturday 18th October 2014

TWO men and two companies have been summonsed to court over the death of a 16-year-old apprentice from Bury.

Drugs worth £1 million found at Bury woman's home

Bury Times:

6:47pm Friday 17th October 2014

A STASH of drugs worth more than £1 million was found at the home of a Bury woman, a court heard.

Join St Joseph's Players in Bury for a night that will make you think

Bury Times:

10:57am Friday 17th October 2014

THE talented cast and crew from a Bury acting group have taken on a new challenge – and you can see the results from Thursday.

Murderer's bid to clear her name

Bury Times: Driver lied about insurance

6:02am Thursday 16th October 2014

A DENTAL student who was jailed for life for the murder of her lover's pregnant teenage wife in Bury has launched a second bid to overturn her conviction.

Brave youngster turns tragedy into triumph

Bury Times:

11:59am Thursday 16th October 2014

A COURAGEOUS youngster has turned tragedy into triumph by raising more than £200 for the hospice where her best friend died.

Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

4:19pm Thursday 16th October 2014

POLICE have dreamt up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Last large day centre to close, say town hall bosses

Bury Times:

6:40pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE borough's last remaining "large" day centre is set to shut after town hall bosses branded it as outdated.

Thunderstruck church is almost ready to open

Bury Times:

2:10pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

LEADERS of a storm-damaged church in Ramsbottom are getting ready to re-open their doors.

Country's best folk singers to visit Bury

Bury Times: Jackie Oates

2:11pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

SOME of the UK’s best folk artists have released an album to mark the World War One centenary — and will kick off their national tour in Bury.

Borough's homeless rate halves as Bury Council steps up help programme

Bury Times:

2:04pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

BURY'S homeless population has more than halved in the last nine years, new figures show.

Schools open as strike called off

Bury Times: Strike action to close some Cornish schools: INFO

3:09pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

Schools in Bury are open as normal today after a planned national strike by council workers was called off.

Date announced for public inquiry

Bury Times: proposal Peel Holdings want to develop Fletcher Bank Quarry into anaerobic digestion (AD) centre

3:05pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A PUBLIC inquiry surrounding plans to build an anaerobic digestion plant at Fletcher Bank in Ramsbottom will be held on March 10 next year.

Annabelle's Challenge fundraisers take on two very different tasks to raise £5,500

Bury Times: Charlene Burnett from Bury takes part in the charity abseil down Peel Tower, Holcolmbe Hill, Ramsbottom to raise money for Annabelle's Challenge.  Photo by Karen Hope (11425217)

2:17pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

FUNDRAISING took two very different turns for Annabelle’s Challenge ambassadors.

Quit challenge for mum who smoked 20-a-day since age 12

Bury Times: Kimberley Bowker from Whitefield is taking on 'Stoptober' (quitting smoking for a month) this October for her three children. Kimberley is picture with her three children Madison 6, Gabriella 3, and Antonia.1.  (11399099)

2:17pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A WHITEFIELD mum who has smoked 20 cigarettes a day since the age of 12 is putting her three young children first by taking on the Stoptober challenge.

Mayor welcomes volunteers honoured by Queen

Bury Times: Bury mayor, Cllr Michelle Wiseman, welcomes the Queen’s Award winners to the mayor’s parlour. 
Source: Bury Council (11396712)

2:14pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE Mayor of Bury hosted a reception for two voluntary groups who have recently received the prestigious Queens Award for Voluntary Service.

Bury lawyer is a 'heavyweight' in the boxing ring too

Bury Times: The referee holds aloft the arm of bout winner Michael “Merciless” Shroot,

2:14pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A SENIOR partner in a Bury law firm traded sharp suits for boxing gloves as part of a major fundraiser.

Bury school gets life-saving defibrillator

Bury Times: Representatives from the Bolton Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator(ICD) Support Group presenting  St Paul's primary school,Bury, with a defribulator. L/R;Laura Taylor, Defib for Bury,Joanne Morrids, Head Teacher,Destiny Pollard 10,Jordan Lyon and Lewis

2:11pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A BURY school has been presented with vital life-saving equipment under a newly-launched scheme.

Young skiers keep a cool head

Bury Times: Ethan Heyes is pictured (front) in celebratory mood. Also pictured is Malisa Holt (second row, extreme right).

3:05pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A TOTTINGTON schoolboy has consolidated his footing as a talented young skier.

New slide for Greenmount nursery after charity donation

Bury Times: Malcolm Ashton, Richard Wright and Ken Lucas from the East Lancashire Masonic Charities Community Fund, with Francesca Lucas, Harry Nuttall, Isabelle Forshaw and Ethan Cross

3:05pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A NURSERY is "sliding high" after receiving funding worth £1,500.

Blooming good boost for Grace's Place

Bury Times: Submitted picture. BURY-gracecash
Caption:  From left to right:  Jon Lovegreen of Ramsbottom Rotary club, John Ainscow of, Summerseat Garden Centre,  Chair of Trustees Joan Grimshaw, chairman of Bury Hospice trustees,Keith Conley, Rotary club president, J

2:14pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A FLOWER demonstration saw funds for the new Grace's Place children's hospice grow.

Horror as pet dog ‘ripped open’ by rottweiler

Bury Times: Bella, who was attacked by a Rottweiler in Outwood Road on September 22.

3:41pm Friday 10th October 2014

A FURIOUS dog owner has told of the moment her prized pet was “ripped open” by a Rottweiler in a horrifying attack.

Bury cancer victims 'not getting help quick enough'

Bury Times:

3:19pm Friday 10th October 2014

HEALTH bosses have expressed "significant concern" that Bury cancer victims are not receiving initial help quickly enough.

Bin collections back to normal as strike action cancelled

Bury Times:

2:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

HOUSEHOLDS will have their bins collected as normal next Tuesday after unions suspended their planned strike action.

Student aiming for Miss England final

Bury Times: Tamara Haslam, aged 17, of Radcliffe, wants your votes in the Miss England contest

4:45pm Friday 10th October 2014

AN AMBITIOUS Radcliffe teenager is hoping she will not just be a model pupil.

Residents furious amid claims 'no work being done' on closed main road

Bury Times:

3:41pm Friday 10th October 2014

BOSSES at United Utilities have defended the closure of a main road through Radcliffe since July amid claims work has not been taking place.

Radcliffe film-maker meets Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

Bury Times: Lee Patterson, left, meets Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

3:27pm Friday 10th October 2014

RADCLIFFE film-maker Lee Patterson enjoyed an unscripted “happy ending” to a visit to Birmingham when he met one of the world’s top business stars.

Man jailed for attacking pregnant woman

Bury Times: Bury Magistrates Court

3:15pm Friday 10th October 2014

A MAN who attacked two woman – one of which was pregnant – has been jailed for 20 weeks.

Ralf Little takes on Radcliffe Old Boys

Bury Times: Actor Ralf Little plays at the charity football match between Racliffe Old Boys and Soapstar Superstars at Radcliffe Boro FC, Pilkington Road, Radcliffe. Photo by Karen Hope, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Sunday September 28 2014. Reporter: Tui Benjamin. (11252

4:48pm Friday 10th October 2014

BURY-born Ralf Little certainly deserved two pints of lager and a packet of crisps after his efforts on the football field.

Church minister to stand in general election

Bury Times: Submitted Picture BURYNEWS-burysouthcandidate
Caption (L-R): Daniel Critchlow
Reporter: Andrew Bardsley
Date: 2/10/14

4:45pm Friday 10th October 2014

A CHURCH of England minister has been announced as the Conservatives’ candidate for the Bury South seat at next year’s General Election.

Sky is the limit for Radcliffe's 100-year-old social club

Bury Times: St Marys Social Club, Pine Street, Radcliffe
 St Marys Social Club has a long and illustrious more than 100-year history and most famously was previously run by Danny Boyles dad, he thanked the club in his Oscar acceptance speech and brought his Oscars

4:21pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE sky is the limit for a social club eager to adapt with the times while maintaining its illustrious history.

JAILED: Teenager who raped 12-year-old girl

Bury Times:

11:18am Thursday 9th October 2014

A TEENAGER is behind bars after admitting raping a 12-year-old girl and possessing indecent images of children.

Two charged after series of raids across Bury

Bury Times:

6:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A MAN and a woman have been charged after a series of raids across Bury.

Business as normal for Fairfield despite strike, say hospital bosses

Bury Times: Fairfield Hospital

11:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

HOSPITAL bosses are assuring patients it is business as usual at Fairfield Hospital next week, with staff set to walk out in a protest over pay.

Prize for naming new £3.5 million Bury College building

Bury Times:

11:47am Thursday 9th October 2014

THE naming rights of a new building at Bury College are being opened up to the public — with a prize on offer for the winning entry.

Councillor vows to carry on despite eye condition

Bury Times: Heathfield Road, Unsworth. Local Councillor Joan Grimshaw suffered a major eye problem last November but is still battling on, she is pictured with her husband Paul Grimshaw. Photo by Paul Gardner. Newsquest, Bolton. Friday October 3 2014.

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11:18am Thursday 9th October 2014

A COMMUNITY champion has spoken of her fight to keep helping people despite almost losing her eyesight.

Enterprising youngsters raise £40 for Bury Hospice selling loom bands

Bury Times: L-R:  Sophie Willett (aged nine) and Emma Wilde (aged nine) have raised £40 for Bury Hospice. Photo by Karen Hope, Newsquest (Bolton) Ltd, Sunday October 05 2014.  Reporter: Tui Benjamin. (11265019)

11:47am Thursday 9th October 2014

TWO enterprising youngsters raised £40 for Bury Hospice by flogging loom band jewellery to friends, family and neighbours.

Young Tottington singer wins competition to join children's pop group

Bury Times: Submitted Picture Catchline: BURYNEWS-youngsinger
Caption (L-R): Katie Brooks in the recording studio
Reporter: Andrew Bardsley

11:37am Thursday 9th October 2014

A YOUNG singer from Tottington has had her voice immortalised on record after winning a competition to join a children’s pop group.

Affetside dancers compete in Strictly Come Dancing-style contest

Bury Times: Affetside residents rehearse for Strictly Affetside Event.L/R:Looking at glitterball are, Carol Morris, Carol Williams,Joanne Wilcock.Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Tuesday September 30 2014.Pix for Bardsley. (11116580)

11:53am Thursday 9th October 2014

Ballroom fans in Affetside are taking a quick step or two to compete in a Strictly Come Dancing style competition.

Bury Grammar School dinner ladies' 50 years of service

Bury Times: Submitted Picture Catchline: BURYNEWS-canteenladies
Caption (L-R): Teresa Perry and Andrea Broadhurst
Reporter: Andrew Bardsley
Date: 2/10/14

11:49am Thursday 9th October 2014

TWO dinner ladies who have cooked up treats in the kitchen for pupils at Bury Grammar School for a combined total of 50 years have been recognised for their hard work and dedication.

Bankfield Residential Home celebrates 25th anniversary by opening doors to public

Bury Times: Bankfield Residential care home, Gigg Lane, Bury. The home is having an open afternoon to celebrate its twenty fifth year. Members of staff are pictured with some residents who are from left- Nora Mescki, Joan Howarth, Magnus Fraser and Kathleen Burrows.

11:45am Thursday 9th October 2014

Bankfield Residential Home in Bury celebrated its landmark 25th anniversary by throwing open its doors to the public.

Police chief becomes patron of Joshua Wilson's charity

Bury Times: Submitted Picture Catchline: BURYNEWS-superjoshpatron
Caption (L-R): Joshuas mother, Dawn Fidler, Joshua Wilson, Sir Peter Fahy
Reporter: Andrew Bardsley
Date: 2/10/14

11:43am Thursday 9th October 2014

GREATER Manchester’s top cop has become a patron of the charity running in the name of disabled Bury teenager Joshua Wilson.

Supermarket shoppers give £200 to charity for elderly

Bury Times: Submitted Picture Catchline: BURYNEWS-asdaageukdonation
Caption (L-R): Louise Price, Age UK Bury information and advice development officer, Jill Brady, community life champion at Asda Pilsworth, Joan Rees, Age UK Bury deputy chairman, and Beryl Pilkingto

11:41am Thursday 9th October 2014

A BURY charity which supports the elderly has benefited to the tune of £200 thanks supermarket shoppers.

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