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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

90 per cent of patients happy with food at Fairfield Hospital

Bury Times: Hospital food doesn’t agree with everyone

9:10am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A SURVEY into the quality of food at Fairfield Hospital found that 90 per cent of patients were happy with culinary standards.

Budding musician crowned winner of prestigious competition

Bury Times:

9:09am Tuesday 9th September 2014

AN aspiring musician from Bury College dined with royalty after being crowned winner of a prestigious competition.

Bury's stop smoking success

Bury Times:

9:08am Tuesday 9th September 2014

TWO thirds of Bury residents who used “stop smoking” services to quit are still tobacco-free a month later, figures have revealed.

Aspiring vet delighted with animal job she landed after work experience

Bury Times:

9:07am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A BURY student will “walk with the animals” after landing a part-time job following a period of work experience.

Church wins £5,500 grant to tell story of World War One heroes

Bury Times:

9:05am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A church has scooped £5,500 of lottery cash to help tell the stories of local members of the Armed Forces who died in World War One.

Firefighters rescue man with head stuck in bedroom window

Bury Times: House fire in Halliwell

7:19pm Sunday 7th September 2014

A MAN had to be rescued by firefighters after getting his head stuck in a upstairs window.

Protest group will fight closure of 7 Bury children's centres

Bury Times: MONSTER TALE: Children’s author Leighroy Marsh who opened the story pod at Coronation Road’s Children’s Centre, is pictured with Ben Higson, left, and Nathan Jung, both aged four.

12:40pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A PROTEST group has been launched in a bid to save seven children’s centres in Bury from being closed and converted into nurseries for two-year-olds.

UPDATED: 'Every parent's worst nightmare' - the pervert who tried to lure children into woods

Bury Times:

2:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A TEENAGE pervert who tried to lure young boys into a wooded area of Clarence Park with money has been jailed.

Woman charged with theft from two town centre shops

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

5:41pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A WOMAN has been charged with theft after items were stolen from two shops in Bury town centre.

'Hideous' sculptures get go-ahead at library

Bury Times:

3:29pm Thursday 4th September 2014

TWO controversial 3D sculptures are set to be installed outside the entrance to Bury Library and the new sculpture centre – despite one councillor labelling them as “hideous”.

Fairfield Hospital is safe, insist health bosses

Bury Times:

3:26pm Thursday 4th September 2014

HEALTH bosses have sought to reassure Bury residents about the future of Fairfield Hospital — as part of a public consultation into the biggest shake-up of the NHS in more than 60 years.

Tributes to much-loved former Bury Grammar deputy head

Bury Times:

2:05pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE funeral will take place today of a much-loved and highly respected former deputy headmistress of Bury Grammar School Girls.

Daughter's tribute to popular musician

Bury Times:

1:58pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE DAUGHTER of a much-loved musician who died suddenly 10 years ago today is holding a music event in his memory.

Notorious town centre bar reopens under new management

Bury Times:

1:55pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A BAR in Bury which became notorious for the wrong reasons has been given a dramatic makeover by a celebrity minder.

Police hunt wanted woman accused of Bury fraud

Bury Times:

8:40am Thursday 4th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a woman wanted for fraud with links to Bury.

In pictures: Festival of fashion, food and fitness at The Rock

Bury Times:

3:34pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A FIESTA of fashion, food and fitness saw shoppers in Bury treated to shows, workshops and demonstrations.

12 new jobs as factory shop opens

Bury Times:

4:36pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

TWELVE jobs have been created with the opening of a factory shop at a Bury landmark building.

Bury in running for tourism award

Bury Times:

4:34pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BURY is one of three areas in the UK battling it out to win a prestigious tourism award.

'We must take a stand against female genital mutilation'

Bury Times:

11:31am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

LEADING figures across Greater Manchester are making a stand against female genital mutilation (FGM).

Hollins entrepreneur launches wine school

Bury Times:

6:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

GLASSES are being raised to a Hollins entrepreneur who is launching his new wine school with a fundraiser for Bury Hospice.

Mum's dedication to combating diabetes

Bury Times:

6:28pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A mum whose son was diagnosed with type one diabetes three years ago is dedicated to raising money and awareness of the condition in the hope of finding a cure.

School praised for action after unfavourable Ofsted report

Bury Times:

6:08pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A PRIMARY school in Bury has been praised for taking effective action after an unfavourable Ofsted report.

Masked men raid Pound Bakery in Prestwich

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

10:50am Monday 1st September 2014

THREE masked men threatened members of staff during a terrifying raid at a Pound Bakery in Prestwich.

Firefighters give £1,100 to school boy they rescued from horsebox horror accident

Bury Times:

5:34pm Monday 1st September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have presented a £1,100 cheque to a schoolboy they rescued from beneath a horsebox after an horrific accident.

One of Bury's best-known pubs to reopen doors next month after major renovation

Bury Times:

5:24pm Monday 1st September 2014

ONE of Bury’s best known pubs has undergone a huge renovation and is set to open its doors again.

Bury woman returns home after 20 years helping people with AIDS in Guatemala

Bury Times:

5:19pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BURY woman who has spent 20 years helping people with AIDS and HIV in Guatemala has returned home for the summer to mark the anniversary.

Netball star returns to Bury to encourage others to take up sport

Bury Times:

5:12pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NETBALL star has returned to her roots to encourage females of all ages across Bury to try the game.

Blocked sewer work continues in Bury town centre

Bury Times:

5:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORKS to repair a blocked sewer under a town centre road are set to continue for at least another two weeks.




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