Armed robber in gun raid on shop

Bury Times:

2:38pm Friday 29th August 2014

A GUN wielding robber threatened to shoot a shop worker before running off with cash.

Firefighters spot second blaze while tackling wheelie bin fire

Bury Times:

8:54am Friday 29th August 2014

EAGLE-eyed firefighters spotted a caravan on fire as they were tackling another blaze.

Woman injured as stray dog mauls her poodle

Bury Times:

9:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

A WOMAN was injured as she desperately tried to shield her pet poodle from being mauled by a stray dog on a Bury retail park.

Man treated with oxygen after Radcliffe microwave fire

Bury Times: House fire in Halliwell

7:41pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAN required oxygen treatment after his microwave caught fire in Radcliffe.

Second primary school in Radcliffe to be academy after sponsor named

Bury Times: Gorsefield Primary School in Radcliffe. Picture from Google Maps.

11:39am Monday 25th August 2014

A SECOND primary school in Radcliffe is to become an academy after a potential sponsor was named, it has been confirmed.

Radcliffe tram station parking fines 'are unlawful', campaigners say

Bury Times:

11:52am Monday 25th August 2014

A NATIONAL motoring campaign group has slammed the £100 fines given to Radcliffe Metrolink park and ride users as “unlawful”.

Going straight: Strangeways riots ex-con opens gym in Radcliffe to keep youngsters out of trouble

Bury Times:

12:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A REFORMED ex-con who spent 32 years in prison and was one of the key figures in the Strangeways riots has opened a gym to help youngsters make sure they do not follow the same path.

Teenager kicked in head five times in brutal Radcliffe iPhone robbery

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

11:04am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TEENAGER was brutally kicked in the head in a "violent and unprovoked" robbery in Radcliffe.

A-level results: Students bound for Oxbridge

Bury Times:

5:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TOP of the class at Holy Cross was a Radcliffe teenager who scooped four A*s and one A grade.

Furious drivers slapped with £100 fines for parking overnight at Radcliffe Metrolink

Bury Times:

2:47pm Friday 15th August 2014

FURIOUS motorists stung by £100 fines for parking overnight in Radcliffe’s tram station say “tiny” signs warning of the fee are completely inadequate.

Call for action after four cars smash into garden wall in just six months

Bury Times:

10:04am Thursday 14th August 2014

A bend in a Radcliffe road has proved so dangerous a homeowner has seen four cars smash into his garden wall in the past six months.

Stunning photo marks World War One centenary

Bury Times:

6:44pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A SKILLED photographer has created this poignant image to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

Two who died in police chase crash 'may not have known they were being pursued'

Bury Times: Oldham Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

2:15pm Thursday 7th August 2014

TWO young men who died when their speeding car flipped and hit a tree may not have known they were being chased by police, an inquest jury has decided.

South African man found dead in Radcliffe

Bury Times: Police - zxc

8:21am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE family of a South African man who died in Radcliffe last weekend is being traced by police.

Van overturns in Ringley

Bury Times:

9:09am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A VAN has overturned after hitting a tree in Ringley.

Police officer's first car chase ended in two deaths, inquest told

Bury Times: Oldham Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

6:48pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A POLICE officer who chased a car which crashed and killed both its passengers had never carried out a pursuit before, a court heard.

Double death crash driver 'had been drinking and taking drugs'

Bury Times: Oldham Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

9:56am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A DRIVER and passenger who died when their car crashed into a tree in icy conditions had both been drinking and taking drugs, an inquest heard.

Stabbing death victim identified

Bury Times:

5:56pm Monday 4th August 2014

A WOMAN who was stabbed to death in Radcliffe has been formally identified.

UPDATED: Tributes to grandmother stabbed to death in Radcliffe

Bury Times:

1:56pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a grandmother was stabbed to death at her home in Radcliffe.

Man injured in holiday horror accident on huge water slide

Bury Times:

9:11am Thursday 31st July 2014

A HOLIDAYMAKER was left with horrendous injuries after one of the world’s tallest vertical water slides went wrong.

Daughter stole dad's bank details and went on spending spree with his savings

Bury Times: Bolton Crown Court

1:41pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CALLOUS daughter went on a spending spree with her father’s savings after she stole his cheque and bank card details.

Stories of the soldiers named on Radcliffe's Cenotaph to be shared at library exhibition

Bury Times:

12:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HISTORY buffs will share tales of the bravery of their ancestors at a World War One research exhibition at Radcliffe Library.

UPDATED: Motorist crashes into fence after suffering 'medical episode' at wheel

Bury Times:

3:13pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DRIVER crashed into a fence after apparently suffering a "medical episode" at the wheel.

'Dream over' for developer of Ainsworth bungalow threatened with demolition

Bury Times: Bury Times news

1:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A HOMEOWNER has been given permission to alter a bungalow threatened with demolition because Bury Council planners said it was built in the wrong place.

Runners daubed in brightly coloured paint in fun run

Bury Times:

5:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

COLOURFUL fundraisers painted the town not just red, but every shade possible, when they took part in “the world’s happiest fun run”.

Jailed: Trio who masterminded massive drugs operation from quiet Radcliffe street

Bury Times:

11:17am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THREE men have been jailed for a total of 20 years after police smashed a massive drug operation based on a quiet Radcliffe street.

Women wanted to champion female fitness

Bury Times:

5:47pm Monday 21st July 2014

A RALLYING call has been sounded to find six passionate women — one from each of the borough’s towns — willing to champion female fitness.

Pub gang stabbing victim released from hospital

Bury Times:

6:09pm Friday 18th July 2014

A 23-year-old drinker stabbed by a gang of masked men who stormed into a pub has been released from hospital.

Football helps veterans, ex-cons and unemployed get back into normal life

Bury Times:

6:06pm Friday 18th July 2014

A FOOTBALL project which helps people re-adapt to life in the borough was kick-started with a special launch.

Dead fish found in river Irwell after diesel spill from Tesco petrol station

Bury Times:

4:41pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

DOZENS of dead fish have been found on the River Irwell after a diesel spill from a supermarket petrol station.

Hundreds mourn at service for tragic firefighter

Bury Times:

1:53pm Monday 14th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people attended a church service on the first anniversary of a firefighter’s death yesterday.

Man wanted over Radcliffe burglary

Bury Times:

8:29am Monday 14th July 2014

POLICE are searching for a man in connection with a burglary in Radcliffe.

Masked gang storm Radcliffe pub and stab man twice

Bury Times:

11:39am Sunday 13th July 2014

A MAN was stabbed after a gang of masked men stormed into a pub carriing machetes and bats.

Church service to take place in memory of fallen Bury firefighter

Bury Times:

1:10pm Saturday 12th July 2014

LOVED ones will come together tomorrow to remember a fallen firefighter killed a year ago.

UPDATED: Missing woman found safe and well

Bury Times:

12:33pm Saturday 12th July 2014

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a missing woman from Bury.

Jailed: Drug driver who smashed into family's people carrier

Bury Times:

9:46am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A CAR thief who drove at twice the speed limit and crashed head-on into a people carrier — injuring a gran, a mum and her two daughters — tested positive for cannabis and cocaine, a court heard.

Dead man declared 'unfit for work'

Bury Times:

9:13am Friday 4th July 2014

A GRIEVING widow was told the appeal against the loss of her husband’s incapacity benefit was successful — four months after his death.

Dance teacher meets idol Wayne Sleep

Bury Times:

5:47pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A DANCE teacher was leaping for joy after meeting one of her idols.

Two men attacked by gang of teenagers armed with baseball bat and brick

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

11:14am Monday 30th June 2014

TWO men were attacked during an unprovoked assault in Radcliffe.

£10,000 needed to save popular dementia service from closure

Bury Times: From left, Jill Brady, Community Life Champion for Asda, Muriel and Dennis Mortimer, Irene Warwick, David Stopford, project manager for Musical Memories, and Anita Walsh, project leader for Musical Memories

4:28pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A £10,000 fundraising quest has been launched to prevent popular Musical Memories sessions from becoming a thing of the past.

VIDEO: Fire destroys couple's garden just days before their wedding

Bury Times: The fire in Belgrave Drive, Radcliffe

5:36pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A FIRE ripped through the garden of a couple’s house in Radcliffe — just days before they are set to tie the knot.

Man found hanged near Elton Reservoir

Bury Times: Hunt for man called off

8:39pm Monday 16th June 2014

A MAN has been found hanged near Elton Reservoir.

Isobelle's colourful creations are proving a real winner for Grace's Place in Radcliffe

Bury Times: Isobelle Skillin, aged 10, decided to raise money for Grace’s Place after hearing about the charity, and because her own family have been touched by cancer.

11:14am Thursday 12th June 2014

A YOUNGSTER has raised more than £1,000 for the new children’s hospice in Radcliffe by making and selling bracelets in school with the help of her friends.

55 red ballons released at emotional farwell party for Bury cancer victim

Bury Times: Elaine Donaldson, who since 1996 had run her own Tottington Road-based Cheerz Balloons and Fancy Dress company, died last month at Bury Hospice

10:46am Thursday 12th June 2014

A FUNERAL service was transformed into a “farewell party” to celebrate the life of a Bury businesswoman who lost her 18-month battle with ovarian cancer.

Radcliffe Carnival crowds up double on previous year despite downpours

Bury Times: Families line the streets to await the parade

12:23am Sunday 8th June 2014

A FESTIVAL atmopshere came to Radcliffe as the town's 49th annual carnival enticed the crowds - despite downpours. 

Knife attack patient threatened to kill doctor

Bury Times: Christopher Talbot

3:03pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A PATIENT pointed a knife at a doctor at a Radcliffe surgery and said: “I’m going to kill you.”

Teenager charged after burglaries in Radcliffe and Whitefield

Bury Times: Hunt for man called off

1:36pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A TEENAGER has been charged with two counts of burglary following break-ins at two homes in Radcliffe and Whitefield. 

Serial flasher who approached girls in Radcliffe strikes again near Prestwich

Bury Times: Hunt for man called off

9:36am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A FLASHER exposed himself to a teenage girl a month after a string of similar attacks in Radcliffe.

Bank worker raided customers' accounts 'to fund gambling addiction'

Bury Times: Armed robbers target Santander in Tooting

1:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

A BANK worker who raided customers’ accounts to fund his addiction to fixed odds betting machines has been jailed at Bolton Crown Court.

Family invited to 10 Downing Street after teenager daughter dies from epileptic seizure

Bury Times: COLLAPSED AT HOME: Samantha Ahearn

2:03pm Friday 30th May 2014

A RADCLIFFE family has been invited to 10 Downing Street to promote an appeal in aid of their teenage daughter who died after an epileptic seizure.




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