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.

Engineering firm fined after worker dragged into moving machinery

Bury Times: Cope Engineering Ltd in Sion Street, Radcliffe, where a worker was dragged into machinery.

12:25pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A COMPANY has been fined after a worker was dragged into a moving machine.

Fun run resurrected to help 10-year-old who had his leg amputated after accident

Bury Times: Oliver Hacking recovering in hospital

4:26pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A FUN run is to be resurrected to support a 10-year-old boy who had his leg amputated after being involved in a road accident on his way home from school in Bury.

Teenager to appear in court in connection with death of firefighter Stephen Hunt

Bury Times: TRAGEDY: Stephen Hunt, who died while tackling a fire last night.

8:15am Tuesday 20th May 2014

A teenage girl has been issued with a summons to appear in court in connection with a fire in Manchester city centre that claimed the life of a fire fighter.

Nurses throw NHS 66th birthday party as part of national campaign

Bury Times: From left, nurse Lorraine Abbott, healthcare support worker Laura Booth, physio Sue Ellaway, nurse Louise Mee and ward clerk Sandra Heald

12:16pm Friday 16th May 2014

NURSES are championing all they love about the National Health Service by throwing a birthday party this summer.

Committed worker honoured for 30 years' service to homeless

Bury Times: Bill Lees, right, receives his certificate from Graham Evans, director of Housing Link

2:13pm Friday 16th May 2014

A COMMITTED charity worker has been honoured for 30 years of dedicated service to homeless people in the borough.

Teacher to jump out of plane at 15,000 feet

Bury Times: Lucy Golding

2:05pm Friday 16th May 2014

A TEACHER will tick off a life ambition when she throws herself out of a plane at 15,000 feet for two sporting causes.

Radcliffe burglars caught on CCTV

Bury Times: The burglars caught on CCTV.

12:15pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

THREE burglars who raided a Radcliffe home earlier this year have been caught on CCTV.

Bury Council planning meeting

Bury Times: IMPROVEMENT The Elizabethan Suite at Bury Town Hall, one of the borough’s four civic venues

5:50pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

TEMPERS could flare when plans for a controversial care facility for people with learning difficulties, autism and physical disabilities are decided upon tonight.

Drunken woman jailed after bizarre bread knife attack in middle of night

Bury Times: JAILED: Paula Wainwright

3:04pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

A DRUNKEN woman who burst into a family home in the middle of the night armed with a large bread knife has been jailed for four years.

Illegal cigarettes seized in raids

Bury Times:

12:10pm Friday 9th May 2014

ILLEGAL cigarettes and tobacco have been seized after raids on six shops in the borough after tip-offs from the public.

Youngsters show off their skills at talent event

Bury Times: Back from left, Lochlan Riddel (aged eight), Isabella Clarke (aged 11), Ivan Lewis MP, Amber Whittaker (aged nine) and Ali Razabutt (aged nine). Front from left, Jasmin Gittens (aged eight) and Adeel Farooq (aged eight)

11:58am Friday 9th May 2014

YOUNGSTERS showcased their talents and wowed a panel of judges to celebrate two years in their state-of-the-art Radcliffe school.

Cerebral palsy campaigner's joy after she gets go-ahead for life-changing operation

Bury Times: Laura Ramsden should be able to walk unassisted after the surgery

9:31am Thursday 8th May 2014

THE final step to independence beckons for a cerebral palsy campaigner who has been given the go-ahead to become one of the oldest people in the UK to undergo a life-changing operation.

Drug dealer must pay back £7,000

Bury Times: Bolton Crown Court

11:35am Tuesday 29th April 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds will be clawed back from a drug dealer.

Team of 20 firefighters rescue horse from ditch

Bury Times: Team of 20 firefighters rescue horse from ditch

7:13pm Monday 28th April 2014

A TEAM of 20 fire fighters fought to rescue a horse and a man from a ditch on Monday afternoon.

Search for man who indecently exposed himself to girls as young as nine

Bury Times: Hunt for man called off

5:34pm Friday 25th April 2014

POLICE are searching for a man who indecently exposed himself to girls as young as nine in Radcliffe.

Youngsters help 10-year-old who had to have leg amputated after horsebox accident

Bury Times: Friends Kian Monoghan and Lucas Seale went to Close Park in Radcliffe to show their support for 10-year-old Oliver Hacking

4:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO kind-hearted boys saddled up for their own sponsored bike ride in aid of a youngster seriously injured in a road accident.

Car hits bus stop at ‘accident black spot’

Bury Times: The scene of the crash in Bury Street, Radcliffe

8:01am Thursday 24th April 2014

RESIDENTS are calling for safety measures at a notorious bend on a road in Radcliffe — after a car flipped onto its side and hit a bus stop.

E-cigarette firm sells for £30 million

Bury Times: An e-cigarette

4:55pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

AN American company has bought out a Radcliffe e-cigarette manufacturer in a deal worth almost £30 million.

Pictured: the toddler who sparked a police alert when he fell asleep with the rabbits in a garden centre

Bury Times: Deacon Scott

9:23am Thursday 17th April 2014

A THREE-YEAR-OLD boy sparked a frantic search after he went missing in a garden centre.

Angry residents protest against plans to build care centre for disabled

Bury Times: Residents protesting outside Whittaker House in Radcliffe.

9:35am Thursday 17th April 2014

ANGRY residents are protesting against plans to build a care unit for people with disabilities because they fear it could also be used to house people with a criminal background.

Missing toddler found safe and well - asleep in pet section at garden centre

Bury Times: Police at Bradley Fold Garden Centre, where the missing three-year-old boy sparked a major panic

11:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A MISSING toddler sparked a frantic police search at a garden centre before being found fast asleep in the pet section.

VIDEO: Four-foot snake found in back of hired van

Bury Times: The four-foot brown corn snake that was found in the back of a hired van

12:17pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE BOSS of a furnishings firm got the shock of his life — when he found a 4ft-long snake in the back of his van.

Brave youngster to have her leg lengthened

Bury Times: Four-year-old Molly Denney was given a boost by schoolfriends as she faces complex leg surgery. Molly, left, with twin sister Ellie, took part in a Disney Day at Christ Church Ainsworth Primary.

11:42am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A BRAVE youngster who is set to undergo a painful procedure to lengthen her leg was given a Disney-themed boost by kind-hearted classmates.

UPDATED: Man charged with attempted murder after Radcliffe stabbing

Bury Times: Police - zxc

11:50am Monday 14th April 2014

A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after a 34-year-old man was stabbed in Radcliffe.

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