UPDATED: Historic mayoral chains stolen during shocking violent robbery in Radcliffe

Bury Times:

8:58am Friday 31st October 2014

POLICE are hunting two men who stole the Mayor of Bury's ceremonial chains during a violent robbery in Radcliffe.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Animal lover who ran Radcliffe pet shop celebrates 102nd birthday

Bury Times: Harry Makin celebrated his 102nd birthday at Hollybank Care Home, Radcliffe this week.The Mayor of Bury Cllr. Michell Wiseman came to the party where there was tea and scones and a birthday cake. Harry is pictured with the mayor and his son Peter Makin.

4:06pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

AN animal lover who supplied furry friends to the people of Radcliffe for many years has celebrated his 102nd birthday.

JAILED: Paedophile who downloaded 'extreme' child porn

Bury Times:

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

A PAEDOPHILE who downloaded extreme pornographic images of children as young as four is beginning a two-year jail sentence.

Tributes to caring grandfather who had 'football in his blood'

Bury Times:

5:46pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a funny, caring grandfather and accomplished sportsman who had “football in his blood”.

Art student makes plea for Russell Brand to fund her university studies

Bury Times: Russell Brand cancels Southend show due to illnesss

3:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN aspiring young artist has made an unusual online plea to comedian Russell Brand to help fund her university education.

Grants worth £25,000 handed out for sports - but uptake in Radcliffe non-existent

Bury Times: Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine, retired England netball player Tracey Neville, and Hollyoaks star Nikki Sanderson, have been unveiled as I Will If You Will ambassadors to help raise the profile of the campaign

3:19pm Monday 29th September 2014

UPTAKE for £1,000 grants to increase the number of women doing exercise has been non-existent in Radcliffe, disappointed organisers have revealed. 

Man breaks spine jumping from window to escape terrifying hammer attack

Bury Times:

4:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

MASKED thieves armed with hammers forced a terrified man to jump from a first-floor window.

Charity boxes stolen from garden centre

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

8:26am Friday 26th September 2014

A THIEF stole five charity boxes containing less than £50 from a garden centre in Bradley Fold.

Multi-million pound swimming pool, gym and leisure centre plan

Bury Times:

9:15am Thursday 25th September 2014

A MULTI-million pound swimming pool, gym and leisure centre could be built in Radcliffe next year.

Former headteacher cleared of altering exam results

Bury Times:

9:22am Thursday 25th September 2014

A FORMER headteacher has been cleared of unacceptable professional misconduct after being accused of making alterations to children’s exam papers and coaching a pupil during an exam.

Danny Boyle is patron of city’s new film and theatre space

Bury Times: I could have been a priest, says Danny Boyle

2:27pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RADCLIFFE film director Danny Boyle visited a new arts centre ahead of its opening next year.

Councillors refuse to resign and trigger by-election

Bury Times:

3:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO newly-independent Radcliffe councillors are facing a backlash from political opponents over their refusal to resign from Bury Council and trigger a by-election.

Hunt for man wanted over Radcliffe assaults

Bury Times:

2:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a man wanted for two assaults in Radcliffe.

Husband and wife councillors quit Labour after row over meeting attendance

Bury Times:

6:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

Husband and wife councillors Matt and Daisy Bailey have severed ties with the Labour party after criticising the group for being unsupportive of their family situation.

'Drunken' man rescued from river in Radcliffe

Bury Times:

8:26pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MAN believed to be drunk was rescued from a river in Radcliffe this evening.

Call for CCTV after three brutal attacks on quiet path

Bury Times:

9:19am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THREE brutal daylight attacks - including a rape - on a quiet Radcliffe walkway in less than a month have prompted residents to call for increased CCTV.

Elderly couple taken to hospital after crash in Radcliffe

Bury Times: Boy hit by car on way to school

11:03pm Monday 8th September 2014

AN elderly couple were taken to hospital after their car flipped onto its roof following a crash in Radcliffe.

Inspiring medal-winning cancer survivor features in exhibition

Bury Times:

9:08am Monday 8th September 2014

AN inspiring leukaemia survivor who scooped a clutch of gold medals at this year’s British Transplant Games has featured in a charity exhibition.

Jogger raped on canal path

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

5:24pm Friday 5th September 2014

A JOGGER has been attacked and raped on a canal path in Radcliffe.

Man in court charged with wife's murder

Bury Times:

4:49pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MAN has appeared in court accused of the murder of his wife.

JAILED: Ebay DVD and CD trader who dodged £180,000 in tax

Bury Times:

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

AN internet entrepreneur who failed to pay almost £180,000 in tax has been jailed for two years.

Husband charged with murder after stabbing

Bury Times:

1:37pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A HUSBAND has been charged with murdering his wife in Radcliffe.

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.

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