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Ramsbottom & Tottington

HEADLINERS: Idlewild play on Saturday, September 19

Idlewild looking forward to "1990s revival" at Ramsbottom Festival

Stolen lawn mower has upset parishioners Barbara Newhouse, Steven Newhouse, Alan Goldsmith

Vital tool used in the revamp of church garden is stolen

Residents Karen Leach and Ian Lamb with Cllr Luise Fitzwalter at the Grant Arms bowling green site when the first application was tabled in the winter

Campaigners and developers set to come head to head over controversial planning application

James and Jennifer Smith, of Brewsmith Beer

Ramsbottom brewery toasts success of its first year with a new ale

A large crowd gathers for the performance

Unique performance to mark First World War anniversary brings out the crowds

Skatepark closure comes under fire

Skatepark closure comes under fire

James Annison, from Cape Town, exchanging friendship banners with president Sean Hill of Peel Lions Club Ramsbottom's branch

Peel Lions welcome visitor from South Africa

BRAWL: A section of the fracas involving Buxton's captain Greg Young and Ramsbottom winger Dominic McHale

VIDEO: Brawl breaks out on pitch at Ramsbottom United

Ruby and Daisy Boutique on Market Place, Ramsbottom.
Sales Assistant, Vanessa Cowen, pictured in the shop.
Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Tuesday August 4 2015. (34096165)

Ramsbottom boutique 'fashions' a spot in business prize shortlist

Chantal Rudkin

Daughter of pensioner killed after horror crash reacts to court sentencing

Picture by Julian Brown 09/08/15Some of the dancers that took partBury Cancer Support Centre staging eight-hour Shimmython, featuring belly dancing. (34604956)

Belly dancers turn out for cancer support centre's eight-hour 'Shimmython'

HAT'S off to Caitlin Jenkins who is pictured with Professor Jerome Carson

First class student leaves Oxford to achieve her dreams at the University of Bolton

Fancy dress participants pictured with Mayor Cllr Stella Smith and consort John Smith before the Waggon & Horses annual three legged race

Mayor joins the fun at annual three-legged race

From left, Peter Cooper, Jessica Hyde, Nicola Green and Rebecca Hunter

Youth project in Ramsbottom scoops £1,930 grant after being picked from hundreds of community groups in Greater Manchester

Margaret Emons serves drinks at the cafe in Nuttall Park. Photo by Nigel Taggart, Newsquest Ltd, Saturday August 1, 2015 (33872162)

Ramsbottom park plays host to 'yarnbombing' festival

Jess Healey and Rachael Barrett with the charity football team

Sisters net £2,500 from charity football in memory of mum

Veronica Ashcroft

Worshippers raise £800 for charity in memory of Bury woman who died days after golden wedding anniversary

(l-r)Anna Meehan, assistant director, Elizabeth Ainsworth, Gemma Berrington, centre director and Zahirah Khan, Assistant Director

Primary school pupil writes her own success story

Christie patients, Lucy Thomas, aged nine, and Andrea Seal, aged 40, marking the start of work at the high-tech cancer treatment centre in Wilmslow Road, Manchester

Youngster helps mark start of work on £125m cancer treatment centre

The Dog House Jazz Bar in Kay Brow Yard, Ramsbottom

Music lover ready to rock after receiving green light to open jazz bar

COURT: Asif Iqbal, aged 44, of Bolton Street, Ramsbottom, appeared before magistrates

Ramsbottom man given suspended prison sentence for sexually touching woman

English teacher, Stephen Grindrod with Year 7 pupils holding their signed books by author Joseph Delaney (sitting)

The Spook's author Joseph Delaney delights pupils with visit to school

Dancers at Debra Simmons School of Dance, Ramsbottom, who are off to Disneyland Paris to perform.
Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Wednesday July 22 2015. (32859308)

Debra Simmons School of Dance to perform at Disneyland Paris

St Pauls Church, Ramsbottom.Exhibition looking back at history of events at church.Alma Sanders holding an 80 years old christening dress Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Friday July 17 2015. (32365737)

Churchgoers in Ramsbottom turn back the clocks to raise more than £600

Les Yates with his first children's book Creepycrawlydale Tales

Pensioner relives his childhood with book based on a collection of happy memories

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Mr Duggan's venue in Kay Brow Yard, Ramsbottom, which he has dubbed "Ramsbottom's answer to Liverpool's Cavern Club"

New 'Cavern Club style' music venue could be forced to close due to neighbourhood row

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Woman hits conman over the head with handbag after couple tricked into letting three men into their house

85-year-old woman hits conman over the head with handbag after men posing as engineers trick their way into house

Pupil James Rothwell dressed in Victorian workhouse clothing

Schoolchildren go back to Victorian era

Stranger danger warning issued at school

Stranger danger warning issued at school

Summerseat Methodist School invaded by a Viking for the day.Viking, Gary Waidson,enthralls the children with tales of Viking exploits.Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Wednesday June 3 2015. (27948424)

Youngsters step back in time to learn about Vikings

Six-year-old Erin Jackson with her winning creation

Young sisters win cake festival bake-off

DELIGHT: (l-r) Andrew and Terri Eccles receiving their award from Chris Bird, of Daniels Thwaites

Pub praised for pulling the best pint

Greenmount Primary School summer fair.Photo: Hats off to Oscar Logan and Anya Hiscott both aged five seen here with PCSO's Sue Eckersley and Saboor Shafiq

Greenmount Primary School summer fair fun raises thousands of pounds for play trail

BOOST: Bid to save former bowling green in Ramsbottom

Former Ramsbottom bowling green is a 'community asset'

Greenmount v Farnworth (cricket) at Greenmount CC
Brandlesholme Road Bury
scoreboard unveiling

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Cricketers score charity match success for hospice

Nigel Wilson

Ex-soldier Nigel proves himself a real "ironman" as he undertakes three fundraisers despite his diabetes

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Ramsbottom Music Centre and The Chocolate Cafe's joint wall and gate has been removed following the collision between a Smart car in Central Street

Elderly driver has lucky escape as her car crashes into a brick wall in Ramsbottom

Maria McCrae with her daughter four-year-old Tia McCrae enjoying lunch at Peel Brow Primary School nursery

Parents and tots have a taste of life at nursery

East Lancashire Railway's canopy at the Bolton Street Station

ELR's £10,000 boost for canopy roof project

The cycling scarecrow cable tied to the bike which was bolted into the family home's front wall before it was stolen

Brother and sister delighted after stolen scarecrow returns

'Sizzling' performance sends Sophia and Zac into next stage of Rotary National Young Chef competition

Holcombe Brook Primary School pupils with their 2D figures of themselves as world leaders with their ‘If I were a world leader’ messages

Holcombe Brook youngsters join world education campaign

CPUK's customer care manager Gary Hollingsworth handing over the money to Bury Scouts group leader Tim Jackson

Cash boost for Tottington Scout group

ALFA Raising Music Festival 2015 at Premier Suite, Macron, Horwich.Ramsbottom Community Choir give their first ever public performance.
Images by Steve Holt,Bolton News,Monday June 22 2015. (29748418)

Ramsbottom choir raises the roof at the Macron stadium

Peel Brow School, Ramsbottom, PTA, governors and staff took part in Muddy Maniacs on Sunday 14th June. The event took place at Burrs Country Park, Bury and is a 5K run with over 10 obstacles to fight your way through to reach the finish line. The course i

School's 'muddy maniacs' in fundraising event

Stuart Murray, with one of the Bleakholt goats

No kidding - Stuart takes up a leading role at Bleakholt

Organisers Tom Whitehead and Falmai Binns with the site of the controversial proposed Scout Moor Wind Farm, seen from Holcombe Hill

Picnic on moor to discuss controversial wind farm

Opening of new dementia suite at Lavender Hills Care Home, Bury.

Photo: Jake Berry MP for Rossendale and Darwen with director Omair Haidar at the opening of the new dementia suite.


12th June 2015

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MP opens Ramsbottom care home's new dementia unit

Back on the table: Controversial plan for Ramsbottom town centre

Pupils take on tough challenges at school

Pupils take on tough challenges at school

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