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Ramsbottom & Tottington

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

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

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

mark pollitt [markpollittphotography@hotmail.co.uk]
Sat 13/06/2015 23:31

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

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

Photo: Gary Taylor
Tel: 07762 756577


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

Retired professor earns high praise in photography competition

Retired professor earns high praise in photography competition

Plan for extra wind turbines sparks fresh concerns

Plan for extra wind turbines sparks fresh concerns

34 jobs under threat at paper mill

34 jobs under threat at paper mill

Family event set to attract thousands

Family event set to attract thousands

The junction of Market Street and Laurel Street. Image: Google Maps.

Woman injured in Tottington crash

Stephen steps up for charity event

Stephen steps up for charity event

Greenmount Primary School new habitat areaJames Rothwell 10 and Alexandra Cross.10.
 Picture by Richard Holton Newsquest(Bolton) ltd Copyright 2nd June, 2015 (27851938)

Youngsters dig deep to create outdoor classroom

Patrick Beetson from Ramsbottom. Pothole outside his house.
Picture by Richard Holton Newsquest(Bolton) ltd Copyright 1st June, 2015
Edition: Bury Times

Residents want potholes filled before speed humps are installed

From left to right, Ruth Dowd, secretary Ramsbottom juniors Football Club, Paul Graham, under sevens coach and Steve Nicholls a paramedic and CPR and defibrillator training provider

Vandals try to destroy football club's new defibrillator

Left to right Gregg Fletcher, chairman of Ramsbottom Business Group, Danny Mellor, headteacher of Peel Brow Primary School, Charlotte Greenwood of the PTA, Rob Hodkinson, Ramsbottom Business Group treasurer

Appeal for donations following raid at primary school

MadDogGuitars jazz bar and rehearsal rooms

Businessman one step closer to saving jazz bar

Dawn Taylor and Peter Allen with new heart difib placed outside ISM Waste on Kenyon Street, Ramsbottom.Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Friday May 22 2015. (26922799)

Ramsbottom company's 'heartfelt' gesture by making defibrillator available to neighbouring homes and businesses

Dave Reynolds is pictured with some of his programmes

Football fan Dave plans a lasting legacy

One of the nuns takes refuge in the wreckage

Ramsbottom mountaineer Melanie returns home after surviving Everest avalanche and Nepal earthquake

The Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival in April

Mouthwatering win for Michael in competition to create special chocolate bar for Ramsbottom Festival's fifth birthday

Speed limits set to arrive in Ramsbottom streets

Speed limits set to arrive in Ramsbottom streets

Bury Council’s recycling awareness officer, Talat Afzal educating children at Peel Brow Primary School

Youngsters get green for the day after recycling master class

Pictured with their Craven Dairy Auction reserve champion are Sam and Louise Wood, who is holding her seven-month-old daughter Ava.

Double achievement for Holcombe farming family

Anna Lowthian, centre, with 10th Ramsbottom Guides, where she is training to become an adult leader

Girl Guide accepts exclusive invite to Queen's Garden Party

The balloons are launched at the Bury Cancer Support Fill the Hill campaign at Peel Tower

Businesses 'Fill the Hill' to back cancer support centre

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