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Ramsbottom & Tottington

Death of well-known Greenmount musician Ronald Frost

Conservative candidate in the Tottington by-election, Greg Keeley, The Restoration House owner Nichola Wood with David Nuttall MP outside the shop in Market Street, Tottington

Grandmother restores love for work after opening furniture shop in Tottington

Stuart Makin, pictured as workman repair Nuttall Hall Road, Ramsbottom..Images by Steve Holt, Bury Times, Tuesday September 29 2015.. (40160405)

Work starts on filling potholes in well-used road leading to popular park

CONCERN: The dogs had visited Nuttall Park

Vet voices concern following string of suspected dog poisonings

Alfie Furnival aged six with his mum Natalie and dad Peter

6-year-old boy with rare undiagnosed genetic condition prepares to ride a bike for first time in his life

Police look to clamp down on motorbike thefts in Tottington after a spate of incidents

Police look to clamp down on motorbike thefts after spate of incidents

Candidates for Tottington by-election announced

Candidates for Tottington by-election announced

PARKING: Gregg Fletcher, Luise Fitzwalter and Karen Leach in Ramsbottom

Opinions sought on parking in Ramsbottom after request from concerned business group

Ian Kennedy, 46, lying unconscious in Salford Royal Hospital

Harrowing image shows victim left in critical condition following attack outside pub

Cricketer and his maiden celebrate 60 years of marriage

Cricketer and his maiden celebrate 60 years of marriage

(Top left to top right) Kelly Higson, Megan Mitchell (bottom left to right) Danielle Rowlands and Sophie Mitchell with children (left to right) Evie Sibborn, Ayaan Boohun, Max Smethurst, Noah Macdonald, Barney Wood, Jamie Freeman, Harrison Kinsley - all a

Bosses at Ramsbottom nursery delighted after receiving glowing Ofsted report

Gardeners and bakers produce a room full of colourful exhibits at Tottington & District Horticultural Show

FULL LIST OF WINNERS: Tottington & District Horticultural Show

Picture by Julian Brown 20/09/15....The procession at the Cenotaph. Special guests gather around the stone....Unveiling at Tottington Cenotaph of a special memorial stone to remember local soldier George Peachment who posthumously won a Victoria Cross dur

Memorial stone unveiled to honour World War One soldier who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross

Lee Ball, of Ramsbottom, with his award from the Places and Travel category

Creator of podcast about Ramsbottom stunned to win international award

FESTIVAL: Gemma Kay and Rachael Allardyce, from Egerton

18 photographs of fun at Ramsbottom Festival 2015

MUSIC: Ramsbottom Festival 2015

Ramsbottom Festival 2015 under way as The Wonder Stuff prepares to headline night one

 Picture by Julian Brown 13/09/15

Indiana Cunningham (4) from Clayton Le Moors, Accrington at the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships, Ramsbottom


Thousands of people flock to Ramsbottom for World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

David Foster, one of organisors of Jigsaw Festival at St Pauls Church, Ramsbottom.
Images by Steve Holt,Bury Times, Friday September 11 2015. (38312250)

Jigsaw enthusiasts from across the world fitted in just nicely in Ramsbottom

Bury North MP urges minister to do more to help small businesses in Ramsbottom

MP urges minister to do more to help small businesses

Ramsbottom Councillors, Cllr Ian Bevan and Cllr Robert Hodkinson, in Nuttall Hall Road, Ramsbottom.

Urgent action wanted on potholes in Ramsbottom

World Black Pudding Throwing Championship held at The Oaks pub, Bridge Street, Ramsbottom.Photo: Crowd at the event.14th September 2014Photo: Gary TaylorTel: 07762 756577 (38002040)

Black puddings at the ready — annual throwing championships returning to Ramsbottom

James and Jennifer Smith of Brewsmith Beer

Ramsbottom brewery 'toast of the town'

Five-year-olds Summer Jenkinson and Ava Leese pictured with a friendly giant teddy.

Teddies at the ready as Bury Cancer Support Centre stages its latest successful Fill the Hill event

New base for people with learning disabilities officially open for business

Munir Alam

Man missing from home for more than 3 weeks found safe and well

INSPECTION: Tottington Holiday Playscheme has hit back at the Ofsted grading

Playgroup given inadequate rating by Ofsted

The bowling green when it was still in use

Controversial plan to build flats on former bowling green thrown out

Sarah Jane Rigby with her motor home

Praise for foster care worker campaigning to help find homes for more than 1,000 children

Paulo Octavian, manager of Venezian Hideaway restaurant in Ramsbottom

All systems go for Ramsbottom restaurant's new bar

Paul Booth's winning leeks

Gardeners and bakers produce room full of colourful exhibits at summer show

APPEAL: Alfie Furnival with his mum Natalie and dad Peter

Family's wish to help 6-year-old boy with rare undiagnosed genetic condition ride bicycle for first time

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

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