127 Hours receives eight BAFTA nominations

Bury Times: James Franco stars in 127 Hours

11:00am Tuesday 18th January 2011

Danny Boyle's latest movie 127 Hours has eight nominations for this year's Orange British Academy Film Awards.

Director Danny is hoping to bring home more trophies

8:48am Thursday 30th December 2010

SUPERSTAR director Danny Boyle has vowed to bring his awards home again if his new film wins any top prizes next year.

Danny in running for more awards

9:20am Friday 17th December 2010

THE latest film from Radcliffe director Danny Boyle, pictured, has been nominated for three Golden Globe awards.

Film director given place in Who’s Who publication

8:58am Tuesday 7th December 2010

FILM director Danny Boyle has been given a place in Who’s Who, the annual publication celebrating the achievements of public figures.

Hours of glory for Danny on the red carpet

Bury Times: PREMIERE NIGHT: Film director Danny Boyle, centre, with climber Aron Ralston, left, and actor James Franco

11:00am Saturday 30th October 2010

IT is a sign of how popular Danny Boyle has become that it was he, and not his handsome leading man James Franco, that the autograph hunters were shouting for on the red carpet at the premiere of his film, 127 Hours, in London on Thursday night.

Modest Danny joins film greats . . .

9:10am Friday 29th October 2010

HE is one of the most respected film directors in the world.

Danny "intimidated" by BFI Fellowship

Bury Times: Danny Boyle at the BFI London Film Festival awards last night

1:12am Thursday 28th October 2010

HE is one of the most respected film directors in the world. But after receiving his BFI Fellowship at the London Film Festival last night, Danny Boyle admitted that he was “intimidated” by being in the company of heavyweights such as Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood and Sir Michael Caine, who are all past recipients of the fellowship, the highest honour the British Film Institute can bestow.

Danny Boyle film premiere - follow it live

3:58pm Thursday 28th October 2010

Follow tonight's premiere of the Danny Boyle film, 127 Hours, via our Twitter feed by Kat Dibbits.

Boyle says the future's digital

Bury Times: Danny Boyle and James Franco on the set of Boyle's latest film, 127 Hours

1:03am Thursday 28th October 2010

LEGENDARY film director Martin Scorsese might have addressed the audience at the BFI London Film Festival awards last night to highlight the importance of preserving old films – but Danny Boyle believes that the future of the industry lies in digital technology.

Bosses at The Rock apologise for car parking

3:00pm Thursday 29th July 2010

THE BOSS of the Rock shopping complex has apologised to motorists caught up in launch-day queues and has vowed to solve the problem.

Clamping down on cyclists at The Rock

Bury Times: NO GO FOR BIKES: At The Rock are, from left, Cllr Yvonne Wright, Stephanie Garvey and Insp Charlotte Cadden

7:00am Tuesday 27th July 2010

BURY Police are to put the brakes on irresponsible cyclists who ride illegally on The Rock and put shoppers at the risk of injury.

Thousands turn out for carnival celebrations as The Rock rolls in

9:22am Thursday 22nd July 2010

“BOOM town” Bury has spearheaded a remarkable retail resurgence with the official opening of the massive £350 million Rock complex.

Queue of bargain hunters

9:32am Thursday 22nd July 2010

BY far the busiest Rock retailer on the opening day was fashion store Primark.

Veteran employee launches new M&S

Bury Times: NEW ERA: Phyllis Marshall, right, and store manager Angela Aston

9:31am Thursday 22nd July 2010

HUNDREDS of shoppers joined long-serving employee Phyllis Marshall in “toasting” the opening of Bury’s new Marks and Spencer store.

Pensioner banned from taking snaps

9:27am Thursday 22nd July 2010

BOSSES at The Rock have defended the actions of their security team after a Bury pensioner was banned from taking photographs.

Flo helps town keep one eye on its history

Bury Times: MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS: Flo Leeming cuts the ribbon outside the heritage project shop, watched by David Laycock

9:25am Thursday 22nd July 2010

IT may be in with the new as far as the Rock development is concerned, but it’s not entirely out with the old.

Rewards of feel-good weekend

9:23am Thursday 22nd July 2010

RETAILERS on The Rock are already reaping the rewards.

Crowds thrill to sounds of the Bury Beat Parade

9:23am Thursday 22nd July 2010

THOUSANDS of shoppers lined the streets to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Bury Beat Parade.

Crowds gather in attempt on air guitar world record

Bury Times: AIR GUITAR ACT: Actress Gemma Atkinson leads the world record attempt on The Rock opening day

8:26am Monday 19th July 2010

IT really was rocking on The Rock on Friday as hundreds of people tried to get into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Thousands enjoy Bury Beat Parade

8:33am Monday 19th July 2010

THOUSANDS of shoppers lined the streets to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Bury Beat Parade.

Bury's mayor delighted as Rock development opens

10:10am Friday 16th July 2010

Bury's £350 million town centre showpiece - The Rock Development - has opened to the public.

Celebrity chef Andrew Nutter will rustle up some treats

8:20am Friday 16th July 2010

Celebrity chef Andrew Nutter will be rustling up some light bites and summer snacks at Peter Jackson The Jeweller at 3pm today.

Special pledge as The Rock is launched

8:20am Friday 16th July 2010

Community leaders are urging people to show they are proud of Bury by making a special pledge as The Rock is launched today.

Free samples for visitors

8:10am Friday 16th July 2010

BOSSES at a health store are gearing up for the launch of their new shop.

Jobs boost at store

Bury Times: TOP NOTCH: The frontage of the new Debenhams store and Costa Coffee house

8:00am Friday 16th July 2010

A NEW Debenhams store, which has created 165 jobs, will be among the prime attractions of the Rock development.

Opening honours by M&S veteran

8:00am Friday 16th July 2010

A WOMAN who will complete 42 years of service with Marks and Spencer in Bury later this year will open the company’s new flagship store on The Rock today.

The Rock rolls!

Bury Times: INVITING: Restaurants and cinema at The Rock leisure complex

8:03am Thursday 15th July 2010

Let it Rock and roll . . . Excitement is reaching fever pitch ahead of tomorrow’s grand opening of the long-awaited Rock shopping and leisure complex.

The Rock opening day programme

8:39am Thursday 15th July 2010

What's happening when on the Grand Opening day.

Gala night ushers in new cinema

Bury Times: NEW ERA: Vue cinema manager Miss Sharon Harris at the new 10-screen complex on The Rock

8:26am Thursday 15th July 2010

THE curtain is rising to usher in a new mecca for Bury moviegoers.

Internet map animation leads the way

8:11am Thursday 15th July 2010

PROJECT bosses are hoping out-of-town customers will flock to the Rock retail complex, thanks to a clever internet gadget.

The Rock makes sure no stone is left unturned

Bury Times: IMPRESSIVE: A Huge M&S store forms the centrepiece of The Rock.

7:00am Sunday 11th July 2010

CREATIVE marketing bosses have found a novel way to promote a new £350 million shopping complex for Bury.

Just a week to go until The Rock’s big launch

12:32pm Thursday 8th July 2010

THERE are just eight days to go before one of the biggest days in the history of Bury’s economy — the launch of the Rock leisure complex.

Your questions answered

Bury Times: David Laycock, Centre Director at The Rock, answers some of the questions people have been keen to ask.

12:54pm Thursday 8th July 2010

Q.What is the plan for the launch of The Rock on July 16?

The Rock Factfile

12:49pm Thursday 8th July 2010

* The project was first dreamed up in 2000 in a bid to transform the centre of Bury for the new millennium.

A grand and fun-filled opening day

12:41pm Thursday 8th July 2010

WOMEN’S fashion retailer Dorothy Perkins has announced its plans for the grand opening on the Rock on July 16.

Shops set to open at The Rock

12:45pm Thursday 8th July 2010

A full list of retails opening at the Rock AMF Bowling, Bank, Barclays, Barista, Baguette Express, Brookfield News, Burns (opening in early August).

New M&S creates 50 new jobs

Bury Times: NEW STORE: The Marks & Spencer shop at The Rock will offer more floorspace and a bigger cafe

12:41pm Thursday 8th July 2010

MARKS & Spencer is creating 50 new jobs as it relocates to a brand new store at the heart of The Rock development in Bury.

1,500 get sneak preview of The Rock

10:43am Thursday 24th June 2010

More than 1,500 people took up the offer of an exclusive tour of the Rock site on Sunday.

Ultra modern cinema set to become massive attraction

Bury Times: IN THE FOYER: Sharon Harris, manager of the new cinema, and Daniel Heale, Vue head of marketing, in the cinema where work is in full flow

10:27am Thursday 24th June 2010

COMING soon . . . to a town centre near you.

Prom party for cinema's past and present staff

Bury Times: Prom party for cinema's past and present staff

10:42am Thursday 24th June 2010

WHEN the credits roll for the last time at the Vue complex in Pilsworth, staff past and present are being invited to a “film” party.

Dawn gets her ideal job as a personal shopper

Bury Times: CHOICE TIME: Meet new personal shopper Dawn Jackson

10:37am Thursday 24th June 2010

A SALESWOMAN left out of work by the credit crunch has landed her dream job as a personal shopper at The Rock.

165 jobs created when the Debenhams store opens next month

10:39am Thursday 24th June 2010

A TOTAL of 165 jobs are being created when the Debenhams store opens next month as part of The Rock development.

VIDEO: It’s the final countdown at the Rock

Bury Times: STYLISH: The new Debenhams store in St John’s Gardens

9:06am Thursday 17th June 2010

IT was a damp and blustery day in September that I last set foot onto the mammoth construction site at the heart of Bury that everyone is talking about.

£20,000 community bursary scheme

9:02am Tuesday 8th June 2010

The Rock shopping and leisure development has launched its community bursary scheme to support small community groups and charities throughout the borough.

Bury prepares to be bowled over

8:48am Tuesday 8th June 2010

The Rock continues to take shape as AMF Bowling cranes in the bowling lanes for its new bowling centre at the £350m retail and leisure development which is due to open on July 16th.

More names sign up for Rock

11:37am Thursday 6th May 2010

THE massive £350 million development of The Rock continues to act as a magnet by attracting new names to Bury.

More high street names line up to join Rock shops

9:00am Saturday 1st May 2010

TWO high-street brands have joined the growing list of big hitters to open shops in Bury this summer.

Boyle and Welsh to be reunited?

Bury Times: Danny Boyle could be making a movie version of Porno

12:37pm Wednesday 14th April 2010

FILM director Danny Boyle could be reunited with his Trainspotting collaborator Irvine Welsh, if rumours are to be believed.

Movie lovers ready to Rock as cinema nears completion

Bury Times: Movie lovers ready to Rock as cinema nears completion

9:35am Thursday 8th April 2010

MOVIE fans are in for a treat this summer when a state-of-the-art cinema opens in Bury town centre.

Retailers get a preview of Rock development

Bury Times: Retailers get a preview of Rock development

10:53am Thursday 25th March 2010

THE massive £350 million Rock Triangle development in Bury is becoming a marketing mecca.

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