• Praise for school no longer classed as failing

    A SCHOOL has received a letter of congratulations from the country's lead Ofsted inspector after it was no longer classed as failing. St Monica's RC High School in Prestwich has been praised for the hard work undertaken after it was placed in special

  • Volunteers collect 900 Christmas trees in three days

    HARDWORKING volunteers have been collecting Christmas trees from homes across the borough to help raise record funds for Bury Hospice. Families arranged for their used and tired trees to be picked up and recycled in return for a donation to the

  • New training to help prevent suicide in Bury

    VOLUNTEERS across Bury will be able to access new training on suicide prevention. New monthly courses are being delivered by professionals who are working to reduce the number of deaths by suicide in the borough. On average there 18 suicide

  • Record number of coaches bring shoppers to Bury Market

    A RECORD number of coaches have visited the award-winning Bury Market, new figures show. The market welcomed more than 1,800 coaches in 2019, bringing shoppers from far and wide to see the famous destination. In November last year, a total of

  • Nine car crash reported on major commute route

    Nine cars are reported to have been involved in a crash on a major commute route. The collision blocked two lanes of the M66 southbound carriageway between junction three for Pilsworth industrial estate, Whitefield and Radcliffe, and junction four