FORMER Bury Grammar School pupil Danny Long has returned to his roots.

He is back in town as a trainee solicitor at leading law firm, Woodcocks in Manchester Road.

Danny, aged 23, said: “I’m delighted to join such a renowned firm of solicitors and it’s perfect for me as it’s on my doorstep.”

Danny spent three years at Lancaster University, where he obtained his law degree before embarking on a legal practice course in Nottingham.

Senior partner at Woodcocks, Roger Medlock, said: “Danny is a very promising trainee and is already making a valuable contribution to the company.”

Woodcocks was established in 1791.