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Small rise in hate crime targeting Jews in Bury, new report shows

Small rise in reports of hate crime targeting Jews in Bury, new report shows

A CCTV image of the suspects

Police hunt arsonist after attack on Sedgley trading estate

Poppers

Parklife organisers cleared of any wrongdoing after five fall ill at Heaton Park festival

Kieran McGrath, who died last October after being shot in the chest.

Whitefield man among five people charged with Kieran McGrath murder

DEVASTATED: The owners of long-haired Persian cat Sherekhan are distraught

Devastated cat owner appeals for return of pet's body

Barbeerian, in Bury Old Road, Besses

Beer we go with a clever new fundraising campaign

Charlotte Metcalfe is pictured applying make-up to Jenny Gregory

Whitefield make-up artist proves beauty is not only skin deep

General Election count at Castle Leisure Centre, Bury. Ivan Lewis Bury South. (25485956)

People have 'had enough' of Labour opposing everything, says Bury South MP

Big Feet perform in the tent at Festwich

Dazzling live music in the rain? Festwich had it covered

The winning team was from Manchester-based financial asset management firm Close Brothers. In the picture are, back row: Ollie Grant, Nathan Pitt, Hadley Lewis, Adam Jackson. From row: Marc Maynard, Moshe Hasid, Adam Herman

Five-a-side football contest proves a big hit for Prestwich-based charity

Kieran McGrath, aged 26, of Clayton, died in October after being shot

Police raid Bury and Whitefield properties and make more arrests in fatal shooting probe

FESTIVAL: The sun shone on Saturday but crowds were met with rain on Sunday

7 photographs of music fans braving the rain and rocking out at Festwich

L-R:  Cllor Alan Quinn and Heys Vice Chairman Neil Sankey at Prestwich Heys FC.  Photo by Karen Hope, Friday July 24 2015. (33172181)

Triple boost for on-song Prestwich Heys ahead of new season

Mr Conway with his "Victorian Arcade" Ilkley painting

Whitefield artist gets aboard to help victims of Nepal earthquake

Lilly Reynolds, who attends Our Lady of Grace RC Primary School, is receiving cancer treatment in Florida

A brave youngster from Prestwich has arrived in America in her battle to beat cancer

Sport

Prestwich captain Andy Bradley

Depth in squad is impressive, says Prestwich captain Andy Bradley

Prestwich captain Andy Bradley

CRICKET: Prestwich captain Andy Bradley praises ton-tastic trio

Prestwich captain Andy Bradley took 6-13 to help his side to victory against Glossop

Bradley: Prestwich are gunning for league and cup double

Wilf Reeve took the all-important wicket of Chris Marrow for just one run

CRICKET: Quickfire runs from Ryan Stanbury leads Prestwich to victory

(L-r) Lee Bruce, Shaun Johnson, Paul Tierney, new signing John Blackley (Bury shirt) and Sam Ingram lead the warm down.

FOOTBALL: Prestwich Heys strengthen by signing seven

Sam Holden was in the wickets for Prestwich

CRICKET: Prestwich skipper Andy Bradley confident of league glory despite first defeat

Wilf Reeve bowling for Prestwich

CRICKET: Prestwich are ready for top-of-the-table test, says captain Andy Bradley

Jonny Matthews

RUGBY UNION: Returning Jonny Matthews can fire Sedgley Tigers to promotion, says coach Geoff Roberts

Prestwich's Ryan Stanbury dejected after missing a catch

CRICKET: Prestwich captain Andy Bradley eyes title charge following eighth successive league win

Sedgley Tigers' Juan Crous

Sedgley Tigers surge for third after win at Huddersfield

Sedgley Tigers' Michael Quickenden in action against Stourbridge

Sedgley Tigers get back to winning ways with win over Stourbridge

Matt Riley celebrates scoring a try for Sedgley

'Perfect' Sedgley Tigers stun title contenders Hull Ionians

Bury captain Jonny Allen in action

RUGBY UNION: Bonus point for leaders Bury as Mossley are beaten

Matt Riley

Coach praises Sedgley Tigers' "performance of the season" following win over Leicester Lions

National Sport

Chris Froome completed his second Tour de France triumph on Sunday

Rio-bound Froome 'already a great'

Enner Valencia's injury 'appears significant'

'Significant' injury for Valencia

New West Brom striker Rickie Lambert scored twice on debut against Bristol Rovers

Lambert scores brace on Baggies bow

Alastair Cook led England to an eight-wicket Ashes victory at Edgbaston

Cook targets Ashes-clinching win

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