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Ramsbottom Festival 2014: Spellbinding performance by The Levellers a perfect start

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:49pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A RAUCOUS, high-energy set from The Levellers was the perfect ending to the first day of Ramsbottom Festival.

Hunt for man wanted over Radcliffe assaults

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:35pm Friday 19th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a man wanted for two assaults in Radcliffe.

Husband and wife councillors quit Labour after row over meeting attendance

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:11pm Friday 12th September 2014

Husband and wife councillors Matt and Daisy Bailey have severed ties with the Labour party after criticising the group for being unsupportive of their family situation.

Call for CCTV after three brutal attacks on quiet path

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:19am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THREE brutal daylight attacks - including a rape - on a quiet Radcliffe walkway in less than a month have prompted residents to call for increased CCTV.

Bury in running for tourism award

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:34pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

BURY is one of three areas in the UK battling it out to win a prestigious tourism award.

Husband charged with murder after stabbing

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:37pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A HUSBAND has been charged with murdering his wife in Radcliffe.

In pictures: 6th annual Glaston-Bury festival

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

A SPECTACULAR annual live music festival saw Bury town centre become “one big smile” despite a drizzly bank holiday Monday.

Firefighters give £1,100 to school boy they rescued from horsebox horror accident

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:34pm Monday 1st September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS have presented a £1,100 cheque to a schoolboy they rescued from beneath a horsebox after an horrific accident.

Netball star returns to Bury to encourage others to take up sport

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:12pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NETBALL star has returned to her roots to encourage females of all ages across Bury to try the game.

Radcliffe tram station parking fines 'are unlawful', campaigners say

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:52am Monday 25th August 2014

A NATIONAL motoring campaign group has slammed the £100 fines given to Radcliffe Metrolink park and ride users as “unlawful”.

Second primary school in Radcliffe to be academy after sponsor named

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Gorsefield Primary School in Radcliffe. Picture from Google Maps.

11:39am Monday 25th August 2014

A SECOND primary school in Radcliffe is to become an academy after a potential sponsor was named, it has been confirmed.

Glaston-Bury set to rock town this weekend

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BURY will come alive with music this bank holiday with the town’s annual live rock festival set to take 13 separate stages by storm.

80 staff moving to Rochdale as Tetrosyl announces closure of HQ

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:06pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A total of 80 staff will move from Bury to Rochdale as a car care manufacturer closes its headquarters to fund a state-of-the-art factory expansion.

A-level results: Students bound for Oxbridge

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TOP of the class at Holy Cross was a Radcliffe teenager who scooped four A*s and one A grade.

Teenager kicked in head five times in brutal Radcliffe iPhone robbery

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

11:04am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A TEENAGER was brutally kicked in the head in a "violent and unprovoked" robbery in Radcliffe.

Phil Neville's wife Julie strips off naked to promote new health shop

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE wife of one of Bury’s most famous footballing personalities has stripped off to celebrate the opening of her health and nutrition store in Manchester.

Police launch new appeal after motorcyclist left critically injured in crash

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

A FRESH appeal for information has been launched after a 22-year-old motorcyclist was critically injured.

Furious drivers slapped with £100 fines for parking overnight at Radcliffe Metrolink

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:47pm Friday 15th August 2014

FURIOUS motorists stung by £100 fines for parking overnight in Radcliffe’s tram station say “tiny” signs warning of the fee are completely inadequate.

Bury drunks could sit through graphic violence videos to halve police fines

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: ALCOHOL TROUBLE: New courses tackle drink-related crime

5:19pm Thursday 14th August 2014

DRUNK revellers in Bury who fall foul of the law could have their fines halved by agreeing to view graphic images of booze-fulled violence as part of a new police initiative.

More job losses at cash-strapped Bury Hospice

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:16pm Thursday 14th August 2014

FRESH job losses have been announced at Bury Hospice as services at the cash-strapped charity continue to shrink - despite increased NHS funding.

Teacher and pupil celebrate end of school year - by getting their hair cut off

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:22am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A TEACHER and her pupil celebrated the end of the school year in an unorthodox way — by saying goodbye to their long locks.

Mystery donor gives poorly 7-year-old almost £2,000 for new walking frame

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:49pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A KIND-hearted benefactor has turned a poorly seven-year-old’s life around – by donating the £1,913 he needs for a new walking frame.

Fitness project under fire for spending less than half of its budget

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:47pm Friday 1st August 2014

A PIONEERING women’s fitness project has been criticised for under-spending with just three months of the pilot left and more than half the budget remaining.

Struggling Bury Hospice hoping for extra cash from health bosses

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Hospice in Rochdale Old Road

6:42pm Friday 1st August 2014

STRUGGLING Bury Hospice will find out whether health chiefs can ease its cash crisis next week.

Kids graduate from Bury Children's University

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:34pm Friday 1st August 2014

GOWNS were donned and caps thrown when graduates of Bury Children’s University celebrated the end of a busy year in style.

'We've been abandoned', say family of 10-year-old after horrific horse box accident

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:26pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE family of a 10-year-old boy confined to a wheelchair after an horrific road accident say they have been abandoned.

Stories of the soldiers named on Radcliffe's Cenotaph to be shared at library exhibition

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

HISTORY buffs will share tales of the bravery of their ancestors at a World War One research exhibition at Radcliffe Library.

Veterans currently showing off therapeutic artworks in Mill Gate Centre pop up shop

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:22pm Thursday 31st July 2014

VETERANS are showing off colourful artwork with an important purpose in a pop-up shop in Bury town centre.

UPDATED: Motorist crashes into fence after suffering 'medical episode' at wheel

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:13pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DRIVER crashed into a fence after apparently suffering a "medical episode" at the wheel.

UPDATED: Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash with car in Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hunt for man called off

1:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BIKER is in a critical condition with serious chest and leg injuries after a horror smash in Bury.

£1.4 million refurb of Fusilier Museum's top floor on course for October finish

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A £1.4 million project to redevelop the top floor of the Fusilier Museum is on course for completion in October.

Notorious burglar steals £7,500 in cash, cigarettes and top-up cards after breaking in through newsagent's ceiling

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Notorious burglar behind bars in Bury

5:15pm Monday 28th July 2014

A “DETERMINED” burglar described as one of Manchester most notorious criminals stole £7,500 in cash and stock by breaking into a newsagent's through the ceiling.

'Bedrooms empty and state-of-the-art rooms used for storage', claim Bury Hospice nurses

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:52pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BEDROOMS are are lying empty and state-of-the-art clinic rooms are being used for storage at Bury’s new £5 million hospice, nurses have claimed.

Two-time cancer survivor leads James Bond rally team for Bury Cancer Support Centre

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

DIAMONDS might be forever, but a two-time cancer survivor knows his £200 car won’t last that long as he prepares for a charity rally from Reims to Venice.

Runners daubed in brightly coloured paint in fun run

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

COLOURFUL fundraisers painted the town not just red, but every shade possible, when they took part in “the world’s happiest fun run”.

UPDATED: Parklife revellers captured on camera come forward in hunt for Robert Hart's killer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SIX festival-goers who could have witnessed a Parklife attack which killed 26-year-old Robert Hart have already come forward after a fresh appeal was launched.

Hunt for Robert Hart's killer ramps up as photos of 12 witnesses released by police

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PHOTOGRAPHS of twelve potential witnesses have been released by police in a bid to track down the killer of a reveller who was attacked at Parklife Festival.

Women wanted to champion female fitness

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:47pm Monday 21st July 2014

A RALLYING call has been sounded to find six passionate women — one from each of the borough’s towns — willing to champion female fitness.

Next month's Glaston-Bury will be 'bigger and better'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:28pm Friday 18th July 2014

A “BIGGER and better” live music extravaganza is set to take Bury by storm next month.

Pub gang stabbing victim released from hospital

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:09pm Friday 18th July 2014

A 23-year-old drinker stabbed by a gang of masked men who stormed into a pub has been released from hospital.

Football helps veterans, ex-cons and unemployed get back into normal life

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:06pm Friday 18th July 2014

A FOOTBALL project which helps people re-adapt to life in the borough was kick-started with a special launch.

Cyclists will ride 2,000 miles from Bury to Gallipoli

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:37pm Friday 18th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS are taking part in a charity ride from Bury to Gallipoli — without leaving the borough.

CCTV appeal after vandals wreck 30 cars in Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Brighton and Hove City Council defends spy camera parking fines

5:13pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN appeal for CCTV footage has been launched to catch vandals who caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to 30 cars in Prestwich.

Inquiry into how vulnerable people are discharged from hospital

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: IVF hope for Ryedale women

5:02pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

VULNERABLE people who are elderly, have mental health conditions or are homeless are the subject of a new special inquiry.

Tributes to 'family man' who died in Bury Hospice

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:53pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE memory of a “loving family man” has been celebrated with more than £3,300 raised for Bury Hospice.

Bury businessman fined for dumping sofa

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Manchester City Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

4:50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A BUSINESSMAN from Bury who illegally dumped a sofa found himself in the hot seat.

In pictures: Tottington's Big Day Out

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:24pm Friday 11th July 2014

TOTTINGTON’S Big Day Out made itself at home for its first year in new surroundings — tempting about 3,500 people through the gates.

Controversial plan to put cameras in care homes after abuse case

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Rita Page and Lynette Crook abusing Daniel Moran in the secretly filmed footage. Picture from ITV News video.

2:26pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL consultation to put cameras in care homes has been welcomed by the family of a man who was abused in a Bury specialist hospital.

Royalties pledge by prolific author

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:46pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A “NOVEL” fundraiser will see book royalties donated to a Bury-based support group for people with bone marrow cancer.

Unsung heroes enjoy rewards

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:45pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

COMMITTED carers were recognised for the role they play in Bury with a special week of activities.


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