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Bury residents 'filling bins with wrong rubbish' after controversial collection changes

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:10pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

CONCERNED residents say controversial changes to waste collections are encouraging neighbours to fill their bins with the wrong rubbish.

Business as normal for Fairfield despite strike, say hospital bosses

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Fairfield Hospital

11:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

HOSPITAL bosses are assuring patients it is business as usual at Fairfield Hospital next week, with staff set to walk out in a protest over pay.

Teenager found safe and well after eight-day search

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:42pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A TEENAGER who had been missing for more than a week has been found safe and well.

Rest and relaxation at Ox Pasture Hall, Scarborough

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:15pm Friday 3rd October 2014

EVERYONE needs a little rest and relaxation from time to time, and two burnt out journalists enjoying their first full week off of the year were definitely no exception.

Tributes to caring grandfather who had 'football in his blood'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:46pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to a funny, caring grandfather and accomplished sportsman who had “football in his blood”.

Hundreds of bikers turn out for Reg Harris sportive

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:01pm Monday 29th September 2014

RECORDS were broken at a charity bike ride in memory of a world champion cyclist from Bury.

Art student makes plea for Russell Brand to fund her university studies

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Russell Brand cancels Southend show due to illnesss

3:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

AN aspiring young artist has made an unusual online plea to comedian Russell Brand to help fund her university education.

Grants worth £25,000 handed out for sports - but uptake in Radcliffe non-existent

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine, retired England netball player Tracey Neville, and Hollyoaks star Nikki Sanderson, have been unveiled as I Will If You Will ambassadors to help raise the profile of the campaign

3:19pm Monday 29th September 2014

UPTAKE for £1,000 grants to increase the number of women doing exercise has been non-existent in Radcliffe, disappointed organisers have revealed. 

School kids bake more than 1,000 biscuits

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:38pm Friday 26th September 2014

GREAT British Bake Off fever hit a Greenmount school which saw children create more than a thousand sweet treats for charity.

Man breaks spine jumping from window to escape terrifying hammer attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

MASKED thieves armed with hammers forced a terrified man to jump from a first-floor window.

Mum hopes to raise £1 million with cancer diary

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:51pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A STRUGGLE for survival proved inspirational for a mother who hopes to raise £1 million for charity with a book about her son’s battle with cancer.

Toilet destroyed in tea-light fire

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: House fire in Halliwell

10:09am Thursday 25th September 2014

A TOILET was destroyed in a fire started by a tealight.

Councillors refuse to resign and trigger by-election

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO newly-independent Radcliffe councillors are facing a backlash from political opponents over their refusal to resign from Bury Council and trigger a by-election.

Police officer was not to blame for death crash, says watchdog

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:07pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A POLICE officer who chased a car which crashed and killed both its passengers was not to blame for the fatal crash, an investigation has found.

Two men charged after six-hour rooftop stand-off

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:54pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO men have been charged with causing a six-hour stand-off on a Bury rooftop.

Concern grows for missing autistic teenager

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:18pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CONCERN is growing for the welfare of an autistic 15-year-old missing from his home in Bury.

Two men throw tiles during six-hour rooftop stand-off

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:08pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds of damage was done to cars parked in a Bury street after tiles were thrown from the roof of an apartment block by two men involved in a six-hour standoff.

Police search for next of kin of 65-year-old Bury man

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:47pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are searching for the next of kin of a man from Bury.

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.


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