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Bury College tutor admits downloading hundreds of child porn images and videos

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:48am Friday 1st August 2014

A BURY College teacher has admitted downloading hundreds of pornographic images and videos of young children.

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.

Man jailed for threatening to hit woman over head with claw hammer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Magistrates Court

6:36pm Friday 1st August 2014

A MAN has been jailed for 20 weeks for threatening to hit a woman over the head with a claw hammer.

'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.

Drinkers could be banned from pub beer garden after 8pm

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Embargoed to 0001 Tuesday October 15.File photo dated 01/12/06 of a man drinking a beer as pub landlords want to call time on being "tied" to a large company for their beer and other supplies, according to a new study.   PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

6:17pm Friday 1st August 2014

DRINKERS could be banned from a pub beer garden after 8pm after neighbours complained about noise.

100 new jobs at £1.7 million mill development

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:15pm Friday 1st August 2014

AN iconic century-old Bury mill which has changed hands for almost £1 million will generate 100 jobs as it undergoes a new lease of life.

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.

Westbury Sports Club hoping for new 25-year deal on ground

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Conference football. Picture: Action Images

6:44pm Friday 1st August 2014

YOUNG footballers could be given a major boost if an ambitious plan gets the green light.

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.

In pictures: Rio-style carnival at The Rock

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

THE World Cup may be over, but shoppers in Bury were transported to Brazil with the sights, sounds and smells of a Rio-style carnival.

Bury will come to standstill as town remembers World War One

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:15am Thursday 31st July 2014

BURY will come to a standstill as the town marks the centenary of the start of World War One.

Three week bins plan for Bury 'railroaded through'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:37pm Thursday 31st July 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans for Bury householders to become the first in England to have their grey bins emptied once every three weeks have been “railroaded though”, it has been claimed.

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.

Soap star serves up jam-tastic treats at restaurant

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

SOAP star Jennie McAlpine threw open the doors of her restaurant for a jam session.

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.

'Dream over' for developer of Ainsworth bungalow threatened with demolition

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

1:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A HOMEOWNER has been given permission to alter a bungalow threatened with demolition because Bury Council planners said it was built in the wrong place.

Michael Adebolajo fails to overcome first hurdle of Lee Rigby murder appeal

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:58pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE of two men who murdered Fusillier Lee Rigby has lost an appeal against his conviction and sentence.

90-year-old former firefighter shoots off hose as birthday treat

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:45pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 90-YEAR-OLD former firefighter turned back the clock and donned a blue uniform and yellow jacket again — more than 50 years after he retired.

Fears over change to Fairfield Hospital bus route

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Fairfield Hospital

12:39pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

CAMPAIGNERS say that a change to the route of a bus serving Fairfield Hospital meaning it will no longer serve the hospital grounds, will adversely affect elderly patients.

£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.

Bury firefighters bike across the country

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:32pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THREE firefighters from Bury were part of a team who blazed a trail across the country on their bikes to raise money for two worthy causes.

Do you have a hidden private pumping station in your back garden?

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:27pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A search for hidden pumping stations in Bury is being carried out.

Widower bikes from Manchester to Blackpool in Superman outfit in memory of wife

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A GRIEVING widower made a super-human effort to raise money in memory of his late wife.

Derby High pupils watch their own film at cinema

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

12:22pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

STARSTRUCK Derby High pupils attended a world premiere screening at Bury’s Vue Cinema — of their own film.

Three cars crash on M66

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:59am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THREE cars were involved in a crash on the M66 motorway.

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.

Bury Council bosses vow to send in the bailiffs and collect £6 million in unpaid tax

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: IMPROVEMENT The Elizabethan Suite at Bury Town Hall, one of the borough’s four civic venues

5:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

TAX dodgers owe Bury Council more than £6 million in unpaid bills — and town hall chiefs are refusing to write off the debt and are sending in the bailiffs.

Bury hoping to get 'purple flag' award for its nightlife

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

THERE are blue flags for beaches and green flags for parks — now Bury is striving to become the first town in the county to get a purple flag.

Bury council sitting on almost £3 million for community projects

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

6:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

TOWN hall bosses are sitting on almost £3 million earmarked for community projects.

11-year-old girl has pigtails cut off to help children with cancer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:37pm Friday 25th July 2014

A KIND-hearted Bury girl has lost 10 inches of her “crowning glory” in her quest to help the Little Princess Trust.

'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.

Drunken teenager pointed 'curved foot-long sword' at baby during terrifying shop attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bolton Crown Court

5:16pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AN eight-month-old boy and his shopkeeper parents had a machete pointed at them by a drunken teenager at a Bury off-licence, a court heard.

Football fundraisers prepare to kick off for youngster facing life-threatening disease

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FOOTBALL-mad fundraisers are to take part in a gruelling 12-hour soccer session to help raise money for a Bury girl suffering a serious life-threatening condition.

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.

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.

Affetside bus service saved

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: One of the new 'rosso' buses

5:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PLANNED changes to a bus route which threatened to leave Affetside without a regular service have been scrapped.

Tributes after death of Bury Council's former borough treasurer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

4:55pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to an admired former borough treasurer who has died at the age of 67.

Stars’ team over moon at support

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:54pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NO wonder a celebrity All Stars football team is “over the moon”.

Row over future of Bury's green belt land

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: IMPROVEMENT The Elizabethan Suite at Bury Town Hall, one of the borough’s four civic venues

4:53pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A ROW has broken out over the future of Bury’s Green Belt — after a bid to make council policy state that it is inappropriate to build on such land was voted down.

15,000ft feat for jobs hope

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:51pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

STAFF at youth support charity Rathbone will be taking to the skies to raise money for more equipment at its Bury centre.

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.

Jailed: Trio who masterminded massive drugs operation from quiet Radcliffe street

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:17am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THREE men have been jailed for a total of 20 years after police smashed a massive drug operation based on a quiet Radcliffe street.

Thugs attack man with hammer in Hollins while two children are in the house

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:18am Monday 21st July 2014

A PAIR of robbers broke into a Bury home and attacked a man with a hammer.

Cash boost to help in winter ‘bug battle’

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: On-call NHS staff to get parking permits

5:49pm Monday 21st July 2014

HEALTH chiefs in Bury have been given a six-figure cash boost for the fight against winter bugs.

£70,741 has been spent on pothole repairs

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: £286k to spend on potholes

5:48pm Monday 21st July 2014

BURY Council has confirmed that 37 per cent of Government funding for potholes has been spent.

East Lancashire Railway running photography courses

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:45pm Monday 21st July 2014

PUT on some sturdy boots and have your camera poised.

New benefits system 'will have no adverse effect' in Bury, say councillors

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bryant is alleged to have made false statements to the Department for Work and Pensions

5:42pm Monday 21st July 2014

RESIDENTS worried about the shake up of the benefit system and the introduction of universal credit have been reassured by councillors.

Councillors 'turned down chance to talk to government about cuts', it is claimed

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:37pm Monday 21st July 2014

BURY'S ruling Labour group has turned down the chance to meet a government minister to discuss how cuts are affecting the town, Conservative councillors claim. 

How well do you know your local area? Take this quiz...

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

4:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

How many people in Bury have a degree? What proportion of people in Ramsbottom are Christian? Take this quiz and test your knowledge of your area.

Pregnant Danish cow rescued from River Irwell

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:04pm Sunday 20th July 2014

A PREGNANT cow was rescued by firefighters after it got stuck in the River Irwell near Burrs Country Park.

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