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JAILED: Pervert who tried to lure children into 'playing games in woods'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:41pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A PERVERT who tried to lure children into woods with money has been jailed.

Masked men raid Pound Bakery in Prestwich

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

10:50am Monday 1st September 2014

THREE masked men threatened members of staff during a terrifying raid at a Pound Bakery in Prestwich.

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.

One of Bury's best-known pubs to reopen doors next month after major renovation

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:24pm Monday 1st September 2014

ONE of Bury’s best known pubs has undergone a huge renovation and is set to open its doors again.

Bury woman returns home after 20 years helping people with AIDS in Guatemala

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:19pm Monday 1st September 2014

A BURY woman who has spent 20 years helping people with AIDS and HIV in Guatemala has returned home for the summer to mark the anniversary.

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.

Blocked sewer work continues in Bury town centre

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

WORKS to repair a blocked sewer under a town centre road are set to continue for at least another two weeks.

Soil sample reports at 3 Bury schools were faked

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:06pm Monday 1st September 2014

A DIRECTOR of an environmental firm falsified soil sample reports on the sites of three schools in the borough.

Bury nursery gets 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:04pm Monday 1st September 2014

A PRIVATE Bury nursery is celebrating success after being rated as “outstanding” following an Ofsted inspection.

Theatre group to recreate World War One soldiers leaving Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: East Lancashire Railway - Red Rose Diners

5:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

A RECREATION of World War One soldiers leaving Bury’s Bolton Street Station for the front will take place next month.

Parklife: 5 new witnesses police want to speak to over Robert Hart death

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:44am Monday 1st September 2014

Police investigating the death of Robert Hart at Parklife have issued five new pictures of potential witnesses they believe may hold the key to tracking down his attacker.

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.

Open day at Bury Cancer Support Centre tomorrow

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:30pm Monday 1st September 2014

BURY Cancer Support Centre will throw open the doors of its new base to the public tomorrow.

11 children's centre staff to be axed as Bury Council cuts £820,000 from budget

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

11:05am Saturday 30th August 2014

BETTER-off families will no longer be able to use children centre services if council proposals get the green light.

Missing Bury boy Declan Dove found safe and well

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:03pm Friday 29th August 2014

DECLAN Dove, a 16-year-old boy from Bury, who was yesterday reported missing, has been found safe, police have said.

Firefighters spot second blaze while tackling wheelie bin fire

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:54am Friday 29th August 2014

EAGLE-eyed firefighters spotted a caravan on fire as they were tackling another blaze.

Bury couple rescued after freak wave sweeps them out to sea

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

RESCUERS saved the lives of a Bury couple who were swept out to sea by a freak wave.

Police searching for missing Bury teenager known to sleep rough

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A BURY teenager known to sleep rough has been missing from home for nearly 48 hours.

Health bosses reassure residents about the future of Fairfield Hospital at public meeting

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Fairfield Hospital

10:12pm Thursday 28th August 2014

HEALTH bosses have sought to reassure Bury residents about the future of Fairfield Hospital — as part a public consultation into the biggest shake up of the NHS in more than 60 years.

'I will not defect to UKIP', says Bury MP after key ally jumps ship

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: David Nuttall

3:50pm Thursday 28th August 2014

BURY North MP David Nuttall has vowed to remain in the Conservative Party — after one of his key allies defected to the UK Independence Party (UKIP).

Question Time-style debate about massive healthcare changes

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

6:12pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE Bury Times will chair a Question Time-style debate on the biggest-ever health care changes planned for Greater Manchester.

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”.

Fire breaks out near Tetrosyl plant

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: House fire in Halliwell

6:58pm Friday 22nd August 2014

FIRE crews were called to reports of a fire at an electrical substation near the Tetrosyl plant in Bury.

Care centres could be closed or privatised

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Care cost shock: Bournemouth council may have to increase adult fees

5:56pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ADULT care services in Bury are set for a major shake-up — which could involve centre closures and privatisation.

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.

GCSE results day

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

7:51am Thursday 21st August 2014

Thousands of students all over Bury are getting their GCSE results today.

Bury-bound tram passengers baffled as they end up in Rochdale

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: The Twitter feed has gone live on Metrolink services

6:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PASSENGERS on a Bury-bound Metrolink tram were left bemused when the vehicle got on the wrong track and went to Monsall.

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.

Fun day in tragic baby Tyler’s memory

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:10pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A FAMILY will hold a charity fun day in Bury in memory of their stillborn son — who died after his mother had undergone three years of fertility treatment in order to conceive.

Large travellers' camp moved on from Pilsworth

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:58pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A LARGE traveller camp has been moved on from land in Pilsworth.

Tributes to popular former Bury driving instructor

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:26pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WELL-known former Bury driving instructor who was a prisoner of war during World War Two has died.

Can you crack colonel’s war code that is still unsolved after almost 100 years?

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:12pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

VISITORS to Bury Art Museum are being given the opportunity to crack a code which has remained unsolved for nearly a century.

Ring and ride changes will leave elderly isolated, warns MP

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury South MP Ivan Lewis

5:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A PETITION has been launched by an MP calling on changes to a ring and ride service to be scrapped because campaigners say it will leave the elderly isolated.

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.

Footballing fans’ goal is helping little Mila

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:46pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE new football season is now kicking in — and fans are getting into the spirit in aid of a little girl.

Beer garden must close early because of complaints about noise

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.

6:05pm Monday 18th August 2014

A PUB beer garden must close early because of complaints about noise, councillors have ruled.

Town hall bosses pledge to protect Bury's green belt

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:49pm Monday 18th August 2014

PLANNING bosses have pledged to protect Bury’s green belt — as developers urge the council to make more land available to build homes.

VIDEO: Pupils' unique way of remembering their school years

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:10pm Monday 18th August 2014

MANY pupils take home a signed shirt to remember their last day in class — but one Bury primary school decided to create a keepsake to last a lifetime.

Man has lucky escape from pizza fire in Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: House fire in Halliwell

11:15am Sunday 17th August 2014

A SLEEPY resident had a lucky escape from a kitchen blaze in Bury — prompting a warning from fire chiefs.

Search for family and friends of Bury soldier who died on D-Day

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:00am Sunday 17th August 2014

AN historian is appealing for the family and friends of a soldier from Bury — who was one of the first to die on D-Day in 1944 — to come forward.

'Miracle' dog paralysed in mystery seizure can walk again

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:37pm Saturday 16th August 2014

THE owners of a dog left paralysed by a mystery seizure are overjoyed after it was able to walk again.

Coronation Street star makes jam for her restaurant

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:29pm Friday 15th August 2014

DON’T tell Coronation Street’s Carla Connor, but knicker-stitcher Fiz has other talents up her sleeve.

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.

Elton Primary School will be academy when it reopens next month

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Elton Primary School

3:36pm Friday 15th August 2014

ELTON Primary School is set to become an academy — the second in the borough — when pupils and staff return next month.

Seddons Farm estate to lose Post Office in row over rent

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:34pm Friday 15th August 2014

A COMMUNITY is set to lose its Post Office in a row over rent between a landlord and a newsagent.

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.

Crash on M66 after ladders fall off back of van

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Councillor calls for urgent repairs on Wirral motorway sliproad

9:46am Friday 15th August 2014

A CRASH involving three cars caused long tailbacks on the M66 this morning after ladders fell off the back of a van.

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.

A-level results day

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Pictures from Hampshire schools and colleges as students pick up their A Level results.

7:51am Thursday 14th August 2014

A-level students all over Bury will be getting their results today.

£14,000 benefits cheat caught out by Facebook profile

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Follows Bucks Free Press on Facebook!

5:39pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A MOTHER who falsely claimed £14,700 in benefits was caught out — by her own Facebook profile.

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