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

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Hospice in Rochdale Old Road

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.

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.

'Evil' thugs clip pigeons' wings

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:29pm Friday 18th July 2014

RAIDERS who clipped the wings of pigeons stolen from a community farm in Bury have been branded “evil” by their owner.

Campaign to 'save' Bury Hospice is politically motivated, claims MP

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Hospice in Rochdale Old Road

6:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

BURY’S council leader has slammed one of the town’s MPs for failing to capitalise on a chance to highlight a campaign to “save” Bury Hospice.

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.

Seven charged after drugs raids

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

6:15pm Friday 18th July 2014

SEVEN people have been charged following drugs raids on several addresses in Bury.

Group fights to reclaim Bury library

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Library

5:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

LITERATURE lovers are urging town hall chiefs to rethink changes to Bury Library, Museum and Art Gallery.

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.

Police hunt man who breached restraining order

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:39pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE are hunting a Bury man who has breached his restraining order.

Public backlash as three week rubbish bin collections approved by Bury Council

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:28pm Thursday 17th July 2014

BURY Council bosses are facing a fierce backlash over controversial plans to become the first authority in England to switch the collection of grey bins to every three weeks.

Bins backlash: Bury Council responds

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:34pm Thursday 17th July 2014

COUNCIL bosses have spoken out in response to a public outcry following last week's announcement of the bin collection shake-up.

Asian jewellery robberies: Prestwich man charged

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:15pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A man has been charged following an operation to target the violent theft of Asian jewellery.

Lab technician will take on 60-mile bike challenge

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:05pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A LABORATORY technician from Bury whose father beat cancer has his sights set on a 60-mile bike ride to raise money for a related charity.

Bury Parish Junior Choir hold Commonwealth baton on trip to Wales

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:59pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A TRIP to Wales proved a real “high note” for members of the Bury Parish Junior Choir who got to grips with the Queen’s Baton which was en route to Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.

Mental health unit patients' artwork on display

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

PATIENTS at a mental health unit at Fairfield Hospital in Bury have created a range of powerful artwork which chronicles their problems and experiences.

Don’t ban zero-hour contracts, insists MP

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury North MP David Nuttall

4:48pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BANNING controversial zero-hour contracts would be counter-productive to employees and businesses, according to a Bury MP.

Diamond day for St Gabriel's High School

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:46pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

FORMER pupils recalled bygone memories and rekindled old friendships when St Gabriel’s RC High School staged a day of celebration to mark its diamond anniversary.

Nurse exposed as benefit cheat after Bury Council staff snoop on her Facebook profile

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:41pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A REGISTERED nurse was exposed as a benefit cheat after Bury Council staff snooped on her home and Facebook account.

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.

Bury swimmer is new face of leukaemia charity

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:28pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A TALENTED Bury swimmer whose mother has battled leukaemia has become the face of a charity which aims to combat the disease.

Fairfield medical secretary gets award from Olympic rowing star James Cracknell

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:27pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A MEDICAL secretary at Fairfield Hospital has received a coveted award from an Olympic star.

UPDATED: Seven arrested after drugs raids at houses in Bury

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

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

SEVEN people have been charged following drugs raids on several addresses in Bury.

Masked gang storm Radcliffe pub and stab man twice

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:39am Sunday 13th July 2014

A MAN was stabbed after a gang of masked men stormed into a pub carriing machetes and bats.

Church service to take place in memory of fallen Bury firefighter

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:10pm Saturday 12th July 2014

LOVED ones will come together tomorrow to remember a fallen firefighter killed a year ago.

UPDATED: Missing woman found safe and well

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:33pm Saturday 12th July 2014

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a missing woman from Bury.

Police hunt man in Radcliffe burglary probe

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:09am Saturday 12th July 2014

POLICE investigating a burglary in Radcliffe are searching for a man.

Cannabis suspect jumps from third storey window to evade police

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:39pm Friday 11th July 2014

A SUSPECTED cannabis grower leapt from the third storey of a mill in a failed bid to evade police.

Croft Lane closure: Latest from United Utilities

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:55pm Friday 11th July 2014

WATER bosses have said work will continue next week with the same road layout as there is now.

Miss Bury hoping to win Miss International and Miss Intercontinental titles

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:18pm Friday 11th July 2014

ONE year after she was crowned Miss Bury, a teenager could be become Miss International after competing in a prestigious pageant this weekend.

Bury Council pays out £134,000 to people injured in schools

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

4:15pm Friday 11th July 2014

MORE than £134,000 has been paid out by Bury Council to people injured in schools in the past five years, new figures have revealed.

7 events to commemorate 100th anniversary of World War One in Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: In Flanders Fields . . . . . . poppies blow

4:09pm Friday 11th July 2014

A PARADE, service and a roll call of the fallen will be among a series of poignant events to be staged in Bury next month to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One.

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