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SPECIAL REPORT: Bury South candidates set out election promises

WITH just one week to go until Bury goes to the polls a tight contest is developing for the borough's two constituencies. This week the Bury Times spoke with each of the Bury South Parliamentary candidates to find out why they think they should get...

yesterday, 17:10 in Regional North West
 

Parents warned after pupils approached by white van man

SCHOOL chiefs have warned parents to keep their children safe after reports of two pupils being approached by a man in a white van. Parents of children at Peel Park Primary School in Accrington were sent text messages this morning warning them to be...

yesterday, 15:51 in Regional North West
 

Heaton Park bench marks Shamilla's recovery from cancer

A MUM who has survived breast cancer has unveiled an engraved park bench which attests to her recovery. Shamilla Mirza, who lives in Prestwich, underwent surgery after discovering a small lump in her breast in 2015. Her diagnosis came at a time when...

yesterday, 12:20 in Regional North West
 

Get into the Christmas spirit at festive brass band concert

VISITORS are invited to get into the Christmas spirit at a brass band concert this weekend. 'An introduction to Christmas' will feature a range of festive music, performed by Whitworth Vale and Healey Brass Band. The musicians will be joined by guest...

yesterday, 11:56 in Regional North West
 

Large cannabis farm found in Radcliffe drug bust

A CANNABIS farm has been discovered in Radcliffe. Police have dismantled the crop, which was located inside a property in Ringley Road West, Radcliffe, on Monday. The farm was made up of dozens of plants which were being cultivated. Greater Manchester...

yesterday, 11:10 in Regional North West
 

SPECIAL REPORT: Bury North candidates set out election promises

WITH just one week to go until Bury goes to the polls a tight contest is developing for the borough's two constituencies. This week the Bury Times spoke with each of the Bury North Parliamentary candidates to find out why they think they should get...

yesterday, 10:47 in Regional North West
 

Unsworth FC youngsters go crazy for club's own unique sticker book

COLLECTING is one of the universal joys of childhood. And although the fads and trends come and go there is little that can beat the elation of finding an elusive item and completing your set. This week an Unsworth sports team caught the collecting...

yesterday, 09:21 in Regional North West
 

Peter Pan - the show that’s all wrong on the night at Lowry

THERE can’t be many theatre directors who hope that the production they are involved in goes spectacularly wrong every night. But Henry Lewis who is behind Peter Pan Goes Wrong which is currently at The Lowry is looking for just that. Henry was one of...

yesterday, 07:56 in Regional North West
 

Stars of the 80s join orchestra for Manchester Arena show

SOME of the most successful artists of the Eighties are to perform with a full orchestra in a new show - Classical 80s Live - which is heading to Manchester Jimmy Somerville, Belinda Carlisle, Howard Jones, Nik Kershaw and T-pau’s Carol Decker will...

yesterday, 07:29 in Regional North West
 

Bury health services as record numbers visit A&E this winter

RECORD numbers of people are arriving at A&E, waiting lists are growing and cancer patients are not being seen on time as NHS bosses warn that they may not be able to plug a multi-million pound financial gap in the budget by next year. Urgent care...

yesterday, 05:23 in Regional North West
 

Bury's most wanted — December 5, 2019

Each week police appeal to readers of the Bury Times for help to find wanted suspects SAM FLEMING, aged 28, from Cheetham Hill and frequents the Bury area. He is wanted for harassment. TOMMY YOUNG, aged 20, from Bury and frequents the Bury area. He is...

yesterday, 05:23 in Regional North West
 

Bury Council could change taxi licence plate rules after attacks

BURY Council could heed to calls from cabbies to change its rules on number plates to protect passengers and drivers. The town hall is considering whether to remove the requirement for a front licence plate on private hire vehicles and hackney...

yesterday, 05:23 in Regional North West
 

The Bury children without a home

MORE than 60 children in Bury were homeless and living in temporary accommodation in March, new figures reveal. This is the equivalent of one for every mainstream state-school in the borough. Government statistics showed that one in 686 of Bury’s...

yesterday, 05:23 in Regional North West
 

Tear-jerking Christmas advert made by Rhayader shop is getting thumbs up from everybody

A small shop with a reputation for challenging big-budget John Lewis with their own Christmas ads have done it again.... with a tear-jerker that is getting thumbs up from everybody! Rhayader's Hafod Hardware have launched their festive commercial -...

Wednesday, 16:27 in Regional North West
 

Bury FC granted another High Court extension over debts

Bury FC’s tenth return date at London’s High Court today in winding up proceedings brought against it by the tax man has resulted in yet another adjournment. Six weeks ago The Bury Football Club Company Ltd won another chance to sort out its finances...

Wednesday, 15:36 in Regional North West
 


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