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No work-related deaths in Bury last year

4:09pm Mon 29 Sep 14

BURY has been held up as an example of how health and safety legislation has been successfully applied, following…

Hundreds of bikers turn out for Reg Harris sportive

4:01pm Mon 29 Sep 14

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

Musician opens shop to sell the 150 guitars that were driving his wife mad

3:52pm Mon 29 Sep 14

BUSINESSMAN Pat Duggan is tuning up for success - by finding a space for some of the 150 or so guitars that have…

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

3:34pm Mon 29 Sep 14

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

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

3:19pm Mon 29 Sep 14

UPTAKE for £1,000 grants to increase the number of women doing exercise has been non-existent in Radcliffe,…

Bury FC president Fred Mason dies following long illness

12:21pm Sat 27 Sep 14

BURY Football Club’s president – and lifelong Shakers fan – Fred Mason has died.

Man breaks spine jumping from window to escape terrifying hammer attack

4:40pm Fri 26 Sep 14

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

Parents to stage street protest over closure of children's centres

10:23am Fri 26 Sep 14

DOZENS of parents are set to stage a street protest on Monday in a bid to save their children’s centres in…

UPDATED: Gang break into shop and steal thousands of pounds of cigarettes

9:29am Fri 26 Sep 14

A GANG of five men broke into an Unsworth shop using a crowbar and stole cigarettes worth thousands of pounds.

E-mail alerts to help residents get used to controversial new three-weekly bin collections

5:51pm Fri 26 Sep 14

An email alert service will be run by Bury Council to help residents get used to their new bin collection dates.

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