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Terrified wife and daughter thought dad had died after police turn up over petrol payment error

7:56pm Fri 28 Nov 14

A RAMSBOTTOM man who did not pay for petrol because of an error by the cashier says his wife and daughter were left…

Bomb disposal experts called after grenade found at house

3:45pm Thu 27 Nov 14

BOMB disposal experts have been called to a house in Bury after police found a grenade.

One-armed shopkeeper robbed while carrying infant son

8:04am Thu 27 Nov 14

A ONE-ARMED shopkeeper was robbed in the street while carrying his young son.

Lee Rigby's family: 'We hold Facebook partly responsible for his murder'

4:31pm Wed 26 Nov 14

The family of Lee Rigby have said they hold Facebook partly responsible for his murder, after a report found it…

Robber holds knife to victim's throat on Bury street

4:04pm Wed 26 Nov 14

POLICE are hunting a vicious thug who robbed a man at knifepoint in Bury.

School reaches its goal to buy not one but two lifesaving defibrillators

2:09pm Wed 26 Nov 14

FOOTBALL rivalries were put aside as Bolton Wanderers and Bury FC teamed up to help a primary school achieve its…

Former Bury UKIP chairman jailed for grooming children and having 200,000 child porn images

5:25pm Mon 24 Nov 14

A FORMER chairman of Bury's UK Independence Party has been jailed for grooming children and possessing nearly…

US web firm 'could have prevented murder of Lee Rigby'

2:14pm Tue 25 Nov 14

Soldier Lee Rigby's murder might have been prevented if a US web firm had flagged a "graphic and emotive" online…

Metrolink delays as police investigate stabbing

9:02am Tue 25 Nov 14

COMMUTERS using the Metrolink on the Bury to Altrincham line are experiencing delay s this morning while police…

Controversial Parklife Weekender music festival set to return to Heaton Park - with a THIRD day of music

8:56am Tue 25 Nov 14

PARKLIFE Weekender will return to Heaton Park next summer – and there will be a third day of music for neighbours…


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