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Pigeon rescued by firefighters after 36 hours trapped in wire mesh

10:54am Sun 21 Dec 14

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a pigeon which was tangled in wire mesh under a bridge in Prestwich.

Vicar to perform 'carol-a-thon' to raise money for Prestwich church

2:43pm Fri 19 Dec 14

A PRIEST is tuning up for a fundraising challenge with a difference on Sunday.

Bury drugs boss jailed for 22 years

6:53pm Thu 18 Dec 14

A DRUGS boss at the head of a money-laundering operation has been jailed for 22 years.

Doctors' appointments from 8am to 8pm for all Bury patients

6:48pm Thu 18 Dec 14

PATIENTS in Bury will soon be able to attend doctors’ appointments at evenings and weekends thanks to £2.7…

Veteran returns to the Falklands three decades on

6:59pm Thu 18 Dec 14

A ROYAL Navy veteran from Holcombe Brook returned to the Falkland Islands more than three decades after serving in…

Well-known postmaster retires after nearly 50 years

6:58pm Thu 18 Dec 14

A WELL-known postmaster hopes to spend time watching more deliveries - even though he has retired after nearly 50…

Help is at hand for people struggling over Christmas

6:54pm Thu 18 Dec 14

HEALTH bosses are reminding Bury residents who may struggle to cope over the festive period that help is at hand.

Prestwich dad creates his own comic strip

6:54pm Thu 18 Dec 14

A TEACHER from Prestwich with a passion for drawing has followed his dreams and published his first book.

Glowing report for Ramsbottom primary school

6:50pm Thu 18 Dec 14

A RAMSBOTTOM school has been declared "outstanding" following a glowing report from diocesan inspectors.

Youngsters help to pull off festive jumper fun

6:53pm Thu 18 Dec 14

RESIDENTS at a Bury care home "jumped" into the festive spirit with the help of disadvantaged youngsters.


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