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1 hr ago | Bury Times
HIGH winds battered the borough last week, causing chaos as roads were brought to a standstill and damage was caused to buildings and trees.
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1 hr ago | Bury Times
From January, the price of an adult return ticket from Bury, Radcliffe or Whitefield stations into Manchester at peak times will rise by 20p to A 6.10, an increase of 3.4 per cent.
6 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers
A LOAN shark who operated predominantly in the Sale area has pleaded guilty to illegal money lending and and money laundering.
10 hrs ago | Leigh Journal
Shaun Kearsley, aged 42, was arrested at his Castle Street home after eleven houses were raided by Bolton's Organised Crime Unit yesterday morning as part of crackdown on the supply of illegal drugs.
11 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian
Severe weather conditions caused flooding in a number of locations along the River Mersey but experts at the Environment Agency have claimed that the flood defences at Victoria Park were effective.
MEMBERS of a town centre church lost their battle to stop an empty shop next door to their church potentially being turned into a betting shop or pay day loan business.
Gardens were left demolished and parked cars also blew up leaving a suburban street looking like a "scene from the blitz" Two brothers died when their stolen car exploded in a fireball while being driven at speeds of up to 100mph.
JCB has announced plans to invest 150 million to expand its operations in Staffordshire, creating 2,500 jobs by 2018.
Brothers Shuaib, Zubair and Awais Ishaq have opened the Subway shop in Crompton Place, on the site of the former Deli Fresh sandwich shop, which closed in September.
AMBULANCE call-handlers will take on out-of-hours calls following the collapse of the non-emergency NHS phoneline - for double the cost to Bolton.
Mark Radcliffe, BBC DJ and presenter, and Noddy Holder, from legendary band Slade, run the auction at the Cinnamon Club gig, organised by Mark and his wife Bella.
Janghir Ahmed's Akita dog, Prince, lunged at Philip McMullen in Manchester, tearing a gaping wound in his right arm and leaving him scarred for life A dog owner whose pet attacked a passer-by, ripping his arm open and leaving him scarred for life, has been hauled before a court after his picture was published in a newspaper.
THE decision to house more than 100 asylum seekers in Sale's Amblehurst Hotel has sparked a lively debate among Messenger readers.
Police are directly appealing to the families of two people who died following a multi-vehicle collision in Boothstown to come forward.
Now firefighters are warning people of the importance of wearing seatbelts after it was thought at least one passenger was not belted up.
Seven minutes after the car was stolen from a house in Farnworth it was spotted by a police officer on patrol in Walkden and PCs John Jacques and Mark Burrows saw it head, at high speed together with a grey vehicle, along Leigh Road towards Boothstown.
Peter Griffiths, second right with New York marathon colleagues, from left, Leon Dally, Rob McDonagh, Mark Haslam and Dean Hanley Peter Griffiths, aged 44, who is a member of blue watch at Heywood fire station, is to get a 'Beyond the Call of Duty' award.