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10 domestic abuse cases every day in Bury
THERE was an average of 10 incidents of domestic violence in Bury every day last year, a new report has revealed.
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Doctors' surgeries to open longer after A 2.8 million cash injection
NEARLY 200,000 patients in Bury will benefit from longer surgery hours as part of a A 2.8m "tonic" for GPs.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Prestwich and Whitefield Labour candidates announced
THE countdown is on to the local council elections on May 22 and Labour has announced the four candidates who will be contesting seats in Prestwich and Whitefield.
Piano teacher 'manhandled at fracking protest because of her white hair'
A PIANO teacher from Prestwich claims she was manhandled by a policeman during an anti-fracking demonstration - because of her white hair.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
As a massive shake-up begins, retire richer in pension revolution
Dramatic changes to how you can take income in retirement are under way - and they will affect hundreds of thousands of people over the next year and beyond.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
New police chief in charge in north of Bury
Insp Jason Eddison takes the reins from Lorraine Crossman, who had been acting as temporary inspector for the Bury North area.
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1 in 5 in Bury live in 'work poverty'
Workers' union collective TUC has published figures that show 20 per cent of people working in north Bury and 21.7 per cent in south Bury earn less than A 7.65 an hour - regarded as less than the basic cost of living.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
New mums 'need support' after closure of Fairfield Hospital's maternity unit
A BURY MP is seeking assurances that new mothers who now have to travel to give birth following the closure of Fairfield Hospital's maternity unit are given adequate support.
Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Nearly 10,000 people enjoy Festwich music festival
TICKETS are being snapped up for the UK's biggest free festival of rock tribute bands which is returning to Prestwich this summer.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Boy in coma has leg amputated after horse box accident
A 10-year-old boy is in a coma and had to have his leg amputated after he was hit by a horse box in Bury.
Praise for 90,000 project to help people in Bury with alcohol problems
From left, Cllr Sandra Walmsley, Cllr Mike Connolly, Baroness Newlove, Bury Council chief executive Mike Kelly, Cllr Tamoor Tariq and Emily Kay, Bury's Youth MP A PIONEERING scheme empowering residents of Bury East to tackle problems with alcohol misuse has been backed by victims commissioner Baroness Newlove.
Bury teachers strike and march over 'intolerable pressures' from government
TEACHERS in Bury are calling on the government to address "intolerable pressures" after taking part in a mass walkout which saw schools shut to children.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
YOBS go on drive-by paintball shooting spree across Greater Manchester - starting in Bury.
Police are now hunting the group of men who were seen driving around the region shooting at people with a paintball gun from two cars.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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Bury firefighter saves friend's life
A BURY firefighter saved the life of his best friend when he suffered a heart attack while they were out having a meal.
New Bury Hospice is officially opened - one year on
A MOVING opening ceremony was held to commemorate one year since Bury Hospice opened the doors to its state-of-the-art new building.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Motorist demands A 2.5k compensation from council for 'stress...
A motorist unfairly slapped with a parking ticket is demanding A 2,582 council compensation for causing him "stress and suffering".
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Blackburn Labour Party to pick candidate for 2015 General Election
MORE than 150 members of Blackburn Labour Party will pack the Windsor Suite of King George's Hall on Sunday to pick their candidate for May 2015's General Election.
All power to your Elbow: Bury singer songwriter to perform live...
He was spotted by Elbow guitarist Mark Potter spotted at an open-mic night at The First Chop in Ramsbottom .
Meet the new boss of Bury police - the fifth in 16 months
Her replacement is Chief Superintendent Chris Sykes, who will be known as territorial commander as he is also the boss of Rochdale Police.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Socks appeal! The Twincess campaign marches on
And mum and dad, Bury police officers Matt and Jodi Parry, persuaded colleagues to don wacky socks for World Down's Syndrome Day last Friday.