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South China Morning Post
British spy services under pressure over London soldier's murder
Murdered British soldier Lee Rigby's stepfather Ian, seated between his mother Lyn and his wife Rebecca Rigby, reads a statement during a press conference at the Regimental HQ of his unit, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers at Bury in Greater Manchester, England, on Friday.
22 hrs ago
Woolwich Terror Attack: Family Watched On TV
Stepfather of murdered soldier Lee Rigby says he saw the killing on TV, his "heart skipped a beat", then they couldn't reach him.
LAST summer, a resurrection no one thought possible took place in Heaton Park.
The Stone Roses played three record-breaking gigs to more than 220,000 adoring fans and acclaimed film-maker Shane Meadows was there to capture the momentous occasion.
Thu May 23, 2013
Museum honour at awards night
The model sees the museum work with others in Greater Manchester, and sell some of their exhibitions commercially to international galleries, the first of which opened in Beijing in November 2012.
Prospects grow for budding gardeners
SHUTTLEWORTH'S Eagle and Child pub is working with crime reduction charity Nacro to recruit 12 budding gardeners and see their career prospects grow.
High street blight: are pound shops better than empty shops?
The north-west of England has the highest number of empty shop units in the UK, and as big retailers leave our town centres, the kind of businesses that thrive in hard times are moving in.
Oh what a lovely war
A SPITFIRE and Hurricane fly-past will be the highlight of the East Lancashire Railway's popular three-day 1940s Weekend.
Health: think ahead for the holiday
Immediate assistance will still be available at Bury Urgent Treatment Centre, based at Moorgate Health Centre, open daily from 8am to 10pm.
Wed May 22, 2013
The father of former England footballers Gary and Phil Neville has been charged with sexual assault.
Neville Neville, aged 63, of Larkfield Close, Greenmount, has been charged with sexual assault and is due to appear at Bury Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, June 12.
Tue May 21, 2013
Angler's plea over rubbish in river
DISGRUNTLED anglers and residents are calling for action to stop a stretch of the River Irwell in Radcliffe being plagued by fly-tippers. Eric Owen, who is a member of the Ramsbottom Angling Association and leases a section of the river, says domestic and commercial waste such as sofas, internal doors and cans and litter have been dumped in the ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Neville Neville: Father of footballers Gary and Phil Neville charged with sexual assault
The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Greater Manchester Police to charge Neville Neville, aged 63, from Bury, Greater Manchester with sexual assault.
Sun May 19, 2013
Playing it safe during the summer
A HOLIDAY project to give youngsters plenty of things to do and tackle yob behaviour is being launched this month.
Fri May 17, 2013
Coronation Street's Georgia May Foote: I don't see myself as sexy
Georgia May Foote's dad was delighted when he heard the Corrie star had been nominated for a British Soap Award.
Help for 'troubled' families
NEARLY 75 per cent of Bury's "troubled" families are receiving help to turn their lives around, according to new government figures.
Thu May 16, 2013
Police launch mephedrone raids across Great Manchester
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Bury houses raided in major drugs operation
During yesterday's Operation Titan, officers arrested five men and five woman aged 21 and 62 on suspicion of drug and money-laundering offences and they are carrying out forensic examinations of the addresses today.
Mon May 13, 2013
Callum Hilton death: Driver Steven Quinn was so drunk when he hit boy ...
Prison: Steven Quinn, 33, was jailed for six years and four months today at Bolton Crown Court for mowing down 16-year-old Callum Hilton while drunk A driver who knocked down and killed a 16-year-old boy was so drunk he told his petrified passenger that he had only struck a bollard.
Sat May 11, 2013
Out-of-pocket tenant wreaks revenge on estate agents for taking his...
A raging tenant waged 'guerilla war' on estate agents and hacked down more than 100 For Sale signs after he lost his deposit for staining a carpet at his rented home.
Thu May 09, 2013
Mayor on visit to art group
Bury's mayor Councillor Joan Grimshaw attended one of their weekly workshop sessions, following on from opening their annual exhibition in September 2012 at Bury Art Gallery.
Puppy farm dogs seized
MORE than 130 dogs have been seized from a Bury-based puppy farm which has been operating without a licence the past 20 months.