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12 hrs ago | Bury Times

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.

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12 hrs ago | Bury Times

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.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Lancashire County, England, Criminal Defense Law, Law, World News,

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Mail

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.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension, Retirement, Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bury Times

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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This Is Lancashire

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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bury Times

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.

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Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

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.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Bury Times

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.

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Related Topix: Greater Manchester County, England, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

Bury Times

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.

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Bury Times

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.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bury Times

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.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Cheshire County, England

Thu Apr 03, 2014

This Is Lancashire

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.

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Bury Times

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.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

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".

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

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.

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Bury Times

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 .

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Related Topix: Elbow, Alternative, Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom

Bury Times

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.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Bury Times

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.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Shocking footage shows care workers abusing brain damaged patient...

On the hidden surveillance cameras set up by the victim's worried family one carer was recorded saying: ''There's this very fine line between abuse and neglect" Two despicable carers were secretly filmed slapping and humiliating a brain damaged patient at a 3,000-a-week private hospital.

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Bury Times

More than half of schools in Bury set to close as teachers walk out tomorrow

MORE than half of Bury's schools will be completely or partially closed tomorrow as teachers strike over pay, pensions and working hours.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

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