FOUNDATIONS BUILT FOR MARRIED LIFE

Wed 29th January 2014 12.30PM

A YOUNG teacher got a lesson in surprises when she went to view progress on her new home under construction as her partner got down on one knee to propose on the building site!...

COLLEGE OLD BOY IS BACK IN SCHOOL

Wed 29th January 2014 12.20PM

FORMER Bury College Performing Arts student, Leo Flanagan, is heading back to school - to take up a new roll in BBC drama Waterloo Road.Leo completed his Extended Diplo...

Art student lands creative placement

Wed 29th January 2014 12.17PM

A SECOND year Bury College Art student has benefitted from receiving a hands-on industry based work experience placement at a Bury based photography studio. Interactive...

Apprentice wins iPad

Wed 29th January 2014 12.15PM

ONE young man is off to a flying start as an apprentice by winning an iPad in a competition run by Backing Young Bury.The prize draw was organised to encourage young pe...

SLIM YOUR BIN FOR FREE

Wed 29th January 2014 12.14PM

HOUSEHOLDS throughout the borough are being urged to slim their grey bin for free to help make Bury a greener place in 2014. The offer is being made by Bury Council as ...

Grand gift to Hospice

Wed 29th January 2014 12.12PM

MEMBERS of the card craft group that meets at Radcliffe Library have raised 1,000 for Bury Hospice by selling cards they have made over the last year.The group meets ev...

I Will challenge has Rock buzzing

Wed 29th January 2014 12.05PM

THE Rock in Bury was buzzing when the ground-breaking I Will if You Will movement hosted a unique event at St Johns Square. Presented by Michelle Livsey of Key 103 and ...

SPORTING HEROES DO BURY PROUD

Wed 29th January 2014 12.00PM

WINNERS of the annual Bury Sports Awards bathed in Olympic glory when they represented the borough at the annual Greater Manchester awards. The magnificent seven attend...

ICE HOCKEY STAR JOINS THE JET SET

Wed 29th January 2014 11.58AM

A BURY College University Centre student is enjoying travelling the world as she combines learning with her sporting commitments.Nicole Jackson is currently playing for...

Running in the park

Wed 29th January 2014 11.55AM

FIVE Radcliffe AC members welcomed in the new year in a special 5k park run held at Leverhulme Park, Bolton. Ken Smith was first home from the club in 24mins 28secs fo...

ROYAL CELEBRATION FOR 103-YEAR-OLD ANNIE

Wed 13th November 2013 11.51AM

A RESIDENT at Bridge House enjoyed her 103rd birthday with a royal themed celebration. Annie Page, who was born in 1910, marked the special occasion together with her family and fr...

Beer gets the elbow...

Wed 13th November 2013 11.50AM

AFTER two great years of working together on one of the first music beer collaborations in the UK, Robinsons and elbow have decided that its last orders for build a rocket boys! be...

Festive cards help charities

Wed 13th November 2013 11.49AM

STAFF at Bury Tourist Information Centre are getting in the festive mood and encouraging visitors to buy charity Christmas cards. As an outlet for the Cards for Good Causes campa...

Career success for college leaver

Wed 13th November 2013 11.48AM

A FORMER Bury College Travel and Tourism student has secured a place in Tomorrows Travel Leaders, a programme that recognises the travel industrys high fliers. Chelsea Peak from B...

Bag-packing challenge

Wed 13th November 2013 11.47AM

DURING the run up to Christmas, students from Bury College will be helping shoppers bag pack to help raise funds for charity. Every Wednesday and Friday in November and December, ...

Mr Toast pops up to slash energy bills

Wed 13th November 2013 11.45AM

RESIDENTS have been finding out how they can slash their energy bills thanks to Mr Toast. The mascot has been popping up in neighbourhoods across the region, starting in Ramsbottom...

Students put theory into event practise

Wed 13th November 2013 11.44AM

STUDENTS from Bury College and the Bury College University Centre were given the opportunity to put their theory skills into practise as they helped out at thebestofbury awards. S...

CAMPING HOLIDAYS HIT DIFFERENT PITCH

Wed 13th November 2013 11.43AM

CAMPING holidays are changing - and theres no bigger proof of this than the upcoming sale of Eurocamp. The iconic tour company flourished in the 1980s and 1990s, making holidays u...

Open day for care scheme

Wed 13th November 2013 11.41AM

AN open day was held at Falcon and Griffin extra care scheme to mark recent major refurbishments and thank the hard work of staff and contractors. Falcon and Griffin is a scheme w...

College programme pays off for student

Wed 13th November 2013 11.40AM

THANKS to a free Bury College employability programme, its job success for one individual who has secured work after eight months of unemployment. Vince Parkinson enrolled onto t...