What's Happening in Bury blog

Time capsule discovered

Firefighters have discovered a time capsule hidden in the walls of their station.

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Album takes 35 years

Singer-songwriter Ian Reynolds has made his debut album at the age of 53, after first being discovered 35 years ago.

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Zoe is going for gold

Local sportswoman Zoe Robinson is going for gold after being chosen for Team GB at the Paralympics.

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Book for hospital’s last baby

Bury baby James Nuttall has been given a special commemorative book of his birth after being the last baby to be born at Fairfield General Hospital.

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Cupboard tidying will help hospice

Residents are being asked to empty their cupboards in an aim to help Bury Hospice.

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Brave youngster saves puppy

Brave 12-year-old Kate Hallsworth dived into a reservoir to save her pet puppy from drowning.

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School goes super green

A high school has got top green credentials after installing special equipment to cut down its energy usage.

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Money for laughs

TV comedians did more than raise a few laughs when they turned up at an event in aid of Bury Hospice. Stewart Francis and Milton Jones, of BBC 2’s Mock the Week, and Mick Miller, star of cult BBC TV series Ideal, entertained guests at the fundraising ball organised by drainage merchants JDP to boost Bury Hospice funds.

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Sam’s appeal just keeps on growing

A charity fund with an initial target of £500 has now reached a staggering £20,000. The fund was set up in memory of Sam Ahearn, who died from an epileptic seizure in 2009 when she was just 19 years old.

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New cycle hub

Cycling to work will be made easier in Bury thanks to a new bike hub. Work has started on the new facility at Bury Interchange and is expected to be completed by the spring.

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