Lesley Downing

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A day out at Manchester Histories...

A few of our team recently enjoyed a day out at the Manchester Histories...

How does Lesley’s garden grow?

Our reporter Lesley tells us how her garden grows and why it brings her...

Bury Pride a hit with locals...

Bury Pride seems to have hit the right spot with most people this year,...

My 1976 ‘pilgrimage’ to Bethlehem as...

In September 1976, just turned 19, I gave up my recently acquired ‘proper’ job,...

Belonging: Growing up in Chorley, living...

Here, our reporter Lesley shares her experience of moving to Greater Manchester after being...

It’s a dog’s life: Should dogs...

Do you agree with dogs being allowed into pubs, restaurants and busy spaces? Our...

“He doesn’t show any signs of...

One of our community reporters, Lesley Downing from Bury, has paid a visit to...

Meet the NHS volunteers on the...

Bury reporter, Lesley Downing, introduces us to fellow Fairfield Hospital volunteers in celebration of...

Letter: “Bah Humbug on Covid Christmas”

Bury reporter Lesley Downing shares her views on Christmas...what do you think? Share your...

Starlings and Giants

Bury reporter, Lesley Downing, shares this poem having being inspired by a recent visit...