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More people in Greater Manchester will walk and cycle post-pandemic

Have you been walking and cycling more as a result of the lockdown? You might not be the only one, as a recent Greater...

New book published on experiences of the pandemic: Covid 19 – an Extraordinary Time

A new book on people's experiences of the pandemic has been produced by an independent publishing company. Covid-19: An Extraordinary Time, edited by Gill James and Debz...

Bury civic venues under threat of permanent closure – have your say

Bury Council operates three Civic Venues (Elizabethan Suite, Longfield Suite and Ramsbottom Civic Hall) all of which operate at a loss, and are also...

This is where each Greater Manchester region gets its name from

Every word has an origin, so where does each region of Greater Manchester get its name from? Bolton Derived from the Old English word bothl-tun, meaning...
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Bury dancer teaches people to become Silver Swans

A woman from Bury has brought ballet to the masses thanks to moving her classes online. Johanna Hadley started delivering ballet classes after becoming a...

Whether it’s hiking or line dancing, Patrick knows how to keep fit

Patrick Pope has always been someone who likes to keep himself active and fit. Throughout his life he has played a variety of sports,...

A Christmas Truce – the story of WW1 in the trenches

Do you remember the story of the Christmas Truce in 1914 - when soldiers on both sides of the trenches stopped fighting on Christmas...

Volunteer at Covid-19 vaccination pilot in Wythenshawe gets the jab

Bury reporter, David McLechnan, shares an update following an unexpected opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine: "I am a volunteer with MACC and they’ve been sending...

​Rapid community Covid testing to begin in Bury

Rapid turnaround testing for Covid symptoms is starting in Bury among those most likely to be affected in order to help drive down transmission...

Mind Yer ‘Ed: Line dancing in my lounge and long walks have been liberating

As part of our Mind Yer 'Ed series, Patrick Pope, from Bury, shares his experiences of the pandemic and how he had a letter...
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