Megan Barlow


8th March 2022 | By Megan Barlow

Bury Man is jailed for grooming child over PlayStation network

A man from Tottington has been jailed for two years for grooming a boy over the PlayStation network. Ashley Roberts, 25, pretended to be a 13-year-old boy...


8th March 2022 | By Megan Barlow

World famous Bury market crowned the UK’s favourite market – again

Bury market – famed for its black puddings – has been named the UK’s favourite market.  The Nabma award is given each year and is...

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1st March 2022 | By Megan Barlow

‘We are in shock, we did not choose this war’: Russians speak out against invasion of Ukraine

One is Ukrainian, the other from Russia, but both are implacably imposed to the invasion currently being carried out under President Putin’s orders. Natasha is...

GMP Bury South Cannabis

9th February 2022 | By Megan Barlow

Police in Bury execute four warrants in relation to cannabis raid at four properties

Police in Bury raided on four different properties last night with more than 372 plants seized. Police estimate that the drugs have an estimated street value...


2nd February 2022 | By Megan Barlow

Waterloo Road stars returning for reboot of TV show starring Angela Griffin

Waterloo Road actors Adam Thomas, Angela Griffin and Katie Griffiths are set to reprise their roles as the drama series returns to BBC One. There...

Nail Bar Boys

6th December 2021 | By Megan Barlow

Nail Bar Boys salon on Oxford Road confronts stereotypes surrounding industry dominated by women

A new nail salon on Oxford Road which opened recently certainly looks ordinary enough from the outside But most people will be unaware that the...

NCP Octagon Car park

4th November 2021 | By Megan Barlow

Bolton Council considers suspending free town centre parking

Councillors in Bolton say the current provision for free parking in the town centre is not economically sustainable. At a meeting to discuss the issue,...