Press Releases

Jul 30, 2014 13:06 BST Bury Council Nominations are being sought for Bury’s annual celebration of sporting excellence, the Bury 2014 Sports Awards.

Duchess of Cambridge inspires the next generation at SportsAid reception in Glasgow

Jul 29, 2014 16:02 BST SportsAid The Duchess of Cambridge’s work with aspiring athletes was praised by some of the biggest names in British sport today at a SportsAid reception she attended during her visit to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Duchess of Cambridge meets SportsAid athletes and mentors at Home Nation reception in Glasgow

Jul 29, 2014 11:15 BST SportsAid SportsAid's Patron is today meeting some of the rising stars of British sport at a reception hosted by the charity in Glasgow. The young SportsAid athletes will be mentored by Laura Robson, Keri-anne Payne, Aled Davies and Steve Parry.

Nolobi Bikes release funny, collaborative advert to promote cycling in the city

Jul 28, 2014 16:34 BST Nolobi Bikes In answer to the Subaru advert 'The ride of her life' - a gas guzzling, high budget advert posing as a movie trailer - Nolobi Bikes have created their own parody version called 'What Rides May Come'. Viewers can enjoy - All of the action, with none of the fumes. BMX flatlander Matti Hemmings puts the bikes through their paces - can they take the strain?

Laura Robson joins SportsAid as ambassador for young women

Jul 28, 2014 07:00 BST SportsAid Laura Robson will support some of Great Britain's most promising young female athletes as a new SportsAid ambassador. The role officially begins tomorrow in Glasgow where she will lead a special mentoring session for aspiring sports women alongside fellow Olympian Keri-anne Payne.

On the double - let’s get in trouble!

Jul 25, 2014 11:47 BST Bury Council Youngsters can enjoy a fit and fun summer at the new Double Trouble sessions at Castle Leisure Centre in Bury.

Jul 24, 2014 15:53 BST Bury Council Free weekly 2k and 5k races aim to get the great Bury public moving in the Great Run Local.

RAF Sportsmen Flying the Flag at Commonwealth Games

Jul 24, 2014 12:14 BST RAF Careers Four Royal Air Force personnel will be contributing to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, including the event's leading medal winner. Flight Lieutenant David Calvert MBE, will be making his tenth appearance for Northern Ireland in the Full-Bore shooting event and wlll be joined by three fellow RAF personnel, who have all been selected for coaching roles.

Jul 22, 2014 09:39 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Summer is here and this year it is all about cycling, as the Tour de France returned to the UK for three stages and yellow fever griped the nation. Now you can do more than just watch the events, be inspired and get involved with Sky Ride Local in East Staffordshire.

Mayor gets on her bike for the Tour de Bury

Jul 18, 2014 10:24 BST Bury Council Bury’s civic head has been leading the way in celebrating the Tour de France coming to the UK.