Press Releases

Lancashire Spinners land at new Bury home

Aug 19, 2014 11:21 BST Bury Council Bury’s Castle Leisure Centre is the proud new home of the Lancashire Spinners basketball team.

Cyclist takes on 1,100 mile challenge for Stroke Association in memory of his father

Aug 19, 2014 11:07 BST Stroke Association Tom Williams, a young graduate from Bridgend, is cycling 1100 miles from Calais to Rome in memory of his father who died of stroke.

Aug 13, 2014 14:19 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Residents from across Burton upon Trent turned out in force, as the weather stayed kind for Playday 2014, the national day for play in the UK on Wednesday 6th August.

Paul conquers the Bury Leisure Tour de France challenge

Aug 13, 2014 11:11 BST Bury Council Keen sportsmen and women got on their bike in a Tour de France themed challenge organised by Bury Council’s leisure services.

Intensive swimming lessons cause a splash this summer

Aug 12, 2014 16:39 BST Bury Council Youngsters across Bury are taking advantage of intensive swimming lessons provided by Bury Council’s leisure services.

Aug 11, 2014 11:31 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The formal consultation period for the Horninglow and Eton Neighbourhood Development Plan commenced on Monday 11th August 2014 and will finish on 6th October at 12 noon.

Preston North End Agrees Virgin Trains Partnership

Aug 08, 2014 10:29 BST Virgin Trains Preston North End are delighted to announce they have signed a deal with Virgin Trains, that will see the travel operator become the Club’s official shirt sponsor and travel partner.

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.