Press Releases

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.

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.