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A lorry is currently blocking Bury New Road in Whitefield. Drivers are being told to avoid the busy road while Bury Council officers and police try to clear the area.
It is not known how the tanker came to be in this position, but the grass verge has been left damaged.
If you can, avoid Bury New Rd, Whitefield (near St Bernadette's) for the time being. A tanker is blocking the road. https://t.co/Cpgy2qu6dZ
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Family of soldier from Bury who was shot dead by a colleague trying to fix a jammed machine gun are demanding those responsible are sacked by the army.
An inquest ruled Fusilier James Wilkinson died as a result of poor safety practices during a live exercise in Kenya.
An inquest's ruled a soldier killed during military training died as a result of poor safety practices.
Fusilier James Wilkinson, from Whitefield, was shot in the neck by a colleague trying to fix a jammed machine gun during a live firing exercise in Kenya.
A soldier killed during military training died as a result of poor safety practices, an inquest jury has ruled.
Fusilier James Wilkinson, from Whitefield, was shot through the neck by a colleague trying to fix a jammed machine gun during a live firing exercise in Kenya in November 2011.
In a narrative verdict the jury at the inquest in Oldham found the 21 year old died as a result of an "inappropriate" and "ill-judged" decision by a senior officer to fix the weapon.
Police have issued the picture of a man who is wanted for an attack on a couple in Whitefield. Adam Fletcher hasn't been seen since the incident on 28 September.
At about 11.30am that day, a man banged at the door of the house on Ridge Crescent and after there was no answer he broke in and went upstairs.
He found the man and woman in the bedroom, smashed a glass bottle against the man's face and started to stab him with the broken bottle in the arm.
The 27-year-old ran for cover, but a short time later went back to try and help the woman, who was being punched by the offender, who left a short time later.
A woman has been fined after taking her horse into a McDonald's restaurant.
She was initially refused service while in the saddle in the drive-through lane of the branch in Whitefield on Saturday.
She then led the animal inside, where it defecated on the floor, before police were called.
"I can confirm that on 20th July a woman allowed her pony to enter our restaurant in Whitefield after being refused service in the drive-thru lane.
The incident caused distress to customers and disruption for the restaurant and the police issued the woman with a Fixed Penalty notice.
"The health safety of our customers and staff is our top priority and for this reason we are unable to serve pedestrians, bicycle riders or customers on horseback through the drive-thru."