Marginal Bury gives Labour local election jitters as Tories circle

Disillusioned supporters and Jewish voters may hold key to keeping council control

Perched to the south-west of the borough of Bury, Radcliffe has long been a place of contradictions and political turmoil. The packed terrace houses, once homes to workers in a thriving paper industry, have sweeping views over lush green fields.

These wards in the town, north of Manchester, see some of the area’s tightest fights – split between Labour, the Conservatives and the independent group Radcliffe First.

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