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Michael Adebolajo fails to overcome first hurdle of Lee Rigby murder appeal

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:58pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE of two men who murdered Fusillier Lee Rigby has lost an appeal against his conviction and sentence.

Thousands enjoy fun in the sun at Festwich in Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE SUN shone down on Prestwich during a riproaring weekend of heavy metal-themed fun.

Bury hoping to get 'purple flag' award for its nightlife

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

THERE are blue flags for beaches and green flags for parks — now Bury is striving to become the first town in the county to get a purple flag.

Bury council sitting on almost £3 million for community projects

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

6:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

TOWN hall bosses are sitting on almost £3 million earmarked for community projects.

Bury Council bosses vow to send in the bailiffs and collect £6 million in unpaid tax

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: IMPROVEMENT The Elizabethan Suite at Bury Town Hall, one of the borough’s four civic venues

5:47pm Friday 25th July 2014

TAX dodgers owe Bury Council more than £6 million in unpaid bills — and town hall chiefs are refusing to write off the debt and are sending in the bailiffs.

Will brand new 'smog stoppers' help Prestwich, Whitefield and Simister residents breath easy?

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

‘SMOG stoppers’ could improve the air quality for Prestwich, Whitefield and Simister residents.

Man 'bombarded Whitefield woman with text messages and phone calls'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:18am Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who they say has been bombarding a woman with text messages.

Call to fix potholes after horse injured

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

AN animal lover from Bury has urged council officials to take action after her horse tripped up in a pothole.

Jailed: Violent thug who tried to carjack woman

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A VIOLENT thug has been jailed for 20 months for robbing a woman of her car keys in Prestwich.

Jailed: Trio who masterminded massive drugs operation from quiet Radcliffe street

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:17am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THREE men have been jailed for a total of 20 years after police smashed a massive drug operation based on a quiet Radcliffe street.

Smoke alarms come to rescue at fires in Prestwich and Whitefield

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:21am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are encouraging people to test their smoke alarms after being called to two incidents in a matter of hours where they alerted residents to a fire.

Cash boost to help in winter ‘bug battle’

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: On-call NHS staff to get parking permits

5:49pm Monday 21st July 2014

HEALTH chiefs in Bury have been given a six-figure cash boost for the fight against winter bugs.

Thugs attack man with hammer in Hollins while two children are in the house

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:18am Monday 21st July 2014

A PAIR of robbers broke into a Bury home and attacked a man with a hammer.

Group fights to reclaim Bury library

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Library

5:40pm Friday 18th July 2014

LITERATURE lovers are urging town hall chiefs to rethink changes to Bury Library, Museum and Art Gallery.

Asian jewellery robberies: Prestwich man charged

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:15pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A man has been charged following an operation to target the violent theft of Asian jewellery.

Duo bring Coronation Street to life

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:19pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A DYNAMIC duo are bringing a soap set to life for thousands of Coronation Street fans.

Nurse exposed as benefit cheat after Bury Council staff snoop on her Facebook profile

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:41pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A REGISTERED nurse was exposed as a benefit cheat after Bury Council staff snooped on her home and Facebook account.

Masked gang storm Radcliffe pub and stab man twice

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:39am Sunday 13th July 2014

A MAN was stabbed after a gang of masked men stormed into a pub carriing machetes and bats.

Church service to take place in memory of fallen Bury firefighter

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:10pm Saturday 12th July 2014

LOVED ones will come together tomorrow to remember a fallen firefighter killed a year ago.

UPDATED: Missing woman found safe and well

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:33pm Saturday 12th July 2014

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a missing woman from Bury.

Police hunt man in Radcliffe burglary probe

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:09am Saturday 12th July 2014

POLICE investigating a burglary in Radcliffe are searching for a man.

Cannabis suspect jumps from third storey window to evade police

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:39pm Friday 11th July 2014

A SUSPECTED cannabis grower leapt from the third storey of a mill in a failed bid to evade police.

Ramsbottom man banned from shops after repeatedly hurling abuse at people

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:22pm Friday 11th July 2014

A Ramsbottom resident has been given a three-year ASBO after he ignored repeated warnings about his abusive behaviour.

Bury Council pays out £134,000 to people injured in schools

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

4:15pm Friday 11th July 2014

MORE than £134,000 has been paid out by Bury Council to people injured in schools in the past five years, new figures have revealed.

Croft Lane closure: Latest from United Utilities

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:55pm Friday 11th July 2014

WATER bosses have said work will continue next week with the same road layout as there is now.

UPDATED: Road reopened after M66 slip road car crash at Heap Bridge

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:01am Thursday 10th July 2014

POLICE have closed the northbound slip road of the M66 at junction 2 for Heap Bridge after a car crash.

Bargain hunters expected to queue around the block as Aldi promises free gifts to first 100 customers

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:06pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

FREEBIE hunters are gearing up for one of the giveaways of the year as a new supermarket opens in Bury on Thursday morning.

Drugs police smash £500,000 cannabis operation after raid on Bury mill

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:15pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Four people have been arrested after a large cannabis farm was found in Bury.

Bury Council staff could lose sick pay in massive cost-cutting move

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: IMPROVEMENT The Elizabethan Suite at Bury Town Hall, one of the borough’s four civic venues

4:45pm Friday 4th July 2014

SICK pay could be denied to Bury Council workers as part of a massive cost-cutting exercise.

Disabled drivers in Bury face blue badge backlog

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: The abuse was described as a "heinous crime".

4:16pm Friday 4th July 2014

DISABLED drivers are being warned about a paperwork backlog affecting the issue of blue badges in Bury.

Nearly 100 police staff abused data access

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police have criticised the lack of response to appeals about the murder of Anowar Tagabo

5:17pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

NEARLY 100 police staff in Greater Manchester have abused data access since 2009, new figures have revealed.

Brazen thieves attack Prestwich shopworker with iron bar

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:24pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

A SHOP assistant bravely fought off two thieves who repeatedly attacked her with an iron bar during a terrifying attempted robbery in Bury.

By George they are confused! Culture Club singer's Twitter use sparks speculation among Prestwich residents

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:14pm Monday 30th June 2014

PRESTWICH residents have expressed surprise after being ‘followed’ by a 1980s pop legend.

All Saints Primary School in Whitefield wins award for using cash boost wisely

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: All Saints teacher Michaela Farrell with Nick Clegg and headteacher Gail Branch and deputy headteacher Stephen Webb

7:07pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A WHITEFIELD school has won an award for helping disadvantaged pupils.

Man charged with two attacks at Parklife Weekender festival - but no link to Robert Hart attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Snoop Dogg at Parklife

7:44pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A MAN has been charged in connection with an assault which took place during a music festival in Prestwich.

Jailed: Debt-ridden Bury driving instructor who duped cancer victim and seven students out of £244,000

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Dennis Whitfield, aged 66, of Horbury Drive, Bury, pleaded guilty to eight counts of fraud by false representation

5:38pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A DRIVING instructor who conned his clients out of nearly £250,000 has been jailed.

Rapist jailed for nine years

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Rapist jailed for nine years

8:59am Thursday 19th June 2014

A BURY man who raped a woman and indecently assaulted a child has been jailed for nine years.

Teacher struck off for sending 'sex texts' to pupil using WhatsApp

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:55am Thursday 19th June 2014

A TEACHER has been banned fom the classroom for life after sending "sex texts" to a pupil.

Man dies after being punched at Parklife Weekender in Heaton Park

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Robert Hart

9:08am Thursday 12th June 2014

A MAN who was seriously assaulted at Parklife has sadly died.

Knife attack patient threatened to kill doctor

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Christopher Talbot

3:03pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A PATIENT pointed a knife at a doctor at a Radcliffe surgery and said: “I’m going to kill you.”

Pubs near Heaton Park won't have to 'waste' money on bouncers during this weekend's Parklife festival

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Parklife

2:51pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

PUB landlords hoping not to lose out during a major festival have been given a boost by police.

Bowling club on the lookout for new members

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bowling Club members, from left, Tommy Smith, Ken Johnstone, Christine Johnstone, Margaret Smith, Christine Cootes Vic Winnard and Annette Hampson

2:45pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

LEADERS of a bowling club are on the lookout for new blood — and are encouraging newcomers to give the sport a try.

Conman pretended to be Bargain Hunt presenter in bizarre attempt to defraud bank of £3,000

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Anthony Wolstencroft

2:40pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A MAN who impersonated a celebrity auctioneer was foiled when bank staff in Prestwich spotted he was a fake.

Paedophile travelled 200 miles to sexually abuse 8-year-old girl - but was caught in police sting

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Phillip Matthews

3:52pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

A TRANSPORT manager who travelled 200 miles from his home in Whitefield to sexually abuse an eight-year-old girl has been jailed for six years.

Police hunt wanted man

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Lee Hall., aged 31, is wanted for harassment in Whitefield

2:37pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

POLICE are hunting for a man in connection with a harassment offence in Whitefield.

Time for summer fun as Prestwich's festival season starts

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Action from an earlier Prestwich Clough Day

2:20pm Friday 16th May 2014

ROLL up! Roll up! It is time for the start of this year’s outdoor festivities and fun-filled extravanganzas in Prestwich.

Bury Council pays less in fines to hospital

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Fairfield Hospital

4:02pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

THE amount of council tax cash being paid to hospitals in fines has drastically reduced, new figures have revealed.

Skips, paternity kits, funeral plans and Jehovah's Witnesses - sacked employee's bizarre vendetta against former boss

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Julie Moran with some of the mail Daniel Noon had sent to her home

2:05pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A MAN who bombarded his former boss with offensive mail as part of a long-running vendetta has been jailed for 16 weeks.

Police are answering 999 calls quicker, new figures show

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Emergency services attended a crash in Horderley yesterday.

12:28pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

POLICE operators are answering 999 calls quicker, new figures have shown.

Disabled pensioner's fury as she is 'harassed' by bailiffs

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Ann Delaney with letters from the bailiff’s agency

4:19pm Friday 2nd May 2014

A DISABLED pensioner has demanded action against a firm of bailiffs after she claimed they harassed her with late-night letters.

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