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Dale Haslam

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Deputy headteacher banned from teaching after lying about being sacked from previous school role

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:26pm Friday 21st August 2015

A TEACHER has been banned from the classroom after lying to bosses of a Prestwich school about being sacked from her previous job.

Exam result joy for Bury school leavers as many gear up for college challenge

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:20pm Thursday 20th August 2015

THE ANXIOUS wait came to an end this morning as hundreds of school-leavers from across the borough finally collected their GCSE results.

Nurse filmed dancing sexually on ward, while colleague treated student like 'show pony'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Phillip Abayomi Adewale Aderinola was not present at the Nursing and Midwifery Council hearing

6:00am Thursday 20th August 2015

TWO nurses have been struck off for 18 months for offending staff and patients with racist, sexist and offensive behaviour at Prestwich Hospital.

Dynamic duo's Oxbridge success thanks to impressive A level results

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:10pm Friday 14th August 2015

A TALENTED student is off to Cambridge University next month after making the grade in her A-levels.

College leavers all smiles as A-level results prove they really make the grade

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:22pm Thursday 13th August 2015

THE long wait is finally over for hundreds of young students who have been finding out their A Level results.

Neville Neville dies after suffering major heart attack while on holiday in Australia

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:04am Friday 7th August 2015

NEVILLE Neville – the father of football stars Gary and Phil – has died in Australia, aged 65.

Family's horror after schoolboy mauled by dog (warning contains graphic image)

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:53pm Wednesday 5th August 2015

A SCHOOLBOY was taken to hospital suffering from bite wounds after he was mauled by a dog on a playing field.

UPDATED: Police search for dog that left 10-year-old boy in hospital with arm wound

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Off-road biker in critical condition after car smash

6:34pm Tuesday 4th August 2015

POLICE are searching for a dangerous dog in Radcliffe after a child was bitten on the arm and had to be taken to hospital.

Police hunt arsonist after attack on Sedgley trading estate

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:07pm Thursday 30th July 2015

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man who set fire to a bin and caused £750,000 worth of damage to an adjacent property.

Small rise in reports of hate crime targeting Jews in Bury, new report shows

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:10am Thursday 30th July 2015

THERE were 25 reports of hate crime against Jews in Bury in the first half of the year, a new report shows.

Motorway set to partially close during weekend roadworks

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:17pm Wednesday 29th July 2015

PARTS of a motorway will be closed over the next two weekends during roadworks.

Police raid Bury and Whitefield properties and make more arrests in fatal shooting probe

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:27am Monday 27th July 2015

SIX more people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a raid on houses in Bury and Whitefield.

Police launch probe after sex attacks on women in Prestwich and Whitefield

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:15pm Monday 20th July 2015

A TAXI driver sexually assaulted a woman in Prestwich before striking again the next day in Whitefield, police have said.

Factory boss jailed after teenager's tragic work death

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Cameron Minshull

3:13pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

A FACTORY boss has today been jailed in connection with the horrific death of an Unsworth teenager.

Bury teenager's work horror death: Company found guilty

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Cameron Minshull

6:17pm Thursday 9th July 2015

A COMPANY has been found guilty in connection with the death of an Unsworth teenager.

Bury 'cold call' firms shut down after misleading hundreds of customers

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hundreds woken by cold call promoting Government solar panel deal

6:00am Thursday 18th June 2015

TWO Bury firms have been ordered to shut down by the High Court after they misled over 800 people into paying for services to challenge council tax banding.

WANTED: Man accused of breaching restraining order

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:48am Monday 15th June 2015

POLICE want to a speak to a Radcliffe man suspected of breaching a restraining order.

Man explains why he has lived for a year in a tent near the M66

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:42pm Wednesday 10th June 2015

A MAN who has lived in a tent for almost a year has spoken about why he became "Bury's answer to Bear Grylls".

Five taken to hospital after drinking poppers at Parklife festival

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:45am Monday 8th June 2015

FIVE people were taken to hospital after taking legal highs at the Parklife Weekender festival in Heaton Park.

Prestwich woman jailed for helping sell £4 million of drugs

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:50pm Friday 5th June 2015

A PRESTWICH woman is among seven criminals who have been jailed as part of a huge probe into internet drugs.

Man who died in Prestwich car fire named

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:13pm Friday 5th June 2015

A POLICE probe into what caused a fatal car fire in Prestwich is continuing.

Driver dies in car explosion

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:59pm Thursday 4th June 2015

A MAN has died in a car fire in Prestwich.

New appeal in bid to catch Parklife killer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:20pm Thursday 4th June 2015

DETECTIVES are renewing their appeal to catch Robert Hart's killer on the anniversary of his murder.

UPDATED: Four arrested in Ramsbottom roof-fall death probe

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:07am Wednesday 3rd June 2015

DETECTIVES probing the death of a young father who fell through a roof at work have made four arrests.

Police appeal after man dies in Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:01pm Thursday 28th May 2015

POLICE are trying to trace relatives of a Geoffrey Horlsey.  

Woman's death sparks police search for her loved ones

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hunt for man called off

3:41pm Tuesday 19th May 2015

POLICE want to trace loved ones of a woman from Bury.

Woman charged with defrauding pensioner out of £14,000

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:46am Monday 18th May 2015

A WOMAN has been charged with defrauding a 78-year-old Whitefield man out of £14,000.

Courteeners announce support acts for Heaton Park show

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:09am Monday 11th May 2015

COURTEENERS have announced their support acts for their huge headline show at Heaton Park on June 5.

Labour's grip loosens on town hall at action-packed election count

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:05pm Friday 8th May 2015

LABOUR'S grip on the town hall has loosened slightly after an action-packed afternoon at the local election count.

Bury Local Election count

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:13pm Friday 8th May 2015

17 seats are up for grabs this afternoon at the Bury local election count

Whitefield school closed due to water problem

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:50am Tuesday 5th May 2015

RIBBLE Drive Primary School in Ribble Drive, Whitefield, is closed today due as it is without water.

Pride of St George shines through despite the Simister rain

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Thousands of north Kent youngsters to celebrate Saint George's Day

3:17pm Tuesday 28th April 2015

RAIN showers failed to dampen the spirits of proud villagers celebrating their community's special day.

UPDATED: Water restored to homes left without water in parts of Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:41am Friday 24th April 2015

DOZENS of properties have been left without water after a leak in Unsworth.

Man in hospital after Prestwich car crash

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:17pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

A MAN has been injured in a car crash in Prestwich

Behind bars - Pair who scammed elderly victims in their own homes

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:03pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A PAIR of thieves who scammed elderly people out of cash and credit cards have been jailed.

Ice cream lady attacked by yobs as she serves children

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: 10 signs that summer's on the way in Herefordshire

6:01am Thursday 16th April 2015

A POPULAR ice cream seller was attacked while she was serving at her usual pitch outside a Prestwich park.

Fears for £18,000 of donations as East Lancashire Railway supplier goes into administration

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:08pm Thursday 9th April 2015

RAILWAY enthusiasts are reeling after they gave £18,000 of donations to a glass firm - a day before it went into administration.

Tributes to tragic mum-of-two who died after falling into river from her back garden

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Valerie Weston's house, where she was last seen before being swept into the river

6:05am Thursday 9th April 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former teacher who died after being swept into a river in strong winds.

Popular town centre pub to shut down and be demolished

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: The Flying Shuttle Pub in Clerke Street, Bury

2:10pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A POPULAR town centre pub is set to shut with the land sold off for development.

New course for blind and visually impaired children and their parents

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:10pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

VISUALLY impaired children from Bury and their parents can enrol on a new free course.

Bury gets Labour leader all set for big TV showdown

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:31pm Thursday 2nd April 2015

ED Miliband is ready for tonight’s big TV election debate – and it is all thanks to the people of Bury.

UPDATED: Body found in search for missing woman

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:33pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A HOLCOMBE woman has gone missing and could have fallen into the River Irwell

Mayor of London Boris Johnson spotted bargain hunting on Bury Market

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:15pm Friday 20th March 2015

HE is an eccentric Etonian who usually spends his days running London, but the capital's top man has today had a change of pace - bargain hunting on Bury Market.

Police hunt man with Bury links who breached restraining order in Whitefield

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:22pm Wednesday 18th March 2015

POLICE are searching for a man with links to Bury after he breached a restraining order.

Family pay tribute to grandfather killed in M60 smash

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:26am Wednesday 18th March 2015

THE family of a Bury man who died in a collision on the M60 have paid him tribute.

Man dies after falling from Rock shopping centre

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:13pm Tuesday 17th March 2015

A MAN has died after falling from the roof of the Rock shopping centre in Bury.

CCTV images show dramatic raid on Whitefield shop

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:46am Tuesday 17th March 2015

POLICE have released dramatic images of a mask gang robbing a Whitefield shop.

Masked gang raid Prestwich supermarket

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:33am Friday 13th March 2015

SUPERMARKET staff were left terrified after a gang of men carrying hammers robbed the shop.

Pallet-riding prank at Asda gets out of hand as security guard is assaulted

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:58pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

A SECURITY guard has been left with serious arm injuries after he was violently pushed to the floor in Pilsworth.

'Large-scale disturbance' involving up to 17 people in street

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:30pm Friday 27th February 2015

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a "large-scale" disturbance.

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