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Dale Haslam

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Two police stations set to close - and officers could be based in libraries

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:22pm Friday 27th November 2015

RADCLIFFE and Ramsbottom Police Stations could be sold as part of cost-cutting plans.

Anaerobic digestion plant proposal for Ramsbottom in doubt after long-awaited Government ruling

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:28pm Friday 27th November 2015

A PLAN to build a controversial anaerobic digestion plant at Fletcher Bank Quarry in Ramsbottom has hit the rocks after getting rejected for the third time.

Popular ex-ambulance technician dies following a stroke, aged 57

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:39pm Thursday 26th November 2015

LOVED ones are set to say a heartfelt ‘goodbye’ to a popular woman who has died aged 57.

Robbers raid shop and threaten staff with lump hammer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:13am Wednesday 25th November 2015

TWO men threatened a shopkeeper with a lump hammer during an armed robbery in Unsworth.

Support Bury Hospice's festive fundraiser - by bidding on a tree

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Pictured left, Bury Hospice's Michelle King and Marie Gribben (Mill Gate Manager) at the Bury Hospice official opening of its Festival of Christmas Trees
Picture by Julian Brown (12907931)

4:02pm Thursday 19th November 2015

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner and you can grab your perfect tree – while giving Bury Hospice a gift.

Police growing 'increasingly worried' for welfare of missing Prestwich man

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:41pm Friday 13th November 2015

POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man from Prestwich.

UPDATED: Man's body found in woodland at Bury Golf Club

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:12am Thursday 29th October 2015

POLICE were called to Bury Golf Club after a man’s body was found.

New homes on Bury site could attract 'bad neighbours' - objector claims

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:23am Friday 23rd October 2015

ALLOWING a housing association to run new properties in Bury "would bring a lot of bad neighbours," an objector has claimed.

Church leader and council bosses collide over controversial sculptures at Bury Art Gallery

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:19am Friday 23rd October 2015

CHURCH leaders and council officials have collided in a row over how a treasured building should look.

In the dock: 5 people who have appeared in court in Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Magistrates Court

11:14am Friday 23rd October 2015

A round-up of people who have appeared in court in Bury.

Police fail in bid to ban boy caught with flare outside Gigg Lane

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:09am Friday 23rd October 2015

POLICE have failed in their bid to ban a teenager from attending football matches after he brought a flare to a Bury game.

Conservatives win in Tottington by-election

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: ElectionsModule Candidate photo

8:35am Friday 23rd October 2015

The Conservatives won last night's by-election in Tottington, which was held following the resignation of Labour councillor Simon Carter.

Bury murder trial adjourned after sewage floods prisoners' cells

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:03pm Friday 16th October 2015

THE trial of a Bury man accused of murdering his ex-wife has been adjourned until Monday.

VIDEO: Did Whitefield pensioner end up with 50p or £250,000 on Deal or No Deal?

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:28pm Thursday 15th October 2015

A WHITEFIELD pensioner was left stunned – when she won £250,000 in a jaw-dropping episode of Deal or No Deal.

Bury Football Club ticket prices among cheapest in League One - new figures

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Fans are hoping to keep Bury FC’s home in Gigg Lane

10:39am Thursday 15th October 2015

BURY Football Club fans are paying some of the cheapest ticket prices at their level, new figures show.

Heartbroken parents make emotional appeal for missing son to come home

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:38pm Wednesday 14th October 2015

THE parents of a man who has been missing for more than a month have made an emotional appeal for him to get in touch.

Police appeal for help in finding Bury man who has not been seen for 35 days

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:37pm Tuesday 6th October 2015

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to trace a missing man from Bury.

Two youths sent to custody after brutal street attack that left Prestwich youngster seriously hurt

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Moshe Fuerst, aged 17, of Delicot Close, Prestwich, suffered head injuries when he was attacked on the street

5:37pm Friday 2nd October 2015

TWO teenage boys have been jailed for subjecting a Prestwich youngster to a vicious assault.

Police fear for missing schoolboy, 13, who could be alone in London

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:03pm Friday 2nd October 2015

POLICE say they are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing boy from Radcliffe.

REVEALED: Why your Bury commute is about to get much faster

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:33pm Thursday 1st October 2015

COMMUTERS are in for a pre-weekend treat when their journey into Bury becomes much faster.

Police want to speak to man after threats to kill allegedly made

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:30pm Thursday 17th September 2015

Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with an incident in Whitefield in which threats to kill were allegedly made.

WATCH: Moment man sets himself on fire in arson attack

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:00am Thursday 17th September 2015

AN ARSONIST who destroyed a van led police right to him — after he set fire to himself.

Security guard attacked as teenagers rob vodka from supermarket

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:37pm Friday 11th September 2015

POLICE have released CCTV images after two teenagers robbed the Heaton Park branch of Sainsbury’s .

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.

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