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UPDATED: Motorist crashes into fence after suffering 'medical episode' at wheel

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:13pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A DRIVER crashed into a fence after apparently suffering a "medical episode" at the wheel.

UPDATED: Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash with car in Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hunt for man called off

1:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A BIKER is in a critical condition with serious chest and leg injuries after a horror smash in Bury.

£1.4 million refurb of Fusilier Museum's top floor on course for October finish

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A £1.4 million project to redevelop the top floor of the Fusilier Museum is on course for completion in October.

Notorious burglar steals £7,500 in cash, cigarettes and top-up cards after breaking in through newsagent's ceiling

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Notorious burglar behind bars in Bury

5:15pm Monday 28th July 2014

A “DETERMINED” burglar described as one of Manchester most notorious criminals stole £7,500 in cash and stock by breaking into a newsagent's through the ceiling.

'Bedrooms empty and state-of-the-art rooms used for storage', claim Bury Hospice nurses

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:52pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BEDROOMS are are lying empty and state-of-the-art clinic rooms are being used for storage at Bury’s new £5 million hospice, nurses have claimed.

Two-time cancer survivor leads James Bond rally team for Bury Cancer Support Centre

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

DIAMONDS might be forever, but a two-time cancer survivor knows his £200 car won’t last that long as he prepares for a charity rally from Reims to Venice.

Runners daubed in brightly coloured paint in fun run

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

COLOURFUL fundraisers painted the town not just red, but every shade possible, when they took part in “the world’s happiest fun run”.

UPDATED: Parklife revellers captured on camera come forward in hunt for Robert Hart's killer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SIX festival-goers who could have witnessed a Parklife attack which killed 26-year-old Robert Hart have already come forward after a fresh appeal was launched.

Hunt for Robert Hart's killer ramps up as photos of 12 witnesses released by police

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PHOTOGRAPHS of twelve potential witnesses have been released by police in a bid to track down the killer of a reveller who was attacked at Parklife Festival.

Women wanted to champion female fitness

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:47pm Monday 21st July 2014

A RALLYING call has been sounded to find six passionate women — one from each of the borough’s towns — willing to champion female fitness.

Next month's Glaston-Bury will be 'bigger and better'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:28pm Friday 18th July 2014

A “BIGGER and better” live music extravaganza is set to take Bury by storm next month.

Pub gang stabbing victim released from hospital

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:09pm Friday 18th July 2014

A 23-year-old drinker stabbed by a gang of masked men who stormed into a pub has been released from hospital.

Football helps veterans, ex-cons and unemployed get back into normal life

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:06pm Friday 18th July 2014

A FOOTBALL project which helps people re-adapt to life in the borough was kick-started with a special launch.

Cyclists will ride 2,000 miles from Bury to Gallipoli

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:37pm Friday 18th July 2014

VOLUNTEERS are taking part in a charity ride from Bury to Gallipoli — without leaving the borough.

CCTV appeal after vandals wreck 30 cars in Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Brighton and Hove City Council defends spy camera parking fines

5:13pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

AN appeal for CCTV footage has been launched to catch vandals who caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to 30 cars in Prestwich.

Inquiry into how vulnerable people are discharged from hospital

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: IVF hope for Ryedale women

5:02pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

VULNERABLE people who are elderly, have mental health conditions or are homeless are the subject of a new special inquiry.

Tributes to 'family man' who died in Bury Hospice

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:53pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE memory of a “loving family man” has been celebrated with more than £3,300 raised for Bury Hospice.

Bury businessman fined for dumping sofa

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Manchester City Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

4:50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A BUSINESSMAN from Bury who illegally dumped a sofa found himself in the hot seat.

In pictures: Tottington's Big Day Out

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:24pm Friday 11th July 2014

TOTTINGTON’S Big Day Out made itself at home for its first year in new surroundings — tempting about 3,500 people through the gates.

Controversial plan to put cameras in care homes after abuse case

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Rita Page and Lynette Crook abusing Daniel Moran in the secretly filmed footage. Picture from ITV News video.

2:26pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A CONTROVERSIAL consultation to put cameras in care homes has been welcomed by the family of a man who was abused in a Bury specialist hospital.

Royalties pledge by prolific author

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:46pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A “NOVEL” fundraiser will see book royalties donated to a Bury-based support group for people with bone marrow cancer.

Unsung heroes enjoy rewards

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Times news

5:45pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

COMMITTED carers were recognised for the role they play in Bury with a special week of activities.

Six arrested in World Cup drink-driving crackdown

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Cheshire police continue to clamp down on drink driving

5:14pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

POLICE officers have arrested six people in Bury in the first 18 days of a World Cup clampdown on drink and drug driving.

Prisoner's Wives star celebrates first birthday of Bury theatre school

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Theatre Works children with,  far left Lauren Bateman and far right, Emma Matthews

5:22pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A LEADING actress celebrated with budding young performers at the first birthday celebration of her Bury theatre school.

Old cats in need of a home - not just young ones

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Polly relaxes in her basket.

5:18pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

CAT lovers are being urged not to put age before beauty when choosing a pet and instead to consider adopting a “golden oldie”.

Bright Starts Day Nursery gets good Ofsted rating

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Three-year-old Tawana Chuma enjoys a hand paint session

5:16pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

BRIGHT little ones — and the staff who look after them — were delighted to hear their nursery was given the thumbs-up just six months after opening.

Bury Hospice opens Japanese-style peace garden

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Akio Miyajima in the new garden

5:04pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A PEACEFUL Japanese garden is to be opened at Bury Hospice by a special visitor all the way from the country itself.

Tributes to experienced diver who died in Isle of Man scuba accident

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Family and friends carry the coffin of Eric Warburton into the church

5:20pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to Bury Sub Aqua Club’s most experienced diver who died while on holiday on the Isle of Man.

180 guests enjoy ball for youngster with rare genetic condition

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Annabelle Griffin at the ball

5:11pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A GLITTERING ball saw 180 guests raise more than £3,000 for a charity which aims to “make the invisible visible”.

Young Bury mums can get share of £350,000

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Fundraising fayre for babies and toddlers

5:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A £350,000 cash injection will see 100 young first-time mums in Bury helped to give their babies the very best start in life.

Patriotic postman decorates his Bury home with large England flag

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Seeing red and white, that’s Steve Headley

3:35pm Friday 20th June 2014

SUPPORT for England shows no sign of “flagging” in one Bury home – with a proud football fan backing his team for all to see.

Woman cut from overturned car after crash

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police car

9:37pm Saturday 14th June 2014

A WOMAN had to be cut from her overturned car after a crash in Bury. 

UPDATED: Driver flees scene after serious car crash on Prestwich border

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Emergency services are on the scene of the accident

5:26pm Saturday 14th June 2014

A ROAD through Prestwich has been closed by police in the aftermath of a serious car accident.

UPDATED: Tributes to fatal Parklife Weekender attack victim who was "ripped from family"

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Robert Hart and his girlfriend Gemma Parry

1:57pm Friday 13th June 2014

THE “devastated” family of 26-year-old Robert Hart, who died after being brutally attacked at the Parklife Weekender, have paid tribute to him.

UPDATED: New information on death of Parklife attack victim Robert Hart released

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Robert Hart

4:47pm Thursday 12th June 2014

POLICE have released fresh information about the movements of a man who died after being punched at the Parklife Weekender festival.

Violence marrs Parklife Weekender music festival for first time in four year history

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Music fans brought a touch of flower power to the festival, but it was marred by violence

2:15pm Thursday 12th June 2014

A MAN has died after being brutally attacked at the Parklife Weekender Festival.

Fundraiser to scale heights for "constantly smiling" best friend for Lupus UK

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Natalie Taylor and Lara Pownall, both aged 35, have been friends since they studied performing arts together at Bury College 19 years ago

11:35am Thursday 12th June 2014

A LUPUS sufferer has inspired her best friend to face a fear of her own — by abseiling down the O2 arena in London.

Get singing! Opera singer Sean Ruane wants Bury youngsters to show off their talents

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Tenor Sean Ruane, who lives in Bacup, is creative director of CHANT Productions, which for the past 18 months has turned young people in schools and youth groups into choirs

10:49am Thursday 12th June 2014

A PROFESSIONAL opera singer is hoping to recruit youngsters from the borough to perform at prestigious sporting events.

Burglars who stole from house while owners were outside caught on camera

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Burglars who snatched handbag from open house while owners were outside caught on camera

12:52pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

TWO men who stole a handbag from a house while the homeowner was in the front garden have been caught on camera. 

Review: Parklife Weekender - Day One

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Katy B on stage at Parklife

11:09am Sunday 8th June 2014

THE heavens had opened on revellers countless times, but when flame-haired songstress Katy B took to the main stage the sun shone.

Radcliffe Carnival crowds up double on previous year despite downpours

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Families line the streets to await the parade

12:23am Sunday 8th June 2014

A FESTIVAL atmopshere came to Radcliffe as the town's 49th annual carnival enticed the crowds - despite downpours. 

Fusiliers band on the hunt for new members

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Musical director, Cathie Brooks with other band members

5:42pm Friday 6th June 2014

A military band with historic links to Bury is urging new players to join its ranks.

Runners raise £400 for new Annabelle's Challenge charity

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Annabelle Griffin is all smiles after the charity received official status

5:35pm Friday 6th June 2014

ENERGETIC fundraisers dashed off from the starting line dressed in colourful tutus to raise £400 for a newly-registered charity.

Teenager charged after burglaries in Radcliffe and Whitefield

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hunt for man called off

1:36pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A TEENAGER has been charged with two counts of burglary following break-ins at two homes in Radcliffe and Whitefield. 

Two men punched and verbally abused in violent attack in Bury

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police have released CCTV images of the attackers

9:55am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A “VIOLENT and random” daylight attack saw a group of three people punch and verbally abuse two men in Bury.

Serial flasher who approached girls in Radcliffe strikes again near Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Hunt for man called off

9:36am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A FLASHER exposed himself to a teenage girl a month after a string of similar attacks in Radcliffe.

Engineering firm fined after worker dragged into moving machinery

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Cope Engineering Ltd in Sion Street, Radcliffe, where a worker was dragged into machinery.

12:25pm Thursday 29th May 2014

A COMPANY has been fined after a worker was dragged into a moving machine.

Fairfield Hospital unveils new 'dementia-friendly' ward

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: From left, staff nurse Paul Crocker, sister Mel Riordan and staff nurse Louise Worthington. Front, ward manager Judith Maden

2:22pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

A NEW £35,000 dementia-friendly ward at Fairfield Hospital is being unveiled today.

7-year-old boy raises the alarm after candle fire

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Photo taken by Amy Barr

4:28pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD boy raised the alarm after he discovered a blaze in the bedroom of his house in Bury.

Fun run resurrected to help 10-year-old who had his leg amputated after accident

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Oliver Hacking recovering in hospital

4:26pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

A FUN run is to be resurrected to support a 10-year-old boy who had his leg amputated after being involved in a road accident on his way home from school in Bury.


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