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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

9,000 women clock up £500,000 for charity!

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FUNDRAISERS across Bury got together to fight cancer by completing the Race for Life at Heaton Park, Prestwich, at the weekend.

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.

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.

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.

Police hunt man who breached restraining order

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:39pm Friday 18th July 2014

POLICE are hunting a Bury man who has breached his restraining order.

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.

Delays after accident on M60

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:06am Wednesday 16th July 2014

DRIVERS are being warned of delays this morning after a crash on the M60.

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.

Memorial garden opened for popular Whitefield teaching assistant

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:19pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A GARDEN has been opened in memory of a much-loved classroom assistant at a Whitefield primary school after she died just days after being diagnosed with cancer.

Man blinded as thug punches him in eye at bus stop

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

A THUG blinded a man in one eye after unleashing an unprovoked attack on him at a bus stop, a court heard.

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.

Prestwich businessman illegally dumped rubbish in Middleton

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Prestwich and Whitefield Guide news

5:02pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A BUSINESSMAN from Prestwich has been sentenced for fly-tipping rubbish.

£7,000 grants available to help Prestwich and Whitefield residents cut energy bills

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: The bulk buying scheme that could cut your gas and electricity bills

4:46pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

HOUSEHOLDS in Prestwich and Whitefield can apply for up to £7,000 to help slash the cost of energy bills.

'Mindless' vandals damage 30 cars in Prestwich

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

10:02am Sunday 6th July 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds worth of damage has been done to up to 30 cars in Prestwich in acts “mindless” vandalism.

UPDATED: Woman dies after falling onto M60 motorway near Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

7:16pm Friday 4th July 2014

A WOMAN has died after falling onto the M60 motorway near Prestwich.

Girls say: 'I will if you will'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:24pm Friday 4th July 2014

WOMEN and girls across Bury will be able to enjoy two new exercise classes as part of a multi-million pound pilot scheme to promote a healthier lifestyle.

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.

Dawn raids as police investigate £300 million drug conspiracy

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

1:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

EIGHT people have been arrested in a series of dawn raids by police investigating a £300 million drug conspiracy.

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.

Jimmy Savile sexually abused girl at Prestwich Psychiatric Hospital

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Jimmy Savile

11:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

JIMMY Savile sexually abused a girl at Prestwich Psychiatric Hospital — and threatened that he would have her locked up there if she told anyone about it, according to a shocking report.

New information released in the hunt for killer at Parklife Festival

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: New information released in the hunt for killer at Parklife Festival

5:14pm Thursday 26th June 2014

NEW information has been released by police investigating the death of a reveller at Parklife Festival in a bid to track down his killer.

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.

Bury's community heroes recognised at awards ceremony

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury’s outgoing mayor, Cllr Sharon Briggs with the prizewinners and councillors at the Made in Bury presentation.  Andrew Taylor and Christine Taylor are to the right of Cllr Briggs

5:14pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A RETIRED police inspector, a scout leader and a group which fights discrimination have been crowned community champions.

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.

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.

31-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder of Robert Hart at Parklife festival

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Robert’s sister Rachel North, mum Elaine Hart and brother Richard Hart

11:51am Saturday 21st June 2014

A 31-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Robert Hart at the Parklife Weekender Festival.

£20,000 reward for information on Parklife Weekender death

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: An e-fit of the man wanted in connection with the death of Robert Hart at the Parklife Weekender.

1:01pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

THE ORGANISERS of the Parklife Weekender have offered a £20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the death of Robert Hart.

Woman rescued after chasing pet dog down embankment

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: House fire in Halliwell

5:38pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

A WOMAN had to be rescued by firefighters after following her pet dog down an embankment.

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.

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.

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.

Man in critical condition after attack at Parklife

12:46am Monday 9th June 2014

A MAN has been left in a critical condition after an assault at this year's Parklife festival.

Two men stabbed during Parklife festival

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

12:27am Sunday 8th June 2014

A MAN was seriously injured after he was stabbed during a brawl at the Parklife Weekender festival.

US rap legend Snoop Dogg at Heaton Park

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Parklife's main stage

1:41pm Sunday 8th June 2014

WHEN Saturday and weekend tickets for Parklife sold out in record time, no doubt US rap legend Snoop Dogg was a huge draw.

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.

Day two of Parklife festival in Heaton Park

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Parklife crowd watching Sam Smith on the main stage

5:49pm Sunday 8th June 2014

FOALS, Bastille, London Grammar, Carl Cox and Disclosure are among the acts entertaining revellers at day two of the Parklife Weekender. 

Thousands enjoying music at Parklife festival

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: The main stage at Parklife festival in Heaton Park

5:57pm Saturday 7th June 2014

JUNE downpours did nothing to dampen the spirits of music and festival fans as Parklife got under way.

Major work planned to improve traffic flow on M60 and M62 motorways

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: M62 closed due to police incident

2:30pm Thursday 5th June 2014

AN exhibition is to be held to explain how changes to a stretch of the M60 and M62 motorways aims to cut congestion.

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.

Daring sisters’ 15,000ft skydive

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Skydive sisters Laura Gardner, left, and Nina Levy

2:54pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

TWO daredevil sisters have completed a 15,000ft skydive to raise money for Bury Hospice in memory of their mother.


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