Masked gang carrying a gun and knife rob Prestwich shop

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A GANG of masked thieves brandishing a handgun and a large hunter's knife robbed a convenience store in Prestwich.

Mystery over 'I'm so so so sorry' signs put up all around Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

PRESTWICH residents have been left scratching their heads after a series of coded signs appeared across the town.

Last large day centre to close, say town hall bosses

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:40pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE borough's last remaining "large" day centre is set to shut after town hall bosses branded it as outdated.

Quit challenge for mum who smoked 20-a-day since age 12

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Kimberley Bowker from Whitefield is taking on 'Stoptober' (quitting smoking for a month) this October for her three children. Kimberley is picture with her three children Madison 6, Gabriella 3, and Antonia.1.  (11399099)

2:17pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A WHITEFIELD mum who has smoked 20 cigarettes a day since the age of 12 is putting her three young children first by taking on the Stoptober challenge.

90mph drink-driver jailed after ploughing into line of traffic

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:57pm Monday 6th October 2014

A DRINK-driver has been jailed after he raced another car, then his vehicle spun out of control and smashed into a phone box and a set of traffic lights.

Man jailed after massive heroin haul found in boot of car

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: David Partington, aged 30, of Roch Crescent, Whitefield, has been jailed for possessing heroin with intent to supply

10:46am Sunday 5th October 2014

A MAN is starting life behind bars after police found £1.9 million worth of heroin in his car.

Whitefield and Unsworth township forum

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

5:29pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Whitefield and Unsworth Township Forum - live updates

Teenager suffers broken leg after being hit by car

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

7:17pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A TEENAGE boy suffered a broken leg after being hit by a car outside a school.

Parents to stage street protest over closure of children's centres

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Prestwich and Whitefield Guide news

10:23am Friday 26th September 2014

DOZENS of parents are set to stage a street protest on Monday in a bid to save their children’s centres in Prestwich and Whitefield.

UPDATED: Gang break into shop and steal thousands of pounds of cigarettes

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

9:29am Friday 26th September 2014

A GANG of five men broke into an Unsworth shop using a crowbar and stole cigarettes worth thousands of pounds.

Row over noise at bar

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:43am Friday 26th September 2014

ACTION could be taken against a Prestwich bar after neighbours complained about cooking, noise and security.

Care home owner stole thousands from 'vulnerable' residents

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:57pm Monday 22nd September 2014

THE OWNER of a care home in Tottington stole thousands of pounds from the bank accounts of “vulnerable” residents, a court heard.

Anti-semitic incidents 'on the rise'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: New report shows rise in anti-semitic crime across Greater Manchester

4:48pm Monday 22nd September 2014

ANTI-Semitic incidents are on the rise in Bury, according to the Community Security Trust.

UPDATED: Police make progress in Robert Hart murder investigation

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:44am Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE investigating the death of Robert Hart at Parklife have been contacted by more potential witnesses.

Whitefield firm helping to beat the fraudsters

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

12:05pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

VULNERABLE people in Bury at risk of fraud and other scams are being given a helping hand by a Whitefield company.

New £210,000 buses for school run

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

11:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

PUPILS at two schools in the borough are to get a transport boost with their own bus service.

Prankster covers car in Post-It notes

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

9:26am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MOTORIST was “posted” a special surprise — when he found his car had been covered in yellow notes as part of a prank.

Pigeon poo hazard under Prestwich bridge

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:56pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

PEDESTRIANS are being “bombed” by pigeons when they pass under two bridges in Prestwich

Dog bit passer-by on thigh

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bury Magistrates Court

4:52pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A WOMAN has been told to keep her dog on a short lead — or face having it put down.

Two men cleared of trying to murder Whitefield man

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

4:51pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

TWO men have been cleared of attempting to murder a Whitefield man.

Hunt for conmen who masterminded 'sophisticated' £10,000 bank scam

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

4:50pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

POLICE are hunting fraudsters who masterminded a sophisticated £10,000 bank scam in Prestwich.

Thug hit man with baseball bat and punched pregnant woman

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Bolton Crown Court

4:47pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A THUG who hit a man with a metal baseball bat in his Prestwich flat and then punched a pregnant woman has been jailed for three years and nine months.

UPDATED: Robbers punch heavily pregnant woman in stomach

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:13pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A GANG of robbers burst into the home of a seven-month pregnant woman and punched her in the stomach and face before stealing cash and jewellery.

Masked men raid Pound Bakery in Prestwich

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

10:50am Monday 1st September 2014

THREE masked men threatened members of staff during a terrifying raid at a Pound Bakery in Prestwich.

Firefighters spot second blaze while tackling wheelie bin fire

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:54am Friday 29th August 2014

EAGLE-eyed firefighters spotted a caravan on fire as they were tackling another blaze.

Detectives hunt gang in 'sophisticated' Prestwich mortgage fraud

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

POLICE have released an image of a man they wish to speak to in relation to a £90,000 mortgage fraud.

A-level results day

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Pictures from Hampshire schools and colleges as students pick up their A Level results.

7:51am Thursday 14th August 2014

A-level students all over Bury will be getting their results today.

UPDATED: Robbers hold knife to disabled army veteran's throat in rugby club raid

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

2:42pm Monday 11th August 2014

A DISABLED Army veteran had a knife held to his throat while his friend was punched and kicked during a terrifying late night robbery at Sedgley Park Rugby Club.

Call to put barriers on M60 bridge after series of jump incidents

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

10:15am Saturday 9th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN to put up barriers along a motorway bridge in Whitefield has been supported by almost 1,000 people.

Woman raped during Holi festival at Heaton Park

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

8:49am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A WOMAN was raped during a festival in Heaton Park, police said.

New image of witness who could hold key to tracking down Robert Hart's killer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

3:37pm Friday 1st August 2014

A NEW image has been released of a woman police believe may hold the key to tracking down the killer of Robert Hart at the Parklife festival.

UPDATED: Police talk down man threatening to jump off bridge on M60 at Prestwich

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

6:03pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POLICE have successfully talked down a young man who was threatening to jump off a bridge and onto the M60 at junction 17 at Prestwich.

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.


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