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.

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.


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