Latest news from the Prestwich & Whitefield Guide

Last large day centre to close, say town hall bosses

6:40pm Wed 15 Oct 14

THE borough's last remaining "large" day centre is set to shut after town hall bosses branded it as outdated.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

2:17pm Tue 14 Oct 14

A WHITEFIELD mum who has smoked 20 cigarettes a day since the age of 12 is putting her three young children first…

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

12:57pm Mon 6 Oct 14

A DRINK-driver has been jailed after he raced another car, then his vehicle spun out of control and smashed into a…

Man jailed after massive heroin haul found in boot of car

10:46am Sun 5 Oct 14

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

Whitefield and Unsworth township forum

5:29pm Thu 2 Oct 14

Whitefield and Unsworth Township Forum - live updates

Teenager suffers broken leg after being hit by car

7:17pm Thu 2 Oct 14

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

10:23am Fri 26 Sep 14

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

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

9:29am Fri 26 Sep 14

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

10:43am Fri 26 Sep 14

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

Care home owner stole thousands from 'vulnerable' residents

4:57pm Mon 22 Sep 14

THE OWNER of a care home in Tottington stole thousands of pounds from the bank accounts of “vulnerable”…


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