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Prestwich,

town (1991 pop. 31,854), Bury metropolitan district, N England. It is a residential suburb of Manchester that largely manufactures cotton and rayon.

Prestwich

a town in NW England, in Bury unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop.: 31 693 (2001)
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Insp Prestwich has also appealed to anyone who knows someone who drives a silver Ford Sierra Sapphire which is likely to have damage to its front end and windscreen.
The Facebook post read: "Prestwich neighbourhoood team on an early wake-up call this morning.
An hour later on Bury Old Road, Prestwich, a man in his 40s had a knife held to his throat while sitting in his car.
Mr Prestwich said raids included the theft of 12 computers from Eburne Primary School, Wood End, on Sunday.
A police spokesman said: "We were called at 5.50pm on Thursday to Church Lane in Prestwich.
What It is understood a number of pupils at Prestwich Arts College were pulled up at the school gates for wearing footwear, clothing, piercings and hairstyles that went against the college's standards.
SHELLEY had two players sin binned as they suffered a disappointing first defeat of the North West Counties League campaign against Prestwich Heys, who played more than half the match with ten men.
Prestwich's company, JA Prestwich Industries, supplied the overhead valve engine for this model and other British makes.
MICK MCGRAA believes Cammell Laird's victory over Prestwich Heys will stand his side in good stead ahead of their clash with Litherland REMYCA this weekend.
Jonathan Baines of Prestwich, Manchester pleaded guilty to the offence which took place last month, at Caernarfon crown court yesterday.
She shot back: "I'm not from Manchester, I'm from Prestwich." When I said I thought Prestwich was in Manchester, she firmly told me: "It's in Lancashire," leaving me in no doubt it was time to move on.
Historian and emeritus professor Prestwich chronicles the movers and shakers from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries, predominantly in Europe and the Mediterranean with some exceptions, such as Chinggis Khan and the Persian Ibn Sina.