St Margarets Post Office Move

by prestwichfocus on October 1, 2014

Local councillors have been contacted by the Post Office to inform us of a proposal to move the St Margaret’s Post Office on Bury Old Road from its present location at 426 Bury Old Road, to the ‘Best One-Akntars Lts’ shop at 466 Bury Old Road. This is the shop on the ‘Polefield’ parade of […]

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Heys Road Empty Properties Update

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A very quick update on the (extremely ongoing) issue of the derelict empty properties on Heys Road (131 and 133). A number of residents have been in touch as there have been sitings of surveys being undertaken. My understanding is that this has been the Council undertaking preliminary work with a view to taking on […]

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Event are planned to mark World Mental Health Day at Prestwich’ Creative Living Centre. The events take place on 10 October 2014, and include activities int he afternoon and an evening ‘of song and music’ from 6.00pm. More details below and at www.creativelivingcentre.org.uk

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A new planning application has been received within Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 57888 Registration Date: 19/09/2014 Location: Brook Farm, Simister Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SB Proposal: Demolition of former farm buildings currently used for oil recycling business and erection of 2 no. dwelling houses and conversion and extension of existing barn to form […]

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United Utilities have set up a FREE bus service for patients of Blackford House Medical Centre, this is during the works which have meant the complete closure of Croft Lane in the Unsworth area. The bus will run for three half days on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Please refer to the surgery’s website or alternatively […]

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Parklife Festival – Community Debrief Meeting

by prestwichfocus on September 24, 2014

The Community Debrief meeting for the 2014 Parklife Festival in Heaton Park will take place on: Tuesday, 7 October 2014 6.30pm Bowls Pavilion, Heaton Park (St Margaret’s Road entrance) Parklife Organisers and officers from Manchester Council and the Police will be available to answer questions and take feedback. All welcome – more information from [email protected] […]

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Prestwich Clough needs our help to secure a grant from the Skipton Building Society Grassroots Giving Fund The public vote is a chance for communities to support and give thanks to groups making a positive difference within your neighbourhoods. An application has been submitted to plant up the spaces recently cleared of Himalayan Balsam plants. […]

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A couple of weeks ago I reported on the licence reivew which is taking place of ‘Cuckoo’ on Bury New Road. Really sorry but we gave the date of the review hearing wrongly – it is on 29 September 2014 (2.00pm at the Town Hall). Members of the public can attend, only people who are […]

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Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment – Consulation

by prestwichfocus on September 13, 2014

Local people are being asked for our views in the current Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment Consultation which is currently taking place. Every Health and Wellbeing Board has a responsibility to publish a statement of the needs for pharmaceutical services (‘chemists’ ) of the population in its area. The assessment considers a number of issues including: population […]

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Cuckoo Prestwich License Review

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A number of local residents have been in touch about a licence reivew which is taking place of ‘Cuckoo’ on Bury New Road. Basically a license review of the premises has been triggered following complaints from local residents. A hearing by Licensing Panel will take place on (CORRECTION) 29 September 2014 (2.00pm at the Town […]

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