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Short Stay Parking Proposed for Prestwich Village

by prestwichfocus on October 29, 2014

The Council is consulting on a proposal to create two-hour limited parking in Prestwich town centre with short-stay parking on the car park on Clifton Road. Parking would remain free of charge, but be limited to a maximum of two hours. Drivers would need to put a parking ticket on their windscreen so that the […]

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Operation Treacle is the joint campaign (Police, Fire and others) across Greater Manchester to give the public important information and advice about the autumn period through Halloween and Bonfire Night. The safe4autumn website has a large amount information and ideas about both events, to help everyone feel and stay safe. Here is there advice for […]

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Patients’ Cabinet Recruiting

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Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reruiting for a number of patient cabinet roles. The CCG say: “Bury’s Patient Cabinet has a central role in ensuring meaningful involvement and engagement with local patients and communities – gathering views and feedback and making sure that patients have a chance to feed into and actively participate in […]

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Please note that Six Town Housing have now started work on Polefield Grange. This is the provision of new Front Boundary Fencing, together with off-road parking and droped kerbs to reduce parking congestion. Hopefully this is good news people people who live on the Grange. As I understand the works will be completed by 15 […]

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A new planning application has been received within Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58073 Registration Date: 20/10/2014 Location: 466 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1NL Proposal: 1 No. internally illuminated fascia sign and 1 no. internally illuminated projecting sign Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or […]

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A new planning application for an extension to St Hilda’s Church on Whittaker Lane has been received. It is just outside of Holyrood Ward, but may be of interest to people. (I think I’m right in saying that parts of the ward are in the Church of England Parish of St Hilda’s – but happy […]

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Update: Hospital Services Review, Travel Issues

by prestwichfocus on October 22, 2014

Just to update residents on the transport issues around the proposed changes to hospital services in Greater Manchester. You may be aware from the media or from emails earlier in the year about the proposed changes to emergency services which are currently being consulted on by the NHS. The proposals would be that for the […]

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I just wanted to update residents on some work I have been doing around bin collections in both Simister and the Baguley Crescent/Heywood Old Road areas in the last week. In Simister I understand that bins were not emptied on your new ‘bin day’ last week, but that the crews came the next day instead. […]

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Just to update people on the patch of land which is opposite St Mary’s CoE Primary on Rectory Lane. As people will know this site is very often in a very messy state. as the picture below shows. At our request the Council has written to the site owners asking them to tidy up the […]

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A new planning application has been received within Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58027 Registration Date: 06/10/2014 Location: 367 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1QA Proposal: First floor extension at rear Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with this. The details will be on […]

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