Heywood Road / Rectory Lane Roadworks

by prestwichfocus on 28 July, 2015

Residents will have noticed the roadworks (and traffic lights) at the junction of Heywood Road and Rectory Lane. The works are a further stage of the Cycling City Ambition Grant funded project (funded by the previous Government) to improve safety between Prestwich Metrolink station, right through to the Heaton Park gates. The roundabout, which has […]

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One of our local charities, The Creative Living Centre has been awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service. A group of staff, trustees, volunteers and members from the charity, which is based at the front of the Prestwich Hospital Site near Tescos, will attend a ceremony at Gorton Monastery to receive the award from the […]

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One of our local charities, The Creative Living Centre has been awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service. A group of staff, trustees, volunteers and members from the charity, which is based at the front of the Prestwich Hospital Site near Tescos, will attend a ceremony at Gorton Monastery to receive the award from the […]

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Barbeerian Kickstarter Campaign

by prestwichfocus on 28 July, 2015

One of the many new businesses in Holyrood Ward is Barbarian, on Bury Old Road near to the Motorway. Barbeerian is a specialist bottle shop with its own  tap room upstairs. The venue currently have a ‘Kickstarter’ campaign to help raise funds to take the business further which anyone can get involved in. They say: “We […]

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Six Town Housing Roadshow 4 August 2015

by prestwichfocus on 28 July, 2015

There is a Six Town Housing ‘Health and Wealth Roadshow’ visiting Prestwich on Tuesday 4 August 2015 with advice about anything from budgeting, energy, debt or health. More information getinvolved@sixtownhousing.org  

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Bury Courts – Closure Proposed

by prestwichfocus on 22 July, 2015

The Ministry of Justice is consulting on the future of courts services in the North West of England. (Similar consultations are happening throughout the country.) The proposals as they stand are that a large number of courts would close, with their work transferred to a smaller number of courts (e.g. Manchester). Courts proposed for closure […]

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Rugby World Cup to Visit Bury

by prestwichfocus on 22 July, 2015

Bury is being graced with a visit by the William Webb Ellis trophy (the Rugby World Cup) as part of its national tour in the run up to the Rugby World Cup. Bury is one of only four locations in the north west that the Cup will be visiting. The Cup will be on display […]

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The Wine Machine – Book by local Author

by prestwichfocus on 22 July, 2015

As people will know we sometimes share the efforts of  local people in our emails – please do let me know if you ever have something that would be usefully shared across Prestwich. “Planet of the Grapes : The Wine Machine.” is a second cartoon book from local Prestwich author David Adamson. David Adamson (see author […]

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New Planning Application: Lime Grove

by prestwichfocus on 20 July, 2015

A new planning applications has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58928 Registration Date: 02/07/2015 Location: 4 Lime Grove, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3DX Proposal: Two storey extension at side; Single storey extension at rear; Dormer at rear; Canopy at front Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further […]

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New Planning Application: Mount Pleasant

by prestwichfocus on 20 July, 2015

A new planning applications has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58920 Registration Date: 30/06/2015 Location: 29 Mount Pleasant, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SD Proposal: Dormers at front and rear; Single storey extension at rear Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with this. The […]

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