2 Million Apprentices

by prestwichfocus on February 25, 2015

In just two weeks time will be National Apprenticeship Week, a national week to raise awareness about the positive impact apprentices are having on the economy, and on increasing employment, including increasing employment for young people. The local Lib Dem team has been celebrating the news that 2 million apprenticeships have been created during the […]

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A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58467 Registration Date: 20/02/2015 Location: 6 Hastings Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6UR Proposal: Two/single storey 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 the […]

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A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58429 Registration Date: 10/02/2015 Location: 8 Mount Pleasant, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SD Proposal: First floor extension at side Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with this. The details will be on the […]

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Long suffering passengers on the Bury Metrolink line will have welcome the return to: – trams stopping at Victoria, and – through trains to Piccadilly both which came into force last week. This now means that we have our six-minute service from Bury to the city centre back and a link to Piccadilly station. The […]

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Prestwich Beer Festival Seeks Volunteers

by prestwichfocus on February 20, 2015

Prestwich Beer Festival is looking for volunteers to help make the festival happen. Prestwich Beer Festival, 26th – 28th March 2015, Longfield Suite, Prestwich is a 3 day event for beer and foodie lovers alike. The team from the festival say: “Volunteering at Prestwich Beer Festival could not be easier. Just fill out a simple […]

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Reporting Back: Health Scrutiny – Access to GPs

by prestwichfocus on February 18, 2015

A very common subject which residents raise with me is around access to GPs. I know that a lot of people have experienced problems getting an appointment at their GPs. IN particular it can be a problem getting the appointment at the GP that ‘works for you’ – e.g. at a time that suits your […]

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A ‘Bury Gets Digital’ Event takes place at the Longfield on Thursday 26 February, 5pm. This event offers you the opportunity to explore how digital and creative services, including super-fast broadband, can make a profound impact on your business. Further reasons to attend: – Meet exhibitors showcasing an array of digital, technology and creative services […]

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Two new planning applications have been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58414 Registration Date: 06/02/2015 Location: 163 Simister Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SF Proposal: Two storey extension at side Application Number: 58399 Registration Date: 05/02/2015 Location: 145A Simister Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SF Proposal: Lawful development certificate for proposed use as occupation […]

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A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58394 Registration Date: 05/02/2015 Location: 2 Arundel Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6TZ Proposal: First floor extension, rear extension and side extension to form granny flat Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with […]

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Just a reminder that the Prestwich Artisan (“Farmers”) Martket at the Longfield is THIS Sunday, 22 February (CORRECTED!) 2015, at the Longfield. The market is 9.30am – 2.30pm. Regrettably the website isn’t yet giving any more dates for 2015 – more when we have them!

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