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Renters Rights Bill – Tell us Your Story

by timpickstone on 23 August, 2016

The Liberal Democrats in Parliament are pushing forward a ‘Renters Right Bill’. supported by tennants lobby groups such as Generation Rent and the Make Renting Fair Campaign. We’re proposing to: – Ban letting fees for renters – Give renters access to an open register of rogue landlords – Bring in compulsory electrical safety checks in […]

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New Planning Application: Simister Lane

by prestwichfocus on 23 August, 2016

A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Certificate of lawfulness for proposed vertical (first floor) rear extension 153 Simister Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SF Ref. No: 60448 Received: Mon 08 Aug 2016 Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with this. The […]

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First 10K Run – Route and Places Still Available

by prestwichfocus on 23 August, 2016

Bury’s first 10km run takes place on Sunday 18th September, staged in partnership with the Bury-based I Will If You Will project, funded by Sport England. The run starts and finishes close to The Rock, the course is suitable for all ages and abilities from beginners to experienced fast runners. It is £22 to enter, […]

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Funding Available: Active Citizens Fund

by prestwichfocus on 23 August, 2016

The Police and Crime Commissioner has announced the second cycle of small grants funding – The Active Citizen’s fund, available to Community and Voluntary groups and organisations, funding projects of up to £5,000. The fund will be suitable for: Projects aimed at reducing demand on policing services (without displacing demand on other services) Projects which […]

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Eden Allotments Open Day

by prestwichfocus on 23 August, 2016

This Sunday (28 August 2016) is the Eden Gardens Allotment Autumn open day. The allotments are situated just off Derwent Road in Whitefield, and the open day includes: –  home grown veg, jams and chutneys and free range eggs for sale – cafe with home made cakes – advice from local service providers – Pinhole […]

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New Planning Application: Lime Grove

by prestwichfocus on 23 August, 2016

A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Single storey rear extension 2 Lime Grove, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3DX Ref. No: 60449 Received: Mon 08 Aug 2016 Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with this. The details will be on the Council’s […]

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Two new planning applications have been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Two storey side extension 88 Tamworth Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6UA Ref. No: 60415 Received: Thu 28 Jul 2016 Loft conversion with dormer at rear 5 Perrymead, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2QJ Ref. No: 60416 Received: Thu 28 Jul 2016 Please do not hesitate […]

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Local Lib Dem Barbeque – this Sunday

by timpickstone on 16 August, 2016

The local Lib Dems are hoding their annual summer BBQ this Sunday (21 August 2106), kindly hosted this year by Cllr Mary, and Vic D’Albert. 2.00pm onwards.  The guest speaker is Baroness Pinnock of Cleckheaton, Lib Dem Lords Spokesperson on Children and Families. Friends, supporters, members all welcome to this informal and friendly event.   The […]

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Greater Manchester Call for Sites – Update

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2016

More information has been published on the ‘Greater Manchester Call for Sites’. All ten local authorities in Greater Manchester are working together to produce a Greater Manchester Spacial Framework. This will be a joint plan that identifies land to provide the new houses, jobs, infrastructure for the future – an estimated 225,000 new houses are […]

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Victoria Wood Memorial Appeal

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2016

The brother of the late Victoria Wood, Chris Foote Wood,  has is running a ‘crowdfunding’ appeal to fund a permanent memorial for Victoria. The appeal has so far raised over £8,000 of it’s £20,000 aim. You can donate to the appeal here. Bury Council has announced that the venue of the statue is to be […]

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