Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish Residents

by prestwichfocus on December 16, 2014

Just to wish all our Jewish residents a very happy Hanukah from all of us in the local Lib Dem team. Hanukkah runs from this evening (Tuesday 16 December 2014) to the evening of Wednesday 24 December 2014. Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has issued this short video message for Hanukkah.

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Update: Kenilworth Avenue

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Just to update residents on the ‘long awaited’ additional yellow lines on Kenilworth Avenue. Residents will recall the need to additional ‘no waiting’ limits on Kenilworth Avenue (Kirkhams) – at the moment parking down the road can cause a danger to drivers turning in and out of Bury Old Road, as the road becomes effectively […]

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Update: Simister Lane Bowlee

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Just to update residents on the short section of Simister Lane in Bowlee. Thank you to residents who have reported streetlights which have been ‘out of action’. Although the road is unadopted, the Council has agreed to repair the lights which should be happening as soon as possible. Please don’t hesitate to let me know […]

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Harmful viruses in e-cards, online shopping fraud and adverts for bogus holidays are three of the twelve scams of Christmas that have been identified in a new campaign launched by National Trading Standards eCrime Team in conjunction with a group of other agencies for the first time in a bid to protect festive online shoppers. […]

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Prestwich Carnival  has a ‘Christmas Fair’ this Sunday, 21 December 2014, in the Longfield area. The event, which includes taking donations for food and toy banks, will also feature a snow globe and dressing up as Dickensian characters.  

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Getting more Defibrillators in Prestwich

by prestwichfocus on December 11, 2014

We have recently been doing some work on the accessibility of ‘publicly accessible defibrillators’ in our local area. Defibrillators Statistics show that your chances of surviving many types of heart attack increase from 0% to 40% with early CPR and early defibrillation. It is important to stress that good first aid training is also important […]

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Nutt Farm Potential Development

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I have been contacted by a planning consultancy company which is undertaking work for clients who are the new owners of Nutt Farm – the derelict building across from he Church on Nutt Lane (Simister). The developers are hoping to be able to submit a planning application to build four homes on the site, and […]

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A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58157 Registration Date: 08/12/2014 Location: 263 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JA Proposal: Lawful development certificate for an existing use as Chinese fish and chips hot food take away (Class A5) Please do not hesitate to get in touch if […]

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Metrolink Overnight Cable Works

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Metrolink have written to councillors to inform us that they will be carrying out a rolling programme of overnight cabling and ducting works at various locations along the Bury line from the Queen’s Road junction to Bury Metrolink stop between midnight and 5am from now until 19th December, 2014. No work will take place over […]

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I Will, if You Will has been a in Bury (funded by Government) to encourage women and girls to feel the benefits of getting more active. Over the last 12 months, IWIYW has been piloted in Bury to see what helps create a shift in attitude and what encourages more women and girls to be […]

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