Save the RBS Branch – Sign the Petition

by prestwichfocus on 24 June, 2015

Thank you for everyone who has supported the campaign so far to keep the Royal Bank of Scotland on Bury Old Road in Prestwich – the last bank on the Bury Old Road side of Prestwich and the only free cash machine anywhere near Heaton Park. The branch is threatened with closure this summer. If […]

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Play Area Refurbishment and Decommissioning

by prestwichfocus on 24 June, 2015

Two pieces of good news for Holyrood Ward on Children’s Play areas. The children’s play area on Heaton Street/Recreation Street (normally called the Bailey Street play area) is to be refurbished during the current financial year (2015-16). I know a number of residents have been in touch about some of the equipment and surfaces needing […]

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15 Years Ago – Holyrood Ward By-Election

by prestwichfocus on 24 June, 2015

This week (22 June 2015) marks 15 years since the council by-election here in Holyrood Ward in 2000 – meaning it has been my privilege to represent this area as your councillor for the last 15 years. The by-election was caused by the very tragic death of one of the three Lib Dem councillors in […]

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Metrolink City Centre Work for 14 Months

by prestwichfocus on 24 June, 2015

Another set of works on Metrolink start this weekend with St Peter’s Square station closed for 14 months. The works are part of the Second City Crossing project to build a second line from Victoria to St Peter’s Square down Cross Street. This work will require a closure of the stop to passengers and changes […]

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New Planning Application: Tamworth Avenue

by prestwichfocus on 21 June, 2015

A new planning applications has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58766 Registration Date: 10/06/2015 Location: 23 Tamworth Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 6UH Proposal: Single storey extension at front and side Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information or help with this. The details will be […]

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Two new planning applications: Glebelands Road

by prestwichfocus on 21 June, 2015

Two new planning applications have been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58801 Registration Date: 09/06/2015 Location: 8 Glebelands Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1NE Proposal: Change of use from 2 no. flats to 1 no. dwelling; Single storey extension at side/rear with first floor balcony; New first floor window at front, first floor […]

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Prestwich Children’s Centres Lose Midwife Services

by prestwichfocus on 17 June, 2015

Many users of our remaining children’s centres in Prestwich are angry as midwifery services ended at the start of this month. Breastfeeding, antenatal and parent education services have been withdrawn from Butterstile and Sedgley children’s centres in Prestwich. Toodle Hill Children’s Centre on Cuckoo Lane was closed for all services by the Council at the […]

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Work is taking place at some Six Town Housing owned flats between 15 June 2015 and 10 July 2015. This is work being undertaken by a private contractor installing gas combi-condensing boilers, radiators and associated pipe work (where required). The work is taking place at certain flats at: Rooden Court (Park Street) Newtown Court (Newtown […]

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New Planning Application: Bury Old Road

by prestwichfocus on 17 June, 2015

A new planning applications has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58757 Registration Date: 28/05/2015 Location: 355 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1PY Proposal: Change of Use from Accountants (Class A2) to shop for Painting Pots (Sui Generis) Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you require further information […]

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New Planning Application: Willow Road

by prestwichfocus on 17 June, 2015

A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58774 Registration Date: 26/05/2015 Location: 4 Willow Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3DZ Proposal: Two storey extension at side/rear and single storey extension at rear; Porch at front and pitched roof to existing bay window Please do not hesitate to get in […]

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