New License Application Bury Old Road

by prestwichfocus on March 22, 2015

A new premises license application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Café 7/11 470 Bury Old Road Manchester M25 1NL To allow late night refreshment for:- Monday – Sunday 16:00 – 00.00 (midnight) The application was received 16/03/2015 any representations must be in within 28 days. Please can you let me know if […]

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Car Crime Reporting, Simister

by prestwichfocus on March 20, 2015

There have been a number of reports of car crime (e.g. theft from cars or attempted theft from cars) in the Simister area in recent weeks. I have raised this with the local community police, and they have urged residents to report all such incidences. This is important so the police can build up a […]

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Easter Pharmacy Opening Times

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The NHS in Bury has published the following opening times for pharmacies over the Easter Bank Holidays (Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday). The details were correct when at the time of going to press.

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Budget Highlights

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There were some important changes in the final Coalition Government Budget this Parliament. There are some great Liberal Democrat policies put into practice in the budget: Help for lower and middle income earners by increasing the Personal Allowance by further £200 so that from April 2016 the tax threshold increases to £10,800 and from April […]

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Bus Route Changes to Start from 12th April 2015

by prestwichfocus on March 19, 2015

T4GM and First Manchester have now confirmed the start date for the changes to buses on the Manchester to Bury corridor, which particularly affects buses on the Bury New Road corridor, together with buses that go down to Carr Clough and Rainsough, and also up to Pillsworth. There is also a minor routing change to […]

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Stop Loan Sharks – Prestwich ‘Week of Action’

by prestwichfocus on March 18, 2015

The Greater Manchester charity ‘Mancunian Way’ which aims to tackle anti-social behaviour and improve local communities is organising a week of awareness around loan sharks in the Prestwich area. Loan Sharks are individuals who do not have a Government License to lend money and can sometimes use violence and intimidation to collect the debt they […]

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RSPCA Dog Microchipping Event

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There will be an RSPCA £5 Microchipping Event 25 March 8.30am-1.30pm St. Mary’s Park, Prestwich This low cost microchipping event is for everyone! As from 2016 it will be law to have your dog microchipped. The RSPCA are helping local communities by offering very low cost microchipping services to encourage as many people as possible […]

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Pennine Care seeks Governors

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Pennine Care, the NHS Trust which provides some of the mental health and community health services in Bury, is currently starting the next round of elections for public and staff members to join its Council of Governors. NHS Foundation Trusts includes a ‘Council of Governors’ in their set up – Pennine Carehave three Public Governor […]

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New Planning Application Bury Old Road

by prestwichfocus on March 15, 2015

A new planning application has been received in Holyrood Ward as below: Application Number: 58488 Registration Date: 03/03/2015 Location: 247 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JE Proposal: New shop front 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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National Apprenticeship Week 9-13 March 2015

by prestwichfocus on March 11, 2015

National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 9th-13th March 2015. The local Lib Dem team has been celebrating the news that 2 million apprenticeships have been created during the current parliament, thanks to the Lib Dems in Government. Across Bury this means that: – 8,150 apprenticeships have been created in Bury during the current parliament – […]

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