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More Roadworks on their way

by prestwichfocus on 22 July, 2017

Traffic congestion in the Prestwich area has seemed pretty bad recently, probably due to the roadworks through the village, and people finding ways to avoid them. Two more sets of roadworks start soon. We have already asked the Council’s Director to reconsider what can be done here, and why ALL THREE sets of roadworks have […]

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Festwich – this weekend

by prestwichfocus on 21 July, 2017

Don’t forget that we have ‘Festwich’ in St Mary’s Park this weekend – “The UK’s biggest Free tribute festival”. Festwich is now entering its 6th year. According to it’s website, free tickets are still available.

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Free Information for people Hard of Hearing

by prestwichfocus on 21 July, 2017

Free information on the maintenance of NHS hearing aids will be offered on Monday 7 August. It is held at the Green Room, Textile Hall (next to Bury Library) and anyone can drop in between 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Professionals will be on hand to answer any questions about hearing loss. For more information, call 0161 […]

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FUNDING: Coop Local Community Fund

by prestwichfocus on 21 July, 2017

From helping homeless people to refurbishing playgrounds and providing life saving equipment, Coop Local Community Fund provides funding for thousands of local causes If you’re part of a local cause or know one that would benefit from funding Apply now at https://coop.co.uk/causes (deadline 8 August) To apply to be a Co-op cause you must have […]

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Two New Planning Applications – Bury Old Road

by prestwichfocus on 21 July, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Change of use from public house (Class C4) to offices (Class B1a) (following 2 year temporary fle…  315 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1JA Ref. No: 61743 | Received: Mon 17 Jul […]

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New Planning Application Newlands Drive

by prestwichfocus on 21 July, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey extension to side and rear  23 Newlands Drive, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BU Ref. No: 61678 | Received: Mon 26 Jun 2017 | Validated: Mon 26 Jun 2017 | Status: Registered

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Job Opportunity Campaigns Intern

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2017

There is a job opportunity for a Campaigns Intern, which is working with the Liberal Democrats in Bury and our sister party in Oldham. The job is based in city centre Manchester, but involves up to 2 days a week in Prestwich. A good opportunity for someone who wants to work in this sort of […]

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Have fun in the Funimals Reading Challenge!

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2017

Children are invited to sign up to the Funimals Reading Challenge at their local library. It’s easy and free to take part – simply register in the library, pick up your collector’s card and start reading and collecting stamps. Youngsters must read six books and collect one stamp per book on their collector’s card for […]

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Council proposes 25 year lease on football pitches

by prestwichfocus on 18 July, 2017

Bury Council is proposing a 25 year lease on the St Joseph’s Fields area off Sandgate Road to Prestwich Marauders Football Club. A similar lease is being proposed for the Clifton Road football pitch. The two sites are currently ‘self-managed’ by Marauders. What is proposed is a 25 year lease which will allow the club […]

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Statement from Inspector Derek Quinn following concerns about crime a Prestwich Metrolink stations: “We have noted there is a perception that the area has been subjected to a high number of knifepoint robberies and Anti-social behaviour, Local Police responded (that) weekend and there will continue to be a heightened presence in the area (last) weekend. […]

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