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Loneliness Connects Us 23 June 2018

by prestwichfocus on 12 June, 2018

Please find below information on a Seminar which has been organised by St Michael’s Church Whitefield is in association with Manchester Metropolitan University and 42nd Street, who over the past 18 months have been working and researching Loneliness with young people (14 – 25) in Greater Manchester. This will take place on Saturday 23rd June […]

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Carers Week 11-17 June 2018

by prestwichfocus on 12 June, 2018

Carers Week (11-17 June) is an annual awareness campaign to bring caring right out into the open ñ recognising and celebrating the contribution carers make to families and communities throughout the UK. This Carers Week we want to draw attention to the brilliant local carers in our area who work tirelessley, often without recognition or […]

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Prestwich Carnival and Grand Parade – This Weekend

by prestwichfocus on 12 June, 2018

This weekend (23-24 June 2018) is Prestwich Carnival. There are some activities in St Mary’s Park on Saturday, but the main parade and carnival takes place on Sunday 24 June. The great team of volunteers that put on the Carnival say: “For the people of Prestwich and surrounding areas, Prestwich Carnival has been a key […]

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Parklife 2018 – Request for Residents Feedback

by prestwichfocus on 12 June, 2018

Last weekend was the Parklife Weekend in Heaton Park. We’re keen to hear from residents on any issues or comments, good or bad, that can help shape the event in the future. As your councillors we will be involved in the event debrief and this is a good time get any changes made for next […]

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Metrolink Fare Zone Changes – Consultation

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2018

A new zonal fares system is being proposed for Metrolink. The proposal would replace the existing ‘station to station’ fare system with a zonal system – similar to London’s travel network. You have the opportunity to share your feedback ahead of any final decision being made about the proposed change with a survey before 17 […]

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National Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2018

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2018

1st – 7th June is National Volunteers’ Week 2018. Volunteers’ Week is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make. During the week, hundreds of events and celebrations take place across the country, saying thank you to volunteers and recognising their invaluable and diverse contribution to the UK. This information is from […]

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Prestwich Roadworks June 2018

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2018

The searchable map of roadworks in Prestwich during April extends to a full five pages this month  on the GM Roadworks Website (www.gmroadworks.org) The major roadworks in June areare: – Heywood Road – continuing British Gas (Cadent) works in various places right through to next year. – Hilton Lane – one way signals for resurfacing […]

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Parklife in Heaton Park 9-10 June 2018

by prestwichfocus on 4 June, 2018

Anyone who lives or travels anywhere near Heaton Park will no doubt be aware that the Parklife Festival is this weekend (Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 2018). The live event is 11am-11pm both days. Please note: – Road closures – e.g. Sheepfoot Lane plus other no waiting restrictions. Whittaker Lane is open but not […]

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Drop-in sessions are being held at the first stage of the feasibility work being undertaken by Bury Council and the Forestry Commission relating to parkland sites to the west of Prestwich and Whitefield in the Irwell valley. The feasibility work will look at the legal, environmental and economic aspects of the land and how it […]

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Parklife Initial Information for Residents

by prestwichfocus on 18 May, 2018

Parklife and Heaton Park are distributing the information to residents near to Heaton Park from this week. If you do live near to the park then hopefully you will receive one through your door. If you don’t, or you don’t live nearby but are interested then there is one here. The main issue we have […]

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