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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 16 August, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in our area – on Simister Lane, Polefield Road, Middleton Road, Cromwell Road and St Austell’s Drive. Please just let us know if you have any queries. Erection of outbuilding Land at rear of 161 Simister Lane, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 2SFRef. No: 63147 | Received: Wed […]

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Prestwich Public Transport – Let us know your views!

by prestwichfocus on 15 August, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who has filled in our recent Public Transport in Prestwich survey. With congestion and pollution a major issue across Prestwich, we’re keen to find out more about what local people think about our local Metrolink and bus services, what stops you using them more and what you would do to improve […]

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National Allotment Week 13-19 August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 15 August, 2018

During National Allotments Week allotment sites across the UK are opening their gates, showing off their skills, sharing their joy in gardening and communal endeavour to encourage everyone to grow food in their own in gardens, balconies and backyards. Click here to view a list. National Allotments Week started in 2002 as a way of […]

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Volunteering Opportunities Prestwich Hospital

by prestwichfocus on 15 August, 2018

As part of their celebration of the 70th birthday of the NHS, Prestwich Hospital are holding a volunteer recruitment day on 31 August 2018. They are looking for Volunteers for our inpatient services at Prestwich Hospital. This includes our adult secure services, young people’s services, deaf service and substance misuse service. Pop in on Friday […]

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Reporting Back: Prestwich Village Regeneration Meeting

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2018

Last week a second meeting around took place around the regeneration of the Prestwich village area. The meeting heard presentations from Bury Council, the development company which has signed up to redevelop the area and their planning consultants. The Mayor of Greater Manchester also spoke as part of Greater Manchester’s ‘Town Centre Challenge’ project, of […]

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LEGO Club at Bury Library

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

There is a LEGO Club at Bury Library during August for children to be inspired to build, create and imagine. The sessions are for children aged 5+ and cost 50p per child. Youngsters must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Dates and times: Wednesday 1 August (1.30pm to 3.30pm) Saturday 4 August (10.30am to noon) […]

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Prestwich Roadworks August 2018

by prestwichfocus on 31 July, 2018

More major roadworks this month – for the full list see the GM Roadworks site here The major roadworks in August are: – Heywood Road/Heys Road roundabout – multi-direction signals again 7-8 August 2018 (Virgin Media) – Heywood Road just north of Bury Old Road – 2 way signals between Bury Old Road and No.214 AND […]

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New Service around Employment and Health

by prestwichfocus on 25 July, 2018

A new service has been launched to support those looking for employment, new skills and looking after their health. The service, which aims to provide all this guidance under one roof, is provided by Shaw Trust, Bury Adult Learning, Economic Development, InWork GM, The Mosses Centre, National Careers Service, Bury College, Six Town Housing and […]

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Eccles Line Closed for Two Weeks

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Information for residents who use the Metrolink through to Eccles. The line (Cornbrook to Eccles) is closing for two weeks 28 July – 9 August 2018. The closure is to enable work to take place that will link the new Trafford Park line, currently under construction, with the existing Metrolink network at Pomona. During the […]

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Six Town Housing Summer Roadshow

by prestwichfocus on 24 July, 2018

Each year Six Town Housing host summer roadshows across the borough of Bury for tenants and the community. This year, our roadshows are being themed around digital inclusion, youth participation and women in construction. We’re having 5 roadshows on the following dates / locations: Tuesday 24th July – Hoyles Park, Bury Tuesday 31st July – […]

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