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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward – January 2018

by prestwichfocus on 16 January, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area – just two this month on Heys Road and Carver Avenue. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Two storey extension at front, single storey extensions at side/rear and two storey extension at …  60 Heys Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 […]

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Bury Council gives away books after closing 10 libraries

by prestwichfocus on 16 January, 2018

At the start of this year Bury Council closed 10 out of the 14 libraries across the borough, and slashed the opening times of the four that are left. Now community group, charities and schools are all eligible to select items which are no longer required by the library service. Those who are part of […]

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New service launches for people affected by cancer in Bury

by prestwichfocus on 16 January, 2018

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working with Bury Cancer Support Centre, Macmillan Cancer Support and a number of local organisations to launch a new service on 3rd January 2018 for those who have been affected by cancer. Recent figures suggest there are over 1,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed every year in Bury. […]

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Winter Walks across Bury

by prestwichfocus on 16 January, 2018

Walk with Me was created through Bury Sport & Physical Activity Service to provide a variety of led walking opportunities throughout the Townships of Bury. Although in its infancy,  Walk with Me has already established weekly Health Walks in Summerseat, Greenmount & Prestwich and has recently been awarded Full Accreditation Status for its dedication & […]

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Prestwich Plodders Women’s Running Group

by prestwichfocus on 9 January, 2018

Prestwich Plodders is a running group in Prestwich for women of all abilities. The group m meets 7pm on Wednesdays at St Mary’s Park car park – rain or shine! The group says: “There is a big community of ladies in our local area who have taken up running and would like some support, would […]

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Prestwich Library Opening hours Slashed

by prestwichfocus on 9 January, 2018

Prestwich Library had its opening times slashed from the start of 2018. The new opening times are: From May 2018 the Library will be completely closed on Saturdays. (For reference the times last year were Monday ➔ 9.30am to 7.30pm Tuesday ➔ 9.30am to 5.30pm Wednesday ➔ 9.30am to 1.00pm Thursday ➔ 9.30am to 7.30pm […]

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Jigsaw Group Leader Vacancies

by prestwichfocus on 9 January, 2018

Jigsaw are currently looking to recruit Group Leaders to join their existing team to work with young disabled people in the Borough of Bury. Jigsaw is a sports and social group for young disabled people aged 13 – 30, based in Bury. Their aims are to promote fun, freedom and independence; support people to enjoy […]

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Parklife Community Fund Grants – Last Reminder!

by prestwichfocus on 9 January, 2018

A reminder about the Parklife Communirty Fund. £20,000 for projects that take place in Prestwich, maximum grant £1,500. Priority is for parks and open spaces. It would be great to see local groups and projects funded with this money. More information and an application form here. Deadline is 14 January 2018. ParkLife 2017 Community Fund […]

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Application for 17 new homes of Prestwich Golf Course

by prestwichfocus on 2 January, 2018

A planning application has been received for 17 new homes on a small part of Prestwich Golf Club. The site of the proposed development is off Kersal Lane, right down opposite the Childen’s Play area – just south of Headlands Drive. More information on the Council’s Website here.  

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Prestwich Roadworks January 2018

by prestwichfocus on 2 January, 2018

A lot of scheduled roadworks…… there is a full update of roadworks in Prestwich on the GM Roadworks Website (www.gmroadworks.org) Significant roadworks this month are: – Bury New Road (and Fairfax Road) – continuation of the A56 works. – Heywood Road – Bury Old Road to just after Perrymead, and then again Parenthorn Road to […]

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