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It has been confirmed that the Council is in discussion with the Forestry Commission about leasing significant parts of Prestwich’s parks and open spaces to the Government agency. The Council owned sites that are subject to discussion with the FC are, in Prestwich: · Philips Park and Mere Clough (Prestwich) · Prestwich Clough excluding the […]

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Three New Planning Applications Bury Old Road

by prestwichfocus on 18 August, 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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Residents will be familiar with the tennis courts at St Mary’s Park in the middle of Prestwich. Traditionally these have been free to use, and are the busiest tennis facility in Bury. Bury Council has recently announced changes which mean that the courts will now require booking on a paid basis, followed a court resurfacing and […]

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Free Childcare – Register before 31 August

by prestwichfocus on 8 August, 2017

Bury Council is urging parent to take advantage of extra childcare and help with costs when a new system starts in September. The Government has changed the rules which means that eligible working parents will be entitled to an additional 15 hours of free childcare per week, double the current total, for 3 and 4 […]

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Investigations by Liberal Democrat councillors have revealed a shocking 265% increase in the number of class sizes over 30 in Bury’s secondary schools in just one year. Liberal Democrat councillor Tim Pickstone asked: “Could the Leader update members on the number of secondary school children in Bury who are taught in classes of more than 30 […]

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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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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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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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New Planning Application Lilac Grove Garage Colony

by prestwichfocus on 14 July, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Demolition of existing garage colony and erection of 1 no. detached dwelling with detached garage  Garage Colony at Lilac Grove, Prestwich, M25 3DT Ref. No: 61635 | Received: Fri 16 Jun 2017 | Validated: Wed 21 Jun […]

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