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Reporting Back: Meeting the Mayor of Greater Manchester

by prestwichfocus on 17 October, 2017

Last week, Councillor Tim Pickstone met with Greater Manchester’s ‘Metro Mayor’ Andy Burnham. Two of Greater Manchester’s Lib Dem Group Leaders (Bury and Stockport) met with the Mayor as part of a six-monthly series of meetings between Lib Dem councillors across Greater Manchester. Obviously at this first meeting we were unable to raise everything we […]

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New Luncheon Club in Heaton Park

by prestwichfocus on 10 October, 2017

New luncheon club from Employment and Training (EAT) Pennines in Heaton Park (Information is from EAT) The luncheon club will run throughout the winter every Friday at The Pavilion Cafe by the boating lake. Prices range from £1.50 for a slice of cake to £5.00 for a main meal and a hot drink. The cafe […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward October 2017

by prestwichfocus on 10 October, 2017

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area on Bury Old Road, Brandram Road, Nursery Road and Poppythorn Lane. Please just let me know if you have any queries. Non material amendment following grant of planning permission 61249 for extending room by 2m and … 245 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, […]

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Prestwich Liberal Democrat councillor Tim Pickstone is to swim the equivalent of an English Channel Crossing during October 2017 to raise funds for the Medical Aid Charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders). Click image to watch video   Tim is swimming the equivalent of an English Channel crossing in local swimming pools throughout October […]

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Answers to Questions: Council Assets outside of Bury

by prestwichfocus on 5 October, 2017

There has been a small amount of press coverage over the last year or so about Bury Council buying property outside of the Bury MBC area. At the last meeting of Bury’s Full Council the Liberal Democrat Group of Councillors tabled a formal written question on this issue. The answer shows that since 2015 Bury […]

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Campaign to Include Ex-Military in Census

by prestwichfocus on 20 September, 2017

Bury Council has pledged to support the Royal British Legion ‘Count Them In’ campaign to include ex-miltary personal questions in the 2021 census, thanks to a move by Liberal Democrat councillors. Bury’s Liberal Democrat Council Group brought a motion to Bury’s Full Council to highlight the issue, which went on the receive support from both […]

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M60/M62 Motorway Works – Completion Delayed….

by prestwichfocus on 12 September, 2017

Sadly, the misery we have all been facing on the M60 as it passes Prestwich and Whitefield looks set to continue well into 2018, as Highways England announces a delay to the completion of the ‘Smart Motorway’ works. The works started in summer 2014, and are now not due to be finished until summer 2018. […]

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Organ Donation Week 4-10 September 2017

by prestwichfocus on 4 September, 2017

This week NHS Blood and Transplant services, hospitals and charities are this week encouraging people to talk about organ donation with their families. Find out more about how organ and tissue donations and the choices we can make visit the special website here.

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Road Dahl Day at local libraries

by prestwichfocus on 4 September, 2017

The biggest ever global celebration of Roald Dahl’s birthday takes place during the week beginning 13 September. Drop in to your local library dressed as your favourite Roald Dahl character? Or look at our bogswizzling displays, borrow a book by Roald Dahl or try our free craft sessions? Also, from Monday 4 September, children are […]

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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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