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At all meetings of Bury’s FulL Council the team of Liberal Democrat councillors use our maximum entitlement to ask questions of the Councils Leadership. Questions at the most recent meeting included: Could the Leader of the Council please inform members now many school crossing patrols are currently not operational, and how many others do not […]

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Public Meeting: Is Brexit Inevitable

by prestwichfocus on 13 February, 2018

Bury Liberal Democrats have organised a public meeting, open to all, to look at some of the current issues around leaving the European Union under the title ‘Is Brexit Inevitable’. Wednesday 14 March 2018. 6.30 for 7.00pm Our Lady of Grace Church Hall Fairfax Road Prestwich.  The keynote ‘”Is Brexit Inevitable?” will be given by […]

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Planning Applications Update Holyrood Ward February 2018

by prestwichfocus on 12 February, 2018

Just to let residents know about recent planning applications in your area – quite a few this month on Willow Road, Holyrood Grove, Maple Road, Poppythorn Lane and on Heywood Road. At the bottom details of an application just outside Holyrood Ward at the former petrol station on Heywood Road. Please just let me know […]

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Ten Groups share £13,000 from Parklife Funds

by prestwichfocus on 6 February, 2018

Ten groups are to share nearly £13,000 from the funds raised by Parklife in 2017. These grants were made following consideration of applications by the nine Prestwich councillors: Prestwich Plodders. £1,150.20 The Fed, £1,437.97 Jigsaw, £1,120.44 Shomrim Prestwich Community Safety, £1,500.00 Friends of Forest Park £1,500.00 Prestwich Arts Festival, £1,500.00 Prestwich Methodist Youth Association – […]

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Prestwich Roadworks February 2018

by prestwichfocus on 6 February, 2018

A full update on roadworks in Prestwich on the GM Roadworks Website (www.gmroadworks.org) Significant roadworks this month are: – What it says is road closure on Fairfax Road from 25 February – 11 March – will will find out more about what this exactly means and let people know in advance. – 2 sets of […]

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Consultation: What will replace the Walk-In Centre?

by prestwichfocus on 30 January, 2018

Bury’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group is yet again consulting on the future of the Walk-In Centres. Readers will remember news in December – fairly simplistically reported by the press as ‘Walk-In Centres Saved’, though now we have a bit more information the truth is not quite so simple. What are the facts: Bury is going […]

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Answer to Questions – Library Opening Hours and Volunteers

by prestwichfocus on 23 January, 2018

We have previously reported on the very significant reduction in opening hours at Prestwich Library (almost a 40% reduction in hours). See story here. At the last Full Council meeting at Bury Town Hall Liberal Democrat Prestwich Councillor Mary D’Albert asked what steps the Council had taken to look at using volunteers to keep the […]

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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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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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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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